NANN Association News


NANN/NANNP annual awards

NANN SmartBrief | Apr 16, 2015

Help NANN and NANNP recognize individuals in the neonatal nursing profession who have inspired, mentored and provided the best patient care. Please take time to nominate a deserving colleague, mentor or chapter for a 2015 annual award. Nominations may be submitted for the following awards: Robyn Main Excellence in Clinical Practice Award, Navigator Award, Leadership Award and the NNP Excellence Award. NANN will also recognize chapters who have made exceptional achievements in the areas of advocacy, communication, community service, education, fundraising and membership. Recipients will be recognized at the 2015 Annual Educational Conference in October. Nominations are due Friday, May 1. Learn more.


Cardiac Care Guide: Your go-to resource

NANN SmartBrief | Apr 16, 2015

Are you looking for a go-to resource for cardiac care? NANN's Resource Guide for Neonatal Cardiac Care with Companion Illustrations provides you with valuable content in a convenient format. The guide provides evidence-based approaches to identifying and treating neonates with heart disease. This resource includes 14 labeled illustrations of commonly treated heart defects, covering pathophysiology, clinical presentation, specific laboratory findings, management and surgical interventions for the most common lesions. The PDF format will now allow you to view the guide and illustrations on your mobile device. Purchase today.


NANN/NANNP Annual Awards

NANN SmartBrief | Apr 09, 2015

Help NANN and NANNP recognize individuals in the neonatal nursing profession who have inspired, mentored and provided the best patient care. Please take time to nominate a deserving colleague, mentor or chapter for a 2015 annual award. Nominations may be submitted for the following awards: Robyn Main Excellence in Clinical Practice Award, Navigator Award, Leadership Award and the NNP Excellence Award. NANN will also recognize chapters that have made exceptional achievements in the areas of advocacy, communication, community service, education, fundraising and membership. Recipients will be recognized at the 2015 Annual Educational Conference in October. Nominations are due Friday, May 1. Learn more.


Palliative care position statement

NANN SmartBrief | Apr 09, 2015

Neonatal nurses are essential to the provision of palliative and end-of-life care. As the professional voice of neonatal nurses, NANN recommends that neonatal nurses be trained and participate in offering services related to providing palliative and end-of-life care. Nurses and nurse practitioners work with physicians and others to provide symptom management, relief of suffering, and dignity for infants and families. The position statement covers detailed information on the association position, background and significance on the issue, and a list of recommendations. Read now.


NANN wants to hear your stories

NANN SmartBrief | Apr 02, 2015

Share your special neonatal nursing story with NANN in the 2015 Brighter Tomorrows Story contest. Submissions should be relevant to neonatal nursing practice and relate a baby's or family's progress or describe the professional development of a neonatal nurse. Submission deadline is Monday, May 11. The winning author will receive a complimentary registration to NANN's 2015 Annual Educational Conference in Dallas. Learn more.


New position statement: NNP Competency Maintenance Position

NANN SmartBrief | Apr 02, 2015

Neonatal nurse practitioners (NNPs) require regular evaluation on core competencies within seven domains. As the professional voice of NNPs, the National Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners (NANNP), a division of NANN, upholds its own responsibility and accountability for setting the national standard for the continued competence of NNPs in varied practice roles and settings. NANNP's new position statement, "Standard for Maintaining the Competence of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners," covers five recommendations for NNPs that demonstrate their continuing competence in order to ensure that their patients receive safe, high‐quality care. Read now.


4 webinars for the price of 3

NANN SmartBrief | Mar 26, 2015

Expand your pharmacology awareness and earn on-demand CNE hours when you purchase NANN's pharmacology webinar series. NANN's pharmacology webinars address relevant pharmacology issues and treatment in the NICU. Topics include rapid sequence intubation, safe use of controlled substances, national drug shortage issues, and antimicrobial use and stewardship. For a limited time, NANN is offering all four webinars for the price of three! Each recording can be viewed individually and at your convenience. Earn four CNE contact hours and four pharmacology hours when you purchase the webinar package and complete the posttest. Purchase now.


Just released: Palliative care position statement

NANN SmartBrief | Mar 26, 2015

Neonatal nurses are essential to the provision of palliative and end-of-life care. As the professional voice of neonatal nurses, NANN recommends that neonatal nurses be trained and participate in offering services related to providing palliative and end-of-life care. Nurses and nurse practitioners work with physicians and others to provide symptom management, relief of suffering, and dignity for infants and families. The position statement covers detailed information on the association position, background and significance on the issue, and a list of recommendations. Read now.




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