NANN is the longest established professional voice that supports the professional needs of neonatal nurses throughout their careers through excellence in practice, education, research and professional development. NANN is your neonatal connection to the strongest and most vibrant community of neonatal nurses.
The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) recently published an update on enteral feeding device connectors that conform to the new ISO standard, yet have raised concern about possible dosing errors. Click here to read more about the connectors and learn what NANN advises.
The National Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners (NANNP), a division of NANN, is excited to announce publication of the 2014 Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Workforce Survey Executive Summary. This executive summary highlights the survey’s key findings. Look for this executive summary along with all of NANNP’s publications on the NANNP publications page.
August 12, 2014
A Letter to NANN Membership addressing the AAP's 2014 RSV Guidelines, from NANN President, Cheryl Carlson, PhD APRN NNP-BC
In March 2014, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on Infectious Diseases (COID) solicited feedback on revisions to the guidelines on RSV prophylaxis. NANN and NANNP outlined and expressed significant concerns regarding the impact of the proposed guideline changes, which further limited RSV immunoprophylaxis eligibility. Read the full letter.
Update: As of September 2014, NANN has received a response from the American Academy of Pedtrics leadership. AAP has issued a correction to the initial RSV Guidelines.
Drug shortages are affecting NICUs throughout the country. For more information:
In an effort to better connect with our nurses, NANN members will be sharing stories, pieces of advice, and some inspiration along the way. Visit NANN's blog Neonatal Connection today.