2019 INF Scholarships now available

2019 Scholarship Applications …now being accepted online. SUBMISSION DEADLINE MARCH 15, 2019 One of the primary functions of the  Illinois Nurses Foundation is to provide scholarships to students that have decided to major in nursing or to nurses who are looking to continue their education (undergraduate and graduate scholarships available). We have modernized the application process.  All…

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…

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…