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    • March 14, 2024
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Zoom Webinar
    Register

    Suicide Assessment and Prevention: Skills for the CT Licensed Healthcare Provider

    Thursday,  March 14, 2024

    6:00 - 8:00 pm

    Login begins at 5:45 pm

    A Live Virtual Webinar


    Presented by: 

    Clarisse Fairbanks, DNP, APRN, PMHCNS-BC

    Assistant Professor of Nursing, full time, Salve Regina University, RI

    Psychiatric Wellness Care, LLC, private practice owner.


    Description

    Nurses and other clinicians experience high rates of burnout and unhealthy behaviors that can adversely impact the quality and safety of healthcare. When compared to the general population, nurses have an increased prevalence of depression, anxiety and suicide.

    The focus of this session will be suicide prevention education, the factors predisposing one to death by suicide, recognizing the danger and warning signs, and taking preventive action.


    Audience 

    • RNs
    • LPNs
    • APRNs
    • Physicians
    • Physician Assistants


    New State Requirements
    Effective January 1, 2022, New Requirements for Health Care Professionals have gone in effect to include at least two hours of training and education on screening for posttraumatic stress disorder, suicide risk, depression, and grief and suicide prevention training. (Public Act No 21-46)
    2 Professional Development contact hours will be awarded 



    Connecticut Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
    Provider Number - P0503



    • March 20, 2024
    • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Albertus Magnus College 700 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511

      

    Mastering the ANCC criteria - March 2024 update
    IN-PERSON!



    wednesday March 20, 2024

    9:00 am - 3:30 pm 

    Albertus Magnus College
    Behan Community Room
    700 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511


    this workshop will provide:

    • Relative Financial Relationship
    • Content integrity standards
    • Commercial support criteria 
    • Updated American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accreditation criteria 
    • Strategies to develop and improve activity design 
    • Approaches to improve provider unit operations


    Who should attend?

    • Hospital educators
    • Nurse planners who provide workshops for other nurses
    • Faculty educators
    • Independent educators
    • Primary Nurse Planners
    • Approved Provider Unit Planners


    What does it included?

    • Continental Breakfast
    • Coffee/Tea station throughout the day
    • Lunch with dessert
    5 Nursing Continuing Professional Development Contact Hours
    will be awarded 

                       


       





    Professional Development contact hours will be awarded

    Connecticut Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation


    • March 26, 2024
    • 8:45 AM - 12:00 PM
    Register

    Annual Legislative Education & Advocacy Day

    March 26th, 2024

    9 am - 12 pm

    via Zoom



    Nurses' have an ethical responsibility to share their knowledge and expertise to inform formal and informal policy and practices that impact nursing and the health of individuals, and communities.


    National Perspective

    State Perspectives

    Exploration of hot topic Nursing Issues

    Discussion of bills in the CT General Assembly Session


    Nursing Continuing Professional Development contact hours will be awarded for this event


    Connecticut Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation

    • April 13, 2024
    • 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Virtual
    Register

    SAVE THE DATE

    Prepare for the NCLEX
    Pharmacology Made Insanely Easy

    Virtual

    Saturday April 13, 2024
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm Workshop

    (8:30-9:00 am Check-In)


    Note: If registering after April 4th
    the materials will not arrive in the mail until after the presentation on April 13th


    Resource materials and Manning's book will be shipped directly to you!   

    Be sure to use your CURRENT mailing address

    Presented By:

    Loretta Manning, MSN, RN, GNP                     

      I  C A N  P U B L I S H I N G , I N C

    Loretta’s nursing education expertise is in the areas of NCLEX®, test-item writing, conceptual teaching, clinical decision making, pharmacology focusing on integrating patient safety and the Joint Commission Standards.  She has worked both nationally and internationally as an educator, consultant, and facilitator for NCLEX® student and faculty preparation. Loretta is the co-author of nine books and has received several awards for outstanding teaching, clinical instruction, and student support.

