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The Endangered Health System: A Progress Report on Workforce and Work Environment Issues - References

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Nursingworld

Information on-line at the American Nurses Association’s web site

Nursing’s Agenda for the Future  ANA’s site for the Agenda as outlined in 2002. Includes updates, news releases, and committee information. Retrieved on June 21, 2004, www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/HealthcareandPolicyIssues/ANAPositionStatements/AgendafortheFuture.aspx

Nursing as a Career Provides an overview of nursing as a career. Retrieved on June 21, 2004, www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/CertificationandAccreditation/AboutNursing.aspx

ANA Staffing Survey Press Conference Remarks of Mary Foley at National Press Club Feb6, 2001. Retrieved on June 21, 2004, www.nursingworld.org/FunctionalMenuCategories/MediaResources/PressReleases/2001/StaffingSurveyPress.aspx

NursingWorld  OJIN Nursing Around the World Japan - Preparing for the Century of the Elderly.Primomo,J. (May 31, 2000): Nursing Around the World: Japan - Preparing for the Century of the Elderly. Online Journal of Issues in Nursing. Vol. 5, No. 2, Manuscript 1. Retrieved on June 21, 2004, www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/OJIN/TableofContents/Volume52000/No2May31/JapanElderlyCentury.aspx

Staffing Issues  Links to sites within Nursingworld on staffing Retrieved on June 21, 2004, www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/ThePracticeofProfessionalNursing/workplace/Workforce/ShortageStaffing/Staffing.aspx

The Nursing Shortage: Is this Cycle Different? Issue of the Online Journal of Issues in Nursing devoted to the nursing shortage. Retrieved on June 21, 2004, www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/OJIN/JournalTopics/NursingShortage.aspx

NursingWorld OJIN-Keynotes of Note An Integrated Analysis of Nurse Staffing and Related Variables Effects on Patient Outcomes Curtin, L. (September 30, 2003)  "An Integrated Analysis of Nurse Staffing and Related Variables: Effects on Patient Outcomes"Online Journal of Issues in Nursing. Retrieved on June 21, 2004, www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/OJIN/KeynotesofNote/StaffingandVariablesAnalysis.aspx

NursingWorld OJIN-Legislative Column Nurse Reinvestment Act Implications for the Nursing Profession Discussion with Denise Geolot Glazer, G., Doheny, M., Geolot, D. (March 30, 2004)  Legislative Column "Nurse Reinvestment Act: Implications for the Nursing Profession: Discussion with Denise Geolot"  Retrieved on June 21, 2004 from Online Journal of Issues in Nursing.  Available: www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/OJIN/Columns/Legislative/ReinvestmentActDiscussion.aspx

Professional Organizations

Information available at professional organizations’ sites

AACN - Media Relations-Nursing Shortage resource. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), a national group representing baccalaureate- and higher-degree nursing education programs site that features information links about the nursing shortage. Retrieved on June 21, 2004 from: http://www.aacn.nche.edu/Media/shortageresource.htm

Ethics Frame. Site by the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) that presents a series of articles related to ethical issues. Several papers deal with workforce issues. Retrieved on June 22, 2004 from: http://www.cna-nurses.ca/pages/ethics/ethicsframe.htm

The Impact of the National Nursing Shortage on Quality Cancer Care Oncology Nursing Society’s position statement on the nursing shortage. Retrieved on June 21, 2004 from: http://www.ons.org/publications/positions/NursingShortage.shtml

Press Kits, Nursing Shortage Poses Serious Health Care Risk: Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care’s (JCAHO) site that details information on nursing shortage and solutions. Retrieved on June 21, 2004 from: http://www.jcaho.org/news+room/press+kits/nursing+shortage+press+kit.htm

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. (2002). Health care at the crossroads: Strategies for addressing the evolving nursing crisis. Retrieved on June 21, 2004 from: www.jcaho.org/about+us/public+policy+initiatives/health+care+at+the+crossroads.pdf

Nursing Transforming Care at the Bedside To offer solutions to nursing shortages, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is work together with nursing leaders and hospitals on ways to develop work settings of hospitals. Links to publications and research on topic. Retrieved on June 21, 2004 from: http://www.rwjf.org/research/researchByArea.jsp?title=Nursing:+Transforming+Care+at+the+Bedside&id=000010

RCN News & Press article RCN warns 'don't be complacent, the nursing shortage is not sorted’: Press release by the Royal College of Nursing (Septemebr 2003) about the nursing shortage. Retrieved on June 21, 2004 from: http://www.rcn.org.uk/news/display.php?ID=747&area=Press

Health Care’s Human Crisis. Kimball, B. & O’Neil, E. (2002). Health Care’s Human Crisis: The American Nursing Shortage. Princeton, NJ: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Retrieved on June 21, 2004 from: http://www.rwjf.org/news/special/nursing_report.pdf

Nurses for a Healthier Tomorrow.  An alliance of 42 nursing and health care organizations working to communicate about attracting people to nursing profession. Retrieved on June 21, 2004 from: http://nursesource.org/

American Association of Colleges of Nursing. (2003). White paper. Faculty shortages in baccalaureate and graduate nursing programs: Scope of the problem and strategies for expanding the supply. Retrieved June 15, 2004 from: www.aacn.nche.edu/Publications/WhitePapers/FacultyShortages.htm.

