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    • 14 Sep 2019
    • (EDT)
    • 9 May 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 8 sessions
    • Goodwin College, 1 Riverside Drive, East Hartford, CT 06118


    SpringBoard to Board Service: 

    Bedside to Boardroom

    Preparing Nurses for Board Service

    Interested in serving on a board but not sure how?

    Boards of directors, committees, and task forces NEED the wisdom of nurses guiding governance. 

    Learn how to use your nursing talents and experience to shape decisions that impact health in a variety of settings: healthcare boards, municipal government, community & charitable agencies

    Earn Up to 20 CNE hours!

    This educational program for nurses in CT will focus on board competencies as defined by C. Curran, author of Nurse on Board: Planning your path to the Boardroom.   

    Program highlights

    • Attend eight face-to-face sessions, hear from industry leaders, content experts, engage in board simulations and apply and discuss new knowledge and concepts presented online
    • Included!  Registration in an online certificate program on board competencies. Identified modules to be completed prior to face to face sessions to mirror objectives of live sessions.  Receive a continuing education contact hour certificate and pin
    • Included!  One CT Nurses Association networking session to interact with nurses currently serving on boards of directors
    • Included!  Receive Curran’s book, Nurse on Board: Planning your path to the boardroom
    • Continuing Nursing Education contact hour certificate

    See FLYER for session dates/topics and info

    Click here for scholarships opportunities 


    Goodwin College

    1 Riverside Drive  Room 311

    East Hartford, CT 06118


    One Saturday per month
    9 am - 12 pm



    Thank you to our Sponsors!











    Connecticut Nurses’ Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation


    • 26 Feb 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EST)
    • Inn at Middletown, 70 Main St, Middletown, CT 06457
    • 10
    Register


    Pre-K -Early Care and Education in School Settings:

    Considering the role of the school nurse

    WEATHER Update/ Workshop Status
    due to the cancellation of our original date of December 2nd we have 
    RESCHEDULED this workshop for 
    February 26, 2020

    Inn at Middletown
    70 Main St
    Middletown, CT 06457

    February 26, 2020 
    9 am - 4:00 pm


    Nurses are strongly encouraged to attend with the Director of the Early Care and Education program in their school. Learning together deepens the understanding of each other's expertise and allows a common platform for future collaboration!

    *Discounts available for teams of 2 or more*


    During this streamlined event we will explore the role of the school nurse with district run pre-k, early care and education programs. Through an exploration of the early childhood period, and the goals of early care and education, the nurse will examine her role in supporting health and safety of the young child. The nurses will gain specific knowledge about best practices, areas of focus, resources and strategies to support programs.  The nurse will gain knowledge and strengthen her ability to promote best practices to support the health and safety of children within early childhood settings.

    Participants must attend all day conference, complete all assignments and evaluation form in order to receive a certificate of completion.

    Who should attend this event:

    • School Nurse Supervisors
    • School Nurses responsible for pre-K programs
    • Pre K Program Directors working in a school district
    • Education managers of PreK programs in a school district

    Participants will :

    • Describe the importance of addressing health to support learning, growth and development in early care and education programs
    • Identify tools and resources to support early childhood programs in health and safety topics (nutrition, physical activity, managing infectious disease and more)
    • Describe activities to support quality, health and safety enhancement strategies
    • Consider the differences between early childhood and school age children and their health, safety and learning needs.

    6 continuing nursing education contact hours will be awarded to participants

    Included: Morning Coffee/Tea & and  afternoon lunch


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

    Commission on Accreditation

    • 11 Mar 2020
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • Legislative Office Building, Hartford, CT
    Register


    Legislative Breakfast & Nurses Day at the Capitol!

    SLIDE SHOW FROM EVENT 2019

    Get legislative updates, visit nursing displays in the concourse, visit your legislators!

    March 11, 2020 Hartford Legislative Office Building

    Breakfast 8:00 - 10:00 am
    REGISTRATION REQUIRED - SPACE LIMITED

    Meet and greet legislators, get legislative debriefing, network!

    PRIVATE DINING ROOM IN THE CAFETERIA


    Nurses Day at the Capitol: 10:30 - 2:00 PM
    REGISTRATION REQUIRED

    Legislative Meetings, Capitol Tours and Nurse Exhibitors

    LEGISLATIVE OFFICE BUILDING


    Don't forget to wear RED!



    • 11 Mar 2020
    • 10:30 AM
    • Legislative Office Building, Hartford, CT
    Register

    Nurses Day at the Capitol

    Great Day for Nurses!


    Video Nurses Day 2019

    Visit nursing displays in the concourse! Tours! Visit your legislators!

    Receive key legislative issues handouts

    March 11, 2020, Hartford Legislative Office Building

    10:30-2:00 PM

    Legislative Meetings, Capitol Tours and Nurse Exhibitors ($15)




    Please wear RED If you would like to wear your stethoscope please do so!

    Events:

    8-10:00 am Legislative Breakfast - separate registration

    10:30 am      Legislative Debriefing

    11:00 am      Group Picture in the lobby

    11:15 - 2:00   Tours 11:30 & 12:00

                             Legislative meetings

                              Nursing display in the concourse


    • 25 Mar 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • Quinnipiac University 370 Bassett Rd. North Haven 06473
    Register



    What is Legislative Education and Advocacy Day?

    (Welcome and Assignment video coming soon!)

    Legislative Education and Advocacy Day (LEAD) is an annual event hosted by the Connecticut Nurses' Association. Nursing students and professionals gather to consider the Registered Nurses' role in extending advocacy from the bedside to different areas that impact the health of patients and communities. Hear from National and local health policy advocates!

    Get up to date on

    • Current professional issues related to nursing
    • Legislative and policy initiatives impacting nursing and the public health
    • How to take Action - Share your Voice!

             

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

    A0503 - Approver Number


    • 1 Apr 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • Goodwin University, 1 Riverside Dr, East Hartford, CT 06118
    Register

    Welcome and Assignment Video Coming Soon

    What is Legislative Education and Advocacy Day?
    Legislative Education and Advocacy Day (LEAD) is an annual event hosted by the Connecticut Nurses' Association. Nursing students and professionals gather to consider the Registered Nurses' role in extending advocacy from the bedside to different areas that impact the health of patients and communities. Hear from national and local policy and advocacy experts!

    Get up to date on

    • Current professional issues related to nursing
    • Legislative and policy initiatives impacting nursing and the public health
    • How to take Action - Share your Voice!

             

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

    P0503 - Provider Number


    • 11 May 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • CNA Offices 1224 Mill St. East Berlin CT
    Register

    Retired Nurses event

    Be Informed ….. Stay Engaged!

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

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

    May 11th, 2020
    1:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Guest Speaker: 

    More Information to Come!



    For more information email membership@ctnurses.org 

Past events

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 Annual Convention ~ Human Trafficking: What every nurse needs to know!
30 Oct 2019 Sponsorship/Exhibitor Opportunities Annual Convention ~ Human Trafficking
21 Oct 2019 Fall Retired Nurses Event 2019
24 Sep 2019 Annual Membership Meeting
17 Sep 2019 2019 Fall School Nurse Supervisor Conference
15 Jul 2019 Submit Award Nominations
10 Jul 2019 Board & Committee Nominations
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