Consumers Benefit from Expanded APRN Practice, FTC Says

A nurse goes over a patient's medicines in a doctor's office.

Federal agency says barriers to advanced practice nursing have the potential to undermine competition in the health care market and decrease consumer access to care.

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New Agreement Aims to Advance Nurse Education in Washington

Mary Baroni

Community and technical colleges and universities in Washington state reach a deal that will make it easier for nurses to get bachelor’s degrees.

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Academic Progression is Focus of Meeting with Community College and University Nursing Leaders

New paper reports on unprecedented meeting, documents progress in nine states in support of seamless academic progression for nursing students.

Building the Case for More Highly Educated Nurses

Trio of researchers affiliated with RWJF’s INQRI program lead scientific efforts to show link between nurse education levels and patient outcomes.

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Obama Administration Proposes to Fix Medicaid Funding 'Glitch'

President’s budget includes provision to extend increase in Medicaid payments for primary care providers, including nurse practitioners.

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Building a Community of Nurse Scientists

Ann Cashion

RWJF Executive Nurse Fellow Ann Cashion is new scientific director of the National Institute of Nursing Research.

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