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American College of Critical Care Medicine Inducts Fairfield University Nursing Professor

American College of Critical Care Medicine Inducts Fairfield University Nursing Professor Fairfield University School of Nursing Associate Professor Carol Epstein, RN, PhD, FCCM, was recently inducted as a Fellow into the prestigious American College of Critical Care Medicine during its Annual Scientific Congress in Orlando. Epstein was also selected as a Hartford Institute/AJN Geriatric Nursing […]

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Colleagues in caring

Colleagues in caring Hickey, Mary The fall and winter was extremely busy for the Colleagues in Caring (CIC) staff at CT League for Nursing and the Steering Committee. We began the year with the Annual meeting in September. Jane Murdock and Mary Jane Williams presented on the newly formed Nursing Career Center. Members of the […]

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Bioterrorism/smallpox information and resources

Bioterrorism/smallpox information and resources Smallpox Information and Resources On Dec. 13, 2002, President Bush announced a plan to better protect the American people against the threat of smallpox attack by hostile groups or governments. For several months, many groups in Connecticut have been involved in developing plans for the three-tier staging of smallpox vaccinations. Four […]

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SB 250 an act concerning advanced nursing practice becomes law

SB 250 an act concerning advanced nursing practice becomes law AN ACT CONCERNING ADVANCED NURSING PRACTICE. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened: Section 1. Subsection (a) of section 20-87a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2003): […]

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American Nurses Association partners with TDICT to produce safer needle selection guide

American Nurses Association partners with TDICT to produce safer needle selection guide ANA will work with the Training for Development of Innovative Control Technology (TDICT) Project to develop a tool that includes guidelines for the involvement of frontline health care workers in the selection of safe needle devices. The goal of the project is to […]

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Plenary Presentation, “1904-2004-My How the Profession has Changed”

Plenary Presentation, “1904-2004-My How the Profession has Changed” Plenary Speakers Mary Ann Cordeau, RN, PhD Mary Ann Cordeau is a nurse historian and an assistant curator of the Joseph Dolan History of Nursing Collection at University of Connecticut. She has been active as a Connecticut Nurses’ Association historian and with the American Association for History […]

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A message from the president

A message from the president Zwingman-Bagley, Cheryl I have been a nurse for 25 years and have known at least a thousand nurses in that time. Nurses are extraordinary people. In this crazy healthcare system, patients can count on nurses because they are special; unique in society; persons who routinely rank service above financial rewards. […]

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Mary Foley assumes presidency at ANA

Mary Foley assumes presidency at ANA Mary E. Foley, MS, RN, has assumed the role of president of the American Nurses Association (ANA) effective January 10, 2000. She assumes the role vacated by Beverly L. Malone, PhD, RN, FAAN, who left to accept the position of deputy assistant secretary at the Department of Health and […]

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Connecticut Nurses’ Association 2002 legislative agenda

Connecticut Nurses’ Association 2002 legislative agenda P U L L O U T P A G E Recognizing Connecticut Nurses’ Association’s role in speaking for the nursing profession, in advancing the professional development of registered nurses, and in advocating for initiatives that enhance the public health, human services, patient safety and positive patient outcomes: We […]

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Workplace advocacy and shared services agreements

Workplace advocacy and shared services agreements What do they mean? At the 93rd Annual Convention of Connecticut Nurses’ Association, the House of Delegates approved several resolutions that directed CNA to continue and enhance its workplace advocacy initiatives and to enter into a shared services agreement for the purpose of collective bargaining. These resolutions affirmed CNA’s […]