Future of Nursing WV Blog

December 6, 2018

WV Nurse Entrepreneur Course participants, Carol Matheny and Carla VanWyck presented their project to establish a medical transportation service in rural WV.  While this is a much needed service in WV and particularly in rural areas, funding can be a challenge. You can...

August 7, 2018

Angie Gray, Future of Nursing WV and RWJF Public Health Nurse Leader shared her successful Harm Reduction Program on Public Radio. At least 100 people reported seeking recovery help through this project. It is a way to connect with people. Angie says,  “My silver linin...

July 18, 2018

The Future of Nursing WV Summit Pipeline Team launched a powerful new image to promote nursing careers.  This image is designed by John Auge to speak to middle school students and encourage more nursing careers. The Nurse Heroes logo depicts nurses as powerful professi...

Since June, when West Virginia House Bill 4334 went into effect, advanced practice registered nurses have been able to, among other things, sign Physicians Orders for Scope of Treatment (POST) documents of their patients. The forms are medical orders outlining what ser...

November 17, 2016

Angie, Gray, our RWJF Public Health Nurse Leader and her project team are creating resources to support improving the culture of health in WV through Faith Community Nurses. Resources include a Toolkit and Network to expand opportunities for nurses to connect with info...

November 3, 2016

We are pleased and honored to announce that the Non-Profit Association inaugural Excellence Award was received by Future of Nursing WV on October 27th at the Annual Conference held in Huntington. Three awards were given. FONWV was the recipient for an organization with...

June 7, 2016

In October 2014, Aila Accad’s 35-year-old son passed away in a West Virginia intensive care unit. “It was the advanced practice nurse who was at his side, filled out the paperwork when he passed, and yet the funeral director, it took an extra three weeks for him to get...

February 21, 2016

Thank You to AARP and all supporters for increased access to health care by nurses in WV! HB 4334 passes WV House of Delegates committees... On to the Floor!

http://wvmetronews.com/2016/02/20/nurse-practitioner-bill-passes-second-house-committee-without-amendment/#.Vsk0...

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