NursesNOW Roundup July 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.
Wellness Breaks Introduced at the 2023 Nursing Informatics Forum
To address workforce burnout in real time, a wellness breaks pilot program was introduced at the Nursing Informatics Forum annual meeting at the April 2023 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition.
Coffee with the HIMSS Nursing Informatics Task Force: AI in Healthcare
Join the HIMSS Nursing Informatics Networking and Education Task Force for an engaging and insightful Coffee Chat on AI in Healthcare. This exclusive event is designed to bring together professionals passionate about the intersection of healthcare, nursing informatics and artificial intelligence (AI).
August 15, 2023 | 10:30am – 11:15am EDT | Webinar | Register
AvaSure | Virtual Classroom Webinar Series on Virtual Nursing
August 24, 2023
Moderator: Lisbeth Votruba, MSN, RN, AvaSure Chief Clinical Officer
Join us to discover everything you need to know to start your virtual nursing program, no matter what stage you’re at. Want to kickstart your learning? 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!
Want to learn more about our virtual nursing solutions? Explore here.
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
Entrepreneurial endeavors are elevating the expertise of #nurses like you! The ability to harness these principles can generate new possibilities for you while shifting how others view the profession. Register: Navigate Nursing Webinar to learn more! https://t.co/aa7mJWBHYs pic.twitter.com/CYiLzvuaMZ
— American Nurses Association (@ANANursingWorld) July 27, 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
Dr. Loretta Ford envisioned a better health care system. Along with Dr. Henry Silver, she developed the first NP program in 1965. Now 102 years old, Ford continues to inspire! AANP is honored to pay tribute to this living legend! https://t.co/ldQ7Tf97If #NPsLead
— AANP (@AANP_NEWS) July 29, 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
Are you a nurse or know a nurse who is helping lead the way to health equity through practice, education, research or leadership? Nominate/apply for the @Campaign4Action #EquityMindedNurse awards by August 18. https://t.co/zV9F09NAU4 award co-sponsors: AONL and @NLN
— AONL (@tweetAONL) July 27, 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.
Listen to the latest episode of NANNcast, where host Jill Beck Beck connects with Eileen O’Grady to discuss the wellbeing of health workforce, the need for self-care, and share tips to form habits that will improve and cultivate a culture of wellness. https://t.co/V3zYeIvqf4 pic.twitter.com/pWjmMTYO80
— NANN (@NeonatalNurses) July 28, 2023
— NANN (@NeonatalNurses) July 31, 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.
Is Travel Nursing Still Worth it in 2023?
Farah Laurent MSN, RN, CPXP, NEA-BC, NPD-BC, TCRN, CPEN, CEN and Founder and CEO of Farah Laurent International Nurse Coach LLC discusses the reasons she thinks travel nursing is still worth it and gives her tips for success.
Follow: @DailyNursing | @farahlaurentinc
AANP Applauds Senate Introduction of ICAN Act
Bill would strengthen health care access by removing practice barriers for nurse practitioners. The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) commends Sens. Merkley (D-OR) and Lummis (R-WY) for introducing the Improving Care and Access to Nurses (ICAN) Act in the U.S. Senate. This legislation would improve health care access for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries by removing federal barriers to practice for nurse practitioners (NPs) and other advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs).
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