Advancing Health Equity through Nursing Workforce Practice Development

COMMITTED TO:

Contributing to the advancement of an effective, equitable nursing workforce through innovation in nursing role and practice development.

OUR MISSION:

To advance health equity through nursing workforce practice development that is consistent with current evidence and national healthcare initiatives needed in a transforming healthcare system.

OUR VISION:

To provide busy nurses with a practice focused learning space that supports rapid translation of new knowledge into practice.

Advancing Health Equity through Nursing Workforce Practice Development

COMMITTED TO:

Contributing to the advancement of an effective, equitable nursing workforce through innovation in nursing role and practice development.

OUR MISSION:

To advance health equity through nursing workforce practice development that is consistent with current evidence and national healthcare initiatives needed in a transforming healthcare system.

OUR VISION:

To provide busy nurses with a practice focused learning space that supports rapid translation of new knowledge into practice.

“A nation cannot fully thrive until everyone — no matter who they are, where they live, or how much money they make — can live the healthiest possible life. And helping people live their healthiest life is and has always been the essential role of nurses…. Nurses, then have a critical role to play in achieving the goal of health equity.” — Future of Nursing 2020-2030: Charting a Path to Health Equity

Getting Ready for the Next Public Health Emergency

A Wisconsin Center for Nursing Health Equity Through Nursing Initiative*

Virtual Information Sessions for Wisconsin Nurse Leaders & Decision Makers

Continuing to Accept Scholarship Applications for the Nurses Respond Now Priority Training 

Wisconsin Nurses – Apply Here

The Wisconsin Center for Nursing (WCN) Nurses Respond Now Priority Training* provides individual nurses and healthcare organizations an effective way to meet the Future of Nursing 2020-2030 recommendation of preparing nurses to respond to public health emergencies.

The National RN Practice Development Center is proud to be the education provider for the Wisconsin Center for Nursing Nurses Respond Now Priority Training preparing nurses to better addresses the needs of vulnerable populations during a public health emergency. 

*WCN is a recipient of the 2023 AARP Center for Health Equity through NursingTM and the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, an initiative of AARP Foundation, AARP, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). Projects selected offer promising solutions aimed at eliminating structural inequities, particularly structural racism, within the nursing profession, health systems, or community, and to help improve access to care and services for those most disproportionately impacted by health disparities. 

Practice Development Resources Nurses Can Use Now

Future of Nursing Report
Health Equity Toolkit
Nursing Workforce & Emergency Preparedness
Race, Racism & Nursing
Health Literacy Resources

Develop Your Practice to Include these Needed Roles


National RN Case Manager

Certificate Program

Prepare for emerging RN Case Manager, Care Manager, Care Coordinator roles. Emphasis on patient centered care and RNCM role development to improve health outcomes for high need populations.

National RN Population Health Nurse

Certificate Program

Prepare for new responsibilities and emerging Population Health Nurse roles focused on improving the health of populations in primary, ambulatory and community-based settings.

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