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    • April 26, 2024
    • 9:00 AM
    • Virtual
    Register


    Workplace Safety Series

    with OSHA



    All sessions are from 9:00 am - 10 am

    Session 1: April 26th

    OSHA isn’t just a four-letter word 

    Session 2: May 10th
    OSHA Whistleblower Rights / How to file a complaint

    Session 3: May 17th
    Workplace Violence Prevention


    Take Action Now. CT Nurses Association is working with state and federal legislators to make a difference in the workplace violence and safety laws. But you are working every day and need solutions and strategies now.

    Join us during the three Workplace Safety Series Webinars, to build your own workplace safety IQ and bring important information back to your colleagues and workplace to begin making changes now!

    Marianne M. Bonito, Compliance Assistance Specialist for the U.S. Department of Labor-OSHA, will provide a presentation and lead a discussion on OSHA, hazards, workplace safety and measures and the resources and services that available.  


    • May 01, 2024
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Bellini's Restaurant North Haven, CT
    Register

    Connecticut Nurses' Association



    Wednesday

    May 1, 2024 @ 6:00 PM

    Bellini's Restaurant, North Haven


    The Association continues to thrive because of you!

    Let's fill our collective cups and connect to celebrate each other and the time and dedication we all provide to the nurses in Connecticut.


    What to expect... good food, a little laughter, some games and prizes, and a bit of networking - for a great nurses night out!


    Register today to save your place at the table with us!
    Donations will help support the Connecticut Scholarship Fund.




    • May 02, 2024
    • 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Courtyard Marriott, Cromwell
    Register

    Spring 2024:
    New School Nurse Orientation
     



    In-Person
    Courtyard Marriott, Cromwell

    Thursday May 2, 2024

    8: 00 am - 3:30 pm
    Registration begins at 7:30 am

    Orientation includes access to 4 (four)
    Online Self- Paced Modules

    for New School Nurses


    Continental breakfast and Lunch are included

    This Event will NOT be on Zoom nor be Recorded

    Presented by
    Dr. Stephanie Knutson, RN, School Health Expert
     

    This professional learning opportunity, designed specifically for school nurses, will provide an overview of legal requirements, standards of practice and competencies for school nurses, supervisory issues, and the school nurse’s role in student achievement, special education, and academic success. Participants will learn state laws and regulations regarding school health; medication regulations; state mandates for immunizations, health assessments, and screenings; documentation in school health services; special education; and Section 504.

    Audience

    • School Nurses
    • Early career school nurses
    • School nurse supervisor
    • Lead school nurses
    • Directors of special education/pupil services
    • School medical advisors

                            

    Professional Development Contact Hours will be be awarded upon attendance and completion of evaluation


    Disclosures:

    Disclosures:

    •To obtain contact hours, participants must:
    => Check in and Pick up your badge 
    => Attend 90% of the workshop 
    => Complete the evaluation

    •There are no relevant financial relationships for any individual in a position to control content for this activity

    Connecticut Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation

    • May 03, 2024
    • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Mercy by the Sea Retreat Center 167 Neck Road Madison, CT

    Jointly Provided with CT Collaborative Chapters of the American Holistic Nurses Association

    Strengthening Our Roots in Holistic Wellness
    Friday, May 4, 2024 
    8:30 aM- 5:00 pM



    Mercy by the Sea Retreat Center
    167 Neck Road Madison, CT 06443


    REGISTRATION COMING SOON


    Spend the day by the water showing self-love and care!


    2024 AHNA CT Chapters Conference Brochure.pdf


    Agenda

    Calling the Directions Centering
    Jan Lucier
    MSN, RN, HN-BC

    Blooming from Within. The Micro-Magic Between Food, The Gut Microbiome and Self-Love
    Natalie Walters
    NP, CFMP

    Ayurvedic Practitioner Ayurveda for the Mind
    Kathryn Templeton
    LPC, C-IAYT, YAECP, C-NAMA,

     Your Gut Microbiome IS Connected to Your Health
     Catherine (Kate) E. Johnson
    PhD, RN, MBA, CNE, AHN-BC, RA

    The Language of the Universe-Sacred Geometry in Action
    Barbara Evans

    BS, MS-Ed.
    Music & Sound Therapy: Valuable Tools for Health & Wellness 
    Jan Lucier
    MSN, RN, HNB-BC.


