Aim: Advance the skills of healthcare workers and bolster the number of available (appropriate) applicants, especially in areas with current shortages. Providing skill-based learning opportunities to grow and support the success of all hired employees.
Task Force Recommendations Address:
- Partnership with external stakeholders
- Expansion of clinical placement programs
- Additional funding for residency or preceptor programs
- Expanding the scope of practice
- Implementation of career ladders
- Messaging about working in non-acute settings
- COVID-19 Spotlight
If you are interested in learning more about this work from task force leaders, we encourage you to check out this Caring for the Caregiver webinar.
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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, AARP, Foundation Nursing Education and the Decade of Change: Strategies to Meet America’s Health NeedsNursing Education and the Decade of Change: Strategies to Meet America’s Health Needs reports on the strides made especially in the past 10 years thanks to the Academic Progression in Nursing (APIN) program and the State Implementation Program (SIP). The Compendium is intended to be a toolkit, too, so other schools of nursing and businesses can build on what APIN and SIP have learned to expand ...» Full Article
Organization of Nurse Leaders, Massachusetts/Rhode Island League for Nursing, Supporting New Nurse Transition into Practice during the Covid-19 Pandemic: Opportunities for Academic & Practice Nurse Educator CollaborationInformation in this document can be used to guide discussions between academic and practice partners. Opportunities for collaboration between academic and practice educators to support new nurses transitioning into practice during the COVID19 pandemic are presented. Read more... ...» Full Article
Northeastern University School of Nursing; Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts,, Nursing Call to Action: Building a Nursing Workforce to Deliver Complex Care at HomeOn June 7, 2019, the Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts and the Northeastern University School of Nursing at the Bouve College of Health Sciences convened a working session entitled Nursing Call to Action: Building a Nursing Workforce to Deliver Complex Care at Home. The event brought together schools of nursing, home care agencies, and state regulators to focus on four key issues. Read more...» Full Article
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