Congratulations to Matthew Spangler!
He was selected by the Foundation of the NSNA Scholarship Selection Committee to be awarded the: $1,000.00, Infusion Nurses Society Student Leadership Scholarship. Matthew is a student at San Francisco State University.
BIG NEWS: Have you heard Care and Wear just launched scrubs?
They started out in 2014 by creating accessible clothing for patients such as PICC Line Covers, Chest Port Access Tops, and NICU Bodysuits. They are now helping to improve the lives of clinicians with their line of functional and comfortable scrubs. Made with input from nearly 100 medical professionals, the scrubs have a lightweight, sleek design that helps provide clinicians comfort from the inside out. Some other features include multiple functional pockets, badge loops, and moisture-wicking, wrinkle-resistant fabric! To celebrate the launch, we’re offering our community a 10% discount on your first pair of scrubs. Click Here and use code INS10 at checkout.
Remembering Krisha Scharnweber
INS is saddened to learn of the passing of our dear friend Krisha Scharnweber who served as INS President from 1991-1992. Her theme, “Communication: Sharing of Knowledge,” reflected the INS mission statement. During her term, INS launched a nationwide membership campaign, “Recruitment 1,000: Strength in Members,” to help grow the INS membership.
We send our heartfelt condolences to Krisha’s family during this difficult time.
INS Speaking Opportunities
The Long-Term Care Infusion Support Activity or “LISA”, is seeking volunteers to administer COVID monoclonal antibody (CmAb) infusions to patients in high-risk settings.
INS is pleased to share ANA’s Final #ThisIsOurShot Video Campaign to increase vaccine confidence.
We join them in offering our thanks to nurses who provide compassionate, expert care.
The Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) is presenting 2 educational programs related to the comprehensive care of people living with MS. Both are available for continuing nursing education credit.
Past INS President and current Co-Chair of our Diversity, Equity, and Infusion Task Force talks with Minority Nurse!
INS Releases Highly Anticipated Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice
Revised and released every 5 years, the Standards provides the framework to define and develop infusion-based policies and procedures for all practice settings. Read the press release here!
Nurses on Boards Coalition (NOBC) meets goal of filling 10,000 board seats with nurses.
Congratulations to the 150 RNs who have earned their CRNI® by passing the September 2020 CRNI® Exam. Your dedication to your patients and to the infusion therapy specialty is admirable and inspiring!
Join us in welcoming these nurses to our elite, global community of CRNI®s!
Find the full list of passers here: https://www.ins1.org/crni-certification/exam/exam-results/
Read about the challenges faced by non-acute infusion clinics here.
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