    6 Professional Development Contact hours
    will be awarded for this event


    Disclosures:

    To obtain contact hours, participants must:

    => Attend 100% of the workshop 

    => Complete the evaluation

    There are no relevant financial relationships for any individual in a position to control content for this activity

    Connecticut Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the
    American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation



    • May 07, 2024
    • 12:45 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Free Virtual Event
    Register

    RETIRED NURSES EVENT

    Tuesday
    May 7, 2024

    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Be Informed ….. Stay Engaged!


    The Connecticut Nurses' Association is pleased to support the
    Retired Nurses' Group.
     

    Receive up to date information about what is happening!

    Our Spring meeting with feature:

    Kimberly Sandor, MSN, RN, FNP
    CT Nurses' Association 
    Executive Director

    Social Determinants of Health

    Overview of the current CT Legislative happenings

    We meet three times a year in February, May and October to discuss the happenings around the state and how to stay involved as a retired nurse! 

    Registration is required to receive the online link.

    To keep up with social distancing and to keep everyone safe we will be having our
    meeting virtually.  

    Computer or smartphone is required to join the meeting.

    For more information email membership@ctnurses.org 


    • May 10, 2024
    • 9:00 AM (UTC-04:00)
    • Virtual
    Register


    workplace safety series

    with OSHA



    All sessions are from 9:00 am - 10 am

    Session 1: April 26th
    OSHA isn’t just a four-letter word 

    Session 2: May 10th
    OSHA Whistleblower Rights / How to file a complaint

    Session 3: May 17th
    Workplace Violence Prevention

    Take Action Now. CT Nurses Association is working with state and federal legislators to make a difference in the workplace violence and safety laws. But you are working every day and need solutions and strategies now.

    Join us during the three Workplace Safety Series Webinars, to build your own workplace safety IQ and bring important information back to your colleagues and workplace to begin making changes now!



    • May 17, 2024
    • 9:00 AM (UTC-04:00)
    • Virtual
    Register


    Workplace safety series

    with osha


    All sessions are from 9:00 am - 10 am

    Session 1: April 26th
    OSHA isn’t just a four-letter word 

    Session 2: May 10th
    OSHA Whistleblower Rights / How to file a complaint

    Session 3: May 17th
    Workplace Violence Prevention

    Take Action Now. CT Nurses Association is working with state and federal legislators to make a difference in the workplace violence and safety laws. But you are working every day and need solutions and strategies now.

    Join us during the three Workplace Safety Series Webinars, to build your own workplace safety IQ and bring important information back to your colleagues and workplace to begin making changes now!


    • May 17, 2024
    • (UTC-04:00)
    • May 22, 2024
    • (UTC-04:00)
    • 6 sessions
    • Yankee Stadium, One East 1 61st Street, Bronx, NY


    Grab your friends and family - Make this  special night!


    Healthcare Appreciation at 

    Yankee Stadium


    Game Dates available

    May 17th – NYY vs. CHW
    May 18th – NYY vs. CHW
    May 19th – NYY vs. CHW
    May 20th – NYY vs. SEA
    May 21st – NYY vs. SEA
    May 22nd – NYY vs. SEA


    Purchase Tickets Here

    Join the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium for select games in May as we show our appreciation to the dedicated men and women of New York and nationwide who serve as our healthcare professionals.

    Tickets Include:
    Either a New York Yankees Scrub top or tumbler co-branded with our healthcare appreciation logo

     $15 New York Yankees Food & Beverage Voucher* 
    (ONLY FOR 5/20, 5/21, 5/22, 5/23 GAMES)

    Item Pickup:
    Once inside the Stadium, please head over to the redemption table located on the Field Level (100 Level) next to Gate 2 up to 60 minutes after the originally scheduled first pitch.

    Ticket Delivery:
    You will receive an email one day before the event with instructions on how to download your mobile ticket, along with Will Call pick up information, based on preference. All ticket verification QR codes will appear 48 hours prior to the scheduled start time of the game.

    For questions, please reach out to John Carter
    Email:  jcarter@stadiumevents.com
    Phone: 646-977-8264

    Purchase Tickets Here

     *New York Yankees Food & Beverage Voucher are valid at any fixed or portable concession location in Yankee Stadium located on the general concourse, for food and beverage only. Just have your New York Yankees Food & Beverage Voucher scanned at one of the redemption locations. No cash/credit back for unused voucher. Voucher valid only for the date printed on the game ticket.

