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. 

News
February 21, 2011

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

2011 Call for Proposals - Round 3

News
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.

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

News
February 9, 2011

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

News
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. 

Event
January 25, 2011

Sue Hassmiller, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, Director, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing at the Institute of Medicine will present at the MNA Summit to be held at the Mississippi TradeMart on January 25, 2011. 

The Summit gives nurses and nursing students the opportunity to hear about statewide and national nursing issues, to learn the importance of being advocates for nursing and to give them the opportunity to have lunch with several legislative leaders.