Nurse Leader Weekly 3/4/19
February 26 - March 4

Nurse Leader Weekly 3/4/19

Curated weekly news for nurse leaders. Catch up on the industry in one stop.

Andrew Shingleton
Content Writer

In Case You Missed It …

2020 Named “Year of the Nurse” Endorsed By W.H.O

Thursday, February 21
Nurse.org

The World Health Organization had a meeting earlier in the year where director-general, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, made the official proposal to declare 2020 the year of the nurse and the midwife.


 

This hospital modeled itself after the Apple Store, and lets pregnant mothers use gadgets to monitor their health at home

Monday, March 4
CNBC

Oschner Hospital in Louisiana has enrolled 1,000 pregnant patients in the “Connected MOM” program which provides wireless blood pressure cuffs and weight scales to monitor them from home. These devices are dubbed “O Bar”, which is modeled on the Apple Genius Bar.


 

FDA plans first public hearings on legalizing CBD foods in April

Wednesday, February 27
CNBC

The Food and Drug Administration will start looking into how it might legalize CBD-laced food products in April, Commissioner Scott Gottlieb told lawmakers last week. Congress legalized CBD in December but FDA rules prohibit companies from adding it into food.


 

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