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Colorado Nurses Association Denounces Violence 

 

Workplace Violence Preventions Webinar Friday, November 30, 2018

November 27, 2018

 
    

Workplace Violence Prevention: Recommendations for Nurses 

   

Earn CNE credit* by Attending NSO’s Complimentary Webinar

Can’t make it to the live webinar event? No problem! Register to receive an email notification when the archived recording is available.

When: Friday, November 30, 2018
Time: 
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time 

Click Here to Register

OVERVIEW:
Violence or abuse experienced in the workplace is a critical issue that many organizations face. Nurses are at increased risk for experiencing workplace violence due to their close contact with patients as well as working in an occupational environment marked by stress and burnout. It is imperative that nurses be well educated and fully informed as they deal with this daunting topic. This course will review the topic of violence in the workplace, discuss steps that can be taken to prevent or diffuse its effects and most importantly, explain how to create and implement an effective workplace violence prevention plan. The purpose of this course is to provide nurses with information so they may better recognize, address, and prevent violence in their workplaces.

OBJECTIVES:

  • Describe the scope of workplace violence in healthcare.
  • Recognize risk factors and hazards commonly associated with workplace violence. 
  • Review components of an effective workplace violence prevention program. 
  • Identify risk control techniques for organizational leadership and nurses to help increase workplace safety

SPEAKERS:

  • Jennifer Flynn, CPHRM, Risk Manager, Nurses Service Organization (NSO)
  • Lynn Pierce, BSN, RN, CPHRM, Risk Control Director, CNA Healthcare

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND ENDS 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO THE WEBINAR START TIME.
To register, click here.

In order to earn CE credit for this event: Participants must (1) register, (2) attend the entire live event on 11/30/18 at 2pm ET, and (3) complete the post event survey evaluation. Only those who meet these requirements will be issued a certificate of completion. It is the responsibility of the participant to make accommodations for time zone. 

To view other risk management information, please visit www.nso.com. For additional information, you may contact NSO at 1-800-247-1500.

*This activity is eligible for CNE credit; see final announcement for specific details.

Provider Accreditation
This activity for 1.0 contact hour is provided by Lippincott Professional Development and jointly provided by Nurses Service Organization.

Lippincott Professional Development (LPD) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation. 

This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749 for 1.0 contact hours, District of Columbia, Florida #FBN50-1223, and Georgia Board of Nursing #50-1223. 

 
 

CNA Honors Long Time Member & Veteran Marilyn Doenges, APRN

November 13, 2018

Happy 96th Birthday to Marilyn Doenges, APRN                                                                                    

Marilynn E. Doenges, APRN, a retired Registered Nurse, has been recognized as an Elite American Nurses for dedication, achievements and leadership in nursing education. She served as a first lieutenant in the United States Army Nurse Corps during World War II and dedicated 68 years of service to the health care field. She left the service in 1946. She received her Bachelor degree in Boulder, married and raised 5 children. She has co-authored nursing care planning texts and pocket guides that are sold worldwide. She has authored and co-authored many nursing books, including “The Nursing Diagnosis Manual: Planning, Individualizing and Documenting Client Care.” Ms. Doenges believes that she was successful throughout her illustrious career because she was passionate about her work and her profession.

 

Nurses for Political Action in Colorado (N-PAC) Successful Candidate Endorsement Results

November 12, 2018

2018 NPAC Endorsements and Report of Results

JARED POLIS – GOVERNOR 

DIANNE PRIMAVERA - LT GOVERNOR

ANNETTE CANNON – JEFFCO COUNTY CORONER (CNA Member)

HOUSE

JEFF BRIDGES - HD 3

JOANN GINAL – HD 5

LOIS LANDGRAF – HD 21

KERRY TIPPER – HD 28                               *

TRACY KRAFT-THARP – HD 29 

DAFNA MICHAELSON JENET –HD 30

YADIRA CARAVEO - HD 31

MATTHEW GRAY – HD 33

MULLICA, KYLE- HD 34 (CNA Member)

SHANNON BIRD, – HD 35

JANET P BUCKNER – HD 40

DANEYA ESGAR – HD 46

BRIANNA BUENTELLO – HD 47 – Recount Pending

 MCKEAN, HUGH – HD 51

BARBARA HALL MCLACHLAN – HD 59 

SENATE

JERRY SONNENBERG – SD 1

LEROY GARCIA – SD 3 (President of the Senate)

SANFORD "PETE" E. LEE – SD 11

TAMMY STORY - SD 16

JESSIE DANIELSON – SD 20

BRITTANY PETTERSEN – SD 22

FAITH WINTER - SD 24

 

 

 

 
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