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Regular Meetings of the Association


Finance Committee:
2nd Tues. of the  month


Government Relations Committee:
3rd Tuesday of the month (Sept-June) 5:30-6:30 pm

  Sub Committee: Policy & Practice  Following GRC 7:00-8:00


Board of Directors:
4th Tuesday of the month 4:00-6:00 pm

Membership Networking:  
4th Tuesday of the month 6:30-7:30


Governance Committee: as needed

   (for more information email info@ctnurses.org)

Specialty Organizations Round Table Monthly Meetings:  
  2nd Tuesday of the month 6:00-7:00  

  Email membership@ctnurses.org to see if your Spec Org is represented

                                                         


Special Interest Groups

(open to members & non members)
Click on dates to register

Diversity/Equity/Inclusion & Racism

    Tuesday May 4, 2021, 6:00 pm

    Tuesday July 6, 2021, 6:00 pm

 

Child Care Health Consultants

   Tuesday April 6, 2021, 6:00 pm  
   Tuesday December 7, 2021, 6:00 pm

Environmental Health   
 
  Tuesday June 1, 2021, 6:00 pm   
    Tuesday November 2, 2021, 6:00 pm

Retired Nurses

   Tuesday May 4, 2021 1:00 pm
   Tuesday October 5, 2021  1:00 pm

LPNs (LPNs ONLY)
   Tuesday February 2, 2021, 6:00 pm   
   Tuesday August 3, 2021, 6:00 pm

Nurses on Boards/Leadership   
    Tuesday March 2, 2021, 6:00 pm
   
    Tuesday September 7, 2021, 6:00 pm



Professional Develoment & Upcoming Events

    • 23 Feb 2021
    • (EST)
    • 23 Nov 2021
    • (EST)
    • 10 sessions
    • Zoom Meeting
    Register

     MEMBERSHIP 


    To be held the Fourth Tuesday of Each Month
    at 6:30 pm a Virtual Zoom Meeting

    April Meeting

    Topic: Opportunities

    Hear about opportunities and have your questions answered! Board and Committee openings! Come and learn about formal roles in CT Nurses Association, Virtual Hill Day, Virtual Membership Assembly!!!

    If you want to review prior to the meeting, check out this page: Get Involved


    For Members Only

    Registration for each meeting is required

    Expand your network, learn about the profession, drive the work of your Association! Join us for our monthly member to member monthly networking event! Each month has a different theme and topic based on member feedback!


    Not a Member?
    Join CT Nurses' Association for only $15 a month!

    Click Here to Join CNA


    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


    • 3 Apr 2021
    • 8:30 AM (UTC-04:00)
    • 31 Dec 2021
    • 9:00 AM (UTC-03:00)
    • Virtual
    Register

    Sponsorship Opportunities

    Nursing Pathways & Opportunities

    2021 Webinar Series

    Be visible. Be relevant. Create New Connections

    Nurses share their journey in the field

    2021 Series (8 Webinars)
    Each event Promotional Materials shared with over 70,000 Nurses,
    40 state Nurses Associations and 15 specialty organizations
    24/7 Exhibitor Space

    Click Here for Sponsorship Flyer

    Audiences:
    • Middle/High School Students
    • Counselors
    • Educators
    Nurses all education levels, specialties and practice settings

    Premier Sponsor - LIMIT 2

    $3500


    Prominently displayed Sponsor LOGO with embedded link to your website on the following:

    • Promotional materials, including nursing weekly newsflash, flyers and emails, each time distributed, for each webinar
    • Social media posts for the Nursing Pathways and Opportunities webinar events (including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn)
    • Sponsor recognition slide at the beginning and end of each live/recorded webinar
    • eLearning Course webpage - webinar recordings posted for 2 years
    • Verbal recognition and acknowledgement at the beginning and end of each webinar

