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New Jersey Nurses At Work

Welcome to the New Jersey Action Coalition Newsletter. The Coalition is part the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, a nationwide movement to improve health and health care through nursing.  An initiaive of AARP and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Campaign includes Action Coalitions in 50 states and the District of Columbia working to implement the Institute of Medicine's Future of Nursing recommendations. 

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Edna Cadmus         David Knowlton         Mary Wachter
                                 NJAC Co-Chairs

Happy Nurses Week!
May 6 - May 12, 2015.

"Nurses may not be angels but they are the next best thing!"
Enjoy 15 inspirational and funny quotes about nurses.  We are proud to celebrate your lives and your commitment to helping others during this very important week!
A Call To Action:
10,000 Nurses on Boards
by 2020
Nursing organizations across the country have launched an unprecedented effort in line with IOM Future of Nursing recommendations, to increase the presence of nurses on corporate and non-profit health-related boards of directors and implemented a national strategy to put 10,000 nurses on boards by the year 2020.
Help us take the first step in reaching this goal. Please take 10 mins to fill out this survey regarding your participation on any type of governing boards, community/civic boards, school boards or others.    Thank you!

Anna Federico, MSN, FNP
Recognizes Good Health Can Happen Anywhere
The Road Less Traveled
Like many nurses, Anna Federico, MSN, FNP-C, knew early on that she wanted to be a nurse.  After many years of clinical nursing she decided to return to school to become a family nurse practitioner.  As an FNP, Federico spent another eight years with a cardiology medical practice when she decided to take a different path.   Read More ....

New Jersey Receives Second Grant from RWJ Foundation!
Transforming Health Care Through Nursing
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) announced that the New Jersey Action Coalition will receive a second two-year grant through the Future of Nursing State Implementation Program (SIP). The $7.65 million initiative is helping states prepare the nursing profession to address our nation’s most pressing health care challenges—access, quality, and cost.   Read More ....

Nurses in the Boardroom
- What It Really Means -

Growing Nurse Leaders
One of the main recommendations of the 2010 Institute of Medicine Future of Nursing report to assess and transform the nursing profession included the importance of nurses to become leaders. “…Nurses should be full partners, with physicians and other health care professionals, in redesigning health care in the United States.”  On February 5th, the NJ Hospital Association hosted a nurse leadership program, "Nurses in the Boardroom," to help fulfill that goal by teaching over 40 nurses what board leadership really means.  Read more ....  
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10,000 Nurses on Boards
We Need Your Help!

Please take 10 mins to fill out this survey regarding your participation on any type of advisory boards.  Help us take the first step in reaching our 10,000 nurses on boards goal!

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A Powerful Alliance Works to Advance Health Care

Building A More Diverse Workforce in Nursing

Robert Wood Johnson      Foundation (RWJF)
AARP New Jersey
New Jersey Chamber of    Commerce Foundation
The Horizon Foundation    for New Jersey
Magnet Hospital Consortium
New Jersey Collaborating  Center for Nursing  (NJCCN)
New Jersey Hospital  Association (NJHA)
New Jersey League for  Nursing (NJLN)
New Jersey Nursing  Initiative (NJNI)
New Jersey State Nurses  Association (NJSNA)
Organization of Nurse  Executives of New Jersey  (ONE/NJ).    

 ....Because you can't do it without nurses!

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