Thursday, January 26, 2012

Nursing's Impact Beyond Care: Nurses Help Fight Crime

Yesterday, Jerry Large, of The Seattle Times, reported on a innovative program that aims to reduce crime and poverty by utilizing visiting nurses in low-income communities. King County's initiative, the Nurse-Family Partnership, utilizes 24 registered nurses that work with young women during their first pregnancies and through the baby's second birthday. Results of this initiative have been promising, with studies showing that the initiative has led to improved health and education for the mothers and children impacted by the outreach effort.

Click here to read the article.

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