The NJ Action Coalition Workgroups have been meeting monthly with Dr. Nina Vaid Raoji to mobilize their respective work priorities.
WORKFORCE - Recommendation #2 - SUPPORTING NURSES TO ADVANCE HEALTH EQUITY – NJCCN -
Continues to garner support for Senate Bill 2825/Assembly Bill 4325 which will support nurse preceptor tax credits, nurse residency programs, training, and the workforce center.
APN POLICY - Recommendation #4: CAPITALIZING ON NURSES’ POTENTIAL – NJSNA -
Continues to educate and promote APN Full Practice Authority Bill S1522/A2286 which was heard in the Senate Health Committee on December 15, 2022.
MENTAL HEALTH - Recommendation #3: PROMOTING NURSES’ HEALTH AND WELL-BEING – NJ NEW -
Continues to run Virtual Schwartz Rounds (56 sessions/4100 nurses served to date), Stress First Aid Training (170 Trainers in 85 Orgs to date), Nurse2Nurse Support Line (2230 calls supported to date), and creating the well-being hub's repository for resources.
EDUCATION - Recommendation #7: STRENGTHENING NURSING EDUCATION – EDUCATION COUNCIL -
Continues to go through data collected around recruitment and retention best practices survey (90% response rate) towards creating a tool kit, launch SDOH and ACES modules for nurses, work with EOF to determine best practices for supporting nurses, and explore ways to engage youth into nursing.