Upcoming Events

    • August 27, 2019
    • October 07, 2019
    • 5:00 PM

    Call for Nominations:
    2019 ANA National Awards

    The ANA 2019 National Awards program nominations is now accepting applications. ANA members are encouraged to acknowledge the achievements of ANA members in the following categories:

    • Distinguished Practice in Nursing
    • Diversity in Nursing
    • Nurse Exemplars, and
    • Nursing Champions.

    The deadline to submit an award nomination is 5 p.m. ET, October 7. To learn more about the awards, visit the National Awards Program page on NursingWorld.org. Please contact leader@ana.org if you have any questions.


    • September 24, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Dover location TBD

    DNA Board of Directors Meeting

    The Board of Directors meeting is open to all DNA members. Guest may attend with permission of the Executive Director and DNA President.

    The Board meets from 6:00-8:00 pm the fourth Tuesday every month. Meetings are held online with the last meeting of the quarter (with the exception of December) held at at a Dover location.

    • September 28, 2019
    • 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children


    • October 08, 2019
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    The Continuing Education Committee holds meetings the second Tuesday of the month from 4:00-6:00 pm. Due to the confidentiality of program submissions, these meetings are closed.

    • October 09, 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • 861 Silver Lake Blvd Dover DE 19904

    Delaware Board of Nursing

    Objective and Function
    The primary objective of the Delaware Board of Nursing is to protect the public health, safety and welfare. To meet this objective to safeguard life and health, the Board develops standards for professional competency promulgates rules and regulations adjudicates complaints against professionals and, when necessary, imposes disciplinary sanctions.

    The Board issues licenses to registered nurses (RNs), practical nurses (LPNs) and advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs).

    The Board’s statutory authority is in 24 Del. C., Chapter 19. Delaware is a member of the interstate nurse licensure compact covered in 24 Del. C., Chapter 19A.

    Meetings
    The Board meets the second Wednesday of the month at 9:00 a.m., with the exception of August and December. All meetings are open to the general public and are held in the Cannon Building, Conference Room A/Second Floor, 861 Silver Lake Boulevard, in Dover.




    • October 17, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Christiana Care Middletown Care Center

    DONL Meeting

    When: October 17, 2019, 8:00 am-10:00 am

    Where: 
    Christiana Care Middletown Care Center
    124 Sleepy Hollow Dr, Middletown, DE 19709

    **Breakfast will be served**

    Teleconferencing available


    RSVP is required


    The Delaware Organization of Nurse Leaders (DONL) holds meeting the third Thursday of even months from
    8:00 am - 10:00 am. The locations for the meeting vary.

    RSVP is required to attend the meetings.


    Upcoming meetings:

    December 19, 2019


    • October 22, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • online

    DNA Board of Directors Meeting

    The Board of Directors meeting is open to all DNA members. Guest may attend with permission of the Executive Director and DNA President.

    The Board meets from 6:00-8:00 pm the fourth Tuesday every month. Meetings are held online with the last meeting of the quarter (with the exception of December) held at at a Dover location.

    • November 06, 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • 861 Silver Lake Blvd Dover DE 19904

    Delaware Board of Nursing

    Objective and Function
    The primary objective of the Delaware Board of Nursing is to protect the public health, safety and welfare. To meet this objective to safeguard life and health, the Board develops standards for professional competency promulgates rules and regulations adjudicates complaints against professionals and, when necessary, imposes disciplinary sanctions.

    The Board issues licenses to registered nurses (RNs), practical nurses (LPNs) and advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs).

    The Board’s statutory authority is in 24 Del. C., Chapter 19. Delaware is a member of the interstate nurse licensure compact covered in 24 Del. C., Chapter 19A.

    Meetings
    The Board meets the second Wednesday of the month at 9:00 a.m., with the exception of August and December. All meetings are open to the general public and are held in the Cannon Building, Conference Room A/Second Floor, 861 Silver Lake Boulevard, in Dover.




    • November 08, 2019
    • 7:15 AM - 3:50 PM
    • Delaware State University-MLK Building
    Register

    Location:

    Delaware State University, Martin Luther King Building, Parlor C

    1200 N Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901

    Click here for directions

    Who Should Participate:
    Licensed Practical Nurses, Registered Nurses, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

    Sponsorship: This educational activity is sponsored by Delaware State University. Thank you!

    Contact hours offered: 6.25

    Delaware Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    Cost:
    DNA Member: $79
    NonMember: $99
    Student-No CE issued: $40

    Late Registration: After November 1, 2019, add $10 to registration fee

    Agenda: Agenda subject to change. Please review registration and completion of required evaluation policies. 

