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Social determinants of health: What nurses need to know

As a nurse, you have likely seen the same person get readmitted to your facility over and over again, or perhaps you have wondered what led to a certain patient’s illness. What did the person do or fail to do to stay healthy?


Washington State Association of Nurse Attorneys earns national recognition

In November 2016, the Washington State Chapter of the Association of Nurse Attorneys was one of two state chapters to receive the Outstanding Chapter Award at the American Association of Nurse Attorneys annual conference in Dallas, Texas. The award was based on work developing and presenting our Nursing and the Law continuing education programs.


Legislative Session Week 6

In this week's update: Policy Bill Cutoff, Public Health Policy Bills & TV Town Halls, Nurse Staffing & Rest Breaks, School Nurse Supervision, Secure Medicine Return, Legislator Town Halls, Congressional Week of Action and Nurse Legislative Day – Thank You


Nursing Commission Updates

This past year has been a busy one for the Washington State Nursing Quality Assurance Commission, with many updates to various rules, potential legislative bills and advisory opinions and policies.




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