Nurses NOW Roundup January 2019
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.
HIMSS19 is for Nurses
If you are a nurse who is attending the HIMSS19 Global Conference and Exhibition, February 11 – 15th in Orlando, FL, you will not be at a loss for things to do and sessions to attend. A quick search of the programs offered at HIMMS19 will produce several pages of worthy options for nurses. Two that stood out among the rest were the Interoperability Showcase Nursing Informatics Community Hour and the Nursing Innovation Luncheon – Innovation in Nursing Practice: A Discussion with Leadership.
Nurse Leadership Priorities
Health Leaders (@HealthLeaders) declare recruitment and retention, innovative technology, culturally aware patient care, employee engagement , and promoting nurse self care as the 5 top priorities for 2019.
The Voice of Nursing Leadership: 2019 Lifetime Award American Hospital Association (@ahahospitals) announces Gail Latimer (@GailLatimer) as the American Organization of Nurse Executives (@tweetAONE ) next Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient. Read the press release here.
ANA Supports Bipartisan Gun Bill
The American Nurses Association (@ANANursingWorld) is showing their support for the recent introduction of a bipartisan gun bill in in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill calls for an expansion of current background checks to ensure guns are not sold to any individuals prohibited from owning firearms.
Free Continuing Education Units for Nurses
Check out The Nerdy Nurse’s (@TheNerdyNurse) comprehensive list of where to go to get free continuing education units.
Best Online Nursing Programs Rankings
Learn how U.S. News (@USNewsEducation) computed its rankings of online programs offering master’s degrees in nursing. For a complete list of the Nursing School rankings click here.