Professional Development & Upcoming Events

    • 1 Jun 2022
    • 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual

    Open dialogue Forum Topic

    Nurse Staffing

    Wednesday June 1, 2022
    6 pm - 7:30 pm

    We need your voice and experience!

    Please join us to share your insight and experience to inform the American Nurses' Association's upcoming policy and practice plans.  You have ideas - let's hear them!

    Your Membership Assembly Representatives will bring your voice to Washington, DC at ANA's  Annual Membership Assembly in June.

    One (1.5) Nursing Continuing Professional Development contact hour will be awarded for this event

    Connecticut Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation

    • 16 Jun 2022
    • Connecticut Nurses Association

    Become a part of CT Nurses Association leadership!


    Deadline June 15th

    CLICK HERE to Submit your Name/ Nomination

    All Connecticut Nurses’ Association members are invited to become more involved by seeking out a volunteer leadership position on one of our  Committees and Boards.

    Serving as a volunteer leader offers great opportunities to build your professional network with other nursing professionals from across the state. In addition, volunteer leadership provides a necessary level of support to Connecticut Nurses Association by participating in the association’s governance.

    Connecticut Nurses Association Board of Directors, has opened its Open Call  for the following positions Committees and Boards:
     Membership Elected Positions

    (click to learn more about positions)

    • CT Nurses Association Board of Directors
      * President-Elect
      * Treasurer
    • Nomination Committee 
    Board Appointed Opportunities

    (click to learn more about opportunities)

    • Government Relations Committee
    • Educational Program Reviewer
    • Finance Committee
    • Governance Committee (Bylaws)

    Current members may nominate themselves and/or others to be considered for Committee or Board positions.  all nomination materials must be received by 5:00 pm ET on June 15th, 2022

    To Submit your Name/ Nomination :

    Once all your forms are complete, please upload them by

    CLICK HERE to Submit 


      Thank you for considering this opportunity!



      • 16 Jun 2022

      Award Nominations are Open!

      Deadline June 15th

      Connecticut Nurses' Association's Awards Program celebrates accomplishments of individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to nursing, health care policy, media presentations of nurses and nursing and to the association.

      Note: Please be sure to have all your information ready prior to your nomination upload.  


      To learn more about the Awards click links below.

      1. Diamond Jubilee Awards
        1. Contributions to Nursing Education
        2. Contributions to Nursing Research
        3. Contributions to Nursing Administration
        4. Contributions to Nursing through Political Action
        5. Contributions to Nursing Practice
        6. Contributions and Service to CT Nurses Association
        7. Lifetime Achievement Award
      2. Connecticut Nurses Association Awards

      1. Excellence in the Workplace
      2. President's Award
      3. Media Award
      4. Public Service Award

      Award nominations application include the submission of the following documents. Please be sure to have all documents before you submit the nomination.

      Award Nomination Procedure

      1. Each nomination and its supporting documentation must be submitted by June 15th by CLICKING HERE  
      2. Nominations may be made of an individual, group or an organization.
      3. Each nomination must include the following TYPED information:
        • For an individual - a C.V., which includes the candidate’s educational and professional background; professional and community activities; and other pertinent biographical information, must be submitted.
        • In the case of a group of individuals or an organization as nominees, a description of the group or the organization, its history, purpose and function, must be submitted.
        • A narrative statement by the sponsor/nominator outlining the accomplishments of the nominee and how these meet the established criteria for the award.
        • Nominators must supply at least one, but no more than three letters of support for the nomination.
      4. All nominations become the property of the Connecticut Nurses’ Association.
      5. CNA reserves the right to request further information related to a nomination.
      6. Incomplete nominations will not be considered.
      7. Nominators will be notified of the Committee’s decision, and offered opportunity to register for AWARDS event to present the AWARD.
      8. Award does not have to be given every year, but when candidate(s) is identified or recommended for recognition.
      9. More than one award may be given in a calendar year.

      To Submit A Nomination

      Note: Please be sure to have all your information ready prior to your nomination upload.  

      Questions?  Email: 

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