The National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) is organizing a delegation to the Kingdom of Morocco. The purpose of the NANN Delegation to Morocco is to meet with our counterparts as we observe firsthand, the methods they use, and experiences they have had, as they implement programs designed by international
The National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) is pleased to partner with Synova Associates to provide the Emerging Leader Fellowship (ELF) program. The ELF program is a nine-month program for NANN members who wish to grow as leaders through NANN, their workplace, or a local organization.
The program encourages you to
GE Healthcare recently issued press release that provides information about a voluntary field corrective action that they initiated involving their Giraffe and Panda Warmers after they became aware that the bedside panels and latch areas on the beds may crack.
The press release is in the attached document and
This is a resource your unit needs for best-practice protocols, language that can be customized to align to your local and state regulations, and more!
Updated for the first time in eight years, NANN’s Policies, Procedures, and Competencies for Neonatal Nursing Care, Sixth Edition
• includes policies, procedures, and
Make plans to join us in sunny Savannah, Georgia this fall for NANN's 35th Annual Conference and register today! This year’s pricing structure offers new Best Value rates!
Take advantage of our most affordable conference options ever with our new Best Value pricing, eligible to all those who
Starting April 15, the NANN Research Committee is accepting additional poster abstracts for presentation at the 35th Annual Conference, October 9–12, 2019, in Savannah, GA. This is your last chance to submit your work if your research did not conclude in 2018.
This call for abstracts closes Thursday, May 30.
Make plans to join us in Savannah October 9–12, 2019! Registration will open soon and we encourage you to level up your professional development by attending NANN’s annual conference this year. Connect with your peers, share best practices, and bring the most current neonatal nursing education back to your unit.
The NANN and NANNP Individual Awards are now open! Please consider applying or nominating a colleague for one (or more!) of these outstanding NANN offerings.
Please consider applying or nominating a colleague for one (or more!) of these outstanding NANN offerings.
All awards winners will receive:
- Complimentary 2019 annual
Join the NANN Membership Committee and NANN staff for our upcoming virtual focus groups! Volunteer a bit of your time to share your thoughts in an hour-long virtual focus group to help shape future NANN offerings. The first 10 respondents per focus group will receive the Starbucks gift card. Contact
NRP Research Grant, Young Investigator Award and Human Factors/Education Grant Call for Applications
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Steering Committee is pleased to announce the availability of the 2019 Neonatal Resuscitation Program Research Grant, Young Investigator Award and Human Factors/Education Grant. The awards are designed
Every day in the NICU, neonatal nurses experience challenges, triumphs, heartbreaks, and miracles. NANN Footprints: Stories from the NICU shares the narratives of neonatal nurses and highlights their incredible impact on patients and families. Access our first story!
Hey, Little One, Reena Blackwell, MSN RNC-NIC NE-BC
About NANN Footprints
NANN’s Small Grants Committee is now accepting applications from members interested in developing their research skills, or initiating their own research or evidence-based practice (EBP) project. The program is designed to encourage novice researchers and nurses with clinical questions to formalize their projects and submit for funding.
Selected Applications: Selected
We are pleased to announce NANN and NANNP Individual Awards are now open! Please consider applying or nominating a colleague for one (or more!) of these outstanding NANN offerings.
Did you miss out on NANN’s 2018 annual conference? Or, is there a session you wish you had attended while there? NANN’s got you covered!
Here’s your second chance to access the following education:
This presentation will cover the rationale and practices of developmental care to support long-term outcomes in preterm infants. Strategies for providing care while promoting brain and sensory development will be discussed, as well as the incorporation of parents into these practices. The importance of every infant interaction and the mitigation
Each year, NANN recognizes the outstanding contributions of individuals practicing in neonatal nursing. NANN is thrilled to share the following recipients of our 2018 awards! Interested in sharing your professional or chapter achievements in 2019? Applications for the NANN 2019 Awards are now open!
- Lifetime Achievement Award: Carol
The National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) Program Planning Committee Call for Abstracts is now open. NANN and the Program Planning Committee invite you to submit an abstract during the 2019 Annual Conference, October 9-12, 2019, in Savannah, GA. Deadline to apply is January 7, 2019.
Learn more and submit
Join us for the next Research Summit in Scottsdale, Arizona, March 26-28, 2019 by submitting a Research proposal or Evidence-Based Practice change project that you have implemented or are planning to implement and complete by early Spring 2019.
Selected individuals attend the fully-supported Summit to present their research or practice
NANN is proud to announce a new edition of Baby Steps to Home, now available for nurses and parents.
Newborn screening and critical congenital heart defects screening
Did you miss NANN's 33rd Annual Conference last October? Now you can stream select sessions from the meeting!
