WNA & Nursing News

  • It’s not too late to register for the WNA Advocacy Workshop!

    Friday, September 28 – Saturday, September 29, 2018 For more information, click here! Begins Friday Evening, 6:00 PM The Madison Concourse Hotel and The Wisconsin State Capitol, Madison, WI LOCATION AND DIRECTIONS Registration Information: Online registration only Have your ANA/WNA Membership number on hand to register at a discounted rate. Not a member and interested […]

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  • APRN Roundtable Information Meeting!

    The WNA Board of Directors is pleased to announce the establishment of the APRN Roundtable. The APRN Roundtable’s purpose is to bring together APRN associations that include CRNAs, CNS and CNMs, NP specialty associations, regional groups, employers of APRNs, universities/colleges of APRN education, other nursing associations and consumer groups that are supportive of the APRN […]

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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 Membership Assembly & Annual Meeting

    Save the Date for WNA Membership Assembly & Annual Meeting 2018 Join us on Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27 at the Best Western Premier Park Hotel in Madison, WI REGISTRATION COMING SOON! Click here for more information  

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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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  • Take the survey!

    Please Participate in WNA’s Survey of Patient/Family/Visitor Violence in the Workplace

    WNA is interested in the issue of workplace violence against nurses and what our role is in addressing the issue. That’s why WNA’s Workforce Advocacy Council has partnered with UW – Eau Claire College of Nursing to develop a survey that addresses patient, family, and/or visitor violence toward nurses. The initial results of the survey will be […]

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