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Leading Nursing Organizations Issue Policy Brief Regarding Nurses Spreading Misinformation about COVID-19

Posted 11/16/2021
NCSBN and seven other leading nursing organizations have issued a policy brief to address the misinformation being disseminated about COVID-19 by nurses.
Policy Briefing

The Future of Nursing Report, 2020-2030: Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity

Posted 5/27/2021
On May 11, 2021, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine released their report The Future of Nursing, 2020-2030: Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity (the “FON Report”).
Policy Briefing

Members of Congress Introduce Legislation to Address Health Professional License Portability During a Public Health Emergency

Posted 8/21/2020
New bills in Congress aimed at improving with provider mobility and interstate telehealth would allow providers to practice anywhere in the country with one state license…but there are critical exceptions.
Policy Briefing

NCSBN Letter to CMS Outlines Regulatory Priorities Post COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Posted 6/23/2020
On June 18, 2020, the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) submitted a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) outlining NCSBN’s regulatory priorities once the federal Public Health Emergency has ended.

2021 Environmental Scan

The 2021 NCSBN Environmental Scan represents a systematic and continuous effort to search for information about how nursing is evolving, and what that means for the future of nursing regulation. A variety of sources have been used to compile this document. Of course, this publication represents a mere snapshot in time of the world around us - both inside and outside of nursing regulation. It was distributed as a supplement to the Journal of Nursing Regulation in January 2021.

Good Morning Members

Good Morning Members is a twice-weekly email newsletter that focuses on general information, updates, research and COVID-19 issues of interest to the nursing regulatory community.

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