NCNA Webinar: Moving Beyond ‘Cookie Cutter’ Retention Strategies
October 10 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Via Zoom  
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Lunch With The President
October 12 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Via Zoom  
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South Central Region - Mental Health: Intersection of Mental & Physical Health
October 24 | 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Pembroke, NC  
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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.


Five Nurses Ready to Get to Work at the NC General Assembly
A record number of nurses will be helping guide important policy decisions at the North Carolina General Assembly, with four nurses in the House and one in the Senate. NCNA encourages their fellow legislators, constituents, lobbyists, and reporters to take advantage of that invaluable knowledge base this session.


Survey: Nurses Burning Out at Unsustainable Rate
New survey results show the North Carolina nurse population is increasingly facing serious challenges on multiple fronts, with little reason for optimism in the short team. The pre-pandemic shortage of nurses willing to work at the bedside is worsening, workplace violence incidents continue to rise at an alarming rate, and a variety of factors are feeding into unsustainable levels of burnout.


Op-Ed: End the Violence Against Nurses
NCNA President Meka Douthit Ingram and ANA President Ernest Grant have co-authored an op-ed calling for better protection for nurses in the wake of NCNA member June Onkundi’s murder.


Statement on the Death of June Onkundi
NCNA President Meka Douthit Ingram responds to the tragic news that an NCNA member was killed by a patient this week.

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