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. After a two year long celebration starting with Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday, The Year of the Nurse concluded at the end of 2021. You can still access any of the The American Nurses Association’s The Year of The Nurse webinars on demand. With the global pandemic still surging on, we still honor and celebrate nurses on the front line everyday. Check out this calendar of 2022 Nursing Recognition Dates to celebrate the nurses in your life.
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
Recognize the profession. Connect with stories. Make a difference. It’s time to register for YOU Make a Difference — LIVE Nurses Event to celebrate your commitment to nursing. Join us May 18 at 1 p.m. EDT for this virtual party and story jam. Sign up now! https://t.co/Jz17vdnAxZ pic.twitter.com/eIAb6OKTYu
— Nurses Association (@ANANursingWorld) March 29, 2022
American Academy of Nursing
The American Academy of Nursing serves the public and the nursing profession by advancing health policy, practice, and science through organizational excellence and effective nursing leadership. The Academy and its members more than 2,700 members, known as Fellows, create and execute knowledge-driving and policy-related initiates to drive reform of America’s health system.. Follow them on Twitter @AAN_Nursing
This #WomensHistoryMonth, @AAN_Nursing will feature how Fellows, including the Women’s Health Expert Panel (founded in 1998), promote maternal & women’s health care to advance equitable care policies to highlight the theme of “Providing Healing, Promoting Hope.” pic.twitter.com/1X9WUAzROu
— American Academy of Nursing (@AAN_Nursing) March 1, 2022
National Student Nurses’ Association
NSNA’s mission is to mentor students preparing for initial licensure as registered nurses, and to convey the standards, ethics, and skills that students will need as responsible and accountable leaders and members of the profession. Follow them on Twitter @NSNAinc
NSNA is excited to welcome Dr. Sally Karioth as the 2022 Convention keynote speaker! Dr. Karioth has taught more than 25,000 students in her nearly 50-year career at Florida State University.
— NSNA, Inc. (@NSNAinc) March 8, 2022
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
The first recipient of the @MDAndersonNews Loretta Ford Award is AANP Fellow Dr. Joyce Dains. Join AANP in congratulating Dains for her extraordinary leadership, excellence in health care and selfless dedication to patients and the NP role. https://t.co/38tJZqazwK #NPsLead pic.twitter.com/HEUvEFmkp0
— AANP (@AANP_NEWS) December 21, 2021
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
Some students at @NYUNursing are participating in a year-long partnership between first-year nursing and second-year medical students for clinical rotations. Benefits include fewer preventable errors and reduced health care costs.https://t.co/rcLky6GHPX
— AONL (@tweetAONL) March 30, 2022
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.
Don’t miss your chance to share your expertise and gain new leadership skills by serving on the NANN Board of Directors or NANNP Council! View the open positions and submit an application by April 14: https://t.co/b3MLhK3Nyw pic.twitter.com/71J5WU9emu
— NANN (@NeonatalNurses) March 28, 2022
The Sunday Read: ‘Nurses Have Finally Learned What They Are Worth
As the coronavirus spread, demand for nurses came from every corner. Some traveling jobs paid more than $10,000 a week. Will the boom last?
10 Best Nursing Schools for Master’s and DNPs, as Ranked by US News
Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins University has the No. 1 nursing school for a master’s degree and a doctor of nursing practice degree, according to U.S. News and World Report’s list of best nursing schools for 2023, released March 29.
Wrapping UP GI Nurses and Associates Week
As GI Nurses and Associates Week wraps up, gastroenterology nurses nationwide have been able to enjoy a week of celebration and reflection on this nursing specialty. Check out Minority Nurse’s Wrap Up of GI Nurses and Associates Week.
Top Skills for the ER Nurse
— NurseGroups (@NurseGroups) March 26, 2022
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, where she worked for nine years. She currently works in the Infant Intensive Care Nursery at Temple Health. (@TempleHealth) 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.
Events to Attend
AONL 2022 Inspiring Leaders | In Person and Virtual
Provided by: AONL
Date: April 11-14
Where: San Antonio, TX
Description: As a nurse leader, you have met today’s unparalleled challenges with ingenuity and innovation. Join the nursing leadership community at AONL 2022 for an inspiring, collective look at the possibilities of tomorrow.
Upcoming Webinar: How does the Magnet Recognition Program® advance nursing science in the clinical setting?
Hosted by the CANS Clinical Nurse Scientist Special Interest Group
Date: April 27, 2022 | 3:00 – 4:00 PM ET
Description: This webinar is hosted by the CANS Clinical Nurse Scientist Special Interest Group (SIG). This webinar will feature Rebecca Graystone and Dr. Maureen Lal, who will explore how the Magnet Recognition Program structure (including the updated requirements for New Knowledge) impacts and advances nursing science in the clinical setting. Dr. Robin Newhouse will then provide insight from an operational perspective on how the Magnet Recognition Program advances nursing science in the clinical setting.