CNS Council Holiday Networking Event
December 8 | 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Raleigh, NC and via Zoom
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Malpractice Insights: Top Nurse Liability Concerns, presented by Nurses Service Organization
December 11 | 12:00pm-1:00pm
Via Zoom
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Riverfront Rendezvous at Parle's (Hosted by the Northeast Region)
December 16 | 1:30pm-3:00pm
Washington, NC
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Atrium Health Endorses Modernized APRN Regulations in North Carolina

In a letter to legislators, Atrium Health Enterprise Executive Vice President and Chief Physician Executive Scott Rissmiller, MD, says “Atrium Health is now endorsing a path to full practice authority for APRNs.”


Remembering Dr. Russell Eugene Tranbarger

The North Carolina Nurses Association is deeply saddened by the recent loss of Dr. Russell Eugene “Gene” Tranbarger, one of the most high-profile, beloved, and successful nurse leaders in North Carolina history.


NC Nurses Association Releases Racial Reckoning Statement and Commits to Increased Inclusivity

The North Carolina Nurses Association (NCNA) has spent the past year embarking on a multipronged initiative of self-reflection, intentional listening, and planning a more inclusive version of Nursing Forward®.


New Leaders, Hall of Fame Inductee Highlight NC Nurses Convention

Nearly 500 Registered Nurses gathered in Winston-Salem last week to elect new leaders, honor award winners, network with colleagues, and earn valuable continuing nursing education.


One Medical Endorses the SAVE Act

One Medical, one of the country’s largest primary care organizations, recently became the latest to publicly endorse the SAVE Act, which would grant full practice authority to Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs).


NCNA Members Featured in TV Special on the Nursing Shortage

Seven different NCNA members, along with the President of NCANS, were all part of this week’s episode of “In Focus with Loretta Boniti” on Spectrum News.


2023 Nurses Month Message from NCNA President Meka Douthit Ingram

NCNA President Meka D. Ingram delivers a heartfelt message honoring National Murses Month and this year's theme, "You Make a Difference."


Civitas Action Endorses the SAVE Act

Non-profit advocate for free markets becomes the 23rd organization outside the nursing profession to publicly back Full Practice Authority for North Carolina APRNs.


Affordable Healthcare Coalition of North Carolina Endorses the SAVE Act

The list of organizations outside the nursing profession that support Full Practice Authority for North Carolina APRNs is now up to 22.


Nurses Bringing Big Crowds to the NCGA on Tuesday

Hundreds of nurses and nursing students will be gathering at the North Carolina General Assembly for a day of networking, continuing education, and advocacy as part of the 2023 Nurses Day at the Legislature.


Bipartisan SAVE Act Introduced; NC Legislators Aim to Increase Access to Quality Healthcare

The SAVE Act is designed to remove superfluous red tape and would allow APRNs to practice to the full extent of their training and education, bringing the state in line with national standards that at least 26 other states have already successfully adopted. 



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