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Policy refers to the decisions, plans, and actions undertaken to achieve specific goals. Policy may relate to scope of professional practice, allocations of funding, educational programming, and many other components that influence the health workforce.

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Authors: Nancy Dudley | Jacqueline Miller | Susan Chapman | Mary Lou Breslin | Joanne Spetz

Topics: Nursing, Policy

October 1, 2020
This article explores how home care workers and the agencies that employ them interact with their state’s nurse practice act in the provision of care.
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September 9, 2019
This webinar presented the findings from a major recent study of the pediatric dentistry workforce. Speakers described the origins for the study, its methods, and the policy implications of its findings.
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May 14, 2019
This webinar outlines the recommendations and places them in the context of recent research on how health care organizations are meeting serious illness care needs and federal policy initiatives.
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March 13, 2019
This webinar provides an overview of the New York DSRIP program and features presentations from two PPSs on urban and rural health workforce strategies, including a registered apprenticeship program for certified nursing assistants and long-term approaches for developing the healthcare pipeline.
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February 12, 2019
This webinar provides an overview of the Massachusetts DSRIP program, with a focus on the program’s healthcare workforce development initiatives.
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