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Nurse License Plate Update

The Secretary of States office has begun mailing details to those who RSVP’d. The announcement states that pre-orders will be accepted through the end of January. Plates should be disseminated by the end of March 2018. Watch for details regarding public availability.

New Regulation for Illinois Prescribers with Controlled Substance License

All Prescribers with an Illinois Controlled Substance License Must Enroll in the Illinois Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) Beginning January 1, 2018, Public Act 100-0564 requires all prescribers with an Illinois controlled substance license to enroll in the Illinois Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) https://www.ilpmp.org/ through the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS). Prescribers are additionally required to attempt…

Governor Rauner Signs HB 313 – Nurse Practice Act Sunset Bill

On September 20, 2017, Governor Rauner signed HB 313 – PA 100-0513 The signing of this bill completes a process that started back in April 2015 when the Illinois Coalition of Nursing Organizations met to work on revisions of the Nurse Practice Act. We should be proud of the work we accomplished.  Let us remember…

2017 ANA-Illinois Candidates Announced

2017 ANA-ILLINOIS CANDIDATES ANNOUNCED The election for the ANA-Illinois Officers and Directors will be held online October 6-October 20. The election will be conducted by electronically. Watch your email and the ANA-Illinois website www.ana-illinois.orgfor the additional details. HERE ARE YOUR CANDIDATES: President Dan Fraczkowski MS, RN Greetings, my name is Dan Fraczkowski, I have had the honor…

Everyday Nursing Heroes – INF Honor a Nurse Program

HONOR A NURSE RECOGNIZE THE EVERYDAY HEROES IN HEALTHCARE The Illinois Nurses Foundation is proud to kick off their “HONOR A NURSE” campaign. Our campaign began in recognition of National Nurses Week, May 6-12. Our wish is to continue this project throughout the year. Donate and honor a nurse who has inspired you, mentored you,…

Student Nurses Political Action Day Head Shots

Your Professional Head Shots from Student Nurses Political Action Day 2017 are now available! Click the link below to be directed to your photos.  To enter the photo album, enter the password: SNPAD 2017 Click Here for Photos Thank you for your participation in this year’s event!

ANA-Illinois Announces New Lower Dues Rate!

New Lower Dues – only $15/month or $174/year! Joint members in ANA-Illinois and the American Nurses Association (ANA) is now just $15 a month –  less than the price of a specialty coffee per week! You owe it to yourself and to your career to join the largest and most inclusive group of registered  nurses…

Additional 2017 Sunset Summits Scheduled

Come to hear a discussion about the proposals, network with colleagues and find out about the amazing work being done in Illinois. Light meal/appetizers will served and 1.0 hr of CE available. 26+ nursing organizations have been working since early 2015 to recommend changes to the Illinois Nurse Practice Act. _________________________________________________________________________________ When Tuesday March 21,…

2016 Illinois Center for Nursing RN report available

The 2016 Illinois Registered Nurse workforce report is now available on the IDFPR/Illinois Center for Nursing website http://nursing.illinois.gov/ResearchData.asp Illinois Nursing Workforce Demographics Past IDFPR/IL Center for Nursing workforce surveys are available below: Registered Nurse Workforce Survey Report 2014 Registered Nurse 2014 Workforce Survey Executive Summary 2007 Nursing Workforce Survey 2000 Survey of RN Results 2001 Survey…

2nd Annual 40 Under 40 Winners Announced

The Illinois Nurses Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2nd Annual 40 Under 40 Emerging Nurse Leaders Awards. Winners were chosen by a panel of their peers based on their achievement in the profession, leadership and community & association involvement.  Please plan to join us on September 22nd from 5pm to 8pm as we celebrate the achievements of these 40 amazing young nurses. The event will take place at RushUniversity Medical Center Searle Conference Center. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online at http://tinyurl.com/2016INF. Abigail Kristine Ault UnityPoint Health – Methodist|Proctor Gloria Barrera OLCHS District 229 DePaul University Chamberlain College of Nursing Illinois Virtual Schools Rachael Beard Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Nursing Amanda Buechel Advocate Christ Medical Center Mary Byrn Marcella Niehoff School of…