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Project ECHO on Racism in Nursing

National Commission to Address Racism in Nursing

From March to June, 2024 Project ECHO on Racism in Nursing is being conducted as part of the ongoing work of the National Commission to Address Racism in Nursing, a multi-organizational collaborative of leading nursing organizations to examine the issue of racism within nursing nationwide and the impact on nurses, patients, communities, and healthcare systems to motivate all nurses to confront systemic racism.

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National Public Health Week 2024

CEP Education Foundation Supports NPHW

National Public Health Week is April 1 – 7, 2024. Public health is more than just health care. It’s the steps we take to make sure our neighborhoods and environment are free from pollution. It’s making sure our food and water are safe to eat and drink. It’s also the relationships we foster in our communities. We’re all interconnected. When we all come together to support public health, all of us — individuals, families, communities and the public health field — can achieve the goals of public health.

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Making a Difference Through Action

American Public Health Association

Nurses must be actively involved in health action at all levels. This tool developed by APHA helps us collaborate with others to make a difference at the federal level. In particular, the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, No. 19-1392 (U.S. June 24, 2022), which overruled Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973) holds that there is no constitutional right to abortion. We as nurses need to advocate for women’s right related to their reproductive health.

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Studies and Research Opportunities

Nursing Administrator COVID-19 Study

Nursing administrators are invited to participate in a new study exploring the experiences of academic nursing administrators in undergraduate nursing programs with social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. the study is being conducted by Vineta Mitchell is the recipient of the J. Christopher Rainey Dissertation Grant administered by the Chi Eta Phi Education Foundation.

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NBNA Black History Month Celebration of Black Nurse Leaders

NBNA, the National Black Nurses Association, is celebrating Black History Month with the Black Nurse Leaders Series 2022 initiative, featuring prominent healthcare leaders making transforming the field of nursing — including Foundation President, Dr. Barbara Hatcher.

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Grants, RFPs and LOIs

Below are some near-term Grant, RFP and LOI opportunities that may be of value to our community. If you or your organization are interested in any of these opportunities, let us work with you to apply.

Learning Resources provides a wide range of (mostly) free resources that are of interest to the nursing community.