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Nursing Community Monthly Roundup - May 2017

Below is a summary of the Nursing Community (NC) coalition’s activity for the month of May 2017. National Nurses Week Activities The Nursing Community hosted a two-part luncheon briefing series titled Transforming Health and Health Care: Nursing Workforce and Research…

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Nursing Community Monthly Roundup - April 2017

Below is a summary of the Nursing Community (NC) coalition’s activity for the month of April 2017. Reiteration of FY 2017 Requests The Nursing Community sent a letter to members of the House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health…

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Nursing Community Monthly Roundup - March 2017

Below is a summary of the Nursing Community (NC) coalition’s activity for the month of March 2017. FY 2018 Requests The Nursing Community sent a letter to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related…

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Nursing Community Monthly Roundup - January 2017

Below is a summary of the Nursing Community (NC) coalition’s activity for the month of January 2017. Steering Committee The NC passed the proposal to implement a Steering Committee to ensure timely communications to the Hill and the new Administration.…

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Nurses Are Again in Demand

Job market heats up amid retirement wave, regional shortages Updated Nov. 7, 2016 7:08 a.m. ETBy MELANIE EVANS Sandra Brown chose to work for WellStar Health System, an 11 hospital system, based in Atlanta. She was allowed to pick from…

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Wanted: Nursing Instructors

OADN CEO Donna Meyer, MSN, RN, ANEF, quoted in Inside Higher Ed article on the nursing faculty shortage. The demand for nurses isn't going away and it seems interest from potential nursing students remains strong. But colleges continue to find…

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Assessing Progress on the IOM Report on the Future of Nursing

The support for associate degree education remains as a pathway with the continued emphasis to meet the recommendation of 80% baccalaureate prepared workforce by 2020. The report is available at: https://iom.nationalacademies.org/Reports/2015/Assessing-Progress-on-the-IOM-Report-The-Future-of-Nursing.aspx CEO Donna Meyer will be present at the meeting…

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Be Counted -- 10,000 Nurses on Boards by 2020

What is NOBC? The Nurses on Boards Coalition (NOBC) represents national and state efforts by nurses and others working to build healthier communities in America. Our goal is to improve the health of communities and the nation through the service…

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