    Nursing Pathways and Opportunities Webinar Page

    • One minute personalized video message to nurses
    • Logo with embedded link to your website
    • Four additional website links
    • Specific contact information

      General Sponsor - LIMIT 10

      $1000

      Sponsor LOGO displayed with embedded link to your website on
      the following:

      • Promotional materials, including weekly nursing newsflash, flyers and emails each time distributed, for each webinar
      • Sponsor recognition slide at the end of each live/recorded webinar
      • eLearning course webpage - recording with logo posted for 2 years

      Nursing Pathways and Opportunities Webinar Page

      • Logo displayed with embedded link to your website
      • Two additional website links


      Nursing Pathways & Opportunities Series Webinars

      April 8, 2021 
      Where to Begin/Pre-licensure

      April 15, 2021
      Nurses working in Hospital 
      Settings

      April 29, 2021
      Nurses working in Community Settings 

      May 13, 2021 
      Career Stories from 
      Unique Settings

      May 27, 2021
      Landing your Job and Starting your Career

      June 24, 2021
      Growing Your Career in  Place

      September 9, 2021
      All about Advance Practice Registered Nurses

      November 11, 2021
      Salute to the Military Nursing

      More Career webinars coming....


      Note: Professional Development contact hours will not be available for THE APRIL 8th webinar but will be for all future webinars in the series



      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.


      • 14 Apr 2021
      • (EDT)
      • 15 Jun 2021
      • (EDT)
      • Connecticut Nurses Association


      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.

      CLICK "REGISTER" TO BEGIN 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 "register" button on the left side of the page 
      2. Nominations may be made of an individual, group or an organization.
      3. Each nomination must include the following TYPED information:
        1. 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.
        2. 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.
        3. A narrative statement by the sponsor/nominator outlining the accomplishments of the nominee and how these meet the established criteria for the award.
        4. 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 Nomination Documents,  click "REGISTER" 

      • 13 May 2021
      • 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)
      • Virtual
      Register

      Nursing Pathways & Opportunities
      FREE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERIES

      NURSES WORKING IN UNIQUE SETTINGS


      Unique setting for nurses!

      Consider becoming a nurse researcher or a forensic nurse. Hear the career stories from our panel of nurses who work in settings that can be considered not-so-mainstream. 




      May 13, 2021

      Nurses Working in Unique Settings

      4:30 PM - 6:00 PM



      Topics:

      Nursing roles

      Education

      Resources

      Questions & Answers



      Guest Speakers:

      Nancy Cabelus
      DNP, APRN, AFN-BC, PMHNP

      Founder and Owner, Nancy Cabelus Forensic Nursing, LLC

      Katherine Hinderer
      PhD, RN, CNE, NEA-BC
      Connecticut Children's Nurse Scientist

      Deborah Ringen
      MSN, RN-BC
      Minister of Health and Wellness 

      Faith Community Nurse Educator

      Theresa Conroy
      MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
      Family Nurse Practitioner at Minute Clinic,
      Former Connecticut State Representative

      Opportunities for questions!

      ****************************************************

      Thank you to our Sponsor:



      More Sponsorship Opportunities Available 

      _______________________________________________________

      More in our Nursing Pathways & Opportunities Series:
      Hear Nurses' Own Stories
      Learn about all the Places you can go as a Nurse!


      April 8, 2021 Where to Begin/Pre-licensure

      April 15, 2021 Nurses working in Hospital Settings

      April 29, 2021 Nurses working in Community Settings 
      May 13, 2021 Nurses working in Unique Settings
      May 27, 2021 Landing your Job and Starting your Career
      June 24, 2021 Growing Your Career in  Place
      September 9, 2021 All about Advance Practice Registered Nurses
      November 11, 2021 Salute to the Military Nursing


      More Career webinars coming....