    • June 20, 2024
    • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • The Riverview Bistro, 946 Ferry Blvd.. Stratford, CT
    • 90
    Register

    Connecticut Association of Public Health Nurses

    2024 Annual Conference and Meeting



    The Riverview Bistro
    946 Ferry Blvd., Stratford, CT

    Thursday June 20, 2024

    9: 00 am - 3:00 pm
    Exhibitor setup begins at 8:00 am
    Registration starts at 8:30 am


    Parking available onsite

    Continental breakfast and lunch are included

    Welcome to the 2024 CAPHN Annual Conference and Meeting!

    We are looking forward to seeing everyone together to enjoy our wonderful speakers who will help us with our conference theme of "Nurse Heal Thyself”

    "We want to look at ways to heal our profession and learn techniques to keep ourselves in the best state of mind while working through the challenges.”

                       

    • November 01, 2024
    • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Albertus Magnus College 700 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511

      

    Mastering the ANCC criteria - Fall 2024 update
    IN-PERSON!



    Date TBD

    9:00 am - 3:30 pm 

    Location TBD


    this workshop will provide:

    • Relative Financial Relationship
    • Content integrity standards
    • Commercial support criteria 
    • Updated American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accreditation criteria 
    • Strategies to develop and improve activity design 
    • Approaches to improve provider unit operations


    Who should attend?

    • Hospital educators
    • Nurse planners who provide workshops for other nurses
    • Faculty educators
    • Independent educators
    • Primary Nurse Planners
    • Approved Provider Unit Planners


    What does it included?

    • Continental Breakfast
    • Coffee/Tea station throughout the day
    • Lunch with dessert
    5 Nursing Continuing Professional Development Contact Hours
    will be awarded 

                       


       





