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Advancing the future of nursing: A report by the Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity (BAGNC) Alumni Policy and Leadership Committee

Published on Jan 1, 2013in Nursing Outlook2.54
· DOI :10.1016/j.outlook.2012.11.005
Jennifer Bellot4
Estimated H-index: 4
(Thomas Jefferson University),
Dana L. Carthron3
Estimated H-index: 3
(WSSU: Winston-Salem State University)
+ 4 AuthorsAmy Vogelsmeier17
Estimated H-index: 17
(MU: University of Missouri)
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