Good news! Continuing education and active nursing practice hours are now easier to maintain. The Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission (NCQAC) has reduced education and active nursing practice hour requirements
The Washington Center for Nursing (WCN), the state’s nursing workforce center, recently released their COVID-19 Impact on the Nursing Workforce Study conducted by Survey Information Analytics (SIA). The study aims to understand better the challenges faced by Washington nurses responding to the pandemic.
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If you are currently thinking about enhancing your career by taking your RN to a BSN, or pursing a Master of Nursing, then please know that UW Tacoma is still accepting applications!
“Recent media attention highlights the role of school nurses in developing pandemic-related health and safety plans for school-age children. We hope that this brings attention to the need for a stronger school nurse workforce. School nurses provide a valuable yet complex community health service. Putting a priority on solving the school-nurse shortage is long overdue, and the key to preventing and withstanding a community spread disease like COVID-19 or similar future pandemics.”
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* Application dates are subject to change. Please visit shpep.org for the most up-to-date information.
Nurse practitioners specializing in psychiatric, mental health, and substance abuse care across Washington serve an essential role in the health of our communities. But what do they do?
As one of the most trusted professions in the world, nurses in these positions help meet the needs of individuals, suffering from mental illness or addiction through quality assessment and treatment.
The WASHINGTON NURSES LEADERSHIP SUMMIT is a prestigious one-day virtual gathering where emerging Nurse Leaders join together to learn from current Nurse Leaders and community organizers. The goal of this Summit is to spark the next wave of innovators in the nursing profession through the power of mentorship and identifying shared goals.
We would like to invite you to our 2020 Annual Nurse Educators Conference, held by University of Washington Continuing Nursing Education. This year’s conference will be held virtually and content will be available on-demand for one year. All students are eligible for discounted registration costs. Join us to hear from the stellar lineup of talented, renowned, and diverse Nurse Leaders and Educators with a Key Note Address from Sofia Aragon, JD, BSN, RN, Executive Director of the Washington Center for Nursing, and be rejuvenated in your passion for Nursing Education. The conference is now open for registration, to register and for more information please go to uwcne.org/educator2020. We hope to “see you” at the conference!
If you have a patient with an unstable or unsafe housing situation that needs to isolate and quarantine due to Covid-19 or Covid-19-like symptoms, or exposure to someone with Covid19, then there are multiple I&Q sites dotted across King County. I&Q sites are run through the Public Health Department and patients also receive some medical care at the sites with physicians on-call to assist.