Implement programs that continue education, mentoring, and support for novice nurses following graduation
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Access to Care"
Improve work environments for nurses via establishment of strong nursing leadership, organizational support, etc.
Position registered nurses within a parish or similar faith community, or in a health care system to serve as a liaison to congregations; also called faith community nursing or congregational nursing
Provide women with information about the risks and benefits of behaviors that affect their health before, during, and after pregnancy
Establish plans consistent with personal values and current life circumstances that set goals related to having or not having children; goals often change over time
Establish clinics in retail stores that provide basic services for simple health conditions and procedures such as sore throats, immunizations, pregnancy testing, lipid and diabetes screening
Expand medical school training and learning experiences focused on the skills necessary to practice successfully in rural areas
Establish transportation services for areas with low population densities using publicly funded buses and vans on a set schedule, dial-a-ride transit, volunteer ridesharing, etc.
Provide sealants, fluoride treatment, screening, and other preventive dental care on school grounds via partnerships with dental professionals
Provide health care services on school premises to attending elementary, middle, and high school students; services provided by teams of nurses, nurse practitioners, and physicians
Ensure appropriate access to 17P, a synthetic version of the hormone progesterone, by identifying high-risk women, reducing barriers to treatment receipt and completion, coordinating care, etc.
Deliver consultative, diagnostic, and treatment services remotely for patients who live in areas with limited access to care or would benefit from frequent monitoring; also called telehealth
Provide mental health care services (e.g., psychotherapy or counseling) via telephone or videoconference
Provide reminders, education, or self-management assistance for health conditions, especially chronic diseases, via text message