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  • NPWH Position Statement on Cervical Cancer Screening 

    National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health (2018-05-08)

    The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) supports a concerted effort to continue to improve cervical cancer screening rates and timely, appropriate follow-up and treatment when screening ...

  • NPWH Position Statement on Healthcare for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Individuals 

    National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health (2017-12-01)

    The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) affirms each individual’s right to quality, evidence-based sexual and reproductive healthcare and encourages each individual to strive for a healthy ...

  • NPWH Position Statement on Human Papillomavirus Vaccination 

    National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health (HealthCom Media, 2017-11)

    The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health supports an intentional and concerted effort to improve human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates—with the goal of ending cancers caused by HPV. All ...

  • NPWH Position Statement on HBOC Risk Assessment 

    National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health (2017-05-18)

    This item is part of a CNE course. The material is freely available in the Henderson Repository. The CNE course (and associated fee, if any) is not part of the Henderson Repository. To access the ...

  • NPWH Position Statement on Prevention and Management of Opioid Misuse and Opioid Use Disorder Among Women Across the Lifespan 

    National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health (HealthCom Media, 2017-02)

    The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) position statement on prevention and management of opioid misuse and opioid use disorder (OUD) among women across the lifespan was approved by the ...

  • NPWH Position Statement on the Doctor of Nursing Practice for Women's Health Nurse Practitioners 

    National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health (HealthCom Media, 2016-08)

    The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) position statement on the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) for women’s health nurse practitioners (WHNPs) was approved by the Board of Directors ...

  • NPWH Position Statement on Prevention of Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancies 

    National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health (HealthCom Media, 2016-11)

    The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) position statement on prevention of alcohol-exposed pregnancies was approved by the Board of Directors August, 2016. NPWH recognizes the critical ...

  • NPWH Position Statement on Human Sex Trafficking 

    National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health (2017-02-28)

    The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) position statement on human sex trafficking was approved by the Board of Directors January, 2017. NPWH recognizes the critical role of nurse ...

  • Nursing Professional Development Organizational Value Demonstration Project 

    Harper, Mary G.; Aucoin, Julia; Warren, Joan I. (2016-10-12)

    In view of the changes in the healthcare environment and the recommendations of the IOM, the ANPD Board of Directors commissioned a study to examine variables related to facility size and structure, NPD practitioner ...

  • Transforming Roles of Nursing Professional Development Practitioners 

    Warren, Joan I.; Harper, Mary G. (2016-10-11)

    Consumers and payers demand highly reliable, accessible, and affordable healthcare (Findlay, 2012). In 2010 legislators dramatically altered the trajectory of healthcare with passage of The Patient Protection and

  • ANPD Position Statement: Quality and Safety Education for Nurses 

    Harper, Mary (2016-02-03)

    The Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) project was initiated in 2005 with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to prepare nurses to “improve the quality and safety of the healthcare systems in ...

  • Role of Nursing Professional Development in Helping Meet Institute of Medicine’s Future of Nursing Recommendations 

    Association for Nursing Professional Development Public Policy Committee (2013)

    The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Initiative on The Future of Nursing at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) (Committee, 2011) was formed with the goal of identifying ways to transform the nursing profession to meet the ...

  • ISNCC Cancer Nursing Education Position Statement 

    International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (2015-12-08)

    The International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) published a position statement on cancer nursing education in July 2013.  Lack of information and education about cancer is a major barrier to effective cancer ...

  • ISNCC Palliative Care Position Statement 

    International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (2015-10)

    The International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) published a position statement on palliative care in October 2015.  The purpose of this position statement is to (1) integrate a palliative approach into the ...

  • ISNCC Tobacco Position Statement 

    International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (2014-07)

    The International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) published a position statement on tobacco control in July 2014.  ISNCC believes that prevention of tobacco use, prevention of exposure to second hand smoke, ...

  • Visionary leadership: Charting a course for the health system and nursing in Ontario 

    Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, 2014-04)

    The Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) believes it’s important to look down the road, today, and begin planning the future of our health system. By doing so, we can reach our destination with a clear sense ...

  • RNAO’s 70 per cent Full-Time Employment for Nurses Survey: Hospital and Long-Term Care Sectors 

    Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario; Joint Provincial Nursing Committee, 70% Full-Time Nursing Employment Working Group (Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, 2014-11-27)

    The 70 per cent Full-Time Employment for Nurses Survey was initiated by the 70% Full-Time Nursing Employment Working Group (FTNEWG), a working group of the Joint Provincial Nursing Committee (JPNC). RNAO led the project, ...

  • Enhancing Community Care For Ontarians (ECCO) 2.0 

    Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, 2014-04)

    In October 2012, the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) issued Enhancing Community Care for Ontarians (ECCO), a bold model for health system transformation. Subject to significant praise, debate and ...

  • Coming Together, Moving Forward: Building the Next Chapter of Ontario’s Rural, Remote and Northern Nursing Workforce 

    Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario; Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, Rural, Remote and Northern Area Nursing Task Force (Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, 2015-05)

    The selection of this title was deliberate. We chose ‘coming together’ to signify the importance of community within rural, remote and northern areas. This report is grounded within the importance of context and the ...

  • Person- and Family- Centred Care 

    Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, 2015-05)

    This nursing Best Practice Guideline (BPG) is intended to replace the RNAO BPG Client Centred Care (2002) and its supplement (2006a). It is to be used by nurses and other members of the interprofessional health-care ...

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