    Students will learn studying tricks to remember important information, such as:

    *Organizing your pharmacology content to maximize study time
    *Labs for specific medications
    *Medication interactions
    *Undesirable effects
    *Prioritizing medications
    *Students will learn testing and strategies to lead to success by       
    *Reviewing questions and strategies to select correct answers


    Connecticut Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional 
    development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
    Provider Number - P0503


    • April 17, 2024
    • 10:00 AM
    • Legislative Office Building, Hartford, CT
    Register

    Nurses Day at the Capitol 


    Nurses Day at the Capitol Video
    (check out what the day is all about)



    Join us at the Capitol and share the importance of addressing issues like workplace violence, staffing, and so much more!

    Nurses Care for Connecticut, from Bedside to Boardroom


    Wednesday, April 17. 2024

    Legislative Office Building

    10:00 am Meet Up

     Check-In, get bags, swag and issue one pagers

    Review agenda for the day

    Hear from Legislators


    11:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Group Picture

    Individual meetings with legislators

    Walk the nursing tables at the Capitol

    Tour the Capitol

    Check out the day's events


    Members attend for FREE but must register. 

    Non Members $10

    Please contact virginia@ctnurses.org with any registration issues.


    Please wear RED

    • April 24, 2024
    • 10:00 AM
    • Courtyard Marriott Cromwell
    Register


    • 2024 Srping

    • School Nurse Supervisor Conference

    • Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE)

    •  Wednesday April 24, 2024
      10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    • Registration begins at 9:30


    • Courtyard Marriott

    • Cromwell

    • This Event will NOT be on Zoom nor be Recorded



    • Program Presented by:
    • Chlo-Anne Bobrowski, MSN, RN
      Education Manager for School Health and Family Services, CSDE

      Join in to hear updates and current issues discussions and trends relevant to  School Nurse Supervisors, School Nurses and Medical Advisers


    Full Agenda to come!

    This Event will NOT be on Zoom nor be Recorded


    • Updates from CSDE, including Legislative Updates
    • Updates from DPH, including Immunizations
    • ASNC Updates
    • Networking

    Professional Development Contact Hours will be be awarded upon attendance and completion of evaluation


    Questions: Please call 203-238-1207 x 1 or  email  Virginia@ctnurses.org

          

     Connecticut Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation


    The Connecticut State Department of Education is committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons.  The Connecticut State Department of Education does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.  The Connecticut State Department of Education does not unlawfully discriminate in employment and licensing against qualified persons with a prior criminal conviction.  Inquiries regarding the Connecticut State Department of Education’s nondiscrimination policies should be directed to: Levy Gillespie, Equal Employment Opportunity Director/Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, Connecticut State Department of Education, 450 Columbus Boulevard, Suite 607, Hartford, CT 06103, 860-807-2071, Levy.Gillespie@ct.gov.


    • May 02, 2024
    • 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Courtyard Marriott, Cromwell
    Register

    Spring 2024:
    New School Nurse Orientation
     



    In-Person
    Courtyard Marriott, Cromwell

    Thursday May 2, 2024

    8: 00 am - 3:30 pm
    Registration begins at 7:30 am

    Orientation includes access to 4 (four)
    Online Self- Paced Modules

    for New School Nurses


    Continental breakfast and Lunch are included

    This Event will NOT be on Zoom nor be Recorded

    Presented by
    Dr. Stephanie Knutson, RN, School Health Expert
     

    This professional learning opportunity, designed specifically for school nurses, will provide an overview of legal requirements, standards of practice and competencies for school nurses, supervisory issues, and the school nurse’s role in student achievement, special education, and academic success. Participants will learn state laws and regulations regarding school health; medication regulations; state mandates for immunizations, health assessments, and screenings; documentation in school health services; special education; and Section 504.

    Audience

    • School Nurses
    • Early career school nurses
    • School nurse supervisor
    • Lead school nurses
    • Directors of special education/pupil services
    • School medical advisors

                            

    Connecticut Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing
    Center’s Commission on Accreditation

    • May 17, 2024
    • (UTC-04:00)
    • May 22, 2024
    • (UTC-04:00)
    • 6 sessions
    • Yankee Stadium, One East 1 61st Street, Bronx, NY


    Grab your friends and family - Make this  special night!


