Wisconsin Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists

The purpose of the Wisconsin Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (WIACNS) is for the education of the Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNSs) in Wisconsin through professional and relational activities in order to improve and develop the CNS field.

 

4th Annual CNS / CNO / Shared Governance Breakfast

"Nurses as Leaders in Conquering Collaborative Care"
September 8, 2017        7:30 am to 11:00 am
Ascension Wisconsin - Wauwatosa Campus

The meeting is intended for CNSs, CNOs, and staff nurse shared governance leaders.  The event will highlight nursing's unique contributions to patient and organization outcomes through collaborative practice and shared governance. 

The event is sponsored by:
-Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin
-ProHealth Care
-CEUs Provided by ProHealth Care

For brochure, click here.

For directions, click here.

Attendance is free to all participants.  Registration is now open.

Click here to register by August 18, 2017

Save The Date!

WIACNS 9th Annual Conference

"CNS in a Climate of Change: Redefine the Possibilities"
Date:
October 20, 2017
Time: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm      
Location:  Richard T. Anderson Education Center
Waukesha County Technical College, Pewaukee, WI

For Save The Date flyer, click here.

Call For Abstracts for two sessions:
  1.  CNS Driven process improvement change (1 speaker)
  2.  CNSs in Non-traditional Advanced Practice Roles (panel)

For details on submitting an abstract, click here.

Abstracts are due by June 15, 2017.

Please Note:
We have a new conference phone number & conference code.

WIACNS General Meeting

Thursday, July 20, 2017
8:00am - 10:00 am
Please note the time change.

Location: Froedtert Community Conference Center
Room:  Conference Room 3

8700 W. Watertown Plank Rd.
 Milwaukee, WI 53226

Agenda:
8:00 am - 9:00 am, Business Meeting
9:00 am - 10:00 am, Education Session
Topic: "Establishing a Behavioral Emergency Response Team"

Speakers:  Sara Arndt & Amy Heidenreich

Note:  Members may attend in person or join by phone.

To Join by Phone:
Call 866-685-4012 (toll free) and enter Conference Code:  913 006 6849 (Note this is a new conference code)

For agenda,
For directions, click here.
**Parking:  Enter the parking lot off of 87th St.

WIACNS Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, June 15, 2017
8:30am to 9:30am

By Teleconference only!
Call 866-685-4012 (toll free) and enter Conference Code:  913 006 6849 (Note this is a new conference code)

Note: All members, interested CNS' and CNS students are welcome to attend and participate in Steering Committee Meetings.

Future WIACNS General Meeting

Thursday, September 21, 2017
8:00 am - 10:00 am

Location:  Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Room: TBA

8915 W. Connell Ct.,
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Note:  Members may attend in person or join by phone.

To Join by Phone:
Call 866-685-4012 (toll free) and enter Conference Code:  913 006 6849 (Note this is a new conference code)

 

For agenda, click here.
For directions, click here.

WIACNS Members:
Be informed and help us to support the passage of the APRN Uniformity Act in Wisconsin.  View these documents and use them as tools to talk to your organizational leaders, specialty groups within your organization (medical and surgical groups,) and nursing specialty professional associations.  Ask them to write a letter of support for the APRN uniformity act and forward it to theyse@rr.wi.com

Thank you.

Advocacy Toolkit for APRN Uniformity Act.pdf Advocacy Toolkit for APRN Uniformity Act.pdf
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APRN Uniformity Act Summary.pdf APRN Uniformity Act Summary.pdf
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APRN Uniformity Act Talking Points.pdf APRN Uniformity Act Talking Points.pdf
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President Pam Konrath Email Me
President-Elect Joann Archer
Past President Amy Driscoll
Treasurer Eileen Tuschl Email Me
Secretary Amy Davis Email Me
Legislative Liaison Tim Heyse Email Me

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