Upcoming events

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


    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


    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


    Payment: Online credit card, invoice or check

    Pay by check: Make check payable to CT Nurses Association. Complete registration form. Print and send form and payment to CT Nurses’ Association, 1224 Mill St., BLDG B, Suite 223, East Berlin, CT. 06023. Need assistance or have questions please call phone: 203-238-1207 x1 or email virginia@ctnurses.org . $15 processing fee for returned check.

    Cancellation Policy: Cancellations will be honored, if a written request is sent/received at info@ctnurses.org at least two weeks prior to the event. A $15 processing fee will be deducted from each registrant's refund. Send written request to info@ctnurses.org.

     



    • 17 Sep 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Red Lion Hotel, 100 Berlin Road, Cromwell, CT
    Register

    2019 Fall

    School Nurse Supervisor Conference

     Tuesday, September 17, 2019

    8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    (Registration @ 7:45 a.m.)

    Presented by: Stephanie Knutson, Ed.D, RN, Education Consultant, CSDE

    This activity will provide school nurses and school nurse supervisors with information and programs that support students. As a result of attending this conference, participants will:       

    • Become familiar with strategies to support students’ social/emotional well-being;
    • Learn about new legislation and trends in the state;
    •  Become familiar with mandatory school nurse reporting;
    •   Learn about the State’s updated immunization and tuberculosis screening requirements; and
    •  Network with other school nurses and school nurse supervisors.

    Audience: School nurses, school nurse supervisors, directors of special education/pupil services, school medical advisors, and other school staff

    Cost:         $125.00 per person (Includes light breakfast and lunch) 

    Questions: Please call 203-238-1207 x 1 or email Virginia@ctnurses.org

           Connecticut Nurses’ Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education 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.

    • 24 Sep 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Inn at Middletown, 70 Main Street, Middletown, CT 06457
    Register

    NEW FORMAT!

    NEW  month!     new TIME!

    CT Nurses Association
    Annual Membership Meeting/Convention

    70 Main St, Middletown, CT

    September 24, 2019

    6:00-8:30


    Join your colleagues for a special, intimate dinner, association updates and networking!



    Updates, Voting & the Nightingale Tribute

    Share your voice, concerns related to policy and practice!


    Visit the Members Only page (you may have reset password) to review candidate bios, vote and take a survey!


    Dinner- Updates
    Networking - Issues



    **Must be a CT Nurses Association Member to attend



    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

    • 30 Oct 2019
    • 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • Courtyard by Marriott Cromwell, CT
    Register


    113th Annual Convention

    Human Trafficking 
    What every nurse needs to know!

    Oct 30, 2019
    12:30 - 4:30 pm



    For 113 years nurses in CT convene to learn about important issues that relate to nursing in many specialty areas across all health settings!

    The American Nurses Association identified the critical need to educate all nurses about Human Trafficking, a public health crisis.

    This event will kick off several skill building workshops for nurses to increase their understanding of the issue and

    Who should attend: Nurses and members of interdisciplinary teams that collaborate to identify and support individuals that are trafficked or post trauma.  Nurses in many health care settings may have the opportunity to identify and support individuals in human trafficking, such as the emergency room, primary/ambulatory care, community health centers, schools and more! Gather your team members or come with like minded colleagues to begin an intentional approach in your setting!

    Outcomes

    • Nurses will understand the pervasive issue of Human Trafficking
    • Nurses will understand the CT landscape for Human Trafficking
    • Nurses will begin to understand their role in leading and creating models of care/services in their organizations
    *School Faculty: for groups of ten students or more please email virginia@ctnurses.org

    Agenda

    11:30 - 1:00 Registration/Networking/Exhibitors

    1:00 - 2:30 The issue: Human Trafficking a national and state perspective

    2:30 - 3:00 Mindful  Break/Exhibitors

    afternoon snack


    3:00 - 4:30 Connecticut Models of Care & Resources


    3.0 Continuing Education Contact Hours
    will be awarded for all attendees who check in at registration desk, attend the whole education section of the day and complete online evaluation form.

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

    Sponsorship/Exhibitor Opportunities


    • 30 Oct 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Courtyard by Marriott, 4 Sebethe Dr, Cromwell, CT 06416
    Register

    Awards Celebration

    Join your colleagues to
    Honor Award Winners
    at this dinner celebration

             

    Sponsorship opportunities available!

    This years Honorees

    McGivney Advanced Surgery Center
    at Yale New Haven Hospital
    Excellence in the Workplace Award

    Protect Our Care CT 
    Public Service Award

    Mental Health Connecticut
    Public Service Award

    Cadet Nurses Corps
    President's Award

    Eileen DeGaetano
    Vera Keene Award
    for Outstanding Service to Connecticut Nurses Association

    Dr. Sherylyn Watson
    PhD, MSN, RN, CNE
     
    Josephine Dolan Award  
    for Outstanding Contributions to Nursing Education

    Veronica Barcelona de Mendoza 
    PhD, MSN, MPH, RN, PHNA-BC 
    Virginia Henderson Award 
    for Outstanding Contributions to Nursing Research

    Nancy Cantey Banasiak
    DNP, APRN, PPCNP-BC 
    Florence S. Wald Award 
    for Outstanding Contribution to Nursing Practice

    Ellen M. Komar  
    Doris M. Armstrong Award
    for Outstanding Contributions to Nursing Administration

    Russ Morin
    State Representative 
    Agnes Ohlson Award
    for Outstanding Contributions to Nursing Through Political Action

    Julia Rosa 
    Mary Jane Williams Award
    for Lifetime Achievement in Nursing



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

    A0503 - Approver Number


    • 13 Nov 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • University of Bridgeport, Shintaro Akatsu School of Design, 84 Iranistan Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06604
    Register

    Wednesday November 13, 2019

    9 am – 2 pm

    (lunch included)


    Presented by:

    Jennifer Graebe
    MSN, RN, NEA-BC
    American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Director of Primary
    and Joint Accreditation


    Who should attend?

    *Nurses that want to/are providing ANCC Contact Hours for their workshop or trainings

    *Hospital Educators

    *Independent Educators

    *Faculty Educators

    *CT Nurses Association's Educators/Nurse Peer Reviewers

    *Nurses interested in creating workshops and providing ANCC contact Hours

      

    Outcomes:

    1. Identify strategies to promote learning through actively engaging learners

    2. Demonstrate how to identify topics for workshops (professional practice gap), and complete required documentation to support the area for improvement

    3.  Practice writing learner outcomes that measure change in knowledge, skills and/or practice as a result of participation in the educational activity

    4.  Discuss components of the ANCC accreditation self-study process 


    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


    Pay by check: Make check payable to CT Nurses Association. Complete registration form. Print and send form and payment to  CT Nurses’ Association, 1224 Mill St., BLDG B, Suite 223, East Berlin, CT. 06023.  Need assistance or have questions please call phone: 203-238-1207 x1 or email virginia@ctnurses.org . $15 processing fee for returned check.

    Cancellation Policy: Cancellations will be honored, if a written request is sent/received at info@ctnurses.org at least two weeks prior to the event. A $15 processing fee will be deducted from each registrant's refund. Send written request to info@ctnurses.org.