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.
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.
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By Liz Freeman
Two dozen Southwest Florida nursing professionals gathered Tuesday to review recommendations for how they and their colleagues across the country can play a key role in improving health care under the recently passed health-care reform act.
The summit will bring together diverse leaders from around the country to discuss the implications of the recommendations for the future of health care and the future role of nurses in America. Participants will identify strategies for implementing them and discuss overcoming barriers to adopting the recommendations.
Transcript: Hello and Welcome. I'm Dr. George Lundberg and this is At Large at MedPage Today.
Do nurses want to be doctors? Of course many do.
And I say, if you want to be a doctor, go to medical school. I say that as a red-blooded, licensed, board-certified, AMA card carrying, guild mentality, protectionist physician.
By Joe Carlson
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has begun collaborating with AARP and five states to push an agenda outlined in a recent Institute of Medicine report that advocates giving advanced-practice nurses more autonomy and leadership roles in medicine.
Chair and Vice Chair of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the Institute of Medicine Donna Shalala, Ph.D. and Linda Burnes Bolton, Dr.P.H., R.N., F.A.A.N., along with Patricia Benner, R.N., Ph.D., F.A.A.N., senior scholar at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching will be featured guests on the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's WIHI, an online audio program.