• Wisconsin Nursing Organizations Issue Message to The Public About Importance Of Wearing Masks

    The Nurses of Wisconsin is a group of nursing associations[1] that have come together to inform the public about the importance of wearing masks. Wisconsin’s hospitals have less than 10 percent of beds available to provide care[2].  Patients in Wisconsin are receiving extensive nursing care for treatment of their COVID diagnosis and\or significant complications related […]

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  • Ransomware Activity Targeting the Healthcare and Public Health Sector

    There is an imminent and increased cybercrime threat to U.S. hospitals and healthcare providers. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency released an advisory along with the FBI and The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services about this #ransomware threat that uses Trickbot and Ryuk malware. Please click HERE to learn how to mitigate your risk.

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  • Wisconsin Department of Health Services issues update on Field Hospital admission protocols

    Wisconsin Department of Health Services issues update on admission protocols for patients to be admitted to West Allis Alternate Care Facility (Field Hospital) The West Allis “Field Hospital” is being managed by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and not the WI National Guard as we had indicated on WKOW TV.  The last report has […]

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  • Gov. Evers Directs Department of Health Services to Limit Indoor Public Gatherings

    MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today directed Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to issue Emergency Order #3 limiting public gatherings to no more than 25 percent of a room or building’s total occupancy. See full the order and list of exemptions here. This directive is effective at 8 a.m. on Oct. 8, […]

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  • Governor Evers Reinstates the Nursing Workforce Related Administrative Rules found in Executive Order #16

    Governor Evers has issued Emergency Order 2​, which contains provisions related to licensed health care professionals in response to the surge in COVID throughout Wisconsin. The Governor has learned about the shortage of health care providers including nurses.  The shortage is impacting the hospitals and other facilities is responding to the surge in COVID throughout Wisconsin […]

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  • WINPAC Board of Trustees Announces Candidate Endorsements for the 2020 November State Elections

    WINPAC has announced the names of the legislative candidates they are endorsing for the 2020 November State election.  The decision to endorse is based on co-sponsorship of the Workplace Violence Against Nurses Legislation which passed this year, co-sponsorship of the APRN Modernization Act,  support of the Nurse Faculty Shortage and Registered Nurse Candidates and WNA […]

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  • WINPAC Contribution Levels

    WINPAC is the political action arm of the Wisconsin Nurses Association whose primary purpose is to develop political power through increased awareness and political involvement. WINPAC is governed by the WINPAC Board of Trustees who are WNA members committed to increasing nursing’s visibility and influence through the elective process. WNA needs your support to help […]

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  • 2020 APRN Thank You

    Thank you to everyone who attended the virtual 2020 APRN Pharmacology & Clinical Update sponsored by the WNA Nurse Practitioner Forum.  Our 2021 and 35th Annual Conference will be held April 15th through the 17th.  Please be sure to save the date NOW!

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  • Milwaukee Magazine – Excellence In Nursing Awards

    Milwaukee Magazine has launched its very first Excellence in Nursing Awards. These awards will recognize the area’s top nurses in a variety of specialties who have made extraordinary contributions to healthcare. Nominations will be collected by peers, and honorees will be selected by a panel of nursing professionals and educators from the Wisconsin Nurses Association. Please […]

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  • Madison Magazine Seeks Nominations for Outstanding Nurses

    Madison Magazine’s Top Nurses 2020: Spotlighting the Courageous and Caring Nurses During COVID-19 Do you know a nursing professional who has gone above and beyond the call of duty during the COVID-19 pandemic? Do you know a nurse who has positively and significantly impacted the health of our community during this global health crisis? This year […]

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