NANN’s Mission NANN is the professional voice that shapes neonatal nursing through excellence in practice, education, research and professional development. Organizational Values • ethics and professionalism • lifelong learning • fiduciary responsibility • collegiality • trust and transparency • excellence in practice • advocacy for quality patient and family care Goal Areas • education • research and translation • advocacy • membership engagement Why join NANN? By joining NANN, you become a part of this vibrant community of neonatal nurses who seek to optimize care for neonates and their families. Become a NANN member to influence • A voice in forums where standards are being set and practice is being defined • Resources that set the standards for practice, most notably, Neonatal Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice • Coalitions with other healthcare-related groups that have an impact on neonatal practice Become a NANN member to collaborate • Access to MyNANN, a private online social network for NANN members only • Local and regional chapters • Leadership and volunteer opportunities • Special Interest Groups (SIGs) Become a NANN member to learn • Advances in Neonatal Care, NANN's official bimonthly journal • Continuing nursing education opportunities including FREE CNE for members with CNE Now! • NANN Central newsletter (3 issues per year) • NANN E-News (NANN’s bimonthly electronic newsletter) and E-Alerts • Discounts of up to 25% on NANN publications and products • Discounts on NANN’s annual educational conference and specialty meetings • User-friendly website with exclusive Members-Only content NANN CE Products Receive Excellent Reviews! Total Average Scores: 4.5 out of 5 Become a NANN Member to Stay Informed • An e-mail newsletter created by SmartBrief, a business news publisher, in partnership with NANN. • A weekly snapshot of neonatal care with news from HealthDay News, Reuters and other leading sources. • Summaries of what matters to you, written by expert editors to save you time and keep you informed and prepared. Intangible benefits • Representation to American Academy of Pediatrics – COFN – NRP – Perinatal Section – Home health care • Representation to March of Dimes • Representation to ANA • Representation to SNA Intangible benefits • Advocacy on current legislative issues – Nursing practice – APRN practice – Neonatal care and families • Networking opportunities with peers • Credibility Institute of Medicine report • The Future of Nursing Leading Change, Advancing Health • Report Recommendations: – Nurses should practice to the full extent of their education and training – Nurses should achieve higher levels of education and training through an improved education system that promotes seamless academic progression – Nurses should be full partners, with physicians and other health care professionals, in redesigning health care in US – Effective workforce planning and policy making require better data collection and an improved information infrastructure. Membership for All NANN Group Memberships are Available! NANN offers a group membership discount designed to encourage unit membership and to help make membership even more affordable to every one of your unit colleagues. Group memberships are available for groups of three or more and must be submitted together via fax, email or mail. Groups of 3 or more: 8% discount—Each individual membership is $105.50. All memberships must be received together to qualify for the discount. Visit www.nann.org, or call 800.451.3795 for more information. Join today • NANN is the only non-profit neonatal nursing organization that exists solely to support the professional needs of neonatal nurses throughout their careers. • NANN is your neonatal connection to the strongest and most vibrant community of neonatal nurses. To learn more or to join, visit NANNMembership.org.