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Volunteer to Review KDOQI Vascular Access Guidelines

Posted on Feb 05, 2019

The Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (KDOQI) is updating the Clinical Practice Guidelines for Vascular Access. A draft of the guidelines is expected to be released for public review.

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Join the Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation Grand Challenge

Posted on Jan 02, 2019

The American Nurses Association (ANA) and partner groups, including ANNA, are encouraging the nation’s nurses to focus on improving their own health so they can in turn improve the health of the nation. The Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ (HNHN) Grand Challenge is an initiative designed to transform the health of the nation by supporting nurses to take positive action to improve health.

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Report Supports NPs’ Role in Resolving America's Primary Care Crisis

Posted on Dec 21, 2018

With a growing lack of primary care physicians and inadequate access to primary care in rural and medically underserved areas in the United States, increasing numbers of researchers, workforce analysts, and organizations recommend expanding the use of nurse practitioners (NPs) in primary care.

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Kidney Health Initiative Issues Call for Workgroup on Patient Reported Outcomes for Vascular Health

Posted on Dec 20, 2018

The Kidney Health Initiative (KHI) is is seeking members for a project entitled "Patient Reported Outcomes for Vascular Access." The goal of the workgroup is to further the development and validation of patient-reported tools that measure the impact of vascular access on the functioning quality of life for patients on hemodialysis. Applications are due by January 18, 2019.

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Help Shape the Next Decade of Healthy People

Posted on Dec 03, 2018

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is soliciting comments on the proposed objectives for Healthy People 2030. You are invited to review and comment on the proposed objectives, and to propose additional objectives for consideration. Comments must be submitted by January 17, 2019.

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