Official publication of ANA Idaho Volume 41, • No. 1 Quarterly publication direct mailed to approximately 23,000 RNs and LPNs in Idaho. May, June, July 2018 from the President... Kim Froehlich, MSN, RN, NEA-BC KFroehlich@relias.com Happy Nurses Week! This is a week that I’ve always appreciated as a nurse. It reminds each of us to take a moment and honor our profession, our colleagues, and ourselves. Nursing has been the number one trusted profession for the last consecutive 16 years, with firefighters deservedly ranking number one in 2001. Nursing is also one of the most diverse professions in the nation, with opportunities for clinical growth, professional role expansion, social advocacy, and leadership, to name just a few of the many areas where nurses practice using their unique knowledge and expertise. Personally, I have had the pleasure of having a very robust, creative, and exciting career in nursing and it is one that continues to develop as I grow and evolve. Nursing provides access to a fulfilling and meaningful career wherever we choose to practice. I encourage you this Nurses Week to open your mind to the possibilities within our profession; take time to recognize your own creative genius and the wealth of knowledge that you current resident or Presort Standard US Postage PAID Permit #14 Princeton, MN 55371 as an individual, and as a nurse have to share in this world. Whether you work in a clinical setting, a business setting, whether you’re a formal leader, or providing direct care, you are making Kim Froehlich an impact on those you serve while transforming healthcare in this nation every day. For decades nurses have been recognized for their dedicated efforts in providing care to those in need. Nurses provide the lion’s share of the care needed in clinical settings, and we carry that responsibility with us as we take our professional skills and expertise where our passion leads us. That also means that we know not only what needs to get done, but how to get it done, and why it needs to get done. We know how to realize the intended outcome clinically and holistically. This expertise translates to any work we choose to do where meaningful, tangible changes are needed. A nursing Nurses for Idaho! Nurses Day at the Capitol Michael McGrane, MSN, RN email@example.com This is the second year, Nurse Leaders of Idaho (NLI) and ANA Idaho have had an organized presence at the Idaho State Capitol. Over 30 nurses attended this year’s Nurses Day at the Capitol, many staying all morning, including two who came all the way from Coeur d’Alene. Continuing education hours were offered to those who attended and meetings with government officials were encouraged during the event. Several Representatives and Senators stopped by to gain a better understanding of the nursing profession and to discuss issues nurses are concerned about—including current legislation on protecting nurses in the workplace. During the morning, nurses took an opportunity to attend the House Health and Welfare Committee hearing, from the President continued on page 2 ANA Idaho Legislative Affairs Committee members from left to right: Mike McGrane, Anna Rostock, Kim Popa, and Brie Sandow. then the group split to attend the Senate and House floor sessions. During each session, NLI and ANA Idaho’s presence was recognized by Senator Maryanne Jordan and Representative Sue Chew to the full body of the Senate and the House. The Day at the Capitol not only engaged legislators to learn about nursing, but also provided an opportunity for nurses to learn the workings of the legislature and Nurses for Idaho! continued on page 4 Inside this Issue FEATURE: Advocacy in Action Nurses for Idaho! Nurses Day at the Capitol Micheal McGrane, MSN, RN Public Breastfeading Legislation Adrean Cavener, BS Nurse Led Implementation of Family Bonding Time Julie Finney, BSN, RNC and Jane Grassley, PhD, RN, IBCLC ANA Idaho Wishes you a Happy Nurses Week! Executive Director’s Report Robin Schaffer, MSN, RN, CAE SIDS Foundation Elizabeth Montgomery, BS Ed. Page 3 Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Teresa L. Coiner, RN, BSN, MHS IALN Update 2018 Idaho Legislature Session Wrap-up Micheal McGrane, MSN,RN Idaho Breastfeeding Coalition Cindy Galloway, RDN, LD, IBCLC Welcome New Board Member Christine Westrup, BSN Page 3 Page 4 Randall Hudspeth, Phd, APRN-CNP, FRE, FAANP Page 7 Page 8 Page 10 Page 11 Page 11 New Home Health Conditions of Participation Jenni Blendu, RN, MBA Evidence-Based Screening Practices for Postpartum Depression Sydney Parker, MSN, RN Page 4 Page 5 Page 11 Page 14
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