    Professional Development contact hours will be awarded

    Connecticut Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation


Past events

April 24, 2024 2024 Spring School Nurse Supervisor Conference
April 17, 2024 Nurses Day at the Capitol!
April 17, 2024 Nurses Day Legislative Breakfast (Nurses Day at the Capitol Follows the Breakfast)
April 13, 2024 Pharmacology Made Insanely Easy
March 26, 2024 Legislative Education and Advocacy Day
March 14, 2024 Suicide Assessment and Prevention: Skills for the CT Licensed Healthcare Provider
February 06, 2024 Virtual Winter Retired Nurses Group Event 2024
January 18, 2024 Workplace Violence Open Dialogue Forum - Open to All
January 17, 2024 Workplace Violence Open Dialogue Forum
January 11, 2024 The Perception of Cannabis by Nurses for Nurses
November 30, 2023 Legislative Boot Camp
November 13, 2023 Fall 2023: New School Nurse Orientation
November 06, 2023 Awards Celebration 2023
November 06, 2023 Nurses Leading Change, Annual Convention
October 25, 2023 2023 Fall School Nurse Supervisor Conference
October 17, 2023 Virtual Fall Retired Nurses Group Event 2023
September 26, 2023 Annual Membership Meeting
August 01, 2023 Summer 2023: New School Nurse Orientation
August 01, 2023 Submit Award Nominations
June 30, 2023 Board & Committee Open Positions Available
June 12, 2023 Staffing Legislation Explained!
June 06, 2023 Dialogue Forum: Addressing Nursing Documentation during a time of Crisis
June 01, 2023 Dialogue Forum: Virtual Nursing as a Practice Model Innovation
May 30, 2023 Dialogue Forum: The Role of Nurses in Promoting Gun Safety and Preventing Violence a
May 17, 2023 Nurses Day at the Capitol!
May 17, 2023 Nurses Day Legislative Breakfast & Capitol Event
May 04, 2023 School Nurse Training: Supporting Students with Mental Health Issues in the School Setting
May 02, 2023 Virtual Spring Retired Nurses Group Event 2023
April 29, 2023 Pharmacology Made Insanely Easy
April 28, 2023 Frequency Rising: Energizing Holistic Nursing
April 20, 2023 Empowering patient wellness through Integrative Health Coaching
April 19, 2023 2023 Spring School Nurse Supervisor Conference
April 13, 2023 Health & Wellness Coaching: Tapping into your Inner Health Coach
March 29, 2023 Legislative Education and Advocacy for Nurses
March 23, 2023 Caring for Gender & Sexual Minorities in Healthcare
March 16, 2023 Safe Staffing Bill Review - Write Testimony
March 15, 2023 School Nurse Training: Supporting Students with Mental Health Issues in the School Setting
March 10, 2023 Mastering the ANCC criteria - March 2023 update
December 12, 2022 NEW SCHOOL NURSE ORIENTATION
December 01, 2022 Legislative Boot Camp
November 30, 2022 2022 Fall School Nurse Supervisor Conference
November 10, 2022 CT Nurses 2022 Awards Celebration
November 09, 2022 Excellence in Professional Development: Designing Quality Educational Activities
October 04, 2022 Virtual Fall Retired Nurses Group Event 2022
September 27, 2022 Annual Membership Meeting 2022
August 17, 2022 CT Pandemic Pay Program for Essential Workers
July 27, 2022 Award Nomination Submissions
July 15, 2022 Board & Committee Nominations
June 01, 2022 Dialogue Forum: The Role of Nurses in Promoting Gun Safety and Preventing Violence
May 25, 2022 Dialogue Forum: Workplace Violence & Bullying
May 19, 2022 Future Paths in Nursing: Health, Wellness, and Coaching
May 18, 2022 Dialogue Forum: Climate Change & Health
May 12, 2022 Integrative Approaches to Nursing: Professional Choices, Personal Well-Being
May 03, 2022 Virtual Spring Retired Nurses Group Event 2022
April 21, 2022 Understanding and Addressing Nurse Staffing in Hospitals
April 06, 2022 2022 Spring School Nurse Supervisor Conference
April 02, 2022 Pharmacology Made Insanely Easy
April 01, 2022 Legislative Education and Advocacy for Nurses
March 28, 2022 You are Invited to a Conversation with Congressman Courtney
March 11, 2022 Mastering the Criteria: Annual ANCC Update on Nursing Continuing Professional Development
January 27, 2022 The Suicide Crisis, PTSD, & Mental Health Issues for Nurses: Honing Suicide Risk Identification Skills and Preventive Actions
January 26, 2022 Legislative Boot Camp
January 20, 2022 Unity Through Our Differences~ Moving Forward
January 20, 2022 Climate Change & Our Health: From Education to Action
January 13, 2022 The Suicide Crisis, PTSD, & Mental Health Issues for Nurses: Building Strength & Resiliency
December 01, 2021 2021 New School Nurse Orientation
November 12, 2021 Mastering the Criteria: Annual ANCC Update on Nursing Continuing Professional Development
November 11, 2021 Nursing Pathways & Opportunities: A Salute to Military Nurses
October 19, 2021 CT Nurses 2021 Awards Celebration
October 13, 2021 Annual Convention ~ Unity Through Our Differences
October 05, 2021 Virtual Fall Retired Nurses Group Event 2021
October 03, 2021 Fall Convention & Awards Celebration Sponsor/Exhibitor Opportunities
September 28, 2021 Annual Membership Meeting 2021
September 09, 2021 Nursing Pathways & Opportunities: All About APRNs
August 05, 2021 Student Loans, Budgeting, and Debt Management
July 22, 2021 Nursing Pathways & Opportunities: The Many Faces of Home Care Nurses
