• Tri-Council for Nursing Calls for Collaborative Action in Support of the IOM’s Future of Nursing

    October 14 2010|Publication: Press Releases

    Today, the Tri-Council for Nursing announces its strong endorsement of the new Institute of Medicine (IOM) report on The Future of Nursing and calls for collaboration among stakeholders to advance the report’s recommendations. The Tri-Council organizations, including the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, American Nurses Association, American Organization of Nurse Executives, and National League for Nursing, are united in their view that this report provides a practical blueprint for elevating nursing’s role in transforming the healthcare delivery system and meeting the challenges of healthcare reform for the betterment of patient care.

  • AONE Announces 2011 President-Elect

    October 08 2010|Publication: Press Releases

    Laura Caramanica, RN, PhD, CENP, FACHE, has been elected president-elect of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE). Caramanica currently serves as the executive director of the Institute for Nursing Excellence at Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, N.Y., where she also held the position of senior vice president/chief nursing officer from 2007-2010.

  • AONE Launches New Foundation to Fulfill Previous Role of AONE Institute

    September 24 2010|Publication: Press Releases

    The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) is proud to announce the establishment of the AONE Foundation for Nursing Leadership Research & Education (AONE Foundation), which will fulfill the previous role of the AONE Institute for Nursing Leadership Research & Education (AONE Institute). The AONE Institute was founded in 1999 and was conducted as an activity of the Health Research & Education Trust.  The AONE Foundation will continue supporting 501(c)(3) activities of AONE, including annual seed grants to fund nursing research projects in the areas of patient safety, workforce, work environment, evidence-based management practices, and leadership development, as well as the AONE Foundation Mentor Award, honoring a nurse in executive practice who has been exemplary in supporting the professional development of his/her colleagues.

  • AONE CEO Thompson Named to Modern Healthcare 's 100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare

    August 27 2010|Publication: Press Releases

    The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) is pleased to announce that Pamela A. Thompson, MS, RN, CENP, FAAN, AONE chief executive officer and American Hospital Association (AHA) senior vice president for nursing, has been ranked #33 on Modern Healthcare’s 2010 list of the “100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare”. Thompson’s inclusion among other nurses is a strong sentiment to the growing understanding in Washington and across the nation of nurses’ importance in the evolvement of health care delivery systems.

  • Tri-Council for Nursing Issues New Consensus Policy Statement on the Educational Advancement of Registered Nurses

    May 28 2010|Publication: Press Releases

    In light of the recent passage of health care reform legislation, the Tri-Council for Nursing has issued a timely consensus statement calling for all registered nurses to advance their education in the interest of enhancing quality and safety across health care settings. The Tri-Council organizations, including the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, American Nurses Association, American Organization of Nurse Executives, and National League for Nursing, are united in their view that a more highly educated nursing workforce is critical to meeting the nation’s nursing needs and delivering safe, effective patient care.

  • AONE Institute Announces 2010 Recognition Award Recipients

    February 26 2010|Publication: Press Releases

    The AONE Institute, an activity of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) and a 501(c)(3) unit of the Health Research and Educational Trust, has announced the recipients of its 2010 recognition awards, which  highlight AONE members and an AONE chapter who have demonstrated the “best of the best” in leadership practice, and whose work sets an example for every nurse leader.

  • AONE Institute Announces 2010 Seed Grant Recipients

    February 26 2010|Publication: Press Releases

    The AONE Institute, an activity of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) and a 501(c)(3) unit of the Health Research and Educational Trust (HRET), has announced the recipients of its 2010 Research Seed Grant Awards. The recipients were selected from grant proposals submitted by AONE members. The funding will facilitate research in the areas of nursing leadership development and work environment. The awards have been granted annually since 2003 and to date the AONE Institute has awarded a total of $158,675 in seed grant funds to members.

  • Thompson Named AHA Senior Vice President for Nursing

    February 19 2010|Publication: Press Releases|Related Topics: AONE

    The American Hospital Association (AHA) has named Pamela A. Thompson, MS, RN, CENP, FAAN, AHA senior vice president for nursing. In addition to this new role, Thompson will continue to maintain her current duties as AONE chief executive officer (CEO).

  • Patricia Quigley Receives AONE 2010 Nurse Researcher Award

    February 12 2010|Publication: Press Releases

    Patricia Quigley, PhD, MPH, ARNP, CRRN, FAAN, is the recipient of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) 2010 Nurse Researcher Award. This award recognizes a nurse researcher who has made a significant contribution to nursing research and is recognized by the broader nursing community as an outstanding nurse researcher. Dr. Quigley will be honored at an award presentation during the AONE 43rd Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, Ind. on April 11, 2010.

  • Reverend Tom Keighley Receives AONE 2010 Honorary Member Award

    February 12 2010|Publication: Press Releases

    Reverend Tom Keighley, FRCN, is the recipient of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) 2010 Honorary Member Award.  This award recognizes a person who has made a noteworthy contribution to the health care field and to nursing leadership practice, and who has supported the mission of AONE through work, research or service to the health care community at large. Keighley will be honored at an award presentation during the AONE 43rd Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, Ind. on April 10, 2010.

  • Tim Porter-O'Grady Receives AONE 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award

    February 12 2010|Publication: Press Releases

    Tim Porter-O’Grady, DM, EdD, ScD(h), FAAN, is the recipient of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award. This award honors an AONE member who is recognized by the broader nursing community as a significant leader in the nursing profession and who has served AONE in an important leadership capacity—demonstrating the qualities of leadership and service to the nursing profession by their professional and personal example. Porter O’Grady will be honored at an award presentation during the AONE 43rd Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, Ind. on April 10, 2010.

  • AONE Opens Registration for Delegation Trip to India

    January 29 2010|Publication: Press Releases

    The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) has opened registration for the Nurse Executives Delegation to India, scheduled for September 12-20, 2010. In conjunction with People to People Citizen Ambassador Programs, this delegation—specializing in nursing administration—has been developed to foster one-on-one dialogue with international counterparts and to continue the tradition of professional diplomacy created by President Eisenhower in 1956. In recent years, AONE has partnered with People to People to bring nurse delegates to several countries including Russia, China and South Africa.

  • Annual survey of nurses finds retirement plans returning

    |Publication: eNews Update|Related Topics: Workforce

    A survey of nearly 9,000 registered nurses by a health care staffing consulting firm finds that nearly two-thirds of nurses older than 54 said they are thinking more about retirement now that the economy has improved.

  • Research supports using ‘baby box’ on discharge

    |Publication: eNews Update

    New mothers provided with a “baby box” upon discharge from the hospital are less likely to sleep in the same bed as their babies, a practice considered risky for sudden infant death syndrome, according to research presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting.

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