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Building a diverse, highly qualified nursing workforce in Washington
“The work of the Washington Center for Nursing is a resource to the Mary Mahoney Professional Nurses Organization because it has information about nursing workforce in the state, it provides updated information regarding career progression opportunities for students and professional nurses, and it reflects a diverse workforce.” Frankie Manning, RN, MAN, Vice president of the Mary Mahoney Professional Nurses Organization and Co-chair for the Governor's Interagency for Health Disparities
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Nursing Diversity Development Leadership Education Is Our Passion

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


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.

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A Healthier Washington State Starts with Nurses

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