AAACN Member Interviewed for Article on Nursing Across State Lines interviewed member Carol Rutenberg, RNC-BC, MNSc, about AAACN's support of the Nurse Licensure Compact. Carol served as chair of AAACN's Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Position Statement Task Force which recently completed AAACN's position statement on the NLC. In the article, Carol says, "Without the adoption of the Nurse Licensure Compact, it puts nurses in a tenuous position. It's an overwhelming problem which is why the AAACN wanted to develop a position paper - to encourage nurses to get involved in their own states and encourage their legislatures to support the compact."

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