NursesNOW Roundup May 2024

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

Nurses Month 2024 Industry Perspective – Nurse Innovation Digitizing Healthcare’s Future
In today’s fast-paced healthcare industry, it’s crucial for nursing knowledge and innovation to work hand in hand to develop and integrate digital health tools that enhance the well-being of both patients and nurses. To turn this into a reality, nurses should possess robust innovation and digital-enablement skills, be technologically literate, work collaboratively within the industry, and receive unwavering support from their respective organizations.

HIMSS Celebrates National Nurses Month 2024
In honor of National Nurses Month, HIMSS is celebrating the quality care and advocacy nurses provide to drive health outcomes and advance health equity. Throughout the month of May, HIMSS is highlighting information, resources and members excellence in nursing. 

In the News

The American Nurses Association 

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 @ANANursingWorld

The American Academy of Nursing

The American Academy of Nursing serves the public by advancing health policy and practice through the generation, synthesis, and dissemination of nursing knowledge. Academy Fellows are inducted into the organization for their extraordinary contributions to improve health locally and globally. With more than 2,900 Fellows, the Academy represents nursing’s most accomplished leaders in policy, research, administration, practice, and academia. Follow them: @AAN_Nursing

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 @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  @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 @NeonatalNurses.

To Read

Study Unveils Balance of AI and Preserving Humanity in Health Care
Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ: CCRN), a pioneering force in tech-driven workforce solutions and advisory services, in collaboration with Florida Atlantic University‘s Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, released its latest research findings in the fourth annual installment of the Future of Nursing Survey: “Embracing Technology While Preserving Humanity.” Drawing insights from more than 1,100 nursing professionals and students, the study illuminates the intricate interplay between cutting-edge health care technologies and the enduring essence of compassionate care.

National Nurses Week 2024: RN reflects on the state of the profession, calls for change
In an article by Julia Gomez for USA Today, nurses reflect on the national nurse shortage, how overworked nurses are and the changes between 2020 and now.

Upcoming Events

APNA 22nd Annual Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute
June 6-9, 2024 | Rockville, MD or Virtual
Psychopharmacology Updates Planned for Nurses, by Nurses for More Than 20 Years
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2024 AANP National Conference
June 25-30, 2024 | Nashville, Tennessee
Join the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee, for the largest nurse practitioner (NP) event of the year! Attend for a week filled with continuing education (CE), exclusive keynote speakers, legislative and policy updates, hands-on workshops, lively exhibitors and unparalleled collegial networking opportunities.
Register Here

NANN’s 40th Annual Conference
September 18-20, 2024 | Orlando, Florida
Our anniversary annual conference will feature an all-day APRN Summit, hands-on pre-conference workshops, and the latest evidence-based education to improve your neonatal nursing practice and, most importantly, your patient outcomes.
Register Here 

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