NursesNOW Roundup November 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.

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Coffee with the HIMSS Nursing Informatics Task Force: Nursing Terminology
December 11, 2023 | Webinar
Join the HIMSS Nursing Informatics Networking & Education Task Force for an engaging and insightful Coffee Chat on evidence-based practice. This exclusive event is designed to bring together professionals passionate about data equity and clinical applicability. The session offers a unique opportunity to connect with industry experts, thought leaders, and fellow professionals who are actively involved in evidence-based practice to transform healthcare delivery. Whether you are a nurse, informatics specialist, healthcare executive, researcher, or technologist, this event promises to foster meaningful conversations and valuable connections.
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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 @ANANursingWorld


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

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.

The Thanksgiving shift: NICU Nurse
NICU nurse embraces hospital ‘family’ during Thanksgiving holiday.

Ignite Change in Nursing by Taking the State of Nursing Survey Today!
Welcome to the third annual State of Nursing Survey. This survey aims to delve deep into the heart of the nursing profession, unraveling the challenges, aspirations, and unfiltered sentiments of nurses across the spectrum. We encourage you to take five minutes to complete the survey, and to share it with your colleagues, for in your experiences and insights lies the opportunity to guide the future of the nursing profession.

To Buy

The holiday season is upon us and many are wondering what to buy their favorites nurses. Here are some lists to help you find the perfect gift for the hardworking nurse in your life.

Products Recommended by Nurse Lauren
Nurse Lauren is sharing all the things she loves. Whether it’s what she need during her shift, how to stay hydrated, or what helps her get a good night (or day) sleep; check out the list she shared of her favorite products that she can’t live without!

100+ Nurse Discounts and Black Friday Deals 2023
There are hundreds of great nurse and healthcare worker discounts available and with many, all you have to do is verify your credentials by uploading an ID or document of your license.  Always check with the individual retailer’s website for any specific details or terms and conditions relating to the discount. 

In addition check out these compiled lists:
90 Best Gifts For Nurses for the 2023 Holiday Season
47 Gifts for Nurses Who Could Use a Little (or a Lot of) TLC
45+ Best Gifts for Nurses: Clever Ideas and Awesome Tips!
ANA Black Friday Sale November 15 – 30 

Upcoming 2024 Events

2024 AANP Health Policy Conference
January 28, 2024 – January 30, 2024 | Washington, District of Columbia
Whether you’re a seasoned advocate or a novice in the policy arena, this is a unique opportunity to expand your health policy knowledge and network with your peers. Space is limited, so save the date and plan to register early for the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) premier policy event of the year.
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AONL 2024 – Inspiring Leaders Conference
April 8-11, 2024, | New Orleans
Discover cutting-edge practices, earn professional continuing education credits, and explore innovative solutions. Whether you’re a seasoned nurse executive or new to your leadership journey, AONL 2024 offers the inspiration and empowerment you seek. Register now and be a part of shaping the future of nursing leadership!
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