WNA & Nursing News

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    WNA Response to State of Washington Senator Maureen Walsh

    Wisconsin Nurses Association have sent two letters in support of all nurses in the state of Washington.  The letters are also intended to show our solidarity the work Washington nurses do in light of recent disparaging comment from Washington State Senator Maureen Walsh. As nurses, we understand the lack of insight and grievous lack of […]

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  • Registration Open for AHRQ Webcast

    Registration Open for AHRQ Webcast “Creative Strategies to Improve Patient Care Experience”.  Includes Nurses as Care Coordinators  April 18, 12-1 p.m. ET Register Now for the Webcast This AHRQ Webcast will provide an overview of one study using nurse care coordination as a strategy to improve patients’ experience with primary care. Speakers will discuss how staff’s creative […]

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  • WNA Board of Directors Adopts Healthy Meetings Policy

    As part of WNA’s Healthy Nurses for Wisconsin initiative, the WNA Board of Directors approved a policy that contains a set of guidelines for healthy meetings. These guidelines were developed by the National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity. WNA believes that it is important to provide leadership and role modeling regarding the promotion of health […]

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  • Workplace Violence Bill Draft is Gaining Legislative Co-Sponsors

    Thanks to all of you who contacted your legislators asking that they sign on as a co-sponsor to the Workplace Violence against Nurses legislative bill draft. We are pleased to announce that we have a total of 30 legislators who have signed on as co-sponsors, If your legislator is listed below could you please send […]

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  • WNA Norma Lang Excellence in Nursing Research Award

    Diane R. Lauver, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FAAN was awarded the WNA Norma Lang Excellence in Nursing Research Award on Saturday, March 23 during the 2019 WNA Healthy Nurse Conference in Wisconsin Dells. She was recognized for her support of WNA’s efforts to improving the cardiovascular health of nurses in Wisconsin. She has presented at WNA’s […]

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  • 2019 Nurse of the Year

    To celebrate “National Nurses Week”, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel will share the stories of Wisconsin nurses who have demonstrated outstanding compassion and devotion to their patients. These nurses will be honored in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Sunday, May 5th, 2019. Submit a nomination letter that describes how your nurse: – Exceeds patient expectations – […]

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  • WNA representatives meet with WI State Board of Nursing.

    Members representing WNA met with the Board of Nursing on March 14, 2019 to present the following: Inclusion of Content in the Board of Nursing Quarterly Newsletter Gina Dennik-Champion, WNA Executive Director requested that the Board of Nursing quarterly newsletter include information or reports of Wisconsin’s Nurse Workforce. The Board of Nursing supported the request […]

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  • Workplace Violence against Nurses Legislation Alert!

    Contact your legislator today and ask that they sign-on as a co-sponsor to LRB 2300/P1 and LRB-2384/1 We have achieved the first step in moving toward passage of Workplace Violence against Nurses legislation. A legislative draft that creates a criminal penalty for battery to a nurse has been developed. Five legislators have come forward to […]

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  • Join WNA’s Legislative Update Call

    There is a lot of legislative activity taking place at the State Capitol that WNA wants you to know about!  Please join WNA’s Contract Lobbyist, Forbes McIntosh and WNA Executive Director, Gina Dennik-Champion who will present the latest information and how you can get involved in advancing WNA’s legislative priorities. The registration fee for WNA […]

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