Nursing

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Coyle Focuses on Nurse Staffing Crisis in CapRadio Interview

As COVID-19 continues to surge in some parts of the state and hospitals gear up for a busy end of year, CHA President & CEO Carmela Coyle spoke to Vicki Gonzalez of CapRadio’s Insight (available at 24.50 mark) about the nurse staffing crisis that could threaten care.   

BRN’s Nurse Practitioner Full Practice Authority Regulations Begin

Assembly Bill (AB) 890 (Wood, D-Santa Rosa), which was signed into law on Sept. 29, will authorize a nurse practitioner who meets certain requirements to practice without physician supervision. The new law will improve access to health care by allowing nurse practitioners greater freedom and flexibility to practice in communities with insufficient primary care services. Details about the changes that will be implemented with AB 890 are available here. 

COVID-19 Critical Care Nursing Education Available Online

Elsevier, a global clinical skills education provider, is offering continued support and training for nurses via its COVID-19 online learning program, which is a joint venture with the California Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA) and the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.  

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 […]

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. 

Register for CHA’s Nurse-Midwives: Scope of Practice Webinar

Senate Bill 1237, which the Governor signed into law on Sept. 18, will expand the scope of practice for nurse-midwives in California. On Nov. 30 from 1 to 2 p.m. (PT), CHA will host a webinar where experts will explain current law, changes in the new law, and what compliance looks like, as well as answer participants’ questions. For more information or to register, click here.  

AB 890 Allows Nurse Practitioners Greater Independence

Assembly Bill (AB) 890 (Wood, D-Santa Rosa), which was signed into law on Sept. 29, will authorize a nurse practitioner who meets certain requirements to practice without physician supervision. The new law will improve access to health care by allowing nurse practitioners greater freedom and flexibility to practice in communities with insufficient primary care services. Details about the changes that will be implemented with AB 890 are available here.