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. We are also wrapping up National Nurses Month.
We are HIMSS Member Spotlight: Carolyn Masengale
This National Nurses Month, HIMSS is proud to recognize nurse changemakers who are dedicated to accelerating our vision to realize the full health potential of every human, everywhere. Today and every day, we are honored to acknowledge the critical role nurses play in elevating the patient experience, advancing care outcomes through innovation, and fearlessly reimagining the future of health and wellness for communities around the world. #wearehimss
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 Nurses Foundation is pleased to announce the Reimagining Nursing Initiative is awarding $14 million over three years to projects impacting 20 states. These awards provide the solid investments nurses need to transform the practice of nursing. https://t.co/XtEufn6pUE pic.twitter.com/VTZL76uZhx
— Nurses Association (@ANANursingWorld) May 24, 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 #AAPIHeritageMonth, @AAN_Nursing will celebrate Fellows advancing Asian American and Pacific Islander health and leaders advancing policies and practices to support health equity. pic.twitter.com/t7YkHh2jDP
— American Academy of Nursing (@AAN_Nursing) May 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
#AANP22 is just one month away! Read about this year’s keynote speakers, Erik Wahl and Martin Luther King III. If you haven’t registered yet, learn more about in-person and on-demand options today! https://t.co/HeCRzIoaM2 #NPsLead pic.twitter.com/SK4lZLm000
— AANP (@AANP_NEWS) May 23, 2022
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
NurseHack4Health is seeking idea pitches by nurse-led teams of health workers that redesign healthy workforces. Applications due August 18 and top teams will have a chance to receive $250,000 to bring their idea to life. https://t.co/Z86LiCR9Mc
— AONL (@tweetAONL) May 24, 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 out on NANN’s Nurses Week discount! Join or renew by May 31 and use the code “NURSESWEEK” at checkout for $25 off of membership 🤑 Already a member but not yet due to renew? Call Member Services at 800.451.3795 and mention NURSES WEEK by May 31 for $25 off! pic.twitter.com/tT2szWAIsy
— NANN (@NeonatalNurses) May 18, 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. 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.
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Events to Attend
Critical Care Nursing Conference | Virtual
Provided by: National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition
Date: June 6–8
Description: This large conference was created for critical care nurses at all levels. Beginning nurses, experienced care managers, and nurse practitioners can all benefit from the sessions offered. Attendees can choose from hundreds of sessions covering 30 different nursing topics.
Follow: #NTI2022, @AACNme