The Friday Five – Get Ready for Nurses Week 2019
National Nurses Week begins on Monday so to get you ready for the week long celebration we put together a list of some not to be missed events, freebies and giveaways to be had and exciting technology news for nurses in Baton Rouge!
Nurses4Us: Elevating the Profession! Webinar with Twitter Chat – Are you looking for ways to use your expertise to create a healthier world? Join ANA for their National Nurses Week webinar and get insider strategies from top nursing leaders including ANA’s new president, Dr. Ernest Grant. PLUS, you’ll earn 1.0 CNE contact hour! Hosted by ANA in support of Nursing Now’s effort to improve health by raising the profile and status of nursing worldwide.
Nurses Week 2019 Freebies and Giveaway
Did someone say free coffee, burrito and cinnabon?! As she does each year Brittney Wilson, AKA The Nerdy Nurse (@TheNerdyNurse), has put together a list highlighting the best Nurses Week 2019 Freebies. All you nurses out there be sure to check it out and treat yourself!
— Brittney Wilson, BSN (@TheNerdyNurse) April 24, 2019
Two Part Webinar on Nursing Informatics by HIMSS
Enhancing Your Nursing Career: Foundations of Nursing Informatics, NI Scope and Standards, and Developing an Engaged NI Culture – Nursing Informatics (NI) provides the connection between IT, patient care, and the interprofessional healthcare team. Informatics nurses serve as facilitators and mediators between both patient care and health IT and are vital for successful delivery of care. In conjunction with National Nurses Week, learn about the foundations of nursing informatics, nursing informatics scope & standards of practice, and ways that healthcare organizations can develop an engaged nursing informatics culture.
Different Paths on the Nursing Informatics Journey – Career opportunities are vast for individuals pursuing and/or progressing in nursing informatics. In conjunction with National Nurses Week and the second installment of the two-part series, three nurses share their journeys as an entrepreneur, hospital & academia, and market supplier role in nursing informatics.
2019’s Best & Worst States for Nurses
WalletHub (@wallethub) reports that nursing occupations are some of the most lucrative careers with the lowest unemployment rates in the U.S. In fact, the industry is expected to grow at more than double the rate of the average occupation through 2026. With such bright projections, WalletHub took stock of the nursing industry to help registered nurses, particularly new graduates, pick a place to live that will bring success. Check out their findings, commentary from a panel of experts and a complete description of their methodology.
— WalletHub (@wallethub) April 30, 2019
Woman’s Hospital Launches Smartphone-access Patient Charts
Woman’s Hospital in Baton Rouge implemented Meditech’s Expanse Point of Care app system this week just in time for National Nurses Week! Nurses can now use a smartphone or tablet to access patient information and administer medications using barcode scanners, rather than wheeling clunky workstations in and out of patient rooms .
— MEDITECH (@MEDITECH) May 2, 2019