Wisconsin Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists

WIACNS General Meeting

Thursday, July 21, 2016
8:00 am - 10:00 am
8-9am - WIACNS Business Meeting
9-10am - Speaker: Judith Hansen
Executive Director, Wisconsin Center for Nursing

Topic:  Future of Nursing Campaign for Action Update for Wisconsin

Location: Wheaton Franciscan - Franklin Hospital, St. Mary's Heritage Room

10101 S. 27th St, Franklin, WI 53132 


Note:  Members may attend in person or join the meeting by phone at 414-383-6901 meeting ID-000753#

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

WIACNS Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, August 18, 2016
8:30 am - 9:30 am

By Teleconference only!
Call 414-383-6901 and enter meeting ID 000753#

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

For Agenda,

Future WIACNS General Meeting

Thursday, September 15, 2016
8:00 am - 10:00 am

Location: Aurora Medical Center - Summit, Pabst Conference Room

36500 Aurora Dr, Summit WI 53066

Note:  Members may attend in person or join the meeting by phone at 414-383-6901 meeting ID-000753#

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

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.

3rd Annual CNS / CNO / Shared Governance Breakfast

Expanding Nursing-Driven Outcomes Through the Continuum of Care
September 9, 2016
7:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Wheaton Franciscan - Wauwatosa Campus

For brochure, click here.

Attendance is free to all participants
The event is sponsored by:
-Columbia St. Mary's
-Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin
-CEUs provided by Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare

Registration is now open.  Register online by August 19, 2016.

To register, click on the Shared Governance Breakfast tab...Breakfast Registration.

Registration Now Open!

10th Anniversary Celebration & Annual Conference

Friday, October 7, 2016
8:00 am - 4:00 pm with reception to follow

Celebrating CNS Practice: Honoring the Past, Embracing the Future

Target Audience: Clinical Nurse Specialists and students from Wisconsin and beyond

Keynote Speaker Announced!

Janet Fulton PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN
Editor-in-Chief for Clinical Nurse Specialist

New Location!

Holiday Inn, Pewaukee
N14 W24140 Tower Pl., Pewaukee, Wisconsin 53072

Complete agenda & registration information to follow

Vendor Registration is available online under Conference Tab

WIACNS would like to thank the following vendors and sponsors
of the 2016 conference:


Alverno College of Nursing
Cardinal Health
Care Fusion
Children's Hospital of  WI
ConvaTec
Froedtert Hospital
Marquette University
PDI Healthcare
ProHealth Care
Smith and Nephew
St. Joseph's hospital Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare
UWM College of Nursing
Vitas Healthcare

WIACNS receives National Award in 2015

WIACNS has been named the 2015 Affiliate of the Year by the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS).  The award was presented to WIACNS at the NACNS National Conference March 5-7, 2015 in San Diego, CA. 

Note:   WIACNS has previously received the 2010 Affiliate of the Year Award. 

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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Current WIACNS Officers

President Amy Shockley Email Me
President-Elect Pam Konrath
Past President Jennifer Popies
Treasurer Eileen Tuschl Email Me
Secretary Alyson Leon Email Me
Legislative Liaison Tim Heyse Email Me
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