2020 Year of the Nurse & Midwife

WK_Year-of-the-nurse_2020.pngThe World Health Organization, along with key partners including  International Confederation of Midwives (ICM), International Council of Nurses (ICN), Nursing Now and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), has declared 2020 as the Year of the Nurse and Midwife! As we celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, the goals of the year include celebrating our contributions to improve global health; acknowledging, appreciating and addressing the challenging conditions we face; and advocating for increased investments in our workforce.

Wolters Kluwer is proud to join this global effort to spotlight the role that nurses and midwives play in improving health. Throughout the year, we’ll be focusing on four themes: lifelong learning, the changing healthcare system, whole person care, and nurses as leaders. We’ve compiled related resources below; please check back as we develop more content and special offers for 2020 Year of the Nurse & Midwife!

Voices in Value-Based Care
HealthcareNOW Radio
Dr. Anne Dabrow Woods, Chief Nurse of Wolters Kluwer’s Health, Learning, Research and Practice, and Stuart Fisk, CRNP, Director, Center for Inclusion Health at Allegheny Health Network in Pittsburgh, discuss the importance of access to data on social determinants of health, management of complex patient populations, and challenges and solutions to improve outcomes for high-risk groups.

WHO: State of the World's Nursing 2020
“One thing that has become inherently clear during the COVID-19 pandemic is the value of nurses in health care. Our contributions as care providers, patient advocates, researchers, and educators have never been more important than they are right now. The WHO’s State of the World’s Nursing 2020 provides a framework to build our profession to be strong, adaptable and innovative to meet the changing health needs of people and optimize their health.”
Anne Dabrow Woods, DNP, RN, CRNP, ANP-BC, AGACNP-BC, FAAN Chief Nurse; Health Learning, Research & Practice, Wolters Kluwer
 
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About the Year of the Nurse & Midwife

2020: The International Year of the Nurse and Midwife 
Barbara Stilwell, PhD, RN, FRCN; Executive Director, Nursing Now
AJN Off the Charts, January 3, 2020

The Global Year of the Nurse and Midwife
AJN, American Journal of Nursing, January 2020

AJN Podcast 
AJN Editor-in-Chief Shawn Kennedy discusses The Year of the Nurse and Midwife with Pam Cipriano, PhD, RN, FAAN, Dean of the University of Virginia School of Nursing in Charlottesville, past President of the American Nurses Association, and current first Vice President of the International Council of Nurses.

Lifelong Learning

We are here to help you pursue and achieve your goals.

The Changing Healthcare System

Nurses impact healthcare in many roles and across practice settings.

Whole Person Care

Nurses consider the social determinants of health to provide holistic care.

Nurses as Leaders

From the bedside to the boardroom, our leadership impacts change.  

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AJN is highlighting nurses' work. Send photos of yourself or colleagues on the job to wilma.james@wolterskluwer.com.  Maybe you'll end up on an AJN cover!   

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