This 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 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

Sharing Nursing's Knowledge: August 2014


  • Unexpected growth in the nursing workforce
  • More nursing schools preparing students to provide team-based care
  • Nine state coalitions share $2.7 million grant to continue building a more highly educated nursing workforce
  • Twenty accomplished nurses from across country selected for prestigious national nurse fellowship program
  • Physical work environment in hospitals affects nurses' job satisfaction, with implications for patient outcomes, health care costs
  • Texas Team Action Coalition to prepare 400 nurses to serve on boards
  • Breaking through the myth of the "deadbeat dad"
  • More nursing articles

Sharing Nursing's Knowledge: July 2014


  • Nurses lead innovations in geriatrics and gerontology
  • Answering the call to improve care for a growing number of Americans with dementia
  • RWJF alum creates degree program that combines nursing with engineering
  • RWJF program boosts number of nurses prepared to fill faculty positions in Garden State
  • Breakthrough leaders in nursing
  • Tune in: First Friday Google+ Hangout update on the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action
  • High-achieving nurse leader has no time for retirement
  • More nursing articles