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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!

WSNA Lobby Day in Olympia will be January 24, 2024 Registration now open!

WSNA's annual Lobby Day event in Olympia will be held on Wednesday, January 24, 2024Registration is required to attend and is now open! This event is for WSNA members only and registration will close by midnight on December 29. If you know you would like to attend WSNA Lobby Day don't wait! Register now to save your place and keep in communication with us as details are formed leading up to this very important day to talk to legislators’ face to face about the issues impacting nurses and labor.  

With a short legislative session ahead of just 60 days, a lot will need to be accomplished in that amount of time. WSNA is still developing our legislative agenda for the 2024 session. You can find information on how that agenda is formed here on our website

Stay tuned for more information on WSNA Lobby Day and the 2024 WSNA legislative agenda over the coming weeks leading up to the start of session on Monday, January 8. For questions, please contact Jessica Hauffe, Political Advocacy Manager, at jhauffe@wsna.org 

Champions of Change – 2024 Union Leadership Conference

Don’t miss WSNA’s labor training event at Campbell’s Resort in Chelan April 28-30

Join nurses from around the state as we convene to build stronger local units, become more effective leaders, learn more about the national and state labor scenes, celebrate our successes, and strategize for what’s coming next.

If you are a local unit officer, conference committee member, staffing committee member, safety committee member, unit rep/liaison or member in one of WSNA’s local units who is interested in advocating for nurses and becoming more involved in your union, this conference is for you.

If you are interested in a scholarship to attend, please contact WSNA Nurse Rep WSNA Nurse Representative Jaclyn Smedley, BSN, RN, jsmedley@wsna.org.

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