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A new coalition of national nursing organizations will work to increase nurses’ presence on corporate and non-profit health-related boards of directors throughout the country.  “Without a nurse trustee, boards lack an authority on the patient...
In celebration of the fourth anniversary of the IOM Future of Nursing report, the California Action Coalition hosted  its first summit Oct. 30 at California State University, Los Angelos. The event featured both national and statewide updates,...
Susan B. Hassmiller, PhD, RN, FAAN, director of The Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, and senior advisor for nursing at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), wrote an article, “Leveraging Public Health Nursing to Build a Culture of Health...
At more than 3 million strong, nurses make up the largest segment of the U.S. health care workforce, but relatively few nurses serve on hospital and health system governing boards of directors. A 2011 American Hospital Association survey of U.S....
The Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action is thinking of all nurses and other health care workers and their families who are personally touched by the Ebola crisis, and for the few who are fighting for their lives. Click here to read more.  
A survey published by the state’s Board of Registered Nursing shows, however, that there is a long way to go toward meeting a key national goalCalifornia, the nation’s most populous state, has a "well-educated" nursing workforce, according to a...
In October 2010, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released the groundbreaking report, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health, which called for the transformation of the nursing profession to improve health and health care. Four years...
This week marks the fourth anniversary of The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health, the landmark Institute of Medicine (IOM) report that galvanized the nursing field and partners to participate in health system transformation. Nurses...
On the fourth anniversary of the release of the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) landmark report on the future of the nursing profession, more nurse leaders are stepping into positions of power and influence—and efforts to prepare even more nurses for...
Mary Dickow, statewide director for the California Action Coalition of the Future of Nursing Campaign for Action, was recently named as one of two 2014 honorary fellows by the prestigious American Academy of Nursing. Click here to read more.

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