    Healthcare Appreciation at 

    Yankee Stadium


    Game Dates available

    May 17th – NYY vs. CHW
    May 18th – NYY vs. CHW
    May 19th – NYY vs. CHW
    May 20th – NYY vs. SEA
    May 21st – NYY vs. SEA
    May 22nd – NYY vs. SEA


    Purchase Tickets Here

    Join the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium for select games in May as we show our appreciation to the dedicated men and women of New York and nationwide who serve as our healthcare professionals.

    Tickets Include:
    Either a New York Yankees Scrub top or tumbler co-branded with our healthcare appreciation logo

     $15 New York Yankees Food & Beverage Voucher* 
    (ONLY FOR 5/20, 5/21, 5/22, 5/23 GAMES)

    Item Pickup:
    Once inside the Stadium, please head over to the redemption table located on the Field Level (100 Level) next to Gate 2 up to 60 minutes after the originally scheduled first pitch.

    Ticket Delivery:
    You will receive an email one day before the event with instructions on how to download your mobile ticket, along with Will Call pick up information, based on preference. All ticket verification QR codes will appear 48 hours prior to the scheduled start time of the game.

    For questions, please reach out to John Carter
    Email:  jcarter@stadiumevents.com
    Phone: 646-977-8264

    Purchase Tickets Here

     *New York Yankees Food & Beverage Voucher are valid at any fixed or portable concession location in Yankee Stadium located on the general concourse, for food and beverage only. Just have your New York Yankees Food & Beverage Voucher scanned at one of the redemption locations. No cash/credit back for unused voucher. Voucher valid only for the date printed on the game ticket.

