June 23, 2019

Coletta C. Barrett, RN, FACHE, Vice President of Mission for Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center (pictured on the right), was a presenter at the Future of Nursing 2030 Town Hall held in Chicago on June 7. Barrett’s presentation, titled Integrating the Social D...

December 12, 2018

 

 

 

Chamberlain University College of Nursing at Ochsner Health System opened their doors this past summer to high school seniors from public high schools throughout Orleans Parish for the YouthForce NOLA Program. The event, which supports the state’s diversity in nursi...

September 20, 2018

The Nurse Leader Institute is a statewide program of the Louisiana Action Coalition designed for emerging nurse leaders and those aspiring to leadership working in all sectors of health care, including acute, post-acute and ambulatory providers, long-term care, home/co...

September 16, 2018

The 2017 Nursing Education Capacity and 2016 Nurse Supply Report has been released along with Findings from the Louisiana Center for Nursing (LCN) 2018 Nurse Faculty Survey. Reports and infographics can be found on the LCN website. Click here to find links.

September 9, 2018

Three outstanding registered nurses were recently inducted into the Louisiana State Nurses Association (LSNA) Hall of Fame and all three are active leaders with the Louisiana Action Coalition (LAC). During the Louisiana Nurses Foundation Nightingale Gala on April 1 in...

May 21, 2018

A diverse group of healthcare professionals, business, governmental and community leaders and other interested stakeholders from across the state gathered on April 5 in Baton Rouge to gain insight about the state of health of Louisianans and discuss ways to address maj...

April 22, 2018

A group of 48 registered nurses from across the state and from diverse areas of practice attended the fourth Louisiana Action Coalition (LAC) Nurse Leader Institute (NLI). Held in Baton Rouge, Jan. 8-12, the NLI offered five days of intense leadership training for emer...

December 15, 2017

A new compendium chronicles the unprecedented changes made in nursing education over the last decade and provides a road map for what’s needed to continue the progress. Click to view.

December 4, 2017

The Campaign for Action recently released a new video about the work and successes of the Campaign for Action.

Partnering for Better Health shows how changes in nursing have improved health and health care, and highlights the role of the Campaign—and you—in implementi...

October 24, 2017

Increasing nursing workforce diversity is a key area of work for the Louisiana Action Coalition (LAC). To achieve this, a more diverse group of nursing students must be recruited into the state’s nursing programs. During the 2015-2016 school year, LAC executed a nine-m...