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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.
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At NANN’s 29th Annual Educational Conference, the National Certification Corporation (NCC) held a 30-minute session entitled "NCC Certification: Understand Continuing Competency." Led by NCC President Robin Bissinger, PhD APRN NNP-BC FAAN, the session updated certified nurses and nurse practitioners on the continuing competency model for certification maintenance.
The NCC recorded their presentation and is now available for viewing for all NANN members. Click here to view the NCC session.