COINN 2019 ReflectionsThank you to all those who made the journey to Auckland, New Zealand for the COINN 2019 Conference, kindly hosted by Council of International Neonatal Nurses (COINN), New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) & Neonatal Nurses College of Aotearoa (NNCA). We hope you got significant value out of your attendance and also enjoyed our lovely "City of Sails". This twitter story is a compilation of tweets for #COINN2019 from the wonderful COINN conference in Auckland, New Zealand, May 2019.
HealthyChildren.orgWhether you're looking for general information related to child health or for more specific guidance on parenting issues, you've come to the right place. Backed by 67,000 pediatricians, HealthyChildren.org is the only parenting website committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
Hawaii State Center for NursingEstablished in 2003, we are dedicated to ensuring Hawai‘i is the best place for nurses to work and believe that excellence in nursing practice leads to quality care for the people of Hawai‘i. Our Vision is to be a champion for nursing excellence and trusted collaborative partner developing a healthcare workforce committed to the promise of quality care for all the people of Hawaii. Through collaborative partnerships, the Center provides accurate nursing workforce data for planning, disseminates nursing knowledge to support excellence in practice and leadership development, promotes a diverse workforce, and advocates for sound health policy to serve the changing health care needs of the people of Hawaii.
Reflecting on International Neonatal Nursing Day (pdf)It’s a fact: every day of the year there is a worthy cause to recognise and celebrate; prematurity and the neonatal environment are given fair exposure towards the last few months of the year. In the US; the consequences of premature birth are recognised in September with Neonatal Intensive Care Awareness month and then again in November with National Preemie Month. On 17 November, World Prematurity Day raises global awareness of the consequences of prematurity and has gained momentum over the years with the lighting up of iconic buildings around the world in purple.
Jimmy Kimmel Reveals Details of His Son’s Birth & Heart DiseaseJimmy and his wife Molly welcomed their second child together, William “Billy” Kimmel. At three days old, Billy had successful open heart surgery at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and is now home with his family. Jimmy opens up about his son’s birth and health complications and encourages donations to Children's Hospital Los Angeles where Billy and so many other kids get such wonderful care. The importance of bedside baby nurses cannot be understated!
Kanile'a Makes First-ever Endemic Hawaiian Hardwood 'UkuleleThe nonprofit Hawaiian Legacy Reforestation Initiative has unveiled the world's first-ever ukulele built entirely from endemic Hawaiian hardwoods.The ukulele was designed and hand crafted by a team of nearly 20 master artisans under the guidance of Master Luthier Joseph Souza at Kanile'a 'Ukulele, a renowned Hawaii musical instrument company. This magnificent piece showcases the sustainable use of Hawaiian hardwoods under HLRI's Legacy Tree program, as well as the Legacy Carbon program overseen by HLH, LLC, a sustainable forestry company based on Hawaii Island.
Family portraits honor legacy of terminally ill childrenThe organization Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep trains volunteers to provide families with free portraits for terminally ill newborns as well as remembrance photography. Denise Karabinus will be taking part in a Neonatal Professionals Institute conference on Sept. 16 at the Hale Koa Hotel. She will be speaking about her own experience as well as the organization Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep. Her presentation will begin at 9:45 a.m. and is open to the public.
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