WNA & Nursing News

  • Applications for the 2019 Mary Barker APRN Scholarships are now being Accepted

    Sponsored by the WNA Nurse Practitioner Forum and the Nurses Foundation of Wisconsin Applications for the 2019 Mary Barker ARPN Scholarships are now being accepted. Up to four scholarships will be awarded to a student in a graduate degree with preparation as an Advance Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) in one of the four APRN practice roles: […]

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  • Registration is Now Open for the APRN Coalition Lobby Day!

    Wisconsin APRN Coalition Lobby Day – 2019 Thursday, January 17, 2019 7:30 am – 2:30 pm* *Ending times will vary depending on time of legislator visits Hilton Madison 9 E. Wilson Street Madison, WI 53703 Join the APRN Coalition and your colleagues for the Wisconsin APRN Coalition Lobby Day. The purpose is to prepare APRNs […]

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  • Support WNA’s Lobbying Effort

    Support the passage of WNA’s Top Four Legislative Priorities by contributing to WNA’s Wisconsin Nurse Advocacy Fund. Like many associations, WNA  does not have the in-house capacity to effectively lobby on legislative priorities. This continuous effort requires the services of contract lobbyist. Contract lobbyists provide: Day-to-day visibility at the State Capitol. Established one-on-one relationships with […]

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  • 2018 State Election Results – Webinar

    2018 State Election Results: What It Means for Nursing Practice in Wisconsin Webinar December 5, 2018 7:00 – 8:00 pm Join your WNA colleagues in learning about the results of the 2018 state election and what is on the horizon for the upcoming 2019-2020 legislative biennium. WNA’s contract lobbyist, Forbes McIntosh, will provide the most […]

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  • 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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  • 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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