About Nevada Action Coalition

Creating nursing education possibilities for our community.

Background & History

The Nevada Action Coalition is part of the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, a nationwide movement to improve health and health care through nursing. An initiative of AARP and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Campaign includes Action Coalitions in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Action Coalitions are the driving force of the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action at the local and state levels, forming a strong, connected grassroots network of diverse stakeholders to transform healthcare through nursing. The Nevada Action Coalition (NAC) is a group comprised of health care organizations, business partners, state delegates, universities, colleges, and community-based organizations.

A Force for Progress

Our mission:
To champion through strategic collaboration, access to high quality health care for all Nevadans where nurses contribute as essential partners.

Our goals:
• To introduce and prepare Nevada youth to choose healthcare as a career
• To increase the ethnic and cultural diversity of Nevada’s healthcare workforce
• To encourage registered nurses to advance their education
• To provide an internship for every new nurse graduate

Projects:
• NV Hope
• FONN
• The GAP Program
• Implementation of nurse residency programs
• RN Bound
• CNA Program

What Our Nursing Community Is Saying

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3 Steps to Success

1
Experience

Choosing the best program and asking for assistance. Take these steps one at a time. Rome wasn’t built in a day. And you are not alone.

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Confidence

Your training and preparedness will be your source of self-assurance. With these you’ll gain trust in your own abilities.

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Diligence

As you grow in your profession, careful and persistent work ethic will guide you to success.