Nurse.com sat down with Susan Hassmiller, RN, PhD, FAAN, director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's initiative on the future of nursing, to discuss the foundation's campaign for action and implications of the Institute of Medicine's groundbreaking report.
Front-row seat: Nurse.com unveils California Action Coalition’s progress by Judith G. Berg, RN, MS, FACHE
How does the Institute of Medicine’s report “Future of Nursing” affect you? In what specific ways are your nurse neighbors responding to the report’s call to action? Get answers to these questions and more when you follow Nurse.com’s Judith G. Berg, RN, MS, FACHE, on her blog about the California Action Coalition.
Berg, vice president of nursing communications & initiatives for Nurse.com, is a member of the California Regional Action Coalition Leadership Team, aimed at implementing recommendations put forth by the Institute of Medicine.
In this series of blogs, which start in July, Berg will shed light on progress that the group makes.
If you have specific questions or comments about the regional action coalitions in your state, feel free to email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Emerging Roles and Models of Care: How to Affect Change at the Bedside
Join Patricia Allen, RN, EdD, CNE, ANEF, to learn how the action-oriented Future of Nursing Campaign might affect your clinical practice, nursing as a profession, and your future as a bedside nurse. Allen is a co-leader of the Texas Team Advancing Health through Nursing, a Regional Action Coalition under the auspices of the Future for Nursing: Campaign for Action.
The Dying Patient: Ensuring Comfort Care Amid Healthcare Changes
Learn about rapidly changing nursing roles within end-of-life and palliative care, initiatives and changes for the future, and how the bedside nurse can play a lead role in ensuring quality comfort care to the dying patient with Todd Hultman, PhD, APRN-BC, ACHPN, board president of the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association.
The Road to 80% by 2020: The Professional Development and Education of Nurses
Join Joan Warren, RN, PhD, NEA-BC, to review the IOM/RWJF Report's groundbreaking recommendations regarding education and professional development. Known for creating innovative professional development roles to promote formal and informal nursing education, Warren is director of professional practice and research at Franklin Square Hospital Center in Baltimore.
The Healthcare Reform Act: What It Means for Nurses
The goal of this healthcare reform law continuing education program is to help nurses understand healthcare reform and be informed participants in its implementation. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to describe the basic elements of the healthcare reform law, describe its implications for nursing and describe associated nursing opportunities.
The Future of Healthcare: Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
Learn about issues surrounding the APRN role in the changing healthcare environment, how this role can lead to better healthcare outcomes and how all nurses can advocate for the APRN to be a key player in healthcare delivery with Andrea Brassard, DNSc, MPH, FNP, strategic policy adviser to the Center to Champion Nursing in America at AARP.
Nursing Leadership's Response to the IOM/ RWJF Report: What's Our Next Move?
Join Joyce Johnson, RN, PhD, NE-BC, FAAN, senior vice president and CNO of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, N.J., to discuss nursing leaders' responsibility to devise a response to the IOM/RWJF's recommendations and inspire nurses to align with a new outlook on nursing’s future.