Presenter: Piri Ackerman-Barger, PhD, RN, assistant clinical professor at the University of California Davis Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, and co-director of the Center for a Diverse Healthcare Workforce and the Interprofessional Teaching Scholars Program, both at UC Davis. She is also an adviser on diversity issues for the Campaign for Action.
Through an innovative series of regional summits, California developed a collaborative process of addressing some of the most challenging issues facing nursing education today: lack of standardization of educational programs and difficulty in securing clinical placement/immersion experiences for pre-licensure students.
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Some regions of California face nursing shortages, according to new projections of supply and demand through 2035 by Healthforce Center at UCSF. The forecasts, which account for population growth, population aging, and anticipated changes in the numbers of new registered nurse (RN) graduates, are the first regional projections completed since 2007.
CEO Announcement FINAL 12-07-18
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is seeking nominations for new members to serve on its Health Workforce National Advisory Committees. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requesting nominations for members to serve on the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee, Office of Science, Center for Tobacco Products.