    7:15-8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast

    8:00-8:15 Welcome and Overview of Program

    8:15-9:15
    Topic: Overview of Delaware health equity in healthcare

    Rita M. Landgraf

    Director-UD Partnership for Healthy Communities

    9:15-10:15 

    Topic: Oral health

    Gabrielle Hilliard

    Public Health Treatment Program Administrator

    Delaware Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Public Health

    Bureau of Oral Health and Dental Services

    10:15-10:30 Break

    10:30-11:30
    Topic: Food insecurity

    Allison Karpyn PhD

    Associate Director of the University of Delaware at the Center for Research in Education and Social Policy (CRESP)

    11:30-12-30 Lunch

    12:30-1:30
    Topic: Using public policy to improve health inequities

    Melissa Minor -Brown MSN, RN

    Representative, District 17
    Delaware House of Representatives

    1:30-2:30
    Topic: Lead and environmental health

    Bill Leitzinger

    Administrator, Office of Healthy Environments

    Delaware Department of Health and Social Services,Division of Public Health 

    2:05-2:45 Break

    2:45-3:45

    Topic: Healthcare literacy

    Ludmila Santiago-Rotchford,MSN,APRN,ACNS-BC, PCCN and
    Dennise Washington, MSN, RN, APRN, ACNS-BC, CCRN

    Bayhealth Medical Center

    Successful Completion: All participants are required to complete an online evaluation form as part of the education activity. An email will be sent to all registrants by Tuesday, November 12, 2019. The required online evaluation must be completed by Tuesday, November 19, 2019.

    The email will be sent to the address used for registration. If you have or think you may have previously opt out of Survey Monkey, please visit the following link to opt in. https://www.surveymonkey.com/optin.aspx

    If you do not receive a survey email, please check your spam/junk email. Contact DNA immediately if you do not receive a survey email notification at (302) 733-5880 or send an email.

    Polices:
    Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    It is the policy of the Delaware Nurses Association to comply with the ANCC Standards for Disclosure and Commercial Support. In keeping with these standards, all faculty participating in a Delaware Nurses Association sponsored event are expected to disclose to the activity audience any real or apparent conflicts of interests related to the content of their presentation.

    Conference Planners: No planning members have any conflicts of interest to disclose.

    Jane Kurz, PhD, RN

    May Oboryshko, DNP, FNP-BC, OCN

    Sandra Nolan RN, MSN, MS-Professional Development Chairperson
    Sarah J. Carmody, MBA-Executive Director

    • November 12, 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    • webinar

    Attendance is free for both
    DNA members and non-members.

    Register by November 12, 2019 at 1 pm to receive 24/7 access to this all new webinar!

    Due to unprecedented response, the live webinar is already filled, but register now to have free, ongoing 24/7 access to the recording starting the day after the live webinar.

    A link will be emailed to all registrants on November 13.

    Register by NOW to receive a free registration gift, a special e-book, Communication, Collaboration, and YOU: Tools, Tips, and Techniques for Nursing Practice.

    If you want to learn a great deal while enjoying every minute of it, attend this live, free, interactive webinar and experience a seasoned nurse attorney who receives rave reviews for her real-world and insightful presentations.

    As a nursing leader, have you ever wondered what your legal responsibilities and vulnerabilities are related to:

    • Staffing and scheduling issues
    • HIPAA regulations and state privacy laws
    • Workplace Violence and bullying
    • Substance abuse by an employee
    • Diversion of drugs by an employee, especially opioids
    • Social media usage by your staff, the patients they care for, and your institution
    • Professional Licensure issues

    Failure to understand and act in an informed way in these areas can lead to serious legal challenges. Attend this webinar to learn how to best manage the legal aspects of your leadership position.

    This real-world webinar will provide concise, actionable information that you can apply immediately to improve your practice as a nursing leader.

    Our presenter: Edie Brous, JD, MS, MPH, RN, combines her experience and passion for nursing and the law by representing, advising, educating and advocating in the interests of nurses. A highly-regarded speaker, Edie is well-known for her ability to present real-world information in a highly entertaining way.

    Who should attend: Nursing Leaders in all practice settings

    Additional information: Register no later than November 12 at 1 pm ET to receive 24/7 access to this webinar. A link will be emailed to all registrants on November 13, so you can view the webinar at your convenience.

    Please join us for this valuable webinar! Click here to register.

    This program is informational only; no contact hours will be awarded.

    Individual pre-registration is required.

    ________________

    Questions or group attendance requests: please email anamembershipwebinars@ana.org

    Click here to register


    • November 12, 2019
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    The Continuing Education Committee holds meetings the second Tuesday of the month from 4:00-6:00 pm. Due to the confidentiality of program submissions, these meetings are closed.

    • November 21, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Wesley College Nursing Building-Dover

    Welcome all DNA members! The DNA Board of Directors would like to invite you to the DNA General Membership meeting.

