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North Carolina Justice Center Endorses the SAVE Act

Just a few weeks before the start of North Carolina’s 2024 legislative session, the bipartisan SAVE Act (H218/S175) has garnered yet another a new supporter. The North Carolina Justice Center, a progressive research and advocacy organization whose mission is to eliminate poverty, is joining the informal coalition of support for Full Practice Authority for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses.


NCNA Launches Diversity in Nursing Leadership Fellowship

The National Commission to Address Racism in Nursing recently announced grants of $200,000 in funding to organizations “committed to eliminating racism in nursing.” The North Carolina Nurses Association (NCNA) is proud to be one of those recipients.


NCNA statement on Mission Health

The North Carolina Nurses Association Board of Directors is reiterating its longstanding stance on the situation at Mission Health with a new quote from its president, Trish Richardson.


Atrium Health Endorses Modernized APRN Regulations in North Carolina

In a letter to legislators, Atrium Health Enterprise Executive Vice President and Chief Physician Executive Scott Rissmiller, MD, says “Atrium Health is now endorsing a path to full practice authority for APRNs.”


Remembering Dr. Russell Eugene Tranbarger

The North Carolina Nurses Association is deeply saddened by the recent loss of Dr. Russell Eugene “Gene” Tranbarger, one of the most high-profile, beloved, and successful nurse leaders in North Carolina history.


NC Nurses Association Releases Racial Reckoning Statement and Commits to Increased Inclusivity

The North Carolina Nurses Association (NCNA) has spent the past year embarking on a multipronged initiative of self-reflection, intentional listening, and planning a more inclusive version of Nursing Forward®.


New Leaders, Hall of Fame Inductee Highlight NC Nurses Convention

Nearly 500 Registered Nurses gathered in Winston-Salem last week to elect new leaders, honor award winners, network with colleagues, and earn valuable continuing nursing education.


One Medical Endorses the SAVE Act

One Medical, one of the country’s largest primary care organizations, recently became the latest to publicly endorse the SAVE Act, which would grant full practice authority to Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs).



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