July 16, 2021 Board & Committee Nominations
July 15, 2021 Forever chemicals PFAS: Impacts on our health and our world
June 24, 2021 Nursing Pathways & Opportunities: Growing Your Career in Place
June 01, 2021 2021 Spring School Nurse Supervisor Conference
May 27, 2021 Nursing Pathways & Opportunities: Landing the job and Starting your Career
May 13, 2021 Nursing Pathways & Opportunities: Nurses Working in Unique Settings
May 04, 2021 Nurses Special Interest Group: Racism, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
May 04, 2021 Virtual Spring Retired Nurses Group Event 2021
April 29, 2021 Nursing Pathways & Opportunities: Nurses Working in Community Settings
April 15, 2021 Nursing Pathways & Opportunities: Nurses working in Hospital Settings
April 10, 2021 Pharmacology Made Insanely Easy
April 08, 2021 Nursing Pathways & Opportunities: Where to Begin
April 01, 2021 Legislative Education and Advocacy for Nurses
March 31, 2021 ANCC Nursing Continuing Professional Development Workshop
February 23, 2021 Membership Monthly Meeting
February 18, 2021 HeartMath Tools of Self-Care, Patient Care, and Resiliency
February 04, 2021 COVID-19 VACCINE: What You Need To Know Navigating the System
January 28, 2021 COVID-19 VACCINE Administration: What you Need to Know – More than a Needle in the Arm
January 27, 2021 COVID-19 VACCINE: Nurse to Nurse Chat
January 20, 2021 Annual Convention ~ The Art and Science of Supporting Patients with Life-Limiting Illness: A guide for patient, family, and self-care.
December 17, 2020 Spiritual Health: First Aid for Nurses
December 08, 2020 Legislative Boot Camp
December 07, 2020 Virtual New School Nurse Orientation
December 03, 2020 Healthy Homes and Environments: Simple Steps to Empower Nurses to be Environmentally Conscious and Toxin Free
November 12, 2020 Stress-free Nutrition for Stressful Times
November 10, 2020 Environmental Health Nurses Special Interest Group
November 09, 2020 CT Nurses 2020 Awards Celebration
November 06, 2020 ANCC Nursing Continuing Professional Development Workshop
November 05, 2020 Who Takes Care of You? The Importance of Self-Care
October 27, 2020 Wellness for Nurses Webinar Series
October 26, 2020 Annual Membership Meeting 2020
October 19, 2020 Virtual Fall Retired Nurses Group Event 2020
September 24, 2020 Healing with the Arts
September 17, 2020 PPE for Your Mental Health
September 14, 2020 2020 CT Voting Process: Just the Facts
August 20, 2020 Finding Your Voice
August 13, 2020 Replenish at Work: Easy Practices to Promote Well-Being
August 12, 2020 2020 Fall School Nurse Supervisor Conference
July 30, 2020 Narrative Medicine
July 23, 2020 Nurse Entrepreneurship: No Better Time to Start A Business
July 09, 2020 Using Design Thinking to Create Nurse-led Innovations
June 25, 2020 Staying Above the Fray
June 23, 2020 Nurses together: Join a Support Group - Conversation
June 21, 2020 2020 Spring School Nurse Supervisor Conference
June 16, 2020 Aromatherapy for Self-Care
May 28, 2020 Raise Your Energy and Joy
May 18, 2020 Submit Award Nominations Extended to July 15th
May 15, 2020 Submit Board & Committee Nominations due July 1
May 11, 2020 Virtual Spring Retired Nurses Event 2020
April 11, 2020 Pharmacology Made Insanely Easy => Virtual
March 25, 2020 Virtual Legislative Education and Advocacy Day
March 14, 2020 Nurses Day at the Capitol!
March 14, 2020 Legislative Breakfast & Nurses Day at the Capitol!
February 26, 2020 Early Care in Education in Public School Settings - Considering the Role of the School Nurse
December 03, 2019 New School Nurse Workshop 2019
November 26, 2019 Nurse Specialty Organization Round Table and Legislative Boot Camp
November 14, 2019 Men in Nursing
November 13, 2019 Providing Successful Continuing Nursing Education
November 08, 2019 HAVEN Mandated Reporting of Healthcare Professionals
October 30, 2019 Awards Celebration 2019
October 30, 2019 Sponsorship/Exhibitor Opportunities Annual Convention ~ Human Trafficking
October 30, 2019 Annual Convention ~ Human Trafficking: What every nurse needs to know!
October 21, 2019 Fall Retired Nurses Event 2019
September 24, 2019 Annual Membership Meeting
September 17, 2019 2019 Fall School Nurse Supervisor Conference
June 17, 2019 The Health Impacts of Climate Change: What Nurses Need to Know!
June 06, 2019 Men in Nursing
May 30, 2019 School Nurses with PreK Programs Training
May 14, 2019 2019 Kickoff Meeting CNC AC!
May 13, 2019 Retired Nurses Event
May 10, 2019 2019 School Nurse Supervisor Annual Spring Conference
April 30, 2019 LPN Kick Off Meeting!
March 27, 2019 Legislative Education and Advocacy Day @ Goodwin College
March 20, 2019 Future of Nursing 2020-2030 Invitation to View Webinar Together
March 20, 2019 Legislative Education and Advocacy Day @ Quinnipiac University
March 06, 2019 Nurses Day at the Capitol!
November 02, 2018 Providing Successful Continuing Nursing Education: Mastering the ANCC Criteria
October 15, 2018 Retired Nurses Event
October 10, 2018 Awards Celebration
October 10, 2018 Annual Membership Meeting
October 10, 2018 2018 Convention
September 28, 2018 2018 Fall School Nurse Supervisor Conference