News posts tagged "Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence"

American Journal of Nursing Interviews Brigadier General (Ret.) Bill Bester

Listen to this American Journal of Nursing (AJN) interview with Jonas Center Senior Advisor, Brigadier General (Ret.) Bill Bester. Editor-in-cheif of the AJN, Shawn Kennedy, moderates this interview about veterans healthcare and the roles of nurses.

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The Jonas Center welcomes nearly 200 new Scholars this fall!

Dear Jonas Scholars,

On behalf of Barbara and Donald Jonas and all of us at the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence, Welcome to the Jonas Center family!

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[Video] Jonas Center Discusses Nursing's Role in Veterans' Healthcare

In early September, the Jonas Center partnered with the UCLA School of Nursing and the UCSF School of Nursing, to host two inaugural panel discussions and funders' briefings to raise awareness and support for the nurses who are on the frontlines of veterans' healthcare. More than 60 constituents attended each event, and more briefings are being planned in other cities for 2013.

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Jonas Center Hosts Panels on Status of Veterans Healthcare and Philanthropy

LOS ANGELES, CA – On Tuesday, September 11, 2012, the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence, in partnership with the University of California Los Angeles’ School of Nursing hosted its inaugural panel discussion and funders’ briefing at Hotel Angeleno to raise awareness and support for the Nurses who are on the frontlines of veterans’ healthcare.

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Jonas Veterans Scholar Featured in PBS Need to Know “AMERICAN VOICES” Segment

NEW YORK, June 20, 2012—On Friday, June 22nd, PBS’s award-winning TV- and web- newsmagazine Need to Know will feature commentary on Post -Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) from Jonas Veterans Healthcare Program Scholar Navy Lieutenant Commander (CDR) Pamela Herbig-Wall, a psychiatric nurse set to deploy with the Marines to the Middle East. The segment will examine the importance of nursing to improving veterans’ healthcare.

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Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholar Program Reaches Goal of Preparing More Than 200 Potential Nurse Faculty Across All 50 States

$2 million in funding from the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence for latest cohort enabled nursing schools to raise additional $1.5 million

NEW YORK, March 14, 2012 – The Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence will reach an important milestone this fall, as the third cohort of nursing doctoral candidates in its Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholar Program brings the program to a national scale. Launched in 2008 with six scholars in three states, the program now includes more than 200 students in nearly 85 schools across the US. It is the largest program addressing the nation’s dire shortage of nursing faculty—nursing schools turned away more than 67,000 qualified applicants in 2010 alone due to 1,000-plus faculty shortages1 —by preparing nurses with doctoral degrees to step into this critical role.

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AACN and the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence Partner for Webinar Series on Nursing Advocacy

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence are partnering to produce a series of didactic Webinars for nursing students attending AACN’s 2012 Student Policy Summit next March. Three, one-hour Webinars addressing state and federal nursing advocacy issues will be released during the final three months leading up to the Summit. By participating in this learning opportunity, nursing students from across the country will listen and engage in relevant policy and advocacy issues prior arriving in Washington, DC.

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Norman Volk Receives Inaugural Jonas Center Award for Advancing Nursing Leadership

NEW YORK, December 2, 2011 – The Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence has presented its first Jonas Center Award for Advancing Nursing Leadership to Norman Volk, Chairman of the John A. Hartford Foundation, the leading philanthropy focused on improving health care for older Americans. The award honors those who embody the Jonas Center’s mission to advance nursing scholarship, leadership and innovative practice.

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2012 Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholar Program Guidelines Released

The goal of the Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholar Program is to increase the number of doctorally prepared faculty available to teach in nursing schools nationwide, as advocated by the Institute of Medicine’s recent report, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health. Supported by the Jonas Family Fund at the Jewish Communal Fund, the program will provide financial assistance, leadership development, and mentoring support to expand the pipeline of future nurse faculty into research-focused and practice-focused doctoral nursing programs.

The Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence will provide selected nursing students in doctoral programs with id="mce_marker"0,000 in financial support, to be distributed in $5,000 installments for each of the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 academic years. The institution in which the student is enrolled will match the financial support amount and distribution schedule. In addition, schools will provide support for Scholars to attend a Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence/American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) leadership development conference in Washington, DC in fall 2013. At least one scholarship will be awarded for each state.

Click here to view 2012 Jonas Nurse Scholar Program Guidelines.

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Jonas Center Celebrates 5th Anniversary With Expansion of Scholarship Program Christie’s honors Jonas Center’s five years of leadership; stage is set for future growthNew York, NY – What links Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning and Isamu Noguchi with Florence… Read More

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