NursesNOW Roundup May 2020
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. The American Nurses Association has declared 2020 as The Year of The Nurse.In honor of the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth, the goal is to encourage inclusivity and participation of all nurses, including nurse midwives, in this landmark year of activities. Share your story with #YON2020 #YearOfTheNurse
HealthcareNOW Radio Nurses Playlist
We’ve compiled recent episodes across our HealthcareNOW Radio network that feature nurses and will continue to add to this playlist throughout the month of May, as ANA has expanded National Nurses Week from May 6-12 to the entire month.
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
#Nurses are being exposed to trauma at a vastly increased rate due to #COVID19. In the current episode of #SeeYouNow, listen as nurse scientist, Judy Davidson discusses her work in bringing awareness and reinforcement to the mental health needs of nurses. https://t.co/1V0lrsL9MW pic.twitter.com/TkAUagcAIq
— Nurses Association (@ANANursingWorld) May 18, 2020
With 12,000+ members strong, the Academy Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) is the only specialty nursing organization dedicated to the practice of medical-surgical nursing. Our mission is to promote excellence in medical-surgical nursing. Follow them @MedSurgNurses
Happy National Nurses Day!
Minority Nurse (@minoritynurse) turned to Summer Bryant, DNP, RN, CMSRN, president-elect of the Academy of Medical Surgical Nurses (AMSN) and managing consultant of BRG|Prism Healthcare to talk about why National Nurses Day 2020 is so weighty this year. Nurses have been called on to work in ways they haven’t done before, with a disease they have little information about, and all the time they are worried about their health and the health of their loved ones.
Voices From the Pandemic’s Front Lines
Scores of New York Times (@nytimes) staff members worked to present the stories of doctors, nurses and other health care professionals who are risking everything to care for Covid-19 patients.
Coronavirus Conditions Traumatize Doctors & Nurses
Huff Post (@HuffPost) reports healthcare providers on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic are fearing for their lives as they care for patients without adequate protective equipment.
Family Fight: Mom-Daughter Nurse Team Vs. COVID-19
Check out U.S. News and World Report’s (@USNewsHealth) story about a retired nurse joining her daughter on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.
HealthcareNOW Radio’s Nurse Lauren
Nurse Lauren is HealthcareNOW Radio’s content contributor for NursesNOW. For Nurse’s Week this year, Nurse Lauren shared her favorite products that she can’t live without! Check out her blog posts and Wellness Wednesday tips.
Webinar: Enriching the Lives of Nursing Students through Financial Education
Sponsored by the AACN’s Faculty Leadership Network
Date: May 26, 2020
Time: 2:00 – 3:00pm EST
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ICYMI – Our other NursesNOW Roundups, Friday Fives and Blog posts from HCNR’s Nurse Lauren.