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When nurses are needed most, nursing programs aren’t keeping up with demand

Parts of the country will face severe shortages by 2030, and Covid-19 is making things worse.Shared is an article featuring many of the California Community College Associate Degree Nursing Programs and students. Health protocols are limiting in-person instruction. Nursing teachers are quitting in large numbers, while others are nearing retirement. Hospitals are…

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Year of the Nurse 2020 through 2021

ANA Enterprise joins the World Health Organization (WHO) and global colleagues in extending the Year of the Nurse into 2021.This recognition builds on the increased visibility of nurses’ contribution. https://anayearofthenurse.org/

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The More You Know…

The Medical FuturistArtificial Intelligence or A.I. is the technology that will have the single biggest impact on healthcare ever. A.I. has already penetrated every aspect of our lives and if you think about it as something that only belongs to sci-fi movies and the far future, I’m afraid you’re wrong.The Shortest…

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NEW Telehealth Training Modules

Telehealth Training Modules Julie Holt, RN, MSN, CPNP- Regional Director Employer Engagement - Greater Sacramento and Mara Manuel, RN, MSN, clinical expert Psych Mental Health Nurse. Open Source provided by Health Workforce Initiative from Grant # 19-456-006   from the Community College Chancellor’s Office.You can access the three modules here for your use. https://ca-hwi.org/curriculum/access-curriculum/

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2nd CNA Educators Conference December 2020

CNA Educators Conference “Building Resilience in our CNA Workforce”This conference will provide CNA Program Directors, Faculty, and Teachers with the tools to build a resilient workforce in this current climate. The need for CNAs continues to grow. Our safety net more than ever needs quality certified nurse assistants to provide care…

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Skills for the Nursing Assistant

Online Course to Help Adult Learners Get Job SkillsUSA Learns Website Now Teaches Communication Skills for Nursing Assistants The Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE) in collaboration with the Health Workforce Initiative has launched a free online course entitled Skills for the Nursing Assistant. The course can be found in the USA…

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BEHAVIORAL/ MENTAL HEALTH PIPELINE PROJECT

The Mental Health Pipeline Project is a grant funded by the Kaiser Foundation Hospitals in the amount of $300,000.00 for a two-year funding period beginning January 1, 2020, through January 1, 2022. To find out more about the Health Careers Symposium and Professional Development opportunities please follow this link. BEHAVIORAL/ MENTAL HEALTH PIPELINE

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Webinar SB1348 Data Collection Update 9 16 2020

Please find information to the updated information and webinar for SB1348 Data CollectionFor the Spring data, if you have a collection of data to input please proceed as normal. If the COVID-19 pandemic, limited clinical for students and you are reporting none, please enter the groups in the system with zero for…

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DCA Issues New Waiver Extensions 8 27 2020

Exercising the authority under Governor Gavin Newsom’s Executive Order N-39-20, the director of the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) issued the following waiver extensions today:DCA Waiver DCA-20-46 Waiver Extending DCA Waiver DCA-20-09 Examination Requirement for Continued Physical Therapy Treatment DCA Waiver DCA-20-47 Waiver Extending DCA Waiver DCA-20-10 Face-to-Face Supervision Requirements for Psychology…

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Nurse Tim Webinar of the Month: September 2020

QSEN in Your Curriculum: Assumptions, Active Learning and AssessmentsHelping the student develop as a professional nurse requires an instructional design that promotes growth in clinical judgment. The Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) Project offers faculty a framework to that end. Using the six competency domains, we will consider relevant…

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