Moving Forward: Diversity, Inclusion, and Justice in Nursing in Washington State now available for download
We hope you’ll take advantage of this workbook created for our members and nurses across the state.
December 14, 2023
Hospital Staffing Committees 101
Everything you need to know about staffing committees and the new staffing law
December 6, 2023
Free Webinar: Nursing in an Era of Artificial Intelligence
Dr. Fritz is a thought leader in the intersection of nursing ethics, technology and artificial intelligence, and practical integration into patient care.
September 15, 2023
ARNPs United host first annual conference Oct. 20 and 21
ARNPs United of Washington State is holding their inaugural annual conference with a focus on “Reproductive Health in Turbulent Times.”
September 12, 2023
Essentials for healthcare workplace violence prevention
Explore rising healthcare workplace violence, laws, and safety measures, reflecting on your practice environment, and earn 1.0 CNE contact hours.
May 8, 2023
Chain of command: What nurses need to know
Take the time to locate and review your organization’s chain-of-command policy so you are prepared when faced with a challenging patient safety concern.
January 19, 2023
WSNA’s best-kept secret: Continuing Nursing Education
WSNA’s Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Program seems to be the best-kept secret among our members!
January 19, 2023
Registration for the 2023 Washington State Nurses Convention is now open!
Lock in early bird rates for Washington’s only statewide convention dedicated exclusively to nurses and the issues we face.
October 17, 2022
Pearls for Practice - What you should know about nurse technicians
In the last 18 years, nurse techs have been welcomed into many health care facilities in Washington — although some nurses may have never worked with a nurse tech. So, what does a nurse need to know when working with a nurse tech?
January 17, 2022
Disaster preparedness: Start the new year prepared
The start of a new year is the perfect time to ensure your disaster supplies are up to date. While disaster planning isn’t usually at the top of everyone’s to-do list, a small amount of planning now can make a big difference when you’re faced with a natural disaster or emergency.
January 17, 2022
Continuing Competency requirements for nursing licensure changed June 12
Continuing Competency requirements for nursing licensure changed June 12. These changes apply to registered and practical nurses with active, inactive, expired, and retired active nursing licenses.
June 16, 2021
Pearls for Practice: Accepting constructive criticism
The mention of the word “criticism” can instantly bring up feelings of dread, failure and defensiveness. However, criticism can be an important opportunity for growth, self-reflection and self-awareness for the professional nurse.
April 16, 2021
Filling the nurse faculty gap
To graduate the number of nurses needed to meet the demand, Washington state needs more nurse faculty. In 2016, the Washington Center for Nursing (WCN) began efforts to examine whether there was a nurse faculty shortage.
January 15, 2021
WSU College of Nursing revises RN to BSN program
The Washington State University (WSU) College of Nursing is revising the curriculum for its RN to BSN program to better meet the needs of nurses and community partners.
September 25, 2020
HEALWA: Evidence-based medical information you can trust
In a time when the convenience of Google and Wikipedia can expose patients and health care practitioners to inaccurate medical information, HEAL-WA.org provides a reliable alternative.
February 27, 2020
ANA launches new podcast
On Jan. 27, the American Nurses Association launched a new podcast series in partnership with Johnson & Johnson entitled SEE YOU NOW.
January 29, 2020
We won! Now what? Learn about legislation that impacts nurses
Attend an event in our Fall Leadership Series. Learn what you can do as a nurse to ensure successful implementation of new laws aimed at preventing workplace violence and protecting overtime and breaks for healthcare professionals.
September 16, 2019
Celebrate National Nurses Week with scholarships and discounts
The American Nurses Credentialing Center and Western Governors University are offering opportunities and resources to advance your career in honor of Nurses Week!
May 9, 2018
Attend ANA's free 2018 National Nurses Week webinar on May 9
Join us to celebrate nursing with ANA's free Annual National Nurses Week Live Webinar: Emerging Technology and Its Impact on Nursing Practice
May 1, 2018
Congrats to the University of Washington’s School of Nursing!
The U.S News & World Report has recognized the exceptional work and dedication at the UW School of Nursing and released their rankings for the 2019 Best Graduate Schools with UW at the top.
March 20, 2018
Nurse leaders launch initiative to solve state nursing education challenges
A group of Washington State nursing leaders has banded together to form a statewide initiative called Action Now! to tackle address challenges and transform the state’s nursing education system.
August 4, 2017
Opioids workshops announced
The State of Washington has recently addressed the ongoing problem with prescription opioids through two recent actions: the signing of Executive Order 16-09 and the passing of Engrossed Substitute House Bill (ESHB) 1427 and its subsequent signing into law. Included in these actions are a series of seven workshops held around the…
August 4, 2017
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.
July 7, 2017
Nurses Week: Online university offering $200,000 in WGU Loves Nurses scholarships
Western Governors University (WGU) is kicking off National Nurses Week by offering up to $200,000 in scholarships for nurses across the nation who wish to pursue a bachelor’s or master’s degree program in WGU’s College of Health Professions.
May 10, 2017