NCC Monthly Round-Up

WOCN is a member of the Nursing Community Coalition which consists of 63 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 the following issues:


Advocacy & Engagement

NCC Sends Letter to Congress Outlining Shared COVID-19 Priorities
On February 25, fifty-nine members of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) sent a letter to Congressional Leadership and key Committee Members, urging them to include shared legislative priorities in the COVID-19 relief package.


NCC Connections

March 4-5, 2021: 2021 National Nursing Research Roundtable

The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) and the Western Institute of Nursing (WIN) will host a virtual roundtable titled, “Nursing Research of the Future: Using Clinical Big Data to Explore Health Inequities and Social Determinants of Health.” This meeting will bring together leaders to discuss how nursing research and data can help reduce health inequities.

April 14-15 & 21-22, 2021: American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing 2021 Conference

The American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing will host their 2021 Conference titled, “reFresh. reNew. reFocus.” to engage with peers dedicated to post-acute care.


In Case You Missed It:

Kaiser Health News: ‘I Wanted to Go in There and Help’: Nursing Schools See Enrollment Bump Amid Pandemic

NINR Director’s Message: Nursing Research, Structural Inequalities, and Health

New York Times: Death, Through a Nurse’s Eyes