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  1. What is the Culture of Health in Louisiana? – The Louisiana Action Coalition is Holding its Annual Health Summit as a Virtual Webinar.

    Oct 14, 2020

    The Louisiana Action Coalition (LAC) will host its fourth annual Culture of Health Summit as a virtual webinar. The summit will continue to focus on best practices and collaborative partnerships that can be used to cultivate a better culture of health across Louisiana. This year’s focus and title is Celebrating the International Year of the Nurse and more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Fostering Interprofessional Collaboration Improving Access to Care Location: Louisiana

  2. Three LAC nurse leaders inducted into LSNA Hall of Fame

    Sep 10, 2018

    Three outstanding registered nurses were recently inducted into the Louisiana State Nurses Association (LSNA) Hall of Fame and all three are active leaders with the Louisiana Action Coalition (LAC). During the Louisiana Nurses Foundation Nightingale Gala on April 1 in Baton Rouge, Cynthia Bienemy, PhD, RN; Mary Broussard, MSN, RN; and Lisa Deaton, RN, more

    Location: Louisiana

  3. Health Disparities and Health Equity in Louisiana – Coming Together for Action

    Jun 06, 2018

    A diverse group of healthcare professionals, business, governmental and community leaders and other interested stakeholders from across the state gathered on April 5 in Baton Rouge to gain insight about the state of health of Louisianans and discuss ways to address major more

    Location: Louisiana

  4. LAC Nurse Leader Institute advancing Campaign goals

    Jun 06, 2018

    A group of 48 registered nurses from across the state and from diverse areas of practice attended the fourth Louisiana Action Coalition (LAC) Nurse Leader Institute (NLI). Held in Baton Rouge, Jan. 8-12, the NLI offered five days of intense leadership training for emerging more

    Location: Louisiana

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    Nurse Helped Coax the Big Easy to Go Smoke-Free

    Feb 28, 2018

    When New Orleans’ Mayor Mitch Landrieu expressed interest in exploring a citywide smoking ban, Charlotte Parent, RN, MHCM, then the city’s director of health, was on board. While working as an obstetric nurse, Parent had developed an acute awareness of the effects of more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: Louisiana National

  6. LAC Culture of Health Summit addresses Louisiana health needs

    May 15, 2017

    On April 27 in Kenner, LA, the Louisiana Action Coalition (LAC) hosted more than 130 healthcare professionals, business and community leaders and interested parties from across the state to discuss Louisiana’s healthcare challenges, explore partnerships and learn about more

    Location: Louisiana

  7. When Disaster Calls, Nurses Respond

    Aug 25, 2016

    At least one nurse reading the call from the Red Cross for nurses to help in Louisiana answered immediately: For Cindy Holle, RN, DNP, Tuesday, August 23, was Day Two volunteering for those desperately in need after the flooding that started August 12. Holle was busy even more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Fostering Interprofessional Collaboration Location: Connecticut Louisiana

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    Nurses Needed to Give Aid to Flood Victims in Louisiana

    Aug 19, 2016

    The American Red Cross Disaster Health Services has stepped in to help the thousands who are without food and shelter since the flooding hit southern Louisiana, and seeks especially nurses and other health care professionals. Exact duties and demands change daily, but there are two broad requirements: You can make a nine-day commitment (seven days of more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Location: Louisiana National

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