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The Nursing Community Coalition
The WOCN Society is a member of the Nursing Community Coalition which consists of 58 national nursing organizations committed to improving the health and health care of our nation by collaborating to support Registered Nurses (RNs) and Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs). Collectively, the NC represents over one million RNs, APRNs, nurse researchers, nurse faculty, and nursing students. In the past quarter the Nursing Community has provided comments and updates on several issues.
NCC Sends Letter to Senate HELP Committee Urging Them to Advance Title VIII Reauthorization
September 5, 2019
All 62 members of the NCC signed onto a letter to the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee urging them to consider and advance Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019 (S.1399) this year.
August 9, 2019
All NCC member organizations signed onto a letter to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education reiterating our funding request of at least $266 million for the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development Programs and at least $173 million for the National Institute for Nursing Research for Fiscal Year 2020.