Professional Development & Upcoming Events

    • 1 Dec 2021
    • (EST)
    • 8 Dec 2021
    • (EST)
    • 2 sessions
    • virtual
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    New School Nurse Orientation

    a virtual event for early career school nurses

    December 1, 2021, Part 1
    December 8, 2021, Part 2
    8: 30 am - 12:30 pm

    Log in begins at 8:15 am

    Plus  Access to the CT Nurses' Online Training Modules for School Nurses

    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; Section 504; and supporting students during COVID-19.

    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 awarded

                            

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


    The Connecticut State Department of Education is committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons.  The Connecticut State Department of Education does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.  The Connecticut State Department of Education does not unlawfully discriminate in employment and licensing against qualified persons with a prior criminal conviction.  Inquiries regarding the Connecticut State Department of Education’s nondiscrimination policies should be directed to: Levy Gillespie, Equal Employment Opportunity Director/Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, Connecticut State Department of Education, 450 Columbus Boulevard, Suite 607, Hartford, CT 06103, 860-807-2071, Levy.Gillespie@ct.gov.


    • 13 Jan 2022
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EST)
    • Zoom Webinar
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    Nurses & The Suicide Crisis:
    Building our Strength & Resiliency
    Session 1

    Thursday,  January 13, 2022

    4:00 - 5:00 pm

     

    Speaker

      Stephanie Paulmeno,  DNP, MS, RN, NHA, CPH, CCM, CDP


    Description

    Nurses and other clinicians experience high rates of burnout and unhealthy behaviors that can adversely impact the quality and safety of healthcare. When compared to the general population, nurses have an increased prevalence of depression, anxiety and suicide

    Audience 

    • RNs
    • LPNs
    • APRNs
    • Physicians
    • Physician Assistants



    Connecticut Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
    Provider Number - P0503



    • 20 Jan 2022
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (EST)
    • Virtual
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    Climate Change & Our Health: From Education to Action

    A skills building workshop for

    Healthcare Professionals


    January 20, 2022

    12:00 - 1:30 PM

    Free Virtual

    Join us to learn about climate change and it's effects on health and your work as health professionals. Breakout sessions will provide you an opportunity to have deeper discussions and identify tools for taking action.

    Click here for the flyer  

    SPEAKERS

    • Elizabeth Schenk, PhD, RN, FAAN, Executive Director of Environmental Stewardship, Providence Health & Services

    • Benjamin Rabin, medical student, Emory School of Medicine

    • Mark A Mitchell, MD, MPH, FACPM, Associate Professior, Climate Change, Energy & Environmental Health Equity, George Mason University.

    • Anne Hulick, RN, JD, Connecticut State Director, Clean Water Action

    • Hacah Goggin, RN, MSN, CT Nurses’ Association, Environmental Health Coordinator

    • Ruth Canovi, MPH, Director, Advocacy at American Lung Association in Connecticut

    • Laura Bozzi, PhD, Director of Programs, Yale Center on Climate Change and Health

    • Carl Baum, MD, Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine) and of Emergency Medicine, Yale School of Medicine

    • More to come!

    1.5 Professional Development Contact Hours will be award 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



    • 27 Jan 2022
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EST)
    • Zoom Webinar
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    Nurses & The Suicide Crisis:
    Honing Suicide Risk Identification Skills and Preventive Actions

    Thursday,  January 27, 2022

    4:00 - 5:00 pm

     

    Speaker

      Stephanie Paulmeno,  DNP, MS, RN, NHA, CPH, CCM, CDP


    Description

    Nurses and other clinicians experience high rates of burnout and unhealthy behaviors that can adversely impact the quality and safety of healthcare. When compared to the general population, nurses have an increased prevalence of depression, anxiety and suicide.

    The focus of this session will be suicide prevention education, the factors predisposing one to death by suicide, recognizing the danger and warning signs, and taking preventive action.

    Audience 

    • RNs
    • LPNs
    • APRNs
    • Physicians
    • Physician Assistants



    Connecticut Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
    Provider Number - P0503