      Did you miss a session? Check it out on our eLearning Website


      Note: Professional Development contact hours will not be available for THE APRIL 8th webinar but will be for all future webinars in the series


      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


      Katherine Hinderer
      PhD, RN, CNE, NEA-BC
      Connecticut Children's Nurse Scientist
      • 27 May 2021
      • 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)
      • Virtual
      Register

      NURSING PATHWAYS & OPPORTUNITIES

      LANDING THE JOB & STARTING YOUR CAREER

      FREE

      Thursday MAY 27th 4:30-6:00




      Have

      you ever considered a career in health care?

      Join us to hear about the opportunities in nursing and how to get there!




      May 27, 2021

      Landing the job & Starting your Career

      4:30 PM - 6 PM


      Topics:

      Educational pathways to a nursing career

      Career stories from recent graduates

      Resources to support a nursing career


      Opportunities for questions!

        Thank you to our Sponsors:



        More Sponsorship Opportunities Available 

        More in our Nursing Pathways & Opportunities Series:
        Hear Nurses' Own Stories
        Learn about all the Places you can go as a Nurse!


        April 8, 2021 Where to Begin/Pre-licensure

        April 15, 2021 Nurses working in Hospital Settings

        April 29, 2021 Nurses working in Community Settings 
        May 13, 2021 Career Stories from Unique Settings
        May 27, 2021 Landing your Job and Starting your Career
        June 24, 2021 Growing Your Career in  Place
        September 9, 2021 All about Advance Practice Registered Nurses
        November 11, 2021 Salute to the Military Nursing


        More Career webinars coming....

        Did you miss a session? Check it out on our eLearning Website

        Note: Professional Development contact hours will not be available for THE APRIL 8th webinar but will be for all future webinars in the series


        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


        • 1 Jun 2021
        • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
        • via Zoom
        Register
        • Connecticut State Department of Education
        • Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE)

          2021 Spring

        • School Nurse Supervisor Conference

        •  TUESDAY JUNE 1, 2021 
          9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

        • Virtual Event- FREE

           This FREE event is sponsored by the CT DPH   Asthma — CCHD

        • Asthma Program



        • Program Presented by:
          • Dr. Stephanie Knutson, RN, School Health Administrator, CSDE

             AGENDA


          • 1. CT's Implementation of Federal Asthma Legislation

            • Marie-Christine Bournaki, PhD, RN, Asthma Program Supervisor, CT Department of Health
            • Donna Kosiorowski, MSN, RN, NCSN, Policy Chair, Association of School Nurses of Connecticut
            • Erin Maughan, PhD, MS, RN, PHNA-BC, FNASN, FAAN, Director of Research, National Association of School Nurses
            • Cheryl Resha, EdD, MSN, RN, Professor of Nursing, Southern Connecticut State University

          2. CSDE Updates, Special Guest
          • Charlene M. Russell-Tucker, Acting Commissioner of Education

          3. Immunization & COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

          • Mic Bolduc, Epidemiologist, CT DPH Immunization Program

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

          Continuing Education: 
          Contact Hours will be awarded for the event.

          *Once registered, please look for confirmation email with link to the webinar**

          *Live participation is recommended, recording will be available on-demand*

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

                 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.

          • 1 Jul 2021
          • (UTC-04:00)
          • Connecticut Nurses Association
          Register



          CALL FOR OPEN BOARD AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS

          CONNECTICUT NURSES' ASSOCIATION



          Deadline July 1



          Submit your Name/ Nomination by clicking the
          "Register" Button


          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
            * Vice President
            * Secretary
          • Nomination Committee
          • Membership Assembly Representative

             

            Board Appointed Opportunities

            (click to learn more about opportunities)

            • Government Relations Committee
            • Educational Program Nurse Reviewer (ANCC)
            • Education Workgroup
            • 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 July 1, 2021


            Submit your Name/ Nomination by clicking the
            "Register"

            Button to upload your nomination documents:

            QUESTIONS:

            membership@ctnurses.org.

            Thank you for considering this opportunity!


             

             

          Past events

          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
          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