Southwest Regional Action Coalition. April 25, 2013. SWPA Action Coalition Inaugural Meeting. Hosted at the Jewish Healthcare Foundation Reviewed mission statement, IOM report, PA top priorities, and immediate goals Group brainstorming related to immediate goals.
April 25, 2013
To bring together a diverse group of health care organizations, businesses, and academic institutions to develop an action plan to improve the health care of Pennsylvania Citizens by increasing access to, value and quality of care.
Steering Committee – Strategic Plan 2012-2014
Adapted from Deborah T. Zimmermann, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President, Patient Care Services
VCU Health System, Richmond, VA
in nursing (BSN/non-BSN)
5. Analyze the gaps
Letter of Hire:
“ As a [Diploma prepared nurse; Associate degree prepared nurse], please be aware that continuation of employment in your position as a registered nurse is contingent upon the following requirements:
Enrollment in an accredited RN-BSN program within 24 months of your hire date (no later than mm/dd/yyyy); and successfully obtain your BSN no later than 5 years or 60 months from your hire date (mm/dd/yyyy)).
Employee tuition assistance benefits may be available to assist you in achieving this expectation after you have successfully been employed for 12-months in a continuous benefit-eligible role.
Failure to enroll in the RN-BSN program by the date specified or failure to obtain your BSN by [specify date] will result in the termination of your employment as a registered nurse at VCUHS.
Effective January, 2012, ALL new hires without BSN sign an agreement to:
Christine Alichnie PhD, RN
President, PSNA ( Nurse Co-Lead Organization)
April 25, 2013
Guidance and Advice on Matters Related to
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Pennsylvania Action Coalition
and the Pennsylvania Coalition
for the Advancement of