Friday, January 28, 2011

Tucson Lawmaker Spearheads Legislation Requiring Continuing Education For Nurses

Yesterday, Jorge Salazar of the Tuscon Sentinel reported that Rep. Matt Heinz has introduced legislation, HB 2091, that would mandate 20 hours of instruction each year for nurses to keep their licenses. Rep. Heinz's legislation follows the sixth recommendation made by the IOM's Initiative on the Future of Nursing committee's report: "The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health" which suggested that nurses engage in lifelong learning.

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