Past events

February 06, 2024 Virtual Winter Retired Nurses Group Event 2024
January 18, 2024 Workplace Violence Open Dialogue Forum - Open to All
January 17, 2024 Workplace Violence Open Dialogue Forum
January 11, 2024 The Perception of Cannabis by Nurses for Nurses
November 30, 2023 Legislative Boot Camp
November 13, 2023 Fall 2023: New School Nurse Orientation
November 06, 2023 Awards Celebration 2023
November 06, 2023 Nurses Leading Change, Annual Convention
October 25, 2023 2023 Fall School Nurse Supervisor Conference
October 17, 2023 Virtual Fall Retired Nurses Group Event 2023
September 26, 2023 Annual Membership Meeting
August 01, 2023 Summer 2023: New School Nurse Orientation
August 01, 2023 Submit Award Nominations
June 30, 2023 Board & Committee Open Positions Available
June 12, 2023 Staffing Legislation Explained!
June 06, 2023 Dialogue Forum: Addressing Nursing Documentation during a time of Crisis
June 01, 2023 Dialogue Forum: Virtual Nursing as a Practice Model Innovation
May 30, 2023 Dialogue Forum: The Role of Nurses in Promoting Gun Safety and Preventing Violence a
May 17, 2023 Nurses Day at the Capitol!
May 17, 2023 Nurses Day Legislative Breakfast & Capitol Event
May 04, 2023 School Nurse Training: Supporting Students with Mental Health Issues in the School Setting
May 02, 2023 Virtual Spring Retired Nurses Group Event 2023
April 29, 2023 Pharmacology Made Insanely Easy
April 28, 2023 Frequency Rising: Energizing Holistic Nursing
April 20, 2023 Empowering patient wellness through Integrative Health Coaching
April 19, 2023 2023 Spring School Nurse Supervisor Conference
April 13, 2023 Health & Wellness Coaching: Tapping into your Inner Health Coach
March 29, 2023 Legislative Education and Advocacy for Nurses
March 23, 2023 Caring for Gender & Sexual Minorities in Healthcare
March 16, 2023 Safe Staffing Bill Review - Write Testimony
March 15, 2023 School Nurse Training: Supporting Students with Mental Health Issues in the School Setting
March 10, 2023 Mastering the ANCC criteria - March 2023 update
December 12, 2022 NEW SCHOOL NURSE ORIENTATION
December 01, 2022 Legislative Boot Camp
November 30, 2022 2022 Fall School Nurse Supervisor Conference
November 10, 2022 CT Nurses 2022 Awards Celebration
November 09, 2022 Excellence in Professional Development: Designing Quality Educational Activities
October 04, 2022 Virtual Fall Retired Nurses Group Event 2022
September 27, 2022 Annual Membership Meeting 2022
August 17, 2022 CT Pandemic Pay Program for Essential Workers
July 27, 2022 Award Nomination Submissions
July 15, 2022 Board & Committee Nominations
June 01, 2022 Dialogue Forum: The Role of Nurses in Promoting Gun Safety and Preventing Violence
May 25, 2022 Dialogue Forum: Workplace Violence & Bullying
May 19, 2022 Future Paths in Nursing: Health, Wellness, and Coaching
May 18, 2022 Dialogue Forum: Climate Change & Health
May 12, 2022 Integrative Approaches to Nursing: Professional Choices, Personal Well-Being
May 03, 2022 Virtual Spring Retired Nurses Group Event 2022
April 21, 2022 Understanding and Addressing Nurse Staffing in Hospitals
April 06, 2022 2022 Spring School Nurse Supervisor Conference
April 02, 2022 Pharmacology Made Insanely Easy
April 01, 2022 Legislative Education and Advocacy for Nurses
March 28, 2022 You are Invited to a Conversation with Congressman Courtney
March 11, 2022 Mastering the Criteria: Annual ANCC Update on Nursing Continuing Professional Development
January 27, 2022 The Suicide Crisis, PTSD, & Mental Health Issues for Nurses: Honing Suicide Risk Identification Skills and Preventive Actions
January 26, 2022 Legislative Boot Camp
January 20, 2022 Unity Through Our Differences~ Moving Forward
January 20, 2022 Climate Change & Our Health: From Education to Action
January 13, 2022 The Suicide Crisis, PTSD, & Mental Health Issues for Nurses: Building Strength & Resiliency
December 01, 2021 2021 New School Nurse Orientation
November 12, 2021 Mastering the Criteria: Annual ANCC Update on Nursing Continuing Professional Development
November 11, 2021 Nursing Pathways & Opportunities: A Salute to Military Nurses
October 19, 2021 CT Nurses 2021 Awards Celebration
October 13, 2021 Annual Convention ~ Unity Through Our Differences
October 05, 2021 Virtual Fall Retired Nurses Group Event 2021
October 03, 2021 Fall Convention & Awards Celebration Sponsor/Exhibitor Opportunities
September 28, 2021 Annual Membership Meeting 2021
September 09, 2021 Nursing Pathways & Opportunities: All About APRNs
August 05, 2021 Student Loans, Budgeting, and Debt Management
July 22, 2021 Nursing Pathways & Opportunities: The Many Faces of Home Care Nurses
July 16, 2021 Board & Committee Nominations
July 15, 2021 Forever chemicals PFAS: Impacts on our health and our world
June 24, 2021 Nursing Pathways & Opportunities: Growing Your Career in Place
June 01, 2021 2021 Spring School Nurse Supervisor Conference
