2022 Annual Psych Retreat
February 4-5, 2022
Charlotte, NC
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2022 Nurse Practitioner Spring Symposium
March 20-23, 2022
Asheville, NC
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Nurses Night at the Legislature
May 24, 2022
Museum of Natural Science  - Raleigh, NC
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Nurses ranked "most trusted" for two decades
Gallup’s annual poll of the most honest and ethical professions came out this morning, and for the 20th consecutive year, nurses have been ranked #1!   

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NCNA Responds to NC Nursecast Release
New research offers a startling preview for North Carolina’s healthcare landscape, with a shortage of more than 12,000 Registered Nurses by 2033.  
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Nursing Celebrated, Honored at NC Nurses Association Annual Convention
Meka Douthit El has been installed as NCNA’s 55th president as NCNA honored nurses and put a special focus on the theme of resiliency and burnout.  
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Blue Cross NC Endorses the SAVE Act
In a letter to legislators this month, BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina officially announced its support for the SAVE Act. 
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NC's Nursing Shortage & COVID Surge are Fueling Burnout
A new survey of members of the North Carolina Nurses Association is highlighting the fatigue of an overwhelmed nursing workforce on the front lines of the state’s COVID-19 battle. Some of the most telling results include:
• 77% of respondents say their facility is already experiencing a shortage of RN staff
• 13% of respondents say they are so burnt out they are ready to leave the profession
• 89% of respondents say they have been vaccinated
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Message from our President & President-Elect
As the coronavirus pandemic once again ramps up and fills North Carolina's hospitals and ICUs, NCNA President Dennis Taylor and NCNA President-elect Meka Douthit EL want nurses to know we share your frustrations, we appreciate your sacrifices, and we stand with you.