National Forum Position on Racism and Public Health

The members of the National Forum of State Nursing Workforce Centers stand in solidarity with those who have been impacted by the recent deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and too many others. Please read our position statement on how racism is a public health issue, and how

June 11th, 2020|News|

UCSD Health Study Reveals Prevalence of Nurse Suicide

UC San Diego Health recently published data in the Archives of Psychiatric Nursing showing that male and female nurses are at higher risk of suicide than the general population. This is the first national study of nurse suicide in more than two decades. “Nurses have traditionally been much better at caring for

August 20th, 2019|News|

2019 Increasing Primary Care Capacity – Findings Released

In the face of a severe primary care workforce shortage, California’s 430,000 registered nurses are uniquely positioned to help meet the growing demand for lower-cost and more effective primary care. Based on findings from a survey and focus groups of educators, nurses, and employers, this report offers educational institutions evidenced-based

August 8th, 2019|News|
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