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Faces of Rural: Redefining who we are.

Across the country, health care providers are helping shift the rural narrative, eagerly noting that their communities are diverse, innovative, welcoming, and resilient – often different than what urban and suburban dwellers expect. NRHA will continue to highlight these empowering voices in our ongoing Faces of Rural Campaign..

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New NRHA initiative focuses on age-friendly care.

No matter where a person lives, getting older requires support – but rural adults face unique concerns not shared by their urban peers. In addition to economic factors, cultural and social differences, policies that don’t adequately acknowledge or serve rural, and geographic distance, older small-town residents must also grapple with traveling farther for care, fewer community spaces and activities, social isolation, hospital closures, and health care provider shortages. These....

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Making an impact: Bridging the gap in rural pediatric dentistry.

According to an American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry technical brief, two-thirds of the nation’s federally designated dental health professional shortage areas are in rural America. As a result, children in rural areas are more likely to have poor oral health compared to their urban peers. To address the need for pediatric dental care in rural communities, stakeholders are working together to overcome barriers and find sustainable solutions..

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NRHA staff accepted for Obama Foundation Leaders USA Program.

NRHA is proud to announce that Zil Joyce Dixon Romero, NRHA program services manager, is among the first cohort of 100 emerging changemakers selected to participate in the Obama Foundation’s Leaders USA Program. The six-month virtual program supports and connects emerging leaders in the United States for the first time, joining past cohorts from Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Europe through a values-based leadership framework inspired by the ideals and legacy of President and Mrs. Obama..

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3 considerations when transitioning new graduate nurses to rural practice.

Transitioning new graduate nurses (NGNs) from school to the clinical environment has been a longstanding challenge, particularly in rural health care organizations. Although leaders in academia and practice share the same goal of ensuring new nurses are prepared to meet the demands of the constantly evolving health care landscape, they often have different points of view on practice readiness. While much of the focus has been on preparing graduates, we must remember that practice leaders....

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