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35 YEARS OF MAKING A DIFFERENCE

It's a big year for NANN; we're celebrating 35 years of making a difference for nurses, patients, and their families! From our beginnings in California in 1984 to nearly 8000 members strong and more than 35 local chapters, NANN is proud to stand behind the tens of thousands neonatal nurses and advance practice registered nurses around the world providing care to the most vulnerable patients. We are eternally grateful for your membership, your loyalty, and your dedication to your profession and patients. You are what makes NANN great!

  
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Look for our commemorative 35th anniversary logo throughout 2019.

 

NEW YEAR, NEW SAVINGS, NEW CONFERENCE!

It's time to start thinking southern charm, oak-lined streets, relaxing verandas, and architectural tours. NANN's Savannah conference will be here before we know it and we're ready! Recently, the Today Show named Savannah one of the "50 Best Places to Travel in 2019." This is a year you won't want to miss!

  
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Mark your calendars for NANN's 35th Annual Conference in Savannah, October 9-12, 2019. This year's pricing structure offers new Best Value rates. Registration opens Monday, May 13, 2019.

  
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We can't wait to celebrate you and your profession in beautiful Savannah! Visit http://nann.org/conference to sign up for regular conference updates.

  
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NANN FOOTPRINTS: STORIES FROM THE NICU

Every day in the neonatal intensive care unit (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. We hope Footprints inspires you and honors the amazing work you do. Visit http://nann.org/footprints to access these inspiring stories.

  
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Interested in sharing your NICU narrative? E-mailmailto:eduvic@nann.orgfor more information.

 

INTERESTED IN A FREE CONFERENCE REGISTRATION? APPLY FOR AN AWARD!

NANN is now accepting applications for the 2019 Individual Excellence Awards. These awards are designed to recognize the contributions and dedication of neonatal nurses and advanced practice nurses. Award recipients will receive a complementary conference registration, a $500 stipend to be applied to hotel and travel costs, a $250 honorarium, and a trophy.

  
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Visit nann.org/awards now for the following awards:

  

* Leadership Award

 

* Navigator Award

 

* Robyn Main Excellence in Clinical Practice Award

 

* Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) Excellence Award

 

* Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) Rising Star Award

 

The deadline to apply is May 3, 2019.

 

NOW AVAILABLE FOR DELIVERY: POLICIES, PROCEDURES, AND COMPETENCIES FOR NEONATAL NURSING, SIXTH EDITION

Updated for the first time in 8 years, NANN's Policies, Procedures, and Competencies for Neonatal Nursing Care, Sixth Edition:

  
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* Includes policies, procedures, and competencies based on the most current evidence available in the practice of neonatal nursing;

 

* Features the most up-to-date evidence and best practice protocols;

 

* Serves as an invaluable resource for developing, revising, or refining a unit's policies, procedures, and competencies;

 

* Provides language that can be customized to align with individual institutional policy and local and state regulations; and

 

* Includes new competencies on neonatal withdrawal and amplitude-integrated electroencephalography monitoring as well as a new policy on donor milk use.

 

Purchase your copy in the NANN store for delivery today at http://nann.org/store! Electronic version included with purchase.

 

NANN 2ND CALL FOR POSTERS

The NANN Annual Conference Committee is accepting additional posters for presentation at the 35th Annual Conference, October 9-12, 2019, in Savannah, Georgia. This is your last chance to submit your work if your research did not conclude in vv.

 

This call for abstracts closes Thursday, May 30. Visit http://nann.org/abstracts for more information and to learn which topics we are considering.

 

Join the NNP Awards Committee

 

Join the NNP Awards Committee and help select the best candidates for the NNP Excellence and NNP Rising Star Awards! The committee is looking for NANNP members interested in the awards process and eager to get more involved with NANN. To learn more and apply to this volunteer opportunity, visit the MyNANN Opportunity page.