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2014-10-24 23:01:08

Responding to the nursing education community’s need for specific recommendations in dealing with Ebola and other dire infectious diseases, the NLN has built a web-based resource for nurse educators, administrators, and students. A free live FAQ webinar is scheduled for Thursday, October 30, 1:00 - 2:00 pm ET. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Responding to the nursing education community’s need for specific recommendations in dealing with Ebola and other dire infectious...

2014-10-17 23:00:42

While the world is understandably focused on the appropriate protocols and protective gear for health care workers, the critical role of nursing education must also be considered. The National League for Nursing endorses the need to co-create partnerships between academic and clinical practice to strengthen the educational foundation for providing safe, effective quality care. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 News that two nurses in Dallas have been infected with the deadly Ebola...

2014-10-07 23:00:26

Asserting that the lack of focus on the LPN/LVN workforce affects patient safety and leads to a void in the care of vulnerable populations, the NLN calls for the nursing community to explore and implement a timely way to support and work with LPN/LVN colleagues. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Calling for the nursing community to explore and implement a timely and inclusive way to support and work with our LPN/LVN colleagues, the NLN has published the latest in its Vision Series....

2014-08-27 23:00:40

Under Dr. Dennis’s leadership, the NLN/Chamberlain Center, one of seven comprising the NLN Home for Transformative Excellence, will expand the NLN’s advancement of its signature programming for evidence-based nursing education and the scholarship of teaching. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 The National League for Nursing is pleased to announce that Betty Pierce Dennis, DrPH, MN, RN, FAAN, became the inaugural director of the NLN/Chamberlain College of Nursing Center for the...

2014-08-22 23:01:40

The 2014 recipients – all doctoral candidates – will share $28,000. The scholarships will be formally presented during the 2014 Education Summit on Friday, September 19, as part of the four-day, capacity-crowd gathering in Phoenix. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Paying tuition and other related educational expenses will be a little easier in the coming year for four nurse educators pursuing advanced degrees, thanks to scholarship awards from the National League for Nursing...

2014-07-31 23:09:28

Six schools of nursing, selected by competitive application, have been named NLN Centers of Excellence in Nursing Education this year. New COEs will be formally recognized at the NLN’s Annual Education Summit in Phoenix, September 17-20. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Six schools of nursing have been named NLN Centers of Excellence (COE) for 2014 to 2018, bringing the total to 35, the National League for Nursing Board of Governors has announced. The selection is by competitive...

2014-07-30 23:00:50

Nationally recognized leader in nursing education, Marsha Howell Adams, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, who since September 2013 has served as president of the National League for Nursing, became the new dean of the College of Nursing at University of Alabama-Huntsville (UAH), effective July 14. The move marries her leadership of the NLN, as the nation's premier voice for nursing education, to one of the top-ranked academic nursing and research institutions in the country. Washington, DC (PRWEB)...

2014-07-30 23:00:22

"Diversity and Cultural Competence in Health Care: A Systems Approach" reflects NLN commitment to diversity and global health initiatives. Janice L. Dreachslin, PhD, a professor in the Management Division at the Penn State Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies; M. Jean Gilbert, PhD, principal of the consulting firm, Cultures in the Clinic; and NLN CEO Beverly Malone, PhD, RN, FAAN, have each written from their differing respective academic-scholarly perspectives -...

2014-06-28 23:02:59

Nurse educators at six schools of nursing in southeastern Pennsylvania and clinical nursing staff at an affiliated agency took home the first awards for geriatric education and practice from the IBC Foundation of Philadelphia. The awards program was inaugurated in 2013 with a foundation grant to the NLN to expand the Advancing Care Excellence for Seniors program to practice environments in the designated geographic region. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 Nurse educators at six...

2014-06-27 23:02:14

Twenty distinguished nurse educators and two honorary fellows have been selected as the eighth class of the prestigious Academy of Nursing Education. The induction ceremony will take place at the NLN Banquet on Friday evening, September 19 during the 2014 Education Summit. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Twenty distinguished nurse educators have been selected as the eighth class of fellows for induction into the prestigious Academy of Nursing Education, the National League for...


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