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NLN Leadership Institute Expands Faculty Development Offerings

March 2013

The National League for Nursing (NLN) recently announced increased support for several of its faculty development initiatives. Made possible through funding from the Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing’s Future, this will facilitate an expansion in the coming year or two of the NLN’s signature leadership programs, and make possible the creation of a third program within the NLN Leadership Institute.

“We value the longstanding relationship we have with the NLN and are pleased to expand our support of critical nurse educator training programs and initiatives,” said Andrea Higham, Director of the Campaign. “One of the pillars of our campaign is nurse retention – high-caliber, leadership-focused program experiences such as these help propel existing nurses and nurse educators to the next level of their careers. This shared commitment to excellence in nursing education helps us move closer to a day when we will have enough nurse leaders to meet the healthcare needs of our patients and communities.”

For more information about the Leadership Institute, visit the NLN website at www.nln.org.

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Each month there will be two all-new episodes of the podcast. This month’s episodes will feature interviews and discussions with diabetes nurse industry leaders including Marjorie Cypress, Ph.D., RN, CNP, CDE, President-Elect of the American Diabetes Association (ADA), and independent consultant and adult nurse practitioner with Albuquerque Health Partners in Albuquerque, N.M.; Lynda Stallwood, Ph.D., CPNP-PC, Assistant Professor at Chamberlain College of Nursing in Detroit, Mich.; and Cynthia Watson, MSN, FNP, ADM-NP, nursing instructor at University of Louisiana at Lafayette in Lafayette, La.

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