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The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education, in collaboration with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The John A. Hartford Foundation, the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, is soliciting proposals designed to accelerate the development of creative, robust and sustainable interprofessional initiatives in which graduate nursing and one or more other professions actively learn and work together with individuals and their families in community-based clinical settings. The deadline for these proposals is July 15th.
At Thursday's Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing, JAHF's Amy Berman urged Congress to quickly improve training and research funds for palliative and hospice care. “I would like to see legislation passed ... and I would like to be there to witness that signature,” said Berman.
Amy Berman, Senior Program Officer at JAHF, testified at yesterday's hearing of the Senate Special Committee on Aging along with Dr. Kate Lally and Dr. Atul Gawande. Their testimonies centered on how patient preferences are often ignored in end-of-life care and the difficulties patients have receiving the kind of care they want.
Amy Berman, Senior Program Officer at Foundation, testified today before the Senate's Special Committee on Aging. The hearing focused on ensuring person-centered care for people with serious illness.
The Journal of Nursing Scholarship invites authors to contribute original research articles as well as review articles that address the development, evaluation or implementation of innovative care models in residential long-term care including models shaping the transitions between different settings.