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Inspiring Nurses with the Power to Influence Change
Inspiring Nurses with the Power to Influence Change

As a nurse researcher and educator, Kenya V. Beard, EdD, AGACNP-BC, NP-C, CNE, ANEF, FAAN, demonstrates the many reasons why nurses should work to influence and inspire change in policy and practice.

Inspiring Nurses with the Power to Influence Change

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January 26, 2016

Are you a nursing student? A current nurse going back to school for an advanced degree? DiscoverNursing.com, the Campaign’s comprehensive website, is proud to host a nursing scholarship database with information about more than 370 nursing scholarships.

January 26, 2016

In 1990, the prevalence of obesity in the United States was less than 15 percent of the nation’s population, according to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Current data from the CDC and The Journal of American Medicine (JAMA)report that more than one-third of (34.9 percent or 78.6 million) adults in the U.S. are obese.

Getting Real: Nursing Today
January 26, 2016

As the delivery of healthcare evolves to become more interconnected, coordinating care between nurses, pharmacists, physicians, social workers and other disciplines has become increasingly important. In its simplest form, interprofessional collaboration is the practice of approaching patient care from a team-based perspective. According to the World Health Organization, by implementing interprofessional collaboration and learning to work together and respecting one another's perspectives in healthcare, multiple disciplines can work more effectively as a team to help improve patient outcomes.

Getting Real: Nursing Today
January 26, 2016

Care for patients with chronic diseases varies based on the condition, but across the board, nurses are at the center of care for chronic disease management. Unlike acute care, nurses who care for people living with chronic disease have the opportunity for more in-depth patient education and to build stronger patient-nurse relationships over time.

Getting Real: Nursing Today
January 26, 2016

Daniel Ampomah, Ph.D., RN, NE-BC, is a faculty instructor at Chamberlain College of Nursing in Arlington, Va. and the chief executive officer of Ghana Nursing and Health Center. Dr. Ampomah received the 2015 DC/Maryland/Virginia Nurse.com GEM Award of Excellence in Volunteerism and Service.

Getting Real: Nursing Today
January 26, 2016

Jennifer Neubauer, RN, is a neonatal nurse at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in Chicago, Ill. She is very passionate about her profession and the importance of neonatal nursing, so we asked her a few questions about her career trajectory and favorite aspects of the NICU.

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