May 27, 2021 Nursing Pathways & Opportunities: Landing the job and Starting your Career
May 13, 2021 Nursing Pathways & Opportunities: Nurses Working in Unique Settings
May 04, 2021 Nurses Special Interest Group: Racism, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
May 04, 2021 Virtual Spring Retired Nurses Group Event 2021
April 29, 2021 Nursing Pathways & Opportunities: Nurses Working in Community Settings
April 15, 2021 Nursing Pathways & Opportunities: Nurses working in Hospital Settings
April 10, 2021 Pharmacology Made Insanely Easy
April 08, 2021 Nursing Pathways & Opportunities: Where to Begin
April 01, 2021 Legislative Education and Advocacy for Nurses
March 31, 2021 ANCC Nursing Continuing Professional Development Workshop
February 23, 2021 Membership Monthly Meeting
February 18, 2021 HeartMath Tools of Self-Care, Patient Care, and Resiliency
February 04, 2021 COVID-19 VACCINE: What You Need To Know Navigating the System
January 28, 2021 COVID-19 VACCINE Administration: What you Need to Know – More than a Needle in the Arm
January 27, 2021 COVID-19 VACCINE: Nurse to Nurse Chat
January 20, 2021 Annual Convention ~ The Art and Science of Supporting Patients with Life-Limiting Illness: A guide for patient, family, and self-care.
December 17, 2020 Spiritual Health: First Aid for Nurses
December 08, 2020 Legislative Boot Camp
December 07, 2020 Virtual New School Nurse Orientation
December 03, 2020 Healthy Homes and Environments: Simple Steps to Empower Nurses to be Environmentally Conscious and Toxin Free
November 12, 2020 Stress-free Nutrition for Stressful Times
November 10, 2020 Environmental Health Nurses Special Interest Group
November 09, 2020 CT Nurses 2020 Awards Celebration
November 06, 2020 ANCC Nursing Continuing Professional Development Workshop
November 05, 2020 Who Takes Care of You? The Importance of Self-Care
October 27, 2020 Wellness for Nurses Webinar Series
October 26, 2020 Annual Membership Meeting 2020
October 19, 2020 Virtual Fall Retired Nurses Group Event 2020
September 24, 2020 Healing with the Arts
September 17, 2020 PPE for Your Mental Health
September 14, 2020 2020 CT Voting Process: Just the Facts
August 20, 2020 Finding Your Voice
August 13, 2020 Replenish at Work: Easy Practices to Promote Well-Being
August 12, 2020 2020 Fall School Nurse Supervisor Conference
July 30, 2020 Narrative Medicine
July 23, 2020 Nurse Entrepreneurship: No Better Time to Start A Business
July 09, 2020 Using Design Thinking to Create Nurse-led Innovations
June 25, 2020 Staying Above the Fray
June 23, 2020 Nurses together: Join a Support Group - Conversation
June 21, 2020 2020 Spring School Nurse Supervisor Conference
June 16, 2020 Aromatherapy for Self-Care
May 28, 2020 Raise Your Energy and Joy
May 18, 2020 Submit Award Nominations Extended to July 15th
May 15, 2020 Submit Board & Committee Nominations due July 1
May 11, 2020 Virtual Spring Retired Nurses Event 2020
April 11, 2020 Pharmacology Made Insanely Easy => Virtual
March 25, 2020 Virtual Legislative Education and Advocacy Day
March 14, 2020 Nurses Day at the Capitol!
March 14, 2020 Legislative Breakfast & Nurses Day at the Capitol!
February 26, 2020 Early Care in Education in Public School Settings - Considering the Role of the School Nurse
December 03, 2019 New School Nurse Workshop 2019
November 26, 2019 Nurse Specialty Organization Round Table and Legislative Boot Camp
November 14, 2019 Men in Nursing
November 13, 2019 Providing Successful Continuing Nursing Education
November 08, 2019 HAVEN Mandated Reporting of Healthcare Professionals
October 30, 2019 Awards Celebration 2019
October 30, 2019 Sponsorship/Exhibitor Opportunities Annual Convention ~ Human Trafficking
October 30, 2019 Annual Convention ~ Human Trafficking: What every nurse needs to know!
October 21, 2019 Fall Retired Nurses Event 2019
September 24, 2019 Annual Membership Meeting
September 17, 2019 2019 Fall School Nurse Supervisor Conference
June 17, 2019 The Health Impacts of Climate Change: What Nurses Need to Know!
June 06, 2019 Men in Nursing
May 30, 2019 School Nurses with PreK Programs Training
May 14, 2019 2019 Kickoff Meeting CNC AC!
May 13, 2019 Retired Nurses Event
May 10, 2019 2019 School Nurse Supervisor Annual Spring Conference
April 30, 2019 LPN Kick Off Meeting!
March 27, 2019 Legislative Education and Advocacy Day @ Goodwin College
March 20, 2019 Future of Nursing 2020-2030 Invitation to View Webinar Together
March 20, 2019 Legislative Education and Advocacy Day @ Quinnipiac University
March 06, 2019 Nurses Day at the Capitol!
November 02, 2018 Providing Successful Continuing Nursing Education: Mastering the ANCC Criteria
October 15, 2018 Retired Nurses Event
October 10, 2018 Awards Celebration
October 10, 2018 Annual Membership Meeting
October 10, 2018 2018 Convention
September 28, 2018 2018 Fall School Nurse Supervisor Conference