The CENTER Gets a New President
Donna Warzynski, MSHSA, RN, NE, BC, was sworn in as the CENTER's new president at the annual Membership Council Meeting, June 2, 2010. Donna is the Nursing Administrator of the Wisconsin Veterans Home where she oversees the care of veterans in a healthcare complex totaling 741 beds. A registered nurse for over 40 years, Warzynski has been an acitve member of the CENTER since its establishment in 2003. She will lead the national nursing organization for the next 2 years.
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Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, was a prolific writer. Today, writing is a neglected area of professional development for most nurses. The reasons for this are many including lack of time, being mystified by the publishing process, and experiencing a lack of comfort with writing skills. However, it is important for nurses to write for both personal and professional reasons as it is a means to share information, increase knowledge, and achieve recognition. The benefits of writing greatly outweigh such fears.
Join Judith Mitiguy, RN, MS - Executive Vice President, Gannett Healthcare Group (publishers of Nursing Spectrum & NurseWeek) as she shares tips on Putting Practice into Print.Navigate Nursing is a product of the Institute of Nursing Research & Education which is a nonprofit affiliate of the Center for American Nurses. Navigate Nursing is dedicated to helping professional nurses navigate their nursing career. Our website, www.NavigateNursing.org, brings you the latest news, career tips, education, innovative products, and an online community to support RNs in all roles and specialties in creating health work environments.
When you walk out the door at the end of your workday, you have given your all. But you rally. You take care of the things your life demands of you—whether it is the kids or your partner, the house or the bills. The last thing you are inclined to think about is your retirement planning. But here is the problem: women face a bleak retirement future. Women are twice as likely as men to live in or near poverty in old age, and many women who were never poor during their working years, will find themselves struggling to get by in retirement. The time to start planning for these years is now
Here is one simple way to get you on the road to financial security: Join us as we talk about ways to increase your financial fitness and save for retirement, including making the most of employer-based retirement savings plans.
Nurse's Retirement Decision-Making Guide Wins Award
The Busy Nurses Retirement Decision-Making Guide won a bronze award from the Mature Media Awards which honors the best marketing, communications and education programs for older adults. The Guide was entered in the "Community Organizations" category for Brochure/Booklet (Mature Work & Retirement).
The CENTER and Women's Institue for a Secure Retirement (WISER) is partnering to provide nurses with the information and tools they need to plan effectively for retirement.
The CENTER is currently seeking nominations for four (4) Board Positions as well as persons to be appointed to the Program & Services Advisory Council (PSAC) and Subscriber Engagement Advisory Group (SEAG). PSAC will provide oversight and coordination of the program and service development activities for the CENTER and the Institute. SEAG will craft and implement strategies to develop and grow the individual and organizational subscriber categories approved with the adoption of the CENTER's new bylaws. August 24, 2010 is the deadline for submission of nominations packets. Qualifications for all Board positions and appointments are listed in:
Should you have questions, please feel free to contact the CENTER Staff - 301-628-5243.
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