Earlier today, Beth Fitzgerald, reporting for NJspotlight.com, detailed how New Jersey is making strides in meeting the challenges of a looming nursing shortage by providing incentives that are persuading some in the profession to turn to teaching the next generation of nurses. Ms. Fitzgerald discussed the growing influence of the New Jersey Nursing Initiative, a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funded initiative that covers the cost of tuition for the two-year master’s and four-year doctorate programs, provide stipends for these scholars, and are funding several nurse education pilot programs.
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Representatives from the New Jersey Nursing Initiative, as well as other RWJF funded initiatives, will be attending our upcoming national conference in Washington DC on April 26-27th.
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