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  2007

       

Gay Gale: 2007 RN Ambassador Award Recipient
August 2007
Congratulations to Gay Gale, the 2007 recipient of the RN Ambassador Award sponsored by the Coalition for Nursing Careers in California (CNCC).

  Care from the Heart: Naresh's Story
May 2007
Every now and then you come in contact with an exceptional nurse—one who has taken the time to get to know you as a patient.
   
         

  2006

       

Deloras Jones RN Scholarship Recipients
October 2006
This year's recipients of the Kaiser Permanente Deloras Jones RN Scholarship Awards were honored at receptions in both Northern and Southern California.

  One Choice, a Thousand Opportunities
May 2006
There’s been much written about the nursing shortage in California and how the demand for nurses continues to grow... As RNs you should be asking, “What can I do to help?”
   
         

  2005

       
Medical Careers in Action
December 2005
More than 250 high students in the Fresno area attended a live simulated Medical Career Forum at Children’s Hospital Central California in Madera, California on November 2, 2005.
  Juma Ventures: One of Kaiser Permanente's Northern California Partnerships with East Bay Schools
September 2005
Juma Ventures is a San Francisco-based nonprofit organization designed as an innovative "social enterprise" with a mission of support ing urban youth in making successful transitions from high school to adulthood.
  Kaiser Permanente's Northern California Partnership with East Bay Schools
July 2005
We are pleased to announce that Kaiser Permanente Northern California Workforce for Tomorrow Strategic Planning Committee partnered with nine Bay Area Schools with innovative educational program curriculum to promote Nursing and other Allied Health careers in their schools.
         
From Staff Nurse to Quality Improvement Director
May 2005
Imagine having a career that offers education, travel, and an opportunity to climb the leadership ladder. This was David Loose’s experience when he was commissioned as a Nurse Corps Officer in the United States Navy right after graduating from Episcopal Hospital School of Nursing in Philadelphia.
  Maureen Allain is the recipient of the 2004 RN Ambassador Award
May 2005
The RN Ambassador Award is given each year to an RN who demonstrates outstanding leadership, professionalism, stewardship, awareness of activities heralding care in nursing, issues affecting the nursing profession and performs community outreach
  A Family Legacy: Four generations as Professional Nurses
May 2005
Angela Rivello grew up with the idea that nursing was the best thing for her to do. When she was young, she played with her mother’s nursing kit. Inspired by family members and influenced by her great aunt, Angela’s path to nursing seemed destined.
         
The Nursing Exploration Patch
February 2005

In September 2001, the American Nurses Association, National Student Nurses Association, Girl Scouts of the U.S.A., Boy Scouts of America, and other groups joined forces in developing a new merit badge “The Nursing Exploration Patch.”
  Student Nurse Ambassadors Awarded at the CNSA 2005 Conference
February 2005

"Creating the Future by Leading the Way," was this year’s theme for the California Nurses Student Association (CNSA) annual convention held at the Hyatt Regency in Long Beach, California.
   
         

  2004

       
         
Sequoia Healthcare District Addresses Nursing Shortage With a New Satellite Nursing Program
November 2004

To help ease the nursing shortage in their community, the Sequoia Healthcare District in Redwood City has rolled out a satellite program to educate, graduate, and increase the nurse workforce population.
 

CNCC and NCM Partner to Promote Careers in Nursing and Other Health Care Professions
September 2004

The Coalition for the Nursing Careers in California (CNCC) and New California Media (NCM) have partnered to develop an Internet resource for information on opportunities and careers in nursing and allied health fields.

  Annual RN Ambassador Award Presented During Nurse Week
NorthBay Healthcare’s is Mary Hempen 1st Honoree.
         
Modestine Fain Builds the Nursing Workforce by Reaching Out to the Community
May 2004
Modestine Fain and Barbara van Amburg bring the RN Ambassador Program to Community Hospital of Los Gatos and support efforts to build a base for nursing.
  CNCC Reaches Out to California Nursing Students
February 2004
The theme of this year’s conference was “Uniting Nurses by Building Bridges.”
   
         

  2003

       
         
The Promise of Nursing
December 2003
Johnson & Johnson raises funds for undergraduate nursing school scholarships, graduate nursing education scholarships to prepare nursing faculty and faculty development grants.
  A Win for California Nursing Students and Faculty
November 2003
Educators at California State Universities and Community Colleges have taken major steps in an unprecedented direction to align their prerequisites for admission into their nursing program.
 

Nursing Scholarship Awarded
June 2003

Nursing Scholarship sponsored by NurseWeek magazine and chooseNursing.com has been awarded.

         

The Spirit of Caring
May 13, 2003

Beverly Jones, Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services at John Muir Medical Center, invited CNCC members to speak about the RN Ambassador Program.

 

CNCC at CNSA Convention
April 22, 2003

The California Nursing Students’ Association held it’s 2003 convention from February 28-March 2 at the Riverside Convention Center in Riverside, California.

 

HOSA's "Magic of Health Care" 2003 State Leadership Conference
April 22, 2003

chooseNursing.com exhibits at HOSA's "Magic of Health Care" 2003 State Leadership Conference.

         

Nation's First Nursing Academy
March 18, 2003

Andrew Hill High School Thinks "Outside the Box" Offering the First Nursing Academy.

       
         

  2002

       
         

Celebrating The Promise of Nursing
November 5, 2002

Johnson & Johnson raised $675,000 for undergraduate nursing school scholarships, graduate nursing education scholarships to prepare nursing faculty and faculty development grants.

 

ACNL Continues to Support the Future of Nursing
September 19, 2002

EBACNL and CNCC aim at improving the health care of our communities.

 

New Leadership at the CNCC
August 23, 2002

Linda D. Gregory will continue efforts to rejuvenate nursing workforce.

         

CNCC "Aspires to Inspire"
at HOSA

August 22, 2002

Recently the Coalition for Nursing Careers in California (CNCC) participated as an
exhibitor at the 25th Annual National Leadership Conference sponsored by the Healthcare
Occupations Students of America (HOSA).

 

Nursing Scholarship Awarded
August 20, 2002

The first $2,000 scholarship
jointly awarded by NurseWeek
magazine and chooseNursing.com has been
awarded.

   
         
   

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