NursesNOW Roundup November 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.
In the News
AACN Government Affairs Chair Testifies Before the House Committee
Dr. Nancy Fahrenwald, Dean and Professor at the Texas A&M University College of Nursing and Chair of The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (@AACNursing) Government Affairs Committee, presented testimony before the House Committee on Small Business on the role of innovation in academic nursing. Dr. Fahrenwald discussed how her school of nursing is using clinical simulation to augment nursing curriculum and better prepare tomorrow’s practitioners and caregivers.
Accepting Applications for the 2020 ANA Innovation Awards
The American Nurses Association (@ANANursingWorld) is now accepting applications for the 2020 ANA Innovation Awards, powered by BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company. The application process is open through January 15, 2020.
The American Academy of Nursing Recognizes Four Individuals for Their Outstanding Contributions to Improving Health and Health Care
The American Academy of Nursing (@AAN_Nursing) honored Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX), Susan B. Hassmiller PhD, RN, FAAN, Mary Dee Hacker, MBA, NEA-BC, RN, FAAN, and Tim Porter O’Grady, DM, EdD, ScD(h), APRN, FAAN, FACCWS, during the 2019 Transforming Health, Driving Policy conference, for their outstanding contributions to nursing.
Emergency Physicians and Emergency Nurses Unite to Stop ED Violence
Emergency Nurses Association (@ENAorg) and the American College of Emergency Physicians partner on new campaign “No Silence on ED Violence” to stop attacks and protect emergency department professionals and patients.
HOW TO TREAT PEOPLE A Nurse’s Notes by Molly Case
“Case — a British nurse, spoken-word artist and writer whose poem “Nursing the Nation” went viral several years ago — explains how hospitals assess critically ill patients with the ABCDE technique, checking their airway, breathing, circulation, disability and exposure.” For the rest of the review click here.
— The RCN (@theRCN) July 10, 2016
Nurses Bring In-Home Care, Connections in North Carolina
US News and World Report sheds light on a model of care for new moms and babies is spreading to communities across the country.
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 (@ChildrensPhila.) 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.