Barbara Roth

Nursing Report Focuses on Achieving Health Equity

Last week, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) released The Future of Nursing 2020-2030: Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity, which focuses on ways nurses can bridge the health and social needs of individuals, families, and communities and better prepare nurses to respond to and withstand the strains of future public health emergencies. The report builds upon NAM’s 2011 […]

AONL Releases Nursing Leadership COVID-19 Study 

The American Organization for Nursing Leadership has released its Nursing Leadership COVID -19 Study, which examines the impact of COVID-19 on key areas of nursing leadership between July 2020 and February 2021.    Approximately 2,500 nurse leaders completed the newest survey, with findings indicating a change in the primary challenges nurse leaders faced since last summer: Access to personal protective equipment has […]

State Offers Free One-Time, 30-Day Supply of PPE From Stockpile

On May 14, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced in All Facilities Letter 21-15 that the Statewide Logistics Task Force has authorized all health care providers and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responders to access the state inventory to request a one-time, 30-day sustainment supply of personal protective equipment (PPE). This 30-day supply is free of charge and may be used for stockpiles or in daily operations. Health care providers and EMS responders may request […]

Nursing Report Looks at Current and Future Challenges, Opportunities

Following a virtual summit organized last year by the Tri-Council for Nursing, the group released a report titled Transforming Together: Implications and Opportunities from the COVID-19 Pandemic for Nursing Education, Practice, and Regulation, which details the blueprint for action that spans care settings, educational environments, regulatory agencies, and policy forums.