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About the Coalition for Better Understanding of Nursing


The Coalition for Better Understanding of Nursing is a working group of The Truth About Nursing. The Coalition seeks to strengthen nursing and improve the health care system by educating the public and decision-makers about the value of nursing and the central role nurses play in health care.

Please learn more about the Coalition's work to understand the problems that lead to poor public understanding of nursing and engage in solutions that will lead to a change how society views nursing.

Who we are

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Who we are

The Coalition for Better Understanding of Nursing is a group of nursing organizations working together to educate society about the value of nursing. It was launched March 2018. The group is hosted by the Truth About Nursing, a section 501(c)(3) organization. Its leaders have been working to improve public understanding of nursing since 2001. See:

Our Members

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Our Mission

Our plans

Our Coalition will be holding annual meetings of members to discuss ideas and plans for educating the public about the value of nursing. We will be forming sub-groups to address different target groups so that we can move the needle upward on understanding of nursing. We will also be forming electronic working groups to stay engaged and moving forward on our plans.

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November 16, 2018 — The Coalition for Better Understanding of Nursing launches today. Read more!


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The Coalition for Better Understanding of Nursing
c/o The Truth About Nursing
3330 Chestnut Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland (MD) 21211 USA
Phone: 1-410-323-1100

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