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Join us this month, Thursday, October 26 at 8 p.m. virtually via Teams

  • Updates from the October 26 Labor Management Conference Committee meeting and Nurse Staffing Committee Meeting.
  • Q & A

Upcoming WSNA Webinar: Scope of Practice and Delegation Basics

RNs – learn about your scope of practice and delegation to LPNs and CNAs in the State of WA

As the field of health care continues to evolve and advance, it's imperative for nurses to be well-informed about their scope of practice and the essentials of delegation. Nursing practice is grounded in Washington’s state statute and rules that provide a framework for competent nursing practice required for professional nurses.

Learn more by joining us for the free webinar Delegation and Scope of Practice for Nurses.

🌟 Event Details
Date: November 8, 2023
Time: 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Topic: Scope of Practice and Delegation Basics
Duration: 1.25 hours
Contact hours: 1.25

Hosted by the Washington State Nurses Association and the Washington State Board of Nursing, this webinar will offer a comprehensive overview on the Delegation and Scope of Practice for Nurses in Washington.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Dive deep into the laws, rules, and other factors that determine a nurse's scope of practice.
  2. Grasp and employ the scope of practice decision tree.
  3. Familiarize yourself with the fundamental principles and requirements of nursing delegation.
  4. Clarify the roles and responsibilities a nurse has when directing, supervising, and delegating care.

Note: The discussion will focus solely on the legal nuances surrounding the topic. Any queries related to collective bargaining agreements, facility-specific policies, or labor-related concerns should be addressed to the appropriate WSNA Nurse Representative or Organizer.

Can't Attend Live? No Worries!

Even if you're unable to attend the live session, we urge you to register. All registrants will receive access to the recorded webinar, available for 30 days post-event for CNE contact hours.

Don't miss this unique opportunity to elevate your nursing practice with insights from the experts.

We look forward to your participation!

Journal Article Discussion: Safe Staffing

Hosted by Rainer Olympic Nurses Association

Facilitated by former Good Sam WSNA Chairperson & Med-Pal RN Jared Richardson

Journal discussion

Questions/Comments, contact one of your WSNA Officers or WSNA Nurse Rep Janet Stewart  jstewart@wsna.org