• Thursday, February 25, 2021 11:53 AM | Anonymous

    Today's New York Times has a video feature focused on nurses working with COVID patients in the ICU.  The video is about 15 minutes long and shines a light on the dedication, compassion, skill, and humanity of nurses. 

    Death, Through a Nurse’s Eyes

  • Friday, February 12, 2021 4:06 PM | Anonymous

    The 2021 Annual Conference is moving from the Big Easy to your Easy Chair! We will not let anything stop the Resurgence of the CNS in 2021, not even COVID!

    Presented VIRTUALLY March 9-11, 2021


    Top reasons you cannot miss the first-ever NACNS Annual Virtual Conference:

    • Top-notch LIVE Keynote Presentations from Vince Holly and Katherine Brown-Saltzman
    • LIVE Pharmacology Workshops from distinguished peers
    • Over 100 On-Demand sessions and poster presentations to watch at your own pace
    • A total of 63.75 contact hours available PLUS 4.50 Nurse Pharmacology credits
    • Virtual Exhibit Hall and NACNS Committee Tables
    • Creative, interactive networking meet-ups, activities, games, ceremonies and SO MUCH MORE!

    Registration is now open, and we already have a fantastic, CE-rich agenda planned for you. Visit the Agenda tab for more details.

    JUST ADDED: Join us on February 10 at 2:00 PM ET for a 2021 Annual Conference preview and tips to make the most of your online event experience. Check out the webinar here.

  • Monday, January 18, 2021 10:34 AM | Anonymous

    The Ohio Department of Health is seeking licensed healthcare professionals to enroll in the Medical Reserve Corps and help administer the COVID-19 vaccine in Ohio communities. Please see the linked flyer for information and to register.

    Link to Medical Reserve Corps flyer here.

  • Tuesday, January 12, 2021 12:17 PM | Anonymous

    Lynne Kokoczka on IDEASTREAM for a live interview on 1/12/21!

    The discussion focuses on Lynne’s vaccine experience and general thoughts on COVID-19 pandemic, what she’s seeing in MICU, etc. Listen to the interview at!

  • Tuesday, December 08, 2020 10:53 AM | Anonymous

    YON 2020 Day 342: Bette Kiyoko Idemoto, PhD, APRN-BC

    Recently retired from her position as a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) in Geriatrics at University Hospitals Medical Center, Bette Kiyoko Idemoto, PhD, APRN-BC, shares her personal history and explains how that influenced her life and values. During her career she served as president of the Northeast Ohio CNS Affiliate NEOCNS. In retirement, Dr. Idemoto is a nursing research volunteer at the Louis Stokes Veteran Administration Medical Center.

    Read more here!

  • Monday, December 07, 2020 9:06 AM | Anonymous

    Joe Biden appointed a nurse to the Covid Task Force!
    Jane Hopkins is an experienced bedside nurse and an immigrant from Sierra Leone. She also has a strong background in union work with SEIU.

    Read more by clicking here!

  • Tuesday, November 17, 2020 4:46 PM | Anonymous

    Star-studded benefit concert to honor nurses on Thanksgiving

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stevie Wonder, Celine Dion, Gloria Estefan will be among the entertainers honoring nurses in a star-studded benefit virtual concert on Thanksgiving.

    Nurse Heroes announced Tuesday that the concert called Nurse Heroes Live will stream on the organization’s YouTube and Facebook along with LiveXLive on Nov. 26 at 7 p.m. EST. The benefit will provide money for a variety of programs including scholarships for nurses and their children.

    Whoopi Goldberg will host the concert with special appearances by Oprah Winfrey and Billy Crystal.

    Other performers include Josh Groban, Black Eyed Peas, Pitbull, The Wailers, Carole King, Maluma and Andrea Bocelli.

    Taylor Swift will donate a signed collectible edition “Folklore” guitar, which will be auctioned for the benefit of the Nurses Heroes Foundation.

    The nurses of New York’s Northwell Health will be the first beneficiaries of the concert. The event will also showcase 50 nurses from the hospital in an ensemble performance with several celebrities.

    The concert will be produced by Emilio Estefan and Times Square Live Media. 

  • Thursday, November 12, 2020 10:47 AM | Anonymous

    Please visit this link to view a helpful article from American Nurse on combating clinician burnout and the power of self-care. 

    "It’s more important than ever for nurses to take care of themselves.


    • Clinicians are experiencing alarming rates of burnout.
    • Self-care is essential to maintaining a healthy relationship with oneself and others.
    • The ENERGY model provides clinicians with practical self-care strategies to mitigate stress and job-related burnout."
  • Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:48 PM | Anonymous

    NEOCNS would like to extend our warmest CONGRATULATIONS!!!

    Deborah Klein MSN, APRN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, FAHA, FAAN: On being the recipient of a nursing excellence award in 2020 from Cleveland Clinic; The Carolyn Nieman APRN Excellence Award. Congratulations Debbie your impact has no boundaries!!

    Dr. Mary Beth Modic DNP, APRN-CNS, CDCES, FAAN: On being the recipient of a nursing excellence award in 2020 from Cleveland Clinic; Lifetime Achievement Award. Congratulations Mary Beth your impact is timeless!!  

    See the flyer here: NEOCNS would like to extend our warmest CONGRATULATIONS to.docx

  • Monday, November 09, 2020 4:05 PM | Anonymous

    The Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania is taking applications for 2021 Fellowships and Research Awards. Interested individuals are encouraged to apply.

    The Karen Buhler-Wilkerson Faculty Research Fellowship provides up to $4,000 of support to faculty from all disciplines from colleges and universities, based on evidence of preparation and/or productivity in historical research related to nursing and healthcare.

    Alice Fisher Society Fellowship for Historical Research in Nursing offers up to $3,000 to support research and ongoing collaboration with Center historians. The Fisher Fellowship is open to those with masters and doctoral level preparation.

    The deadline to receive applications is February 1, 2021.

    Visit,or email for additional information.


    Penn Nursing - Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing Office: 215-898-4502 / Fax: 215-573-2168 
    418 Curie Boulevard, Floor 2U, Philadelphia, PA 19104-4217

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