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    From novices to seasoned experts, the COVID-19 pandemic challenged all nurses in different ways. Facing a time of unprecedented turbulence in their careers, some baby-boomer nurses took the opportunity to retire early. 
  • Kansas grants NPs full practice authority

    Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly signed a bill into law April 15 granting full practice authority for nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses.
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    Several colleges and universities have launched nursing programs and partnerships to address persistent shortages around the country.
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    Several colleges and universities have launched nursing programs and partnerships to address persistent shortages around the country.
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  • Petition to grant RaDonda Vaught clemency garners 120K signatures

    More than 100,000 people have signed a national petition calling for clemency in former nurse RaDonda Vaught's criminal case.
  • Indiana board ordered to end bias against nurses with opioid use disorder 

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