A survey of 100 primary care and specialist physician members of the online community Sermo.com that collected physician opinions about a range of issues related to nursing found that physicians think that physicians and patients should value availability of specialists and location/proximity highly when selecting a hospital in which to deliver and receive care.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence are hosting the Initiative on the Future of Nursing New York Conference. The transformational report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, released on October 5, and the national implementation strategy that will shape health care in New York will be discussed at this national meeting.
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WVU Healthcare: WVU nursing leaders plan health reform in D.C.
Three West Virginia University School of Nursing leaders recently met with a group of select colleagues for a gathering many health professionals are already calling ‘historic.’ 500 U.S. nursing leaders spent November 30 and December 1 in Washington, D.C. discussing and designing a landmark plan of action expected to reshape the existing health care system by strengthening the roles of nurses at all levels of care.
On October 5, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a new report, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health, an unequivocal call to action for all who care about improving health care in this country.
The Partners in Nursing (PIN) annual meeting will bring together the PIN partners, foundation and nursing workforce leaders to network, share ideas and best practices and increase skills and capacity to strengthen collaboration and ensure greater impact of our work.
Every year AORN Congress has a new theme. This year’s theme is “The Freedom To Be.” I love this theme because of its versatility and applicability. As I prepare for the year to come, I have been contemplating what The Freedom To Be means for me as a registered perioperative nurse.
Daily Democrat: UC Davis nursing dean named to action panel
Heather M. Young, associate vice chancellor for nursing and dean of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, was appointed to the California Regional Action Coalition of the Institute of Medicine's Initiative on the Future of Nursing. She is one of eight members of the California coalition.
The National Summit on Advancing Health through Nursing was held in Washington, D.C., yesterday to officially launch a report called The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health. It listed the developments that need to happen in nursing during health care reform.
By Emily P. Walker (12/1/10)
It was his first night working as a resident at a new hospital, and he was nervous. The senior resident gave the young new doctor some advice: "You'll do fine," he said. "As long as you remember one thing -- you are the guest of the nurses."