Four sessions from NANN's 2017 Conference are now available for streaming:
- Transforming Care for Extremely Premature Babies (Artificial Womb)
- Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Rethinking Out Approach
- Legalization of Marijuana: Unintended Consequences on our
Stream the free State of the NNP Workforce Webinar on demand!
Whether you’re considering changing jobs, getting ready to hire, or pondering becoming an NNP - this webinar will provide a well-rounded perspective and give you an in-depth understanding of the NNP workforce now and into the future.
NANN is proud to welcome two new chapters, the Central Ohio Chapter and Florida West Coast Chapter!
All across the country, NANN chapters play an important role in the association's efforts by providing services and support for thousands of members at the grassroots level.
Join the Central Ohio Chapter or
Stream the state of the art science workshop on skin care in the NICU with Neonatal Skin: How Science Improves Neonatal Skin Care in the NICU.
This video presents a strategy to successfully address the multiple skin issues that challenge nurses in the routine care of premature and full term
New members can save big by joining as a group and current members can be rewarded for referrals!
Group membership discounts make it easier and less expensive to join the National Association of Neonatal Nurses. And there’s no more requirement for group members to come from the same institution –
Download the "Positioning the Neonatal for Best Outcomes" at no cost and earn 1.0 CNE Contact Hours.
Purchase the new Mentoring Toolkit for Nurse Practitioners.
The Mentoring Toolkit for Nurse Practitioners presents the evidence, provides the rationale, and delivers the tools needed to establish a formal, structured mentoring program for new nurse practitioners at your institution. This toolkit incorporates a comprehensive suite of tools for every phase
The National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) is organizing a delegation to Vietnam for the purpose of meeting with our Vietnamese counterparts as we learn about the challenges and advances of neonatal healthcare delivery in Vietnam. The delegation takes place in March 2018.
Delegates will have the opportunity to participate
NANN is once again offering scholarships to attend the NICU Leadership Forum taking place April 22-26, 2018 at the Marriott Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra, FL.
Leadership in today's NICU requires knowledge, creative thinking, and problem solving to confront increasing regulatory, business, and personal challenges. The NICU Leadership Forum will provide
The Nurse in Washington Internship (NIWI) is an intense learning experience for nurses interested in becoming more involved in the legislative and regulatory aspects of healthcare. The 2017 NIWI program will take place March 11-13 in Washington, DC. NANN is offering two (2) scholarships for nurses to attend the program.
The National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) Program Planning Committee would like to invite you to submit an abstract to present at the 34th Annual Conference, taking place October 17-20 in Anaheim, CA.
Abstract Submission Deadline: Monday, December 18, 2017 at 5:00 PM (Central Time)
Late submissions will not be
View the finalists in this year's Faces of Neonatal Nursing Photo Contest and vote!
Please vote for your favorite photo by selecting one of the images in voting link below.
NANN i pleased to announce the elected Board of Directors and NANNP Council Members.
NANN Board of Directors
Secretary/Treasurer: Joan Rikli, MSN RN CPNP-PC NE-BC
Director-at-Large: Elizabeth Sharpe, DNP NNP-BC
Director-at-Large: Annie Rohan, PhD RN NNP-BC CPNP-PC FAANP
Staff Nurse Director-at-Large: Thomasine Farrell, BSN RNC
NANNP Council Members
Every Interaction Matters: Integration of Developmental Care in the NICU
Every Interaction Matters: Integration of Developmental Care in the NICU: 1.0 CNE
This presentation will cover the rationale and practices of developmental care to support long-term outcomes in preterm infants. Strategies for providing care while promoting brain and sensory
NANN’s elections to fill available positions on the NANN Board of Directors and NANNP Council are open until Monday, July 17, 2017 at 11:59 pm Pacific Time. Visit the NANN and NANNP Candidate Corners to learn about the volunteers who are excited to lead NANN and NANNP into the fuure.
This year's theme "Healing Hands, Generous Hearts", showcases the passion you pour into your work each and every day, and the undeniable fact that what you do matters.
As a neonatal nurse, you go above and beyond and are tasked with providing critical care that helps the tiniest patients
Congratulations to Malissa McGillivray, winner of the 2016 Brighter Tomorrow Story Contest! Malissa's story was titled "Carrying a Life and Saving a Life; Our Job is Everything but Ordinary."
Carrying a Life and Saving a Life; Our Job is Everything but Ordinary
Malissa McGillivray, RN
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome is a growing concern in our members’ NICU populations. NANN is thrilled to partner with Vermont Oxford Network to offer this special Pre-conference session at this year’s annual meeting.
NANN has two new CNENow! modules for download, free for members.
The two modules, "The Management of Human Milk in the NICU" and "Improving Outcomes with Colostrum Human Milk—Evidence Guide to Practice," available in the NANN store, are free for NANN members. Both modules are supported by NeoMed.