Mark Your Calendars: Webinar on Increasing the Number of Baccalaureate Prepared Nurses

Aug 11, 2011, 5:40 PM, Posted by mtomlinson

The Center to Champion Nursing in America (CCNA) will host a webinar on Thursday, August 18 from 3 to 4 pm ET to discuss the recommendation to increase the proportion of nurses with a baccalaureate degree to 80 percent by the year 2020 from the Institute of Medicine report, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health.

The webinar will share newly developed national and regional resource guides, report preliminary results of survey research on nursing education redesign and collaboration, and launch a learning collaborative on educational transformation in nursing.

Speakers will include Susan Reinhard, R.N., Ph.D., F.A.A.N., senior vice president and director of the AARP Public Policy Institute and CCNA chief strategist, and Susan Hassmiller, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., Robert Wood Johnson Foundation senior adviser for nursing.

An archived version of the webcast will be available after the event on the CCNA website.

Learn more and RSVP for the webinar.

This commentary originally appeared on the RWJF Human Capital Blog. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors.