Nightingale Tribute

The Nightingale Tribute was designed and developed by the Kansas State Nurses Association in 2003 to be used to honor deceased nurses, any Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse for their years of service; to be presented during the nurse’s funeral by a nurse colleague or friend. The families and those in attendance of a funeral using […]

2017 Wyoming Legislative Session

The 2017 General Session ended Friday, March 3, 2017. During this last week, bills were heard for their third and final time. Some made it through to the end, some were amended and sent to a conference committee, and some failed to make it through the process. The two bills that WNA was supporting – […]

WNA Member Presents to Nebraska Nurses

WNA Member, Mary Behrens, FNP-BC, FAANP, Casper, was the keynoted for the Nebraska Nurses Association Nurses Day. Nebraska’s Nurses Day was the same day as Wyoming Nurses Legislative Days in Cheyenne. There were close to 500 nurses and students in attendance. Behrens presentation was on the Scope of Practice. She shared her Scope of Practice […]

WNA member attends ANAI

Marianne Madariaga, MS, RN, Casper, was selected to represent WNA at the American Nurses Advocacy Institute (ANAI). Twenty-two nurses from across the country came together in Washington DC October 23 – 25th representing their state’s nurses’ association to begin a year-long journey in becoming stronger advocates for the profession. ANAI was designed to develop nurse’s political competence, […]

Nurse-For-A-Day Program

For more than 30 years, the Nurse-For-A-Day program, during the Wyoming Legislative Session, has provided basic medical care – such as taking blood pressures and treating complaints of cold and flu, headaches, and upset stomachs – to Wyoming’s lawmakers. In addition to delivering that care, the program has enhanced the image of hospitals and caregivers, and […]

Wyoming Legislative Committee Assignments

The members of the Wyoming House of Representatives and the Wyoming Senate have finalized their leadership and committee assignments following party caucuses Saturday and Sunday. Members of leadership and newly elected legislators will be sworn in during opening ceremonies on the first day of session, which is slated to begin at Noon on Jan. 10. […]

Nurses on Boards Survey

The Wyoming Center for Nursing and Health Care Partnerships (WCNHCP) is working to identify nurses who serve on local, statewide and national boards and/or have the desire to serve on boards. We also want to be able to know how best to support Wyoming nurses in board leadership. This survey is directly related to the […]

WNA Leadership Changes

On September 23, 2016, during the WNA Annual Business meeting, in Casper, the WNA membership elected a new president, Delphina “Dee” Gilson, BSN, RN. Gilson replaces Anne Raga, RN, MS, CNML, who had been the association’s president since September 2014. Raga will remain on the Board of Directors as Immediate Past President until fall of […]

2016 WNA Nurse Award Recipients 

Excellence in Advanced Practice Nursing Robyn D. Curtis-Rice, APRN, FNP-C (Laramie) was the 2016 recipient for Excellence in Advanced Practice Nursing. This award has developed to recognize an APRN who has demonstrated an innovative and unique approach to the profession of nursing in their practice setting. All while providing a positive impact to patients or […]

Education on the Opioid Crisis

ANA joins 25 National Nursing Organizations Working Together to Offer Education on the Opioid Crisis AND APNA offers a free, on-demand CE Course on Effective Treatments for Opioid Use Disorder We want to share the following information regarding educational offerings to address the opioid crisis.  We urge you to widely share information about these free […]