Past events

12 Nov 2021 Mastering the Criteria: Annual ANCC Update on Nursing Continuing Professional Development
11 Nov 2021 Nursing Pathways & Opportunities: A Salute to Military Nurses
19 Oct 2021 CT Nurses 2021 Awards Celebration
13 Oct 2021 Annual Convention ~ Unity Through Our Differences
5 Oct 2021 Virtual Fall Retired Nurses Group Event 2021
3 Oct 2021 Fall Convention & Awards Celebration Sponsor/Exhibitor Opportunities
28 Sep 2021 Annual Membership Meeting 2021
9 Sep 2021 Nursing Pathways & Opportunities: All About APRNs
5 Aug 2021 Student Loans, Budgeting, and Debt Management
22 Jul 2021 Nursing Pathways & Opportunities: The Many Faces of Home Care Nurses
16 Jul 2021 Board & Committee Nominations
16 Jul 2021 Submit Award Nominations
15 Jul 2021 Forever chemicals PFAS: Impacts on our health and our world
24 Jun 2021 Nursing Pathways & Opportunities: Growing Your Career in Place
1 Jun 2021 2021 Spring School Nurse Supervisor Conference
27 May 2021 Nursing Pathways & Opportunities: Landing the job and Starting your Career
13 May 2021 Nursing Pathways & Opportunities: Nurses Working in Unique Settings
4 May 2021 Nurses Special Interest Group: Racism, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
4 May 2021 Virtual Spring Retired Nurses Group Event 2021
29 Apr 2021 Nursing Pathways & Opportunities: Nurses Working in Community Settings
15 Apr 2021 Nursing Pathways & Opportunities: Nurses working in Hospital Settings
10 Apr 2021 Pharmacology Made Insanely Easy
8 Apr 2021 Nursing Pathways & Opportunities: Where to Begin
1 Apr 2021 Legislative Education and Advocacy for Nurses
31 Mar 2021 ANCC Nursing Continuing Professional Development Workshop
23 Feb 2021 Membership Monthly Meeting
18 Feb 2021 HeartMath Tools of Self-Care, Patient Care, and Resiliency
4 Feb 2021 COVID-19 VACCINE: What You Need To Know Navigating the System
28 Jan 2021 COVID-19 VACCINE Administration: What you Need to Know – More than a Needle in the Arm
27 Jan 2021 COVID-19 VACCINE: Nurse to Nurse Chat
20 Jan 2021 Annual Convention ~ The Art and Science of Supporting Patients with Life-Limiting Illness: A guide for patient, family, and self-care.
17 Dec 2020 Spiritual Health: First Aid for Nurses
8 Dec 2020 Legislative Boot Camp
7 Dec 2020 Virtual New School Nurse Orientation
3 Dec 2020 Healthy Homes and Environments: Simple Steps to Empower Nurses to be Environmentally Conscious and Toxin Free
12 Nov 2020 Stress-free Nutrition for Stressful Times
10 Nov 2020 Environmental Health Nurses Special Interest Group
9 Nov 2020 CT Nurses 2020 Awards Celebration
6 Nov 2020 ANCC Nursing Continuing Professional Development Workshop
5 Nov 2020 Who Takes Care of You? The Importance of Self-Care
27 Oct 2020 Wellness for Nurses Webinar Series
26 Oct 2020 Annual Membership Meeting 2020
19 Oct 2020 Virtual Fall Retired Nurses Group Event 2020
24 Sep 2020 Healing with the Arts
17 Sep 2020 PPE for Your Mental Health
14 Sep 2020 2020 CT Voting Process: Just the Facts
20 Aug 2020 Finding Your Voice
13 Aug 2020 Replenish at Work: Easy Practices to Promote Well-Being
12 Aug 2020 2020 Fall School Nurse Supervisor Conference
30 Jul 2020 Narrative Medicine
23 Jul 2020 Nurse Entrepreneurship: No Better Time to Start A Business
9 Jul 2020 Using Design Thinking to Create Nurse-led Innovations
25 Jun 2020 Staying Above the Fray
23 Jun 2020 Nurses together: Join a Support Group - Conversation
21 Jun 2020 2020 Spring School Nurse Supervisor Conference
16 Jun 2020 Aromatherapy for Self-Care
28 May 2020 Raise Your Energy and Joy
18 May 2020 Submit Award Nominations Extended to July 15th
15 May 2020 Submit Board & Committee Nominations due July 1
11 May 2020 Virtual Spring Retired Nurses Event 2020
11 Apr 2020 Pharmacology Made Insanely Easy => Virtual
25 Mar 2020 Virtual Legislative Education and Advocacy Day
14 Mar 2020 Nurses Day at the Capitol!
14 Mar 2020 Legislative Breakfast & Nurses Day at the Capitol!
26 Feb 2020 Early Care in Education in Public School Settings - Considering the Role of the School Nurse
3 Dec 2019 New School Nurse Workshop 2019
26 Nov 2019 Nurse Specialty Organization Round Table and Legislative Boot Camp
14 Nov 2019 Men in Nursing
13 Nov 2019 Providing Successful Continuing Nursing Education
8 Nov 2019 HAVEN Mandated Reporting of Healthcare Professionals
30 Oct 2019 Awards Celebration 2019
30 Oct 2019 Sponsorship/Exhibitor Opportunities Annual Convention ~ Human Trafficking
30 Oct 2019 Annual Convention ~ Human Trafficking: What every nurse needs to know!
21 Oct 2019 Fall Retired Nurses Event 2019
24 Sep 2019 Annual Membership Meeting
17 Sep 2019 2019 Fall School Nurse Supervisor Conference
17 Jun 2019 The Health Impacts of Climate Change: What Nurses Need to Know!
6 Jun 2019 Men in Nursing
30 May 2019 School Nurses with PreK Programs Training
14 May 2019 2019 Kickoff Meeting CNC AC!
13 May 2019 Retired Nurses Event
10 May 2019 2019 School Nurse Supervisor Annual Spring Conference
30 Apr 2019 LPN Kick Off Meeting!
27 Mar 2019 Legislative Education and Advocacy Day @ Goodwin College
20 Mar 2019 Future of Nursing 2020-2030 Invitation to View Webinar Together
20 Mar 2019 Legislative Education and Advocacy Day @ Quinnipiac University
6 Mar 2019 Nurses Day at the Capitol!
2 Nov 2018 Providing Successful Continuing Nursing Education: Mastering the ANCC Criteria
15 Oct 2018 Retired Nurses Event
10 Oct 2018 Awards Celebration
10 Oct 2018 Annual Membership Meeting
10 Oct 2018 2018 Convention
28 Sep 2018 2018 Fall School Nurse Supervisor Conference