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February 18, 2011 
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Health Reform and Nurses 

By Jennifer Larson, contributor

What changes can nurses expect to see as a result of health care reform during the rest of this year?

As 2011 gets underway, a number of provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act are taking effect. From state health insurance exchanges to new grants for nurse-managed clinics, it promises to be an interesting year for patients and providers alike.  
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Federal Nursing Education Funds  
 

By Debra Wood, RN, contributor

Recognizing the need for more nurses to provide care in the United States, Congress, in passing the Affordable Care Act in 2010, reauthorized Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development Programs, increasing federal dollars to support nursing education.
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 Spotlight on Nursing
Retirees and Nurse Graduates

By Debra Wood, RN, contributor

While Americas recession raged, many nurses held off retiring, picked up more hours or returned to the workforce, putting the looming nursing shortage on a temporary hold.  But as the economy improves, the population continues to age and more citizens join the ranks of the insured, the country will again face a serious shortage of professional caregivers.
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Nursing Ettiquette 
 

By Glenna Murdock, RN, contributor

There was a time when rules of etiquette applied mainly to social situations, though many of the same rules eventually carried over into the business world.  Changes in work culture and technology have necessitated bending and transforming many of the old rules and adding new standards of proper business etiquette--especially in the nursing community. 
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By Christina Orlovsky Page, contributor

When the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was signed into law in March 2010, it signified the beginning of a new era in health care.  Now, nearly a year later, the winds of change have already begun to blow, as hospitals across the nation work to embrace the future by implementing new health information technology. For nurses, these changes mean even greater adaptability is needed for the evolving landscape of their chosen profession. 
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