WNA & Nursing News

  • Official Notice of Proposed WNA Bylaw Changes

    WNA’s Bylaw Committee did not anticipate any proposed bylaw changes were necessary for this year’s annual business meeting.  There are, however, two sections of the Bylaws that need to be amended in order to conform to ANA Bylaws.  ANA Bylaws were amended at the June 9, 2017, meeting of the Membership Assembly.  The proposed WNA […]

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  • Update on eNurse Licensure Compact (eNLC)

    The Wisconsin Hospital Association has taken the lead on getting the eNLC legislation drafted and others–including WNA–will be asking legislators for support. You may have received an email from the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS). DSPS is the state agency that issues your nursing license and where the Wisconsin Board of Nursing […]

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  • WNA Member Spotlight

    Member Spotlight – Gail Hanson Brenner

    WNA has so many incredible members making a lasting impression in nursing. We think it’s about time that everyone else knows about our incredible members, too. That is why we have a Member Spotlight series on our website. This is the space to showcase your talent. Tell us about your remarkable research, your touching stories, the […]

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  • WNA Elections - Ready to Run?

    Nominations are open for 2017 WNA Elections!

    Leadership opportunities for WNA members are now available!  Positions begin on January 1, 2018, and last for a 2-year term.  We’re looking for excited and passionate people to join these teams.  No prior experience needed!  Just a desire to do good work for Wisconsin’s nurses. The following positions are open; you can read the descriptions […]

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  • WNA Member Spotlight

    Member Spotlight – Teresa Loftsgaarden

    WNA has so many incredible members making a lasting impression in nursing. We think it’s about time that everyone else knows about our incredible members, too. That is why we have a Member Spotlight series on our website. This is the space to showcase your talent. Tell us about your remarkable research, your touching stories, the […]

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  • WNA Member Spotlight

    Member Spotlight – Nancy Whitehead

    WNA has so many incredible members making a lasting impression in nursing. We think it’s about time that everyone else knows about our incredible members, too. That is why we have a Member Spotlight series on our website. This is the space to showcase your talent. Tell us about your remarkable research, your touching stories, the […]

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  • WNA Member Spotlight

    Member Spotlight – Susan K. Riesch

    WNA has so many incredible members making a lasting impression in nursing. We think it’s about time that everyone else knows about our incredible members, too. That is why we have a Member Spotlight series on our website. This is the space to showcase your talent. Tell us about your remarkable research, your touching stories, the […]

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  • Nurse on Phone

    Rapid Response Call on Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact

    WNA’s Public Policy Council is Interested in Your Opinion The Wisconsin Board of Nursing is holding an Informational Hearing on June 8, 2017, to solicit input on the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact.  WNA’s Public Policy Council will be providing input to the Board of Nursing.  The Council would like input from you, the WNA member, […]

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    Nursing Groups Celebrate Launch of “Nurses Change Lives” License Plate to Support Nursing Education Scholarships

    MADISON, WI – Nurses in Wisconsin have a lot to celebrate during this week’s National Nurses Week. That includes the release of a new specialty license plate, entitled “Nurses Change Lives”. The Wisconsin Organization of Nurse Executives and the Wisconsin Nurses Association are co-sponsoring the press conference to announce the availability of the newly released […]

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  • 2013-2016 Faith Community Nursing Research

    We have seen a steady growth in Faith Community Nursing (FCN) research. In 2013, only 12 articles represented the practice and very few of those were actual research. In 2014, the number of articles doubled to 24. In 2015, there were 28 published articles in the specialty of FCN with most using a research methodology. […]

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