White paper

Read the white paper Nursing Education in Washington State (PDF).


A-CNE is a review process that WSNA uses to assure carefully-planned educational activities using ANCC criteria for nurses.

Interested in getting WSNA approval for your Continuing Nursing Education activity?

Education News

ANA publishes nightingale letters online

The American Nurses Association has published two items penned by Florence Nightingale. These letters are part of an effort to make available original writings of Miss Nightingale.

UW Medicinal Cannabis and Chronic Pain

We are happy to share the news that the second edition of University of WA Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute's (ADAI) clinician training "Medicinal Cannabis and Chronic Pain" is now live (

Choosing continuing education that's right for you

There are many continuing education (CE) programs available to nurses, and it can be hard to choose programs in which to participate. With new continuing competency rules in effect, it is important to find quality CE programs that fit your needs.

Is School Nursing For YOU?

Are you the parent of school-aged children looking for a family friendly nursing career? Or maybe you are looking to continue your nursing career in a role that takes advantage of your many years of experience but is not as physically demanding as nursing in a hospital. Have we got a job for you!

Streamlining the path to BSN

We are halfway through the second phase of the APIN project in Washington State, which aims to achieve the Institute of Medicine’s goal of an 80 percent BSN-prepared workforce that is more diverse and inclusive by 2020.