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February 22, 2011

Nursing summit addresses future of profession

When the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Institute of Medicine launched a two-year effort to assess and, ultimately, transform nursing in 2008, health care reform was only a campaign promise. By the time the initiative’s report – “The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health” – was released, the 2010 Affordable Care Act was law.

February 22, 2011

Most opinion leaders express the view that there is a nursing shortage in America today.

February 22, 2011

Examples of scope of practice overlap between physicians and RNs. 

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February 21, 2011

Public Health Law Research - Rapid-Response Grants 2010-2011 Call for Proposals

2011 Call for Proposals - Round 3

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February 17, 2011
Nurses and the Affordable Care Act: Opportunities and Options – A Discussion With Mary Wakefield
By Laura A. Stokowski

2010 was a good year for nursing. The spotlight on our profession has never been brighter, as nursing leaders, professional colleagues, and policymakers considered the value of nursing to a reformed healthcare delivery system.

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February 16, 2011
Nurses Involved in Patient Care Report Greater Job Dissatisfaction
By Emma Hitt
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February 9, 2011

Performance-Based Incentives for Hospitals Could Hinder Nurses

A system of performance-based incentives for hospitals could have detrimental effects on the nursing work force and hamper the nursing practice environment, according to a study by an RN.

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February 9, 2011

Report Available from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the Insitute of Medicine

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February 9, 2011

Cultural competence and patient-centered care will lead to higher quality care, improve outcomes and narrow health disparities, Aasim Padela writes.

February 1, 2011

On February 2, 2011 UCSF held a panel discussion to provide an overview of Institute of Medicine report.  The event outlined goals for California, the UC Schools of Nursing, and UCSF in implementing key recommendations of the report including expanding leadership opportunities for nurses, increasing the number of nurses with BA and PhD degrees by 2020, and making nurses “full partners’’ with physicians and other health care professionals in redesigning health care in the United States.