Future of Nursing WV Blog

April 3, 2020

An important nursing workforce concern is the shortage of nurses continuing to work at the beside. The Nursing Workforce Summit Retention/Recruitment Action Team is conducting a qualitative research project to ascertain the key factors contributing to bedside nurse lon...

West Virginians have improved access to care with the recent opening of two nurse owned businesses. Vicki Spurlock, APRN, FNP-BC opened Elkview Health LLC, at 105 Credes Landing in Elkview in late 2019, serving the northern Kanawha Valley/Charleston area. This practice...

July 18, 2019

New Video Interview with Aila Accad, Executive Director of Future of Nursing WV and Jane Powell, Communications Director at the Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation on Community Connections TV Show.

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May 21, 2019

The Future of Nursing WV received the Economic Change Maker Award from the Greather Kanawha Valley Foundation at their Annual Report to the Community on May, 14th at the Clay Center.  The Award was for the innovative WV Nurse Entrepreneur Project

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April 22, 2019

Future of Nursing West Virginia Receives Funding for Innovative Work to Help Nursing Build a Healthier America

The Future of Nursing West Virginia (FONWV) is among 12 organizations throughout the nation that will receive up to $25,000 each for new or ongoing work that a...

December 11, 2018

Lissa Gonzalez, APRN, MBA is the newly appointed Administrator of the WV Center for Nursing. Lissa is one of the Future of Nursing WV  40 under 40 Emerging Nurse Leader Award winners. Aila met with Lissa as the new representative to the FONWV Operations Team and Lead f...

December 9, 2018

Congratulations to Angie Settle, RN and the West Virginia Health Right Team on receiving the RWJF Culture of Health Equity Award! Read More

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...

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