NANN Association News


The NICU parents need

NANN SmartBrief | Jul 30, 2015

The relationship you have with your patient's family is vital. Learn how you can support and care for the NICU parent at this year's annual conference. Keira Sorrells will discuss how psychosocial support and care interactions can be individually tailored; identify the psychosocial issues that NICU parents confront; and learn recommended methods of support for these parents available to NICU nurses. You will leave this session and conference with the tools to make a change when you return home. Save $100 off registration when you register now. NANN will see you in in Dallas, Oct. 22-25. Learn more.


Submit your photo by Monday!

NANN SmartBrief | Jul 30, 2015

There are only a few days left to participate in the 2015 Faces of Neonatal Nursing photo contest! Submit a photo and a short description that portrays the faces of neonatal nursing and could represent nurses, parents and family, and infants. The winning photo will be determined at this year's conference. The winner will receive complimentary registration for the 2016 Annual Educational Conference. Submissions are due by Monday, Aug. 3. Learn more.


Learning through case studies

NANN SmartBrief | Jul 23, 2015

Attending this year's Annual Educational Conference? Don't miss out on five paper sessions, covering learning through case studies; evidence-based practice; case management and risk reduction; education; and clinical research. Each session will host three speakers. The following individuals will present their recent case studies: Kathleen Godfrey, DNP, CPNP-PC, NNP-BC, will discuss neonatal liver cell donation, focusing on the liver cell donation process and exploring the history of neonatal organ and tissue donation. Whitney Brock will cover congenital chylothorax and the changes that occur in infants born with nonimmune hydrops fetalis and compare management strategies for nonimmune hydrops fetalis and congenital chylothorax. Lastly, Jillian Hanger, RN, will help recognize risk factors and symptoms of spontaneous aortic arch thrombus. This is just a sample of topics that will be presented during NANN's annual conference in Dallas, Oct. 22-25. Learn more.


NANN welcomes new chapter

NANN SmartBrief | Jul 23, 2015

NANN is excited to welcome the Treasure Coast and the Palm Beaches Chapter of NANN (TCPB)! Being a member of a NANN chapter provides you with local opportunities for networking, obtaining convenient and inexpensive continuing education, and increasing your leadership skills. The TCPB chapter comprises Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties in Florida. Interested in joining the TCPB chapter? Visit the NANN website for more information! Learn more.


Learn about growth and development beyond the NICU

NANN SmartBrief | Jul 16, 2015

Join your colleagues at NANN's 2015 Annual Educational Conference in Dallas, Oct. 22-25, where you can learn about latest in neonatal nursing care -- including growth and development beyond the NICU. "NICU Graduates: A Review of Growth and Development Beyond the NICU" is ideal for nursing graduates and NNPs whose current or future professional practice includes high-risk infant follow-up or a medical home for vulnerable infants. Valerie Willis, MSN, RN, CNS-BC, PNP-BC, will discuss the NNP role in comprehensive care coordination, family support and essential education during the first three years of life. This interprofessional session is a collaboration between NANN and NAPNAP. Attendees can earn up to 23.5 CNE contact hours and 7.5 pharmacology hours. Learn more.


Submit your neonatal nursing photo

NANN SmartBrief | Jul 16, 2015

Celebrate neonatal nursing by participating in the 2015 Faces of Neonatal Nursing photo contest! Submit a photo and a short description that portrays the faces of neonatal nursing and could represent nurses, parents and family, and infants. The winning photo will be determined at this year's conference. The winner will receive complimentary registration for the 2016 Annual Educational Conference. Submissions are due by Monday, Aug. 3. Learn more.


2016 Call for Abstracts -- now open

NANN SmartBrief | Jul 09, 2015

NANN's Program Planning Committee invites you to submit an abstract to present at its 32nd Annual Educational Conference in Palm Springs, Calif., Oct. 26-29, 2016. The committee encourage original and innovative ideas to present your research findings and share you knowledge. Applications should focus on nursing, be state-of-the-art, evidence-based and challenge neonatal nurses at all levels of expertise. The deadline to submit an abstract is Monday, Nov. 2. Learn more.


Let's explore neonatal abstinence syndrome together

NANN SmartBrief | Jul 09, 2015

Join your colleagues at NANN's Annual Educational Conference and explore innovative research and professional education on clinical and research based discoveries and topics. Presenter Carla Saunders, APN NNP-BC, will discuss a multidisciplinary approach to intrauterine drug exposure and neonatal abstinence syndrome. She will identify the evolution and prevalence of the prescription drug abuse, understand exposure in the fetus and newborn, identify potential long-term complications, discuss challenges associated with treatment, and identify better practices and multidisciplinary approaches to treatment. The 2015 Annual Educational Conference will be held in Dallas, Oct. 22-25. Register now and save $100 off of registration. Learn more.


Exploring Infant Microbiome

NANN SmartBrief | Jul 02, 2015

Receive the most up-to-date clinical and professional education at this year’s conference! Nurses from across the country will gather to share clinical and research discoveries on a range of important topics.

Join Tamara J. Wallace, DNP RN NNP-BC, as she discusses the development of human microbiome, neonatal conditions that may be associated with abnormalities in the microbiome and how to care for patients. This is a session you will not want to miss on Sunday, Oct. 25.

The 2015 Annual Educational Conference will be held in Dallas, Oct. 22-25. Learn more.




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