News & Events
Welcome to the News section where we will keep you up-to-date on the ISPN news and events.
Dec 13, 2016,
the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) issued a final rule regarding Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) providing clinical care in the Veterans Health Administration. The rule grants three of the four APRN roles (nurse practitioners, certified nurse-midwives, and clinical nurse specialists) the ability to practice to the full extent of their education and training, but does not include certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs). The VA has provided an additional 30-day comment period on full practice authority for CRNAs.
The Nursing Community Group, of which ISPN is a member, developed and circulated the following letter to
the President-elect Transition Team with the signatures of 60 Nursing Organizations. Read more here.
Congratulations to Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, AAN Living Legend - To read the entire article, click here.
Janssen Global - Early Intervention in Schizophrenia - https://youtu.be/QNyuUNMuiUM
Call for applications for the new Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program - More info here
Apply now for research and travel awards from the ISPN Foundation
, to be awarded at the 2017 ISPN Annual Conference in Baltimore: $3,000 Psych Nursing Research Grant and $1,500 Mental Health & Wellness Grant, plus member and
student travel awards. Deadline: 11/15/16.
National Nurses Week - May 6-12, 2016.
The ISPN Board thanks you for your continued involvement and investment in the profession, and your hard work as you continue to make a difference each day in the lives of our consumers, families, and communities.
The history of Nurses Week
Reflective Organizations: On the Front Lines of QSEN & Reflective Practice Implementation
, by Gwen D Sherwood and Sara Horton-Deutsch (ISPN past president), won second place in the Professional Issues category of the American Journal of Nursing 2015 Book of
the Year Awards. In this second book following their highly regarded book Reflective Practice, the authors focus on reflective
learning as a catalyst for transforming traditional organizations and environments, making a strong case that the way organizations incorporate change into their culture or
processes ultimately affects sustainability.
ISPN Two-Minute Education Survey
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HHS Peer Reviewer Opportunities
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