WNA & Nursing News

  • WNA’s Legislative Agenda for the Biennium

    WNA’s Board of Directors approved the WNA Legislative and Regulatory Agenda for the 2019 – 2020 Biennium. This agenda provides information on WNA’s position on a variety of policies that support safe and quality patient care provided by RNs. WNA’s top four legislative priorities for the next biennium are: •              Passage of the APRN Modernization […]

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  • WNA Announces 2018 Election Results!

    Thank you for all of those that ran for a WNA Elected Position and for those of you that took the time to vote. We are looking forward to continuing WNA’s work of protecting, promoting, and advancing professional nursing in Wisconsin. WNA Board of Directors Vice President: Elizabeth Markham, MSN, Ph.D. Secretary: Megan LeClair-Netzel, RN, DNP […]

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  • ANA Presents: How to Survive Bullies during Your Early Years as an RN Part 2

    This webinar has NEW content. You will benefit from this unique content even if you did not attend Part 1 in Spring, 2018. December 7, 2018, 1 – 2:30 pm ET This program is sure to fill up quickly. Click the button below to register. Attendance is free for ANA members and non-members. Register by 11/15 to […]

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  • Fall 2018 Future Nursing Leader Awards Nominations are Now Open!

    It’s time to submit nominations for the Fall 2018 Future Nurse Leader Award! Twice a year, the WNA Mentorship Committee selects 5 recipients to receive the WNA Future Nursing Leader Award. The award is presented each Spring and Fall semesters at the school of nursing pinning ceremonies. Winners receive a complimentary year of membership in […]

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  • WNA Presents Friends of Nursing Award to Senator Devin LeMahieu (Senate District 9)

    (Madison, WI) – The Wisconsin Nurses Association today presented Senator Devin LeMahieu of the 9th Senate District, Oostburg the 2018 WNA “Friend of Nursing” Award.  LeMahieu was the lead sponsor of this biennium’s Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Modernization Act Legislation, SB 497. The proposed legislation created licensure for the four categories of advanced practice registered […]

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  • WNA Co-Leads Symposium to Address Hypertension in Wisconsin

    On May 30, 2018, WNA collaborated with the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services Division of Public Health and others in planning and offering a one-day symposium to discuss and offer strategies for reducing the prevalence of hypertension in Wisconsin. The morning consisted of presentations by national and state-level leaders. These were followed by […]

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  • WNA Friends of Nursing Award Recipients

    WNA Announces Friends of Nursing Award Recipients: Senator Devin LeMahieu (9th ) and Representative Mike Rohrkaste (55th )

    For Immediate Release April 27, 2018 Contact: Gina Dennik-Champion Executive Director Wisconsin Nurses Association 608-228-3300 or gina@wisconsinnures.org   (Madison, WI) – The Wisconsin Nurses Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 WNA “Friend of Nursing” Award.  The two awardees are state legislators Senator Devin LeMahieu of the 9th Senate District, Oostburg and […]

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  • WNA provides testimony opposing proposed Worker’s Compensation Bill. Describes role of nurses.

    Testimony SB 665 – Worker’s CompensationWNA testified against Worker’s Compensation fee schedule bill. WNA APRN Forum Board member, Kim Day, and Gina Dennik-Champion, were among many health care provider associations, on Feb. 14, 2018 to share their opposition to Senate Bill 665, which is the “agreed-to bill” from the state’s Worker’s Compensation Advisory Council (WCAC). […]

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  • Nurses Most Honest and Ethical Profession 16th Year in a Row

    Nurses Maintain #1 Ranking as Most Honest and Ethical Profession

    For the 16th consecutive year, the American public has ranked nurses as the professionals with the highest honesty and ethical standards, according to a Gallup poll released today. The annual poll has ranked nurses as the most honest and ethical out of a wide spectrum of professions, including pharmacists and grade school teachers. “Nurses provide much more […]

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