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WCN Statement on Racial Equity

To WCN, racial equity means we have an unrelenting commitment to dismantling racism by becoming an anti-racist organization. We do this by collaborating with communities of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color; nursing leaders, nursing students, educators, nursing unions, and consumers. Together we will transform the nursing workforce to one that reflects the communities we serve and create an equitable health system for Washingtonians to thrive.

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Diversity & Equity

Where we are making strides and what we need to improve

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Career & Leadership

How we are building Nursing Leaders in Washington

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Nursing Educators

Resources for current and future educators in Nursing

News

The WCN Releases 2021 COVID-19 Impact on the Nursing Workforce Study

Conducted between April and June 2022, SIA surveyed 1,298 nurses who held active nursing licenses about their experiences during 2021. Key findings from the survey found that of the nurses surveyed:
• 54% thought about or made plans to leave the field of nursing. (Up 12% from the 2020 study.) …Click to read more.

Become a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE)

Washington State needs more trained Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners. This is even more true in rural areas where access to this specialized type of patient care can support victims’ recovery from the traumatic experience of sexual assault in often under-resourced rural communities. If you are a Washington RN who has thought about SANE training, WCN is offering a practicum fellowship opportunity for training this fall.

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A Healthier Washington State Starts with Nurses

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