Blog posts tagged "Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence"

Darlene Curley Receives University of Maryland School of Nursing's 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award The award was presented to Ms. Curley, executive director of The Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence, at the School’s Annual Alumni Reunion on April 27, 2013.
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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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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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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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Jonas Center's Regine Dunn Attends NLN Educational Summit On Monday, September 21, 2011, the Jonas Center's Regine Dunn attended the National League for Nursing (NLN) Educational Summit. The following blog post summarizes Regine's day at the summit, read on for further information:
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Charting Nursing’s Future August 2011 Newsletter (RWJF) Charting Nursing’s Future is a publication from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that reports on policies that can enhance patient care. Their August 2011 issue talks about the Future of Nursing report and its implementation.
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JCNE's Efforts to Increase Baccalaureate Educated Nurses Featured in Center to Champion Nursing's Blog The Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence is pleased to announce that we have been featured on the Center to Champion Nursing's blog. This blog post focuses on the successful Partners Investing in Nursing investments, of which the Jonas Center is a recipient, to help implement an educational tract to address the need for more nurses with a bachelor’s degree. The Jonas Center has worked with schools of nursing in New York and North Carolina to continually refine this new educational model, and early success of these efforts have resulted in future expansion of this on-going project.
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