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
To champion through strategic collaboration, access to high quality health care for all Nevadans where nurses contribute as essential partners.
• 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
• NV Hope
• The GAP Program
• Implementation of nurse residency programs
• RN Bound
• CNA Program
What Our Nursing Community Is Saying
I wanted to start a new career and reach my dream of working in the medical field. The opportunity to participate in this program was the guidance and encouragement I needed.
Cynthia O | Program Graduate
Let me tell you, from the minute you walk into the room on the first day of the program, you feel accepted. I have never been more confident to start my nursing career.
Chrystal L | Program Graduate
Preparing me for post-graduation job placement was truly beneficial. I am enjoying my new career as CNA and thank NV Hope for helping me to get where I am.
Elizabeth S | Program Graduate
Thank you for creating such an amazing program. Having a support system who believed in me and guided me has been a blessing. I hope others can participate.
Nayeli R | Program Graduate
I am approaching my one-year anniversary of the program. I cannot thank you enough for the opportunities that have been provided. I am truly grateful.
Tiffany W | Program Graduate