WSNA offers professional development that helps you keep up with the latest trends in your field and enhance your professional competency. Our broad range of education opportunities includes online classes, in-person workshops and conferences.

As a WSNA member, you’re also a Premier Member of the American Nurses Association, with access to additional resources, webinars and certification discounts.

On demand #


From ANA

From other organizations

Transgender Toolbox: Basic Tools to Provide Optimal Care

  • Explain basic terminology relating to transgender people.
  • Identify medical and social issues that may impact healthcare for transgender patients.
  • Identify and implement at least 3 strategies to create a safe and therapeutic space for transgender patients.

From all WSNA regions

Focus on Malprac­tice Prevention

“Focus on Malprac­tice Preven­tion” is a risk manage­ment contin­uing educa­tion program that offers CE accred­i­ta­tion and a 10% discount on NSO premiums.

From NSO

Continuing competency and your license #

The Washington State Department of Health is your best resource for licensing and continuing competency requirements, including for nursing students educated outside of the United States who wish to be licensed in Washington.

Nurse Licensing - Washington State Department of Health

Becoming a nurse and advancing your education #

Washington State Department of Health

Find nursing education programs, including a list of accredited programs and NCLEX pass rates for schools on DOH’s Nursing Programs page.

Washington Center for Nursing

WCN supports a healthy Washington by engaging nurses’ expertise, influence, and perspective and by building a diverse, highly qualified nurse workforce to meet future demands. Explore WCN’s resources for students.


  • Washington State Nurses Foundation – WSNF supports the nursing profession in Washington state by funding nursing scholarships and helping nurses in need. Learn more about scholarships available to qualified students currently enrolled in a community college, baccalaureate or advanced degree nursing program in Washington and access applications forms.
  • The Washington Center for Nursing has a list of additional scholarships and grants available to nursing students.

Student organizations

A-CNE program discontinued #

Effective Tuesday, December 19, 2017, the Washington State Nurses Association is no longer accepting any new applications for either individual activities or new provider units.