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 closed.

Registration is now open!

WIACNS 9th Annual Conference

"CNS in a Climate of Change: Redefine the Possibilities"
Keynote Speaker:  Kathleen M. Vollman, MSN, RN, CCNS, FCCM, FAAN, Advancing Nursing LLC
Date:
October 20, 2017
Time: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm      
Location:  Richard T. Anderson Education Center
Waukesha County Technical College, Pewaukee, WI

Click here to register.

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

WIACNS General Meeting

Thursday, September 21, 2017
8:00am - 10:00 am
Please note the time change.

Location: Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Room:  6M Large Conference Room

8915 W. Connell Ct.
 Milwaukee, WI 53226

Agenda:
8:00 am - 9:00 am, Business Meeting
9:00 am - 10:00 am, Education Session

Pediatric Nurses' Perspectives on Medication Teaching in a Children's Hospital
by Ashley Stelter, MS, RN, PCNS-BC

 Preventing Pressure Injury at Children's – Pressure Ulcer Prevention Team Model and Current Initiatives
by Becky Barrette, MS, RN, PCNS-BC, WCC

 Translating Evidence into Practice – Reducing Pokes in Pediatrics
by Ashley Servi, DNP, RN, PCNS, CPN

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 Instructions:
Plan to arrive at least 15 minutes early to park and get to the meeting room.

Park in the north Visitor Parking Structure.
See the CHW campus map at: http://chw.hospitalmap.com/html5/

From 2nd floor of the parking structure, take the Skywalk Bridge to the Skywalk Welcome Center.  There someone will need to escort guests to the 6M Conference Room (security-locked facility). 

Any questions:
Text Ashley Stelter at 414-526-3170 for room assistance

WIACNS Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, October 19, 0217
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, Novenber 16, 2017
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm, Networking/Snacks
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm, General meeting
6:30 pm - 6:44 pm, Break/Networking/Snacks
6:45 pm - 7:45 pm, Educational Session
7:45 pm - 8:00 pm, Wrap up/Networking

Location:  Bellin Hospital
Room: TBA

744 S. Webster Ave
Green Bay, WI 54301

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

Current WIACNS Officers

 

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