Nursing News

Taking steps to keep up with nursing’s changing role in health care

May 23, 2015

By Susan W. Salmond and Robert Atkins Why do you need a nurse? To help you get better when you’re sick? That’s the reason we usually give. But there’s another reason: To keep you as healthy as possible, too. That’s another story entirely and it’s one that is unfolding quickly as the … More

RWJF Research Roundup

May 22, 2015

Research Roundup Sarah Szanton, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, (’11) led a study on the success of her CAPABLE program, which provides care and services to allow elders to age in their homes rather than hospitals or nursing homes. The findings were published in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society. Szanton is … More

Call for Proposals for RWJF National Leadership Program Centers

May 22, 2015

Foundation Focus Call for Proposals for RWJF National Leadership Program Centers Herminia Palacio, RWJF Director To create a ‪Culture of Health in America, we need innovative leaders who have skills to collaborate effectively together across disciplines, professions, sectors, and traditional boundaries. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is developing four new boundary-spanning leadership … More

IOM halftime report: Learning for life

April 21, 2015

The year 2015 marks an important half-way point for the ambitious goals set forth in 2010 in the Institute of Medicine’s Future of Nursing Report, which included eight recommendations to transform the nursing profession. Read full article here.

Be Counted As A Leader

April 14, 2015

BE COUNTED AS A LEADER Leadership is one of the key pillars for the New Jersey Action Coalition. A survey is being distributed asking you to identify if you are currently on a board of any kind. We want to get a count of NJ nurses engagement. A link for the … More

New Seton Hall dean a champion for school nurses

March 31, 2015

As dean of Seton Hall University College of Nursing, Marie C. Foley, PhD, RN, CNL, is focusing on changes in healthcare to prepare nursing students for the future. “What we teach today becomes outdated tomorrow,” said Foley, who was appointed in February. “We really need to teach our students to think, … More

In it Together—Building a Culture of Health by RWJF

March 5, 2015

A message from Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, President and CEO, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Since we began sharing the vision of building a Culture of Health, we have seen individuals, organizations, and communities work more closely together to give people across the nation more opportunities to pursue the healthiest lives they can. Your … More

NJNI Pays Tribute To A Gifted Nurse Leader

March 28, 2013

  It is with deep sadness that the NJNI program office shares the news that Rich Hader, PhD, RN, FAAN passed away on March 25, 2013. We feel honored to have been able to work with Rich – a gifted nurse leader. Dr. Hader was a champion of NJNI and co-chair … More