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The Nursing Community Coalition
Includes 64 members organizations that are the cross section of education, practice, research, and regulation within the nursing profession. With over four and a half million licensed Registered Nurses (RNs), Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs), and nursing students, the profession embodies the drive and passion to continually improve care for patients, families, and communities. We believe that the healthcare delivery system should be one that promotes wellness, advances research through scientific discovery, and provides timely access to care across the continuum.

NCC Thanks Senator Merkley and Congresswoman Underwood for introducing the Future Advancement of Academic Nursing (FAAN) Act 

March 29, 2024

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Fifty-nine members of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) sent a letter thanking Senate Nursing Caucus Co-Chair, Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR), and House Nursing Caucus Vice Co-Chair and nurse, Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (D-IL-14), for reintroducing the Future Advancement of Academic Nursing (FAAN) Act (H.R.7266/S.3770). This bill would help enhance enrollment and recruitment of nursing students, hire and retain faculty, and support the modernization of nursing education infrastructure.

NCC Statement on the President's FY 2025 Budget

March 12, 2024

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The Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) issued a statement supporting increased funding for key domestic and health care programs, such as Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development Programs and the National Institute of Nursing Research, in the Administration’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2025 Budget.

NCC Thanks Senator Durbin and Congresswoman Bonamici for introducing the Nurse Faculty Shortage Reduction Act 

February 13, 2024

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Fifty-one members of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) sent a letter thanking Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR-01), along with other supporters, for introducing the Nurse Faculty Shortage Reduction Act (S.2815/H.R.7002). The letter also urged Congress to take up and pass this bill before the end of the year. This legislation would provide much needed grant funding to close the pay gap between faculty and clinical nurses.

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