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Group's name change reflects diverse levels of leadership, collaborations for region's nurses
This change is in response to the many diverse positions in which nurses serve as leaders, and formalizes the merger of the Massachusetts and Rhode Island nurse leader groups, which have been collaborating for several years. Click here to read more...
Group seeks diverse showing of nurses, encourages RNs at all levels to participate. Although the Massachusetts Action Coalition wasn’t officially selected as an Action Coalition by the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action until late September, nurses in this state have been diligently at work for years to accomplish many of the goals formally established in 2010 in the Institute of Medicine report “The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health.”
Sharon Gale, RN, MSN, said Massachusetts has a long history of being involved in professional nursing issues and partnerships that make work happen. Gale is CEO of the Organization of Nurse Leaders of Massachusetts and Rhode Island, which with the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education is leading 11 statewide nursing organizations that comprise the Massachusetts Action Coalition. Click here to read more...
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