Nursing research makes a difference for colleagues, patients, the public
If there is a good idea to be had — and particularly one that can make a difference in the lives of patients, communities or other nurses — there most likely is a nurse researcher behind it.
Since its founding in 1955, the American Nurses Foundation (ANF), the charitable and philanthropic arm of the American Nurses Association, has supported more than 950 novice and experienced nurse researchers through its Nursing Research Grant (NRG) program as they’ve tackled a wide range of topics. The National Institute for Nursing Research and the Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research also are key movers of nursing research. (more…)
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