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 Talking Points/Fact Sheets 

Get The Facts About Registered Nurses (August 2012)
Access HPEC’s Pocket Card (PDF)—quick talking points supported with a detailed Information Series (PDF)—to strengthen your communications about the value of the Associate Degree in Nursing.

The Role of Community Colleges in Meeting the Nation's Health Workforce Needs (September 2011)
An interview with HPEC director Roxanne Fulcher by the Health Workforce Information Center.

Solutions to Rapidly and Cost-Effectively Reduce Shortages of Health Care Workers, Ensure Patient Safety, and Meet Health System Change Projections (July 2011)
An advocacy agenda to enable community colleges to meet the nation's health care workforce needs.

Keeping America Healthy and Safe: Community Colleges (July 2011)
An AACC brochure providing: federal data demonstrating community college contributions to America's health professions workforce; how policymakers can address workforce challenges through community colleges; and U.S. Department of Education data-derived listing of community college nursing and allied health programs.

A Data-Driven Examination of the Impact of Associate and Bachelor's Degree Programs on the Nation's Nursing Workforce (March 2011)
An AACC brief providing: discussion of recommendation for a 2020 nursing workforce in which 80 percent of RNs hold a bachelor's degree; detailed analysis of federal nursing workforce data.


 Contact Information

For more information, please contact:

Roxanne Fulcher
Director, Health Professions Policy
Ph: 202.728.0200 x274

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