Jonas Center Spotlight Posts Under Jonas Nurse Leaders


Jonas Scholars Leading Change at State Level In just four short months, 200 PhD and DNP Jonas Scholars in all 50 States are supporting the implementation of the IOM Future of Nursing recommendations through a leadership project as part of the Jonas Scholars Program.
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2013 AACN Student Policy Summit More than 100 nursing students from across the country gathered in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, March 17th for the 2013 AACN Student Policy Summit. For the fourth consecutive year, the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence was recognized as a platinum level sponsor for supporting the conference.
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Nurses as Innovators: Dr. Diana Mason Highlights Nurse-Led Innovations at the Beatrice Renfield Lectureship in Research Nursing at The Rockefeller University The US is faced with the challenge of improving the health of the population through access and quality of health care while reducing costs. By nature of the ever-evolving nursing profession, nurses are poised now more than ever to help the nation in a quest to meet these aims in innovative health care. Dr. Diana Mason, president-elect of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) and a national leader in nursing health policy and media, addressed these issues, focusing on nurse-led projects and research innovations in health care.
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Technology and Teaching Strategies Collide at Jefferson School of Nursing Computers Informatics Nursing (CIN) just released a great article about a new initiative at Jefferson School of Nursing, where iPads are being used to integrate technology with teaching-learning strategies for undergraduate nursing majors. Learn more about this initiative by viewing the story in its entirety.
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NURSES: Key to Improving Veterans Healthcare Healing our Veterans is one of the Nation’s top priorities. We can and must support these heroes who have risked their lives for our freedom. It is important to assist with education, jobs and other needs, but first we need to get them healthy and back on their feet. Nurses are, and will continue to be, on the frontlines of this critical effort.
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Jonas Center's Amy Warren Covers National Nurses Week 2012 The history of Nurses Day can be traced back to 1953 when Dorothy Sutherland of the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare sent a proposal to President Eisenhower to proclaim a "Nurse Day" each year. In 1981, a resolution was initiated by nurses in New Mexico to have May 6th declared "National Recognition Day for Nurses." In 1981, a proposal was signed by President Reagan, making May 6th the official day of celebration. It was later expanded by the ANA Board of Directors in 1990 to a week-long celebration (May 6-12) known as "National Nurses Week,” falling on nurse legend Florence Nightingale’s birthday.
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A Message From Donald Jonas In 2008, our foundation began supporting six nursing doctoral students in greater New York to help prepare new nursing leaders and faculty, a cause that my wife, Barbara, and I are deeply passionate about.
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Webinar Archive Now Available: ADVOCACY ACTIONS NOW! (JONAS CENTER + AACN) This webinar is the first of three, one-hour Webinars addressing state and federal nursing advocacy issues will be released during the final three months leading up to the AACN’s 2012 Student Policy Summit next March. These webinars are co-sponsored by the Jonas Center and AACN.
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Barbara and Donald Jonas Presented "The Partners in Excellence Award" On Monday morning, October 24th, the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence sponsored a breakfast in Washington, DC for over 500 deans from nursing schools across the country. Mr. Jonas, Darlene Curley, and Amy Warren from the Jonas Center attended the highly anticipated Nursing event. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) graciously showed the Jonas Center’s video program, and shortly afterwards Mr. & Mrs. Jonas were given a very special recognition.
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Jonas Center's Kelly Mahoney Attends PIN Grant Conference Our Grants Program Manager, Kelly Mahoney, recently attended the Partners Investing in Nursing’s Future (PIN) annual grant conference in New Mexico. In her blog post she summarizes the Jonas Center’s involvement with PIN, and touches upon some takeaways and highlights from the conference. Click-through read Kelly's blog post in its entirety. 
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