NursesNOW Roundup January 2023

Looking to keep your finger on the pulse of the nursing industry? Check out this month’s top nursing news stories from around the globe.

Spotlight On

Celebrating the 2023 HIMSS Changemaker in Health Award Recipients
HIMSS members whose courage, curiosity and determination are helping transform the global health ecosystem have been recognized as 2023 HIMSS Changemaker in Health Award Recipients.
The Changemaker in Health Awards celebrate inspirational and innovative healthcare leaders for their relentless pursuit to improve care by harnessing the power of information and technology
HIMSS-ANI Nursing Informatics Changemaker Award
Anna Schoenbaum, DNP, MS, RN-BC, FHIMSS

Nursing Informatics Bootcamp with Dr Newbold
March 10 – 11, 2023 | Chapter Event | HIMSS Central and North Florida Chapter
Intensive two-day course focused on current informatics trends and issues. It includes content for registered nurses who are interested in becoming American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) board certified informatics nurses. Other clinical professionals working in informatics may wish to take the course to become exposed to the course topics. More information here.
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In The News


The American Nurses Association (ANA) is the premier organization representing the interests of the nation’s 4 million registered nurses. ANA is at the forefront of improving the quality of health care for all. Founded in 1896, and with members in all 50 states and U.S. territories, ANA is the strongest voice for the profession. Follow them on Twitter @ANANursingWorld

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners

The AANP empowers all nurse practitioners (NPs) to advance quality health care through practice, education, advocacy, research and leadership. AANP is a community  for NPs, NP students, and individuals or organizations interested in the NP role.  There are currently more than 109,000 members. AAP is working to improve patient care and advance NP practice. Follow them on Twitter @AANP_NEWS

American Organization for Nurse Leadership

As the national professional organization of more than 10,000 nurse leaders, the American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL) is the voice of nursing leadership. Previously known as the American Organization for Nurse Executives (AONE), the organization changed its name in 2019 to better align with its core mission to shape health care through innovative and expert nursing leadership and vision of nursing leadership—one voice advancing health. Follow them on Twitter @tweetAONL

National Association of Neonatal Nurses

NANN is a community of registered nursing professionals at all stages of their careers who care for newborn infants born with a variety of health challenges, including prematurity, birth defects, infection, cardiac malformations, and surgical problems. For more than 30 years, NANN has supported its members and advanced the profession by providing opportunities for members to influence care for neonates and their families, collaborate with leaders and peers in their field, and gain knowledge to improve their daily practice. Follow them on Twitter @NeonatalNurses.

To Read

HealthcareNOW Radio’s Nurse Lauren

Nurse Lauren is HealthcareNOW Radio’s content contributor for NursesNOW. Her passion for pediatrics led her to become a newborn/infant ICU nurse at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Temple Health. Nurse Lauren, RN, is an avid gym goer and health advocate who enjoys improving the well-being of others through fitness and nutrition. She is a proud graduate of Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions (@DrexelCNHP) and Choate Rosemary Hall (@goChoate.) Check out her blog posts and Wellness Wednesday tips. ICON Awards: Vote For The 30 Finalists!
What makes the ICON Awards truly special is that all the nurses and nursing students were nominated by the nursing community – peers, classmates, professors, followers, and loved ones! This level of recognition speaks volumes to the amazing work these individuals do day in, and out, for the nursing profession. In fact, we’ve received so many nominations that we know it’s best to have the nursing community vote for the nurses who will progress to the final phase! 

Looking Forward: 2023 Events