Linda Burnes Bolton Elected to RWJF Board of Trustees

Fri March 30, 2012

CINHC founding Board member, Linda Burnes Bolton, RN, DrPH, FAAN, vice president for nursing, CNO and director of nursing research at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, has been elected to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s board of trustees.  Since serving as Vice Chair of the IOM committee that issued The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health, Dr.

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California Hospital-Based Residency Programs: Components & Success Factors

Sun March 18, 2012

Interest has grown in RN residency and transition to practice programs as a means of preparing nurses for practice.  This report provides valuable insight regarding the composition, outcomes and strategies for implementing a successful residency program. Kaiser Permanente National Patient Care Services provided a grant to CINHC to assess the value of nurse residencies and transition to practice programs in California. 

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California Nursing Report Card

Tue January 3, 2012

Although California’s RN job ratio per capita increased by 22 RN jobs in the six years between 2004 and 2010, California earned a “D” grade and its ranking relative to the rest of the county has not changed. The 2010 California Report Card of RN jobs per capita compares the RN workforce in different areas of California, as well as comparing California with other states.

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Campaign for the Future of Nursing

Wed December 21, 2011

California was selected as one of five states to pilot the launch of the Campaign for the Future of Nursing and has now been joined by all but one state.  The Campaign is charged with implementing the recommendations from the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) / Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, which was released October 2010.

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