RCN Agenda for Change home - pay structures and conditions of employment within the NHS. Site at the Royal College of Nursing that provides overview a new financial pay system for nurses throughout the United Kingdom. The program is called the Agenda for Change Retrieved June 15, 2004 from: http://www.rcn.org.uk/agendaforchange/

International Organizations
Information on-line from organizations’ with a global focus

Global Advisory Group on Nursing and Midwifery Executive Summary.  Report of the Sixth Meeting, Geneva, 19–22 November 2000 Executive Summary. Retrieved June 15, 2004 from: http://www.who.int/health-services-delivery/nursing/gagnm/who_eip_osd_2001.4en.htm

Pan American health Organization. Deyal, T. Hasta la vista, PARADISE!Perspectives in Health Magazine The Magazine of the Pan American Health Organization. Volume 8, Number 2, 2003. Retrieved June 15, 2004 from: http://www.paho.org/English/DD/PIN/Number17_article5_1.htm

Nursing and Midwifery Services at the World Health Organization.   Nursing site at WHO. Retrieved June 15, 2004 from: http://www.who.int/health-services-delivery/nursing/

International Council of Nurses Federation that was founded in 1899 brings and that brings together nurses’ associations from over 120 countries. Active in promoting practice, regulation and welfare of nurses worldwide.  Retrieved June 15, 2004 from: http://icn.ch/

International Council of Nurses ICN Workforce Forum Reykjavík. Report by the Icelandic Nurses Association (August 2002). Includes data from numerous countries. Retrieved June 15, 2004 from: www.icn.ch/forum2002overview.pdf

Government Agencies

Sites related to U.S. and other Governments

Hospital Nurse Staffing and Quality of Care. Report from Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality on nursing. (March 2004) Retrieved on June 21, 200 from: http://www.ahrq.gov/research/nursestaffing/nursestaff.htm

U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics. (20021). Registered nurses. Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2004-05 Edition. Retrieved June 16, 2004 http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos083.htm

Nat'l Academies Press Keeping Patients Safe Transforming the Work Environment of Nurses Page, A. (Ed.). (2003). Keeping patients safe: Transforming the work environment of nurses. Committee on the Work Environment for Nurses and Patient Safety, Washington, DC: Institute of Medicine. Retrieved on June 21, 200 from: http://books.nap.edu/catalog/10851

Agenda for change. Site of the United Kingdom’s National Health Service about pay system changes.  The program is called Agenda for Change. Retrieved on June 21, 200 from: http://www.dh.gov.uk/PolicyAndGuidance/HumanResourcesAndTraining/ModernisingPay/AgendaForChange/fs/en

BHPR (Bureau of Health Professions) A National Agenda for Nursing Workforce Racial/Ethnic Diversity is a work that outlines issues of diversity in nursing and suggests a national program to begin to address lack of diversity in nursing.  Retrieved on June 21, 200 from:http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/nursing/nacnep/diversity.htm

BHPR (Bureau of Health Professions) Web page of The National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice (NACNEP). This Council informs the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Congress on concerns that include programs administered by the HRSA Bureau of Health Professions Division of Nursing including those dealing with nurse workforce. Retrieved on June 21, 2004 from: http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/nursing/nacnep/default.htm

General Accounting Office-Nursing Shortage.  Report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Health, Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, United States General Accounting Office (GAO). (July 2001). Nursing Workforce: Emerging Nurse Shortages Due to Multiple Factors. Retrieved on June 21, 2004 from:  http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d01944.pdf

NHS Careers The NHS Team - career options United Kingdom’s National Health Service site devoted to nursing careers. Provides  resources for pay scales and career development. Retrieved on June 21, 2004 from: http://www.nhscareers.nhs.uk/careers/nursing/index.html

Articles

Articles from a range of sources

Health Affairs -- Aiken et al. 23 (3) 69. Aiken, L., Sochalski, J., Nichols, B., Powell, M. (2004). Trends In International Nurse Migration. Linda H. Aiken, James Buchan, Julie Sochalski, Barbara Nichols and Mary Powell Health Affairs, Vol. 23, Issue 3, 69-77. Retrieved on June 22, 2004 from: http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/full/23/3/69?

USATODAY.com - Nursing shortage imperils patients  Fackelmann, K. (June, 2001) Retrieved on June 21, 2004 from: http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2001-06-27-nursing-shortage.htm

Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal.   El-Gilany, A. & Al-Wehady, A. (2001) Job satisfaction of female Saudi nurses. Volume 7, Nos 1/2, January-Match 2001, Page 31-37 Retrieved on June 21, 2004 from: http://www.emro.who.int/Publications/EMHJ/0701/04.htm

SNA- Singapore Nursing Journal. Kingma, M. (July-Sept, 2001) The Emerging Global Nursing Shortage. Retrieved on June 21, 2004 from http://www.sna.org.sg/cms/publish/printer_41.shtml

BBC NEWS  Health  Nurse shortage threatens NHS. Ryan, C. (April 28, 2003) Nursing Shortage Threatens NHS. Retrieved on June 21, 2004 from: http://newsvote.bbc.co.uk/mpapps/pagetools/print/news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/2980707.stm

Other Miscellaneous

Presentations and websites about nursing workforce

The Global Nursing Workforce: Today’s realities and strategies.
 Adams, O., (June 27-29th 2003). PowerPoint Presentation. International Council of Nurses (ICN) Conference. Building Excellence through Evidence.  Retrieved on June 21, 2004 from: http://www.icn.ch/geneva/ICN_June2003.htm

Building Excellence Through Evidence.   Aiken, L.  (June 27-29th 2003).  PowerPoint Presentation. International Council of Nurses (ICN) Conference. Building Excellence through Evidence.   Retrieved on June 21, 2004 from: http://www.icn.ch/geneva/Aiken_presentation.htm

Discover Nursing. Website developed by Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems, Inc. that features how to become a nurse and job prospects for nurses. Retrieved on June 21, 2003 from: http://www.discovernursing.com

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