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Kentucky’s nurses are influencing policy and public health in the “Year of the Nurse”

By Nadia Ramlagan Public News Service The World Health Organization has declared 2020 the “Year of the Nurse” in celebration of Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday. Nightingale is considered the founder of modern nursing. In Kentucky, nurses are expanding their roles in communities. Executive Director of the Kentucky Nurses Association Delanor Manson said the state would benefit...