Private and public funders, health care organizations, nursing education programs, and nursing associations should expand opportunities for nurses to lead and manage collaborative efforts with physicians and other members of the health care team to conduct research and to redesign and improve practice environments and health systems. These entities should also provide opportunities for nurses to diffuse successful practices.
Nurses, nursing education programs, and nursing associations should prepare the nursing workforce to assume leadership positions across all levels, while public, private, and governmental health care decision makers should ensure that leadership positions are available to and filled by nurses.
In the spring of 2013, The Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action hosted a national summit in Washington, D.C.
New Study Shows Fewer Deaths in Hospitals That Have Higher Percentages of Nurses with Baccalaureate Degrees
Seven-Year Initiative Built Research Science, Provided Definitive Evidence of Nursing’s Contributions to Improving Care, Identified New Areas for Research, and Challenges
A new study reveals that the health of critically ill newborns is endangered by insufficient nurse staffing.
Article featured in American Nurse Today November Issue
An article by Sue Hassmiller, in the AJN, American Journal of Nursing: March 2012.
An article in the Nov/Dec 2009 issue of Imprint, the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA) official membership magazine.
Check out the RWJF Human Capital Blog's special National Nurses Week blog carnival featuring posts by nurses, including leaders from some of the Foundation’s nursing programs. Each day a different health care leader will be featured.