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  • Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on APRN practice: Results from a national survey 

    Kleinpell, Ruth; Myers, Carole R.; Schorn, Mavis N.; Likes, Wendy (Elsevier, 2021-05-11)
    Background: The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) practice is not well known. Purpose: This study aimed to describe state practice barriers and explore the effects of the COVID-19 ...
  • Confronting racism in nursing 

    Emami, Azita; de Castro, Butch (Elsevier, 2021-07-28)
    It is no longer enough for nurses to be “not racist,” nor is it enough to just publish non-discrimination statements and proclaim a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. There can no longer be any ...
  • Giving while grieving: Racism-related stress and psychological resilience in Black/African American registered nurses 

    Byers, Ophelia M.; Fitzpatrick, Joyce J.; McDonald, Patricia E.; Nelson, Germaine C. (Elsevier, 2021-06-25)
    Background: Studies have found race-related stress psychologically and physiologically harms members of stigmatized racial groups. However, the stressor is racism, not race. Purpose: This study examined the relationship ...
  • A blueprint for nursing innovation centers 

    Barr, Taura L.; Malloch, Kathy; Ackerman, Michael H.; Raderstorf, Tim; Melnyk, Bernadette Mazurek (Elsevier, 2021-06-25)
    Background: The interest in and demand for healthcare innovation has heightened amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizations are challenged to balance the goals of daily operations with innovation to stay relevant and compete ...
  • How to leverage innovation models to achieve health equity: Build. Measure. Share. 

    Raderstorf, Tim; Bisognano, Maureen; Trinter, Kate (Elsevier, 2022-11)
    The Future of Nursing 2020 to 2030: Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity (2021) highlights inequality throughout healthcare. People of color exhibit lower life expectancy levels than their White counterparts. LGTBQ ...
  • Informatics and data science perspective on Future of Nursing 2020–2030: Charting a pathway to health equity 

    Bakken, Suzanne; Dreisbach, Caitlin (Elsevier, 2022-11)
    The Future of Nursing 2020 to 2030 report explicitly addresses the need for integration of nursing expertise in designing, generating, analyzing, and applying data to support initiatives focused on social determinants of ...
  • Health systems and health equity: Advancing the agenda 

    Cunningham, Regina; Polomano, Rosemary C.; Wood, Robin M.; Aysola, Jaya (Elsevier, 2022-11)
    Despite a compelling body of evidence and decades of policy recommendations, deep inequities in health persist with historically marginalized groups. Operationalizing strategies to achieve equity in health and health care ...
  • Leveraging the resources of foundations to advance health equity 

    Hassmiller, Susan B.; Darcy Mahoney, Ashley (Elsevier, 2022-11)
    Background: Foundations that support health and health care related issues are bell weathers for our nation’s most pressing challenges in this area. The new National Academy of Medicine report, The Future of Nursing ...
  • Better together: Coalitions committed to advancing health equity 

    Crowder, Sharron J.; Tanner, Andrea L.; Dawson, Martha A.; Felsman, Irene C.; Hassmiller, Susan B.; Miller, Lisa C.; Reinhard, Susan C.; Toney, Debra A. (Elsevier, 2022-11)
    The Future of Nursing 2020-2030 report identifies coalitions as a driving force for advancing health equity. Five coalitions provided insight into their accomplishments, lessons learned, and role in advancing health equity. ...
  • A policy pathway: Nursing’s role in advancing diversity and health equity 

    Nickitas, Donna M.; Emmons, Kevin R.; Ackerman-Barger, Kupiri (Elsevier, 2022-11)
    Purpose: The aim of this manuscript is to embolden nurses to engage in policy that promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging to advance health equity. Background: It uses the Future of Nursing Report 2020-2030 ...
  • Dismantling structural racism in nursing research 

    Lewis, Lisa M.; Perry, Mallory A.; Joseph, Paule; Villarruel, Antonia M. (Elsevier, 2022-11)
    Dismantling structural racism in nursing research is key to achieving health equity for populations that experience disproportionate burden of health disparities. Several nursing organizations have advocated for the nursing ...
  • Transforming nursing education in response to the Future of Nursing 2020-2030 report 

    Sumpter, Danica; Blodgett, Nikki; Beard, Kenya; Howard, Valerie (Elsevier, 2022-11)
    The Future of Nursing 2020 2030: Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity report (NASEM, 2021) provides a comprehensive plan to improve the quality of health care and candidly acknowledges historical and contemporary issues ...
  • Inclusive leadership to guide nursing’s response to improving health equity 

    Nikpour, Jacqueline; Hickman, Ronald L.; Clayton-Jones, Dora; Gonzalez-Guarda, Rosa M.; Broome, Marion E. (Elsevier, 2022-11)
    The vision laid out in the Future of Nursing 2020-2030: Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity (National Academy of Medicine [NAM], 2021) report made it clear that nurses must be at the forefront of changes designed to ...
  • The Future of Nursing 2020–2030: Charting a path to achieve health equity 

    Hassmiller, Susan B.; Wakefield, Mary K. (Elsevier, 2022-11)
    The National Academy of Medicine’s long-anticipated report, The Future of Nursing 2020 2030: Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity, offers an aspirational vision: the achievement of health equity in the United ...
  • National Institutes of Health diversity supplements: Perspectives from administrative insiders 

    David, Daniel; Weir, Melissa L.; Enwerem, Nkechi; Schulman-Green, Dena; Okunji, Priscilla O.; Travers, Jasmine L.; Clark-Cutaia, Maya N. (Elsevier, 2022-11-14)
    Background: The NIH Diversity Administrative Supplement is a funding mechanism that provides support for diverse early-stage researchers. There is limited guidance on how to apply for these awards. Purpose: We describe ...
  • Asian Americans suffer within-community discrimination related to COVID-19 

    Chen, Wei-Ti; Lee, Franco R.; Yamada, Poy (Elsevier, 2022-06-01)
    May is the Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Asian Americans are suffering withincommunity discrimination as well as external stigma related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Studies have shown that even after ...
  • A competency roadmap for advanced practice nursing education using PRIME-NP 

    D’Aoust, Rita F.; Brown, Kristen M.; McIltrot, Kimberly; Adamji, Jehan-Marie Daley; Johnson, Heather; Seibert, Diane C.; Ling, Catherine G. (Elsevier, 2021-12-12)
    Background: Clinical competency validation is essential for nurse practitioner (NP) education and public accountability. While there has been robust discussion around what constitutes clinical competency and assessment, ...
  • Addressing mental and emotional health concerns experienced by nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic 

    Dohrn, Jennifer; Ferng, Yu-hui; Shah, Ruby; Diehl, Erica; Frazier, Lorraine (Elsevier, 2021-08-06)
    Background: Nurses are the majority of the world’s health work force and the frontline responders during pandemics. The mental/emotional toll can be profound if it is not identified and treated. Purpose: In March ...
  • Spiritual care in critically ill patients during COVID-19 pandemic 

    de Diego-cordero, Rocio; Lopez-Gomez, Lorena; Lucchetti, Giancarlo; Badanta, Barbara (Elsevier, 2021-06-25)
    Introduction: Spiritual care has a positive influence when patients are subjected to serious illnesses, and critically ill situations such as the case of the COVID-19 pandemic. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to ...
  • The impact of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholars Program on scholars, schools and nursing science 

    Giordano, Nicholas A.; Ladden, Maryjoan; Kelley, Heather; Fairman, Julie A. (Elsevier, 2023-01-03)
    Background: The Future of Nursing Scholars program prepared a cadre of PhD prepared nurses for long-term careers advancing science and discovery, strengthening nursing education, and leading transformational change in ...

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