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Recap: NJ Action Coalition Academic Progression Summit: October 4th

On October 4, the New Jersey Action Coalition hosted a Summit on academic progression with over 200 people (mostly nurses) in attendance, representing both practice and academic partners in nursing.  Assemblywoman Nancy F. Muñoz, a nursing champion, attended to learn more about NJ’s work on academic progression in nursing.

The summit provided a national and state perspective on the Future of Nursing IOM Report recommendation to increase the proportion of nurses with a baccalaureate degree.  It also provided a time for dialogue on how practice and academia can collaborate to meet the Future of Nursing Core Competencies©.  A panel of three teams demonstrated how to develop a competency based approach to academic progression.

Highlights from the October 4th NJ AC Meeting
 

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The NJ Action Coalition is based at the NJ Chamber of Commerce Foundation with support from the NJ Nursing Initiative. NJAC would like to acknowledge the financial support of the Horizon Foundation for NJ and Robert A. Mills Foundation.