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NANN is Thrilled to Announce the 2023 Research Summit Participants!

NANN’s Research Summit allows neonatal nurses currently engaged in research or evidence-based practice projects the opportunity to present their research or projects to an audience of their peers, learn from others, and receive mentorship related to their projects. The following participants have been selected for this year’s summit, planned for September 25th in Anaheim, before the 39th Annual Conference:

  • Nikisha Bailey
  • Umber Darilek
  • Cecelia Glennon
  • Jessica Gomez
  • Amanda Kreuter
  • Katherine Newnam
  • Melinda Pariser-Schmidt
  • Kathryn Salas
  • Ashlee Vance

Congratulations to our 2023 Research Summit participants. See you in Anaheim!

NANN Supports ANA Statement on Affirmative Action Programs

NANN supports the recent American Nurses Association statement against the SCOTUS ruling on Affirmative Action programs. The decision impacts academic and professional advancement in our minority colleagues, perpetuating systemic and structural racism in our profession. Read the full ANA Statement here.

NANNP Releases New Curriculum Guidelines and Education Competencies for NNP Programs

As the voice for advanced practice neonatal nurses, NANNP is the leading resource on substantive issues that affect neonatal patients, their families, neonatal nurses, nurse practitioners, and clinical nurse specialists. The guidelines discuss the new standards for nurses in general and nurse practitioners specifically.

Read the guidelines today!

Listen to the Latest NANNcast Episode on Nurse Wellness

Working in the NICU is stressful. Then add on trying to balance work and life. In this episode, host Jill Beck connects with Eileen O’Grady, the keynote speaker from NANN’s 2022 Annual Conference and author of Choosing Wellness: Unconventional Wisdom for the Overwhelmed, the Discouraged, the Addicted, the Fearful, or the Stuck. Jill and Eileen discuss the wellbeing of the health workforce, the need for self-care, and share tips on ways to form habits that will improve and cultivate a culture of wellness.

Listen to the episode wherever you get your podcasts.

NANN's Updated Member Benefits and Pricing

NANN individual and international membership recently got even better! We added new benefits for our members – 20 free hours of CE and the following 4 free digital products:

Check out these valuable resources today! To find CE products free to members only, log into iLearn and search the catalog for “free member CE” or filter for “free member CE.” Pricing will be listed as $0.

With these additional benefits, the value of your membership is now approximately 5 times the cost of membership. The more you tap into your member benefits, the more valuable it is!

Coming Fall 2023: Critical Path Institute’s International Neonatal Consortium and NANN Collaborate to Develop Neonatal Drug Development Modules for Neonatal Nurses

INC’s Nursing Members are excited to create and offer tailored, FREE nurse-informed content modules about neonatal study design for drug development for CEUs via the NANN iLearn site. The seven (7) modules will:

  • Provide foundational knowledge to nurses on innovative, regulated medicines development for neonates
  • Provide foundational knowledge to nurses on pipeline decision-making, including factors that influence Go/No-Go decisions
  • Provide information on addressing neonatal needs within the current environment

For more information on the International Neonatal Consortium and Critical Path Institute, please visit the INC website.

Learn More About NANN’s e-Membership

NANN’s new e-membership is a great way to get involved in NANN, connect with our vibrant community, and enjoy some amazing benefits – all at a great price! For only $99, e-membership provides a digital subscription to Advances in Neonatal Care, access to both the MyNANN community forum and NANN Career Center, exclusive member-only communications, and the opportunity to earn member recruitment rewards. You can see how e-membership compares to our full membership in the Membership Comparison Chart.

Help us grow and earn valuable member recruitment rewards by recommending membership to other neonatal nurses and APRNs in your community. For every five new members you refer to NANN, you will receive a $100 Amazon gift card!

Spread the Word About NANN’s Group Membership

You know what they say – the more, the merrier! That’s especially true at NANN. With our group membership, new members can join the association together at a discounted rate. This is a great way to experience NANN’s valuable member benefits for less. Plus, there’s no requirement for group members to come from the same institution. Learn more about our group membership to share with your friends and colleagues.

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