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Sharing Nursing's Knowledge
December 20132013

School Nurse Shortage May Imperil Some Children, RWJF Scholars Warn

Cuts to state and local education budgets weaken school health services, despite increased need for school nurses.


RWJF Announces $1.5 Million to Help State Action Coalitions Transform Health Care through Nursing

New grants bring to 30 the number of Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action Coalitions supported through program.


Nurses Can Help Ease Primary Care Shortage, Studies Find

Special issue of Health Affairs includes research and commentary by RWJF scholars and leaders.


$1.6 Million in Federal Funds for New Jersey Action Coalition's Nurse Residency Program

New funds will support first nurse residency program at long-term care facilities.


Ohio Nurse Leaders Collaborate in Unprecedented Ways

Major nursing organizations in Ohio join forces to collect data, enhance diversity, and help nurses advance their education.


In the Media

Male nurses on TV often fit negative stereotypes.


Quotable Quotes About Nursing

New and notable quotes on the need for more "nonphysician providers," the impact of the nurse faculty shortage, the role of nurses in caring for veterans, and more.


Recent Research About Nursing

New studies gauge public support for removing restrictions on nurse practitioners, examine how nurses' experience and education affects patient outcomes, and test whether simulations can help improve interprofessional collaboration.


More Nursing on RWJF.org

Public reporting laws, moving seamlessly from education to practice, nurses' role in providing quality care at lower costs, and more.


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