NursesNOW Roundup August 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.
Empowering Nurse-Led Innovation: NursePitch™ Driving Healthcare Transformation
Nurse-led innovation is revolutionizing the future of healthcare, and key organizations such as HIMSS, the American Nurses Association Enterprise (ANA Enterprise) and Becton Dickinson (BD) are actively supporting and promoting these innovative initiatives. One such initiative making waves is NursePitch™, an annual innovation competition aimed at amplifying the voice, opportunities and visibility of nursing professionals within the digital health ecosystem.
7 Step Roadmap to Developing a Virtual Nursing Program
Read our blog on a roadmap to developing a virtual nursing program before the first session. This will be an interactive session, so we encourage you to join us on-camera and with questions based on your unique facilities challenges!
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HealthcareNOW Radio Nurses Playlist
Check out our recently compiled playlist of episodes across our HealthcareNOW Radio network that feature nurses.
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
In this #SeeYouNow bundle, @RFreeman_RN shares how he & his team of #data #scientists partnered with #tech experts to embed AI into #clinical workflows to benefit the care team. Register for the free bundle: https://t.co/0bwhaq9CMl #NurseTwitter pic.twitter.com/OkhlFwYKnM
— American Nurses Association (@ANANursingWorld) August 29, 2023
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
— Gastro Girl (@gastrogirl) August 28, 2023
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
In an interview with HealthLeaders Media, AONL CEO Robyn Begley, DNP, RN, describes how hospitals and health systems are pursuing near- and long-term solutions such as upskilling, collaboration and nontraditional support to recruit and retain nurses. https://t.co/haZJd6OAk2
— AONL (@tweetAONL) August 28, 2023
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.
Every year, 15 million infants are born prematurely. One million of them end up dying. In the early life of these small infants, proper nutrition is crucial. It is essential for the infants’ survival and for the development of organs, including the brain. https://t.co/Ddf8J7n4FN pic.twitter.com/Gp1QTyzBg1
— NANN (@NeonatalNurses) August 29, 2023
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.
Meet the Author of Fast Facts for Patient Safety in Nursing
Deborah Dolan Hunt, PhD, RN, is an experienced nurse, educator, writer, scholar, full professor at the Dr. Betty L. Forest Dean of the College of Nursing and Public Health at Adelphi University, and author of Springer Publishing’s Fast Facts for Patient Safety in Nursing.
Follow: @DailyNursing | @debdoll25
HCN and OhioHealth Committed to Battle Ohio’s Nursing Shortage
Hondros College of Nursing and OhioHealth will expand their community commitment by establishing the OhioHealth Nursing Equity Scholarship, aimed at addressing the critical nursing workforce shortage impacting Ohio. Beginning this fall, OhioHealth will provide selected scholarship recipients financial support towards their Associate Degree in Nursing program with the Hondros College of Nursing Westerville campus in Columbus. Students will complete the required academic coursework at Hondros College of Nursing and complete most of their clinical experiences at OhioHealth.
Follow: @HondrosNursing | @OhioHealth
Fall 2023 Events
We can’t wait to bring you a reimagined format of the #NANNconference in sunny California! Combining educational excellence with the thrill of amusement parks, vibrant nightlife, and beachside fun, you won’t want to miss out! Register today: https://t.co/T33auFGSCc pic.twitter.com/VSUvfzkb2d
— NANN (@NeonatalNurses) July 26, 2023
The 2023 #ANCC #NCPDSummit is coming to #Chicago, Oct 10-11. Gain fresh ideas to motivate yourself and your team to drive change and achieve key organizational results. Register today: https://t.co/5Z4SCUEUus #nurses #LeadingLearning #NurseTwitter pic.twitter.com/TvF9cj2FbX
— American Nurses Association (@ANANursingWorld) July 20, 2023