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  • Invitation to Discuss the Establishment of a Palliative and End-of-Life Care Mutual Interest Group

    One of the ideas generated from the Wisconsin Nurses Association’s 2016 Fall Conference, The Nurse’s Role in Palliative & End-of-Life-Care Across the Lifespan, was the development of an interest group for nurses on the topic of palliative and end-of-life care. WNA sponsors a variety of “mutual interest groups” (MIGs) that

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  • Nurses as leaders: At all levels, in all settings

    Nurses as leaders: At all levels, in all settings by Linda Gobis Nursing leadership is vitally important to our profession, now more than ever. I do not mean traditional leadership with its hierarchy of formal positions, but rather, all nurses everywhere engaged in grassroots leadership. Why this change? Why now?

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  • The 2016 WNA Awards

    The WNA Awards have been a tradition for 40 years—since May Hornback and Alice Weldy received the Service to WNA Award in 1976. Now WNA offers 12 awards. Eight of them were awarded this year at the WNA Membership Assembly. We would like to thank everyone who nominated someone for

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  • Nurses are #1 for the 15th year in a row

    Nurses Rank #1 Most Trusted Profession for 15th Year in a Row

    SILVER SPRING, MD – The American public has again ranked nurses as the professionals with the highest honesty and ethical standards, according to a Gallup poll released today. The annual poll marks the 15th consecutive year that nurses have been ranked the most trusted out of a wide spectrum of

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  • WNA’s Testimony on the Issue of Opioid Abuse

    Gina Dennik-Champion, MSN, RN, MSHA, WNA Executive Director and Lobbyist provided WNA’s perceptions of the opioid abuse crisis in Wisconsin. She provided testimony to the two co-chairs of the Task Force, Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch and Rep. John Nygren on the important role nurses can play in addressing addiction treatment

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