    When: November 21, 2019, 6:00pm-8:00pm

    Where: Wesley College, Nursing Building

    300 S. New Street, Dover, DE 19901, ROOM 101


    The purpose of the meeting is to provide an update on the association's activities and to hear ideas from our members on the future direction of DNA. If you have any ideas/concerns you would like to bring to Board but are unable to attend, drop us a note. Your presence is highly appreciated!

    • November 26, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Dover location TBD

    DNA Board of Directors Meeting

    The Board of Directors meeting is open to all DNA members. Guest may attend with permission of the Executive Director and DNA President.

    The Board meets from 6:00-8:00 pm the fourth Tuesday every month. Meetings are held online with the last meeting of the quarter (with the exception of December) held at at a Dover location.

    • December 10, 2019
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    The Continuing Education Committee holds meetings the second Tuesday of the month from 4:00-6:00 pm. Due to the confidentiality of program submissions, these meetings are closed.

Past events

September 12, 2019 DE Childhood Lead Poisoning Advisory Committee
September 12, 2019 5th Annual DONL Nursing Leadership Summit
September 11, 2019 Delaware Board of Nursing Meeting
September 10, 2019 Continuing Education Committee Meeting
September 02, 2019 DNA Office Closed
August 27, 2019 DNA Board of Directors meeting
August 21, 2019 Use of Complementary & Integrative Health Practices to Minimize Opioid Use
August 19, 2019 DNA Advocacy Committee Meeting
August 15, 2019 DONL Meeting
August 14, 2019 Data for Discernment: Understanding Delaware's Overdose Victims
August 13, 2019 Continuing Education Committee Meeting
July 23, 2019 DNA Board of Directors meeting
July 10, 2019 Delaware Board of Nursing Meeting
July 09, 2019 Continuing Education Committee Meeting
July 04, 2019 DNA Office Closed
June 25, 2019 DNA Spring General Membership Meeting
June 21, 2019 2019 ANA Membership Assembly
June 20, 2019 DONL Meeting
June 17, 2019 DNA Advocacy Committee Meeting
June 13, 2019 What Every Nurse Needs to Know and Do about WORKPLACE VIOLENCE
June 12, 2019 Delaware Board of Nursing Meeting
June 11, 2019 Continuing Education Committee Meeting
June 10, 2019 DNA Board of Directors meeting
May 31, 2019 Last day to subscribe to the next edition of the DNA Reporter
May 30, 2019 You're in Charge! How to Master the Role of Charge Nurse
May 27, 2019 DNA Office Closed
May 24, 2019 Nightingale Tribute
May 20, 2019 DNA Advocacy Committee Meeting
May 16, 2019 Delaware Today Excellence in Nursing Gala
May 16, 2019 How to Master Your New Leadership Position and Advance Your Career: Essential Actions and Skills
May 15, 2019 Delaware Nursing Summit 2019
May 14, 2019 Continuing Education Committee Meeting
May 08, 2019 Delaware Board of Nursing Meeting
April 27, 2019 Medicine Take Back Event
April 27, 2019 Community Sharps Disposal Event
April 26, 2019 DNA Spring Conference 2019
April 19, 2019 DNA Office Closed
April 18, 2019 2019 Call for ANA Nominations for Appointed Positions
April 16, 2019 Continuing Education Committee Meeting
April 10, 2019 Delaware Board of Nursing Meeting
April 08, 2019 Public Comment Due: The Nurse’s Role When a Patient Requests Aid in Dying
April 06, 2019 Naloxone Distribution and Training Event
April 03, 2019 Naloxone Distribution and Training Event
March 25, 2019 Advocacy Committee Meeting
March 13, 2019 Delaware Board of Nursing Meeting
March 12, 2019 Continuing Education Committee Meeting
March 09, 2019 FREE Overdose-Reversal Medication/Naloxone Distribution and Training
March 02, 2019 FREE Overdose-Reversal Medication/Naloxone Distribution and Training
February 27, 2019 Registration Open: Public session of the Committee on the Future of Nursing 2020-2030
February 26, 2019 DNA Board of Directors Meeting
February 12, 2019 Continuing Education Committee Meeting
January 21, 2019 DNA Office Closed
January 08, 2019 Continuing Education Committee Meeting
January 01, 2019 DNA Office Closed
December 24, 2018 DNA Office Closed
November 27, 2018 DNA Board of Directors Meeting
November 22, 2018 DNA Office Closed
November 19, 2018 DNA Fall General Membership Meeting
October 27, 2018 DEA Medicine Take Back Event
October 23, 2018 DNA Board of Directors Meeting
October 09, 2018 Free Flu Shots
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