NANN Association News


NANN members are invited to voice comments on Neonatal CNS Standards

NANN SmartBrief | Jul 21, 2016

NANN's Task Force on Neonatal CNS Education Standards, Curriculum Guidelines, and Competencies invites your comments on the latest version of its Education Standards, Curriculum Guidelines, and Competencies for the Neonatal Clinical Nurse Specialist. In 2014, the National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) created a task force to develop education standards, curriculum guidelines, and competencies for the neonatal clinical nurse specialist (CNS). The task force is now ready to invite public comment on the document before its final revision and publication. The public comment period ends on Aug. 19. The task force welcomes your valuable comments on this important document.


Join the NANN delegation to Cuba!

NANN SmartBrief | Jul 21, 2016

NANN has been invited by the president of the Cuban Society of Nursing to organize a delegation to visit Cuba for the purpose of meeting with our Cuban counterparts and learning about the role of Cuban nurses in health care delivery. NANN is honored to be invited to experience this exciting learning opportunity, planned for March 13-18, 2017. The delegation will be led by NANN President-Elect Lori Brittingham. Delegates have the option of traveling with a guest, who will enjoy a fully-planned itinerary courtesy of Academic Travel Abroad, Inc., and may also extend their stay to experience the Cuban culture through an extension itinerary. For detailed itinerary options, cost information, and to RSVP, please visit the NANN Academic Travel Abroad enrollment site.


There is still time to share your photos with NANN!

NANN SmartBrief | Jul 14, 2016

Neonatal nursing has many faces -- from dedicated nursing professionals to the faces of growing and prospering neonates and their families -- and NANN wants to share them with the world. NANN members will vote online for their favorites beginning in mid-August with a winner announced during the Annual Educational Conference where the photo submissions and narratives will be also be displayed. The contest winner will receive a complimentary registration to NANN's 2017 Annual Conference and the photo will be considered for use on the cover of an issue of Advances in Neonatal Care. All photos must be submitted in high-resolution electronic format, preferably 300 DPI, to cbunschoten@nann.org by Aug. 1.


Submit a Photo to the Faces of Neonatal Nursing Photo Contest

NANN SmartBrief | Jul 07, 2016

Neonatal nursing has many faces—from dedicated nursing professionals to the faces of growing and prospering neonates and their families—and NANN wants to share them with the world. NANN members will vote online for their favorites beginning in mid-August with a winner announced during the Annual Educational Conference where the photo submissions and narratives will also be displayed. The contest winner will receive a complimentary registration to NANN's 2017 Annual Conference and the photo will be considered for use on the cover of an issue of Advances in Neonatal Care. All photos must be submitted in high-resolution electronic format, preferably 300 DPI, to cbunschoten@nann.org by Aug. 1.


Vote for NANN Bylaws Updates (NANN members only)

NANN SmartBrief | Jul 07, 2016

The Bylaws Committee recently conducted a thorough review of NANN’s bylaws, which was last done in 2011. Although NANN’s bylaws were found to be in good condition overall, opportunities were identified to streamline operations, add clarity in some areas, and bring the bylaws into greater alignment with current best practices in association management. The committee is pleased to present a slate of proposed amendments for your approval. Please follow these easy steps to cast your confidential vote: 1. Read the full text of the proposed bylaws amendments. 2. Cast your vote. (Note: You will need your member number to vote. Your member number can be found in the bylaws e-mail you received on June 22, on the NANN website under the "My Account" header, or by calling member services at 800.451.3795.) The online bylaws ballot will close on Friday, July 17, at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time. Should you have any questions regarding the bylaws vote, please contact the national office at 800.451.3795 or by e-mail at info@nann.org. Your vote impacts the future of your association. Thank you for your active participation!




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