This bi-monthly newsletter on the subject of nursing features timely news and information about research, conferences and grants, our partners, and other organizations working in this field.

Sharing Nursing's Knowledge August/September 2015


  • In historic shift, more nurses graduate with bachelor’s degrees
  • Continuing education for nurses gains momentum
  • RWJF Scholar named a White House ‘Champion of Change’
  • Nurse-led innovation project lives on, long after funding ends
  • Save the date: Conference to focus on educating the next generation of nurse leaders to affect public policy
  • Helping the University of Wyoming overcome challenges of distance
  • Nurse leader uses marketing skills to advocate for patients
  • More RWJF Nursing News, August/September 2015

Sharing Nursing's Knowledge: June/July 2015


  • Beyond the bedside, nurses work to stop violence
  • Nurses face epidemic levels of violence at work
  • Take action: IOM Committee calls for input on 2010 nursing report
  • Despite hurdles, HIT begins to support nursing practice, experts say
  • More states removing barriers to nurses’ scope of practice
  • A decade of partnership with a lasting legacy
  • Diversity and mentorship are priorities for Rush University College of Nursing, as RWJF’s New Careers in Nursing program leaves its mark
  • New study explores impact of ACA on nurse practitioners
  • Childhood struggles fuel nurse leader’s drive to help society’s most vulnerable
  • More RWJF nursing news, June/July 2015

Sharing Nursing's Knowledge April/May 2015


  • New foundational courses will help nurses advance their education
  • Education agreements in MA and NC will help nursing students earn BSN degrees
  • Nurses working to build a Culture of Health
  • 25 schools of nursing to receive grants to prepare PhD nurses
  • Telling stories is key to improving practice and care, nurse leader says
  • National nursing groups hail provisions of Medicare Reform Act
  • Study finds shortfalls in preparing front-line nurse managers for quality improvement
  • For young nurse leader, life comes full circle
  • More RWJF Nursing News, April/May 2015

Sharing Nursing's Knowledge March 2015


  • More nurses answering the call for higher levels of education
  • Texas nurse educator climbs leadership ladder
  • New Careers in Nursing program leaves imprint on Stony Brook School of Nursing
  • Nursing organizations applaud U.S. Supreme Court ruling in dental case
  • Women’s History Month spotlights nursing’s pivotal role in promoting quality health care
  • RWJF Scholar aims to build ‘Culture of Health Literacy’
  • More RWJF Nursing News, March 2015

Sharing Nursing's Knowledge February 2015


  • Growing retail clinic industry employs, empowers nurse practitioners
  • 'My patients thank me all the time'
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announces new grants totaling $3.15 million for State Action Coalitions
  • In its first two years, Medicare pilot project doubles number of advanced practice nurse graduates
  • Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action charts progress
  • Decorated military nurse seeks to improve health care for veterans
  • More nursing on, February 2015

Sharing Nursing's Knowledge January 2015


  • Nurses take on new and expanded roles in health care
  • Addressing the looming demand for care as Americans age
  • Obama lauds 'Talk With Me Baby' for addressing literacy gap facing lower-income children
  • Nation makes headway in averting nurse shortage, federal study finds
  • New Jersey summit hits high points in academic progression journey
  • New Careers in Nursing Program boosts faculty diversity at University of Rochester School of Nursing
  • Health care for homeless youth is mission of RWJF Nurse Fellow
  • Tell us what a 'Day in the Life of a Culture of Health' looks like for a Nurse Practitioner!

Sharing Nursing's Knowledge December 2014


  • A goal and a challenge: putting 10,000 nurses on governing boards by 2020
  • Older nurses push retirement envelope
  • Nurse scientist participates in first-ever RWJF Scholars Forum
  • Does the nation really face a primary care shortage?
  • Mississippi leads the nation in telehealth
  • Studies evaluating innovative approaches to improving nursing education examine dedicated education units, simulation, statewide curriculum
  • Young nurse leader keeps family’s pioneering spirit alive
  • More nursing articles

Sharing Nursing's Knowledge November 2014


  • RWJF grantees help veterans become nurses
  • "Ebola care is nursing care"
  • The business case for having at least 80 percent of nurses hold bachelor's degrees
  • Supreme Court case on dental hygiene may affect scope-of-practice regulations
  • New Careers in Nursing Program leaving mark on Duke School of Nursing
  • Grants to help colleges replicate benefits realized through innovative nursing scholarship program
  • Upcoming conference will address health policy in doctoral nurse education
  • From the shores of the Arabian Sea to North Carolina’s famed “Research Triangle”
  • More nursing articles

Sharing Nursing's Knowledge October 2014


  • Campaign helps advance Institute of Medicine's call for more nurse leaders
  • Progress and barriers toward innovation in clinical nursing education
  • Nursing improvements could boost outcomes for 7 out of 10 critically ill black babies
  • California has “well-educated” nurse force, study finds
  • RWJF fellow educates nurses about new Medicare payment rule
  • Twelve outstanding early-career nurse faculty selected as 2014 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars
  • Economist charts new ground in studies of nursing labor market
  • More nursing articles

Sharing Nursing's Knowledge: September 2014


  • Advocates Work to Recruit Latinos to Nursing
  • Sixteen Nursing PhD Candidates Selected to Receive Future of Nursing Scholars Program Scholarships
  • New Careers in Nursing Program Helps Minnesota College Expand and Diversify While Improving Care in Rural Communities
  • Nearly One in Five Nurses Leaves First Job Within a Year
  • NJNI Transitions to Support Innovation in Nursing Curriculum
  • Latina Nurse Takes Helm of One of Nation’s Premier Nursing Schools
  • More nursing articles