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Nursing Community Monthly Roundup - July 2018

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Nursing Community Monthly Roundup - July 2018

Nursing Community Roundup

 

July 2018

 

 

Thank you Letter to Dr. Patricia Grady

The Nursing Community Coalition sent a letter to Dr. Patricia Grady, PhD, RN, FAAN thanking her for her over 20 years of service as the Director of the National Institute of Nursing Research. Dr. Grady will be retiring at the end of the summer.

Letter to Representatives Paul Tonko (D-NY) and Ben Ray Luján (D-NY)

Forty-six organizations signed on to a letter sent to Representatives Paul Tonko (D-NY) and Ben Ray Luján (D-NM), the original sponsors of the Addiction Treatment Access Improvement Act, thanking them for their efforts to ensure Section 303, Allowing for More Flexibility with Respect to Medication-Assisted Treatment, was included in the final version of H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Families and Communities Act.

Statement on House Energy and Commerce Markup

The Nursing Community Coalition released a statement applauding the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s markup of H.R. 959, the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act. This was a major step to move legislation that will help ensure communities have increased access to care. The Committee advanced H.R. 959 out of committee by a voice vote.

Statement on Passage of Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act

The Nursing Community Coalition released a statement commending the unanimous passage of the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act in the House of Representatives via a voice vote under suspension of the rules. The statement thanks Representative David Joyce (R-OH), as well as original cosponsors Representatives Doris Matsui (D-CA), Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), Rodney Davis (R-IL), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), and Kathy Castor (D-FL) for their unwavering commitment to the nursing profession.

 

Meetings

The July NCC meeting was cancelled due to the holiday.

External Presence

Nursing Community Website: Site Visits: 2,400 (97% increase) Top Page Visited: News

Twitter: @RN_Community New Followers: 30 Total Followers: 686

Profile Visits: 237 Tweet Impressions: 9,378

Top Tweet: The NCC thanks the 101 cosponsors of the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act (HR 959) and awaits the House floor vote! pic.twitter.com/r3XTz6rmiZ

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