In early August, the California Action Coalition held a townhall meeting to discuss with leaders, health-care professionals and consumers the necessary actions to improve health in our state and the role nurses should take to advance this vision. Below are photos from the event.
The Michigan Center for Nursing, a partner of the Michigan Action Coalition, presented Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) with their "Friend of Nursing" Award that the Michigan Nursing Summit on Friday, August 5, 2011.
Partner with Nurses for a Healthy California - to discuss with other leaders, health-care professionals and consumers the necessary actions to improve health in our state and the role nurses should take to advance this vision.
Rosa Gonzales-Guarda, committee member on the Institute of Medicine report Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health, will present at the Annual Conference of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses.
Read an update of Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action activities and highlights from the past months.
Veteran nurse leaders see new potential for nurses to serve in executive-level and leadership positions.
Nurse.com, published by Gannett Healthcare Group, will host an expert panel discussion of the education recommendations in the Institute of Medicine's 2010 report, "The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health." The first National Day of Dialogue on the future of nursing and healthcare will be held before a live audience between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. ET on June 29, 2011, in McLean, Va. The event also will be live-streamed at Nurse.com/FutureofNursing.
HIMSS published a position statement on "Transforming Nursing Practice through Technology & Informatics." The statement provides background on key related issues and identifies specific recommendations for eliminating barriers and addressing nursing’s role in transforming healthcare through the use of IT, particularly in regard to the role of nursing informatics. This statement was developed by the HIMSS Nursing Informatics Committee, representing more than 2,900 nurse informaticists, and is supported by HIMSS multidisciplinary stakeholder membership
Research brief to synthesize the evidence examining nursing’s contribution to care coordination and transitional care.