Northeast Region

Northeast Region Officers – Search for Vice President and Secretary

Contact Alicia LePard at the email below if interested, no later than 03/01/2017

Alicia LePard, President, Send Email
Vacant, Vice President,
Vacant, Secretary,
Rose Rennell, Treasurer, Send Email


Nurses Week Awards 2017

Nominations for the 2017 Nurses Week awards are due by April 15, 2017. Download and submit a friend/colleague/mentor today. Send nominations to alepard@highdeserthealthcare.org. Complete this form now!   2017_ Nurses Awards Announcement and Nominator Form

 

 


Meetings – Next Meeting 04/04/2017

The Northeast Wyoming Region meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of each month except June and December at 6:30pm Mountain.

Meetings are held virtually by accessing NEW Region WNA Monthly Meeting at https://zoom.us/j/246946267 using video and audio technology from the comfort of your home and office! Tablet or desktop accessible. SmartPhone app in your app store as well!

If you prefer to be with others, you are welcome to be physically present at 405 W. Boxelder Rd Suite B-8 Gillette, WY 82718. Please RSVP a space to alepard@highdeserthealthcare.org so the WELCOME mat is laid out and the lights are on!

If you’d rather phone in, please Telephone:
Dial: +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll) or +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll)
Meeting ID: 246 946 267


REGISTERED CARDIOVASCULAR INVASIVE SPECIALIST REVIEW COURSE

Offered in Sheridan on April 22 & 23, 2017.    RCIS Registry Review Course – Sheridan April 22-23, 2017


Meeting News – March 2017

The March meeting of NEW WNA occurred via Zoom with an in-house attendance in Gillette of Sue Howard, Alicia LePard and guest Elizabeth Crawford, nursing student at Gillette College AND University of Wyoming BSN program. Rose Rennell attended via video link!  Budget is stable and no changes are anticipated after the purchase of refrigerator and plaque for Gillette College’s Nursing Simulation Lab.

A Call to serve was sent to the members to fill the vacant positions of Vice President and Secretary after a lack of response posted on the Region page.

Sue Howard reported that the Governor has cut all funding for the Preventative Maintenance Organizations in the state. June 30, 2017 will show a close to tobacco cessation, alcohol cessation, suicide prevention programs funded by the state/federal grants.

A Monkey Survey is posted here and has been sent to membership to inquire to needs and wants of the 2017 Nurses Week event. Survey can be found at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VQ8L69L

The Northeast Wyoming Region of the Wyoming Nurses Association hosts several scholarships annually. Deadline is April 1, 2017! 

High school students interested in a healthcare career as a nurse are invited to apply through Campbell County High School, Wright High School, Newcastle High School, Crook County High School, Sheridan High School and Buffalo High School. One scholarship for a high school student for $500 is offered each year and is paid directly to the institution the recipient is attending.

College students already enrolled in a health career program are invited to apply for up to $500.

Northeast Scholarship Application you can download and submit a scholarship application to Alicia LePard

Meeting News – February 2017

The Feb. meeting of the NEW Region occurred via Zoom!. Attendees included Alicia LePard, Rose Rennell, Sue Howard, Gwen Reed and Brenna Kirsch.  The group voted on and approved spending money to buy Gillette College Nursing Program a tissue samples refrigerator for their new Sim Lab. Sue Howard and Brenna Kirsch graciously agreed to function as a Scholarship Review committee for this year’s high school and nursing scholarships.  Possibilities for the 2017 Nurses Week Awards night include Buffalo, Sheridan and Gillette.

Meeting News – January 2017

The last meeting of the NEW Region of WNA met online on 01/10/2017. Rose Rennell, treasurer and Alicia Le Pard, president were in attendance.  The meeting was brief, and authorization was approved for sending a planter to Northeast Wyoming Community College’s new Nursing Simulation Center in Gillette for their Grand Opening on 01/11/2017.


Scholarships

The Northeast Wyoming Region of the Wyoming Nurses Association hosts several scholarships annually. Deadline is April 1, 2017! 

High school students interested in a healthcare career as a nurse are invited to apply through Campbell County High School, Wright High School, Newcastle High School, Crook County High School, Sheridan High School and Buffalo High School. One scholarship for a high school student for $500 is offered each year and is paid directly to the institution the recipient is attending.

College students already enrolled in a health career program are invited to apply for up to $500.

Northeast Scholarship Application you can download and submit a scholarship application to Alicia LePard