The Institute of Medicine (IOM) released the mid-point evaluation on the 8 recommendations in the Future of Nursing, Leading Change, Advancing Health landmark report.  A summit was held with all of the Action Coalitions nationally Dec 9-11th in Washington D.C.  The NJAC co-leads were there to hear the progress made.   Progress has been made with 8 additional states removing barriers to practice for APNs, an increase in enrollment in BSN programs by 53%, nurse residency programs implemented, and increasing nurse leaders on boards.   To read more about the findings see the attached slides and summary briefing.  As we build capacity through these recommendations we will be focused on building a culture of health for our citizens.  More to come.

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