Sharing Nursing's Knowledge: March 2013

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Announces Initiative to Support State Efforts to Transform Health Care through Nursing


New program will strengthen 20 Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action Coalitions across the country.

Nation's Nurse Leaders Convene in D.C.

At national summit, nurses and nurse champions develop strategic plans to transform nursing and improve health and health care across the country.

Transforming Nursing to Create a "Culture of Health"

RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey kicked off the annual summit of the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action by joining a conversation about the Foundation's commitment to transforming health care through nursing.

Boosting Nurse Education Gives Patients a Better Chance After Surgery

New study shows fewer deaths in hospitals that have higher percentages of nurses with baccalaureate degrees.

The Future of Public Health Nursing

Learn more about the forum convened by RWJF in 2012.

Nurse Leaders Mount Campaign in Large State with Small-Town Feel

Nurses and nursing champions in Montana tap personal networks to improve health and health care by transforming the profession.

In the Media

Unfunded, nurse-led panel gets some ink.

Recent Research About Nursing

An APRN-led model of care for patients with breast conditions saves money and time, and researchers find significant regional differences in the nursing workforce.

In Their Own Words

New and notable quotes on mental health nurse practitioners, ‘safety huddles,’ doctors’ views on the roles nurses play, and more.

RWJF Scholar Tackles Childhood Obesity

Shanda Johnson, MS, RN, APN-C, FNP


New Jersey Nursing Scholar explores effects of neighborhood safety, family, and acculturation on Latina adolescent health.

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