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Region Leadership carries on the work of the association at the local level through community service, political involvement, healthcare advocacy and education, mentoring as well as other strategies.

MARION MARINO-MEYASH
NORTHWEST REGION
Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton, Holmes, Washington, Bay, Jackson, Calhoun, Gulf, Liberty and Franklin counties
info@floridanurse.org

SAVE THE DATE

2017 FNA Barbara Lumpkin Institute (BLI) Symposium

Hosted by: Northwest Florida State College, College of Nursing

Date: November 4, 2017

Time: TBD

Location :

  • Northwest Florida State College
  • 100 College Blvd
  • Niceville, FL 32578
  • Please check back at a later date for more information

    Contact Leslie Homsted for more information.



    MARSHA MARTIN
    NORTH CENTRAL REGION
    Gadsen, Wakulla, Leon, Jefferson, Taylor, Madison, Hamilton, Suwannee, Lafayette, Dixie, Columbia, Gilchrist, Levy, Union, Bradford, Alachua, Marion and Citrus counties
    info@floridanurse.org

    DOREEN PEREZ
    NORTHEAST REGION
    Baker, Nassau, Duval, Clay, Putnam and St. Johns counties
    info@floridanurse.org

    JANICE HESS
    EAST CENTRAL REGION
    Flagler, Volusia, Lake, Sumter, Seminole, Orange, Osceola and Brevard counties
    info@floridanurse.org

    MARK YOUR CALENDARS

    East Central Region 2017 Quarterly Meeting

    Meetings now being offered via Zoom conference calls which allow those who live in outer East Central Region cities/counties to participate via webinar.

    Date: Thursday, August 17, 2017

    Location: FNA Office 1235 E. Concord Street Orlando, FL 32803

    Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

    Topic: Therapeutic Touch: Information and Update

    Objectives:

    • Identify key concepts of Therapeutic Touch (TT)
    • Identify key events in the evolution of TT
    • Identify the TT phases

    Speaker: Jean Kijek, PhD, RN; Certified Therapeutic Touch Instructor

    Continuing Education Hours: One (1)

    CE Provider Number: FL 50-3103

    Registration:

    • FNA Members: Free
    • Nursing Student (pre-licensed): Free
    • Non-member: $5.00
    • Zoom Attendance FNA Members: Free
    • Zoom Attendance Nursing Student (pre-licensed): Free
    • Zoom Attendance Non-member: $5.00

    Contact Florida Nurses Association at 407-896-3261 for registration payment or Click here to register

    East Central Region 2017 Quarterly Meetings

    • November 16, 2017
    • Speaker: Mary Lou Brunell, Florida Center for Nursing, Executive Director

    The East Central Region is planning on a holiday gathering at Dusbdred in Orlando sometime early December. More information to follow



    VACANT - WEST CENTRAL REGION POSITION
    WEST CENTRAL REGION
    Hernando, Pasco, Pinellas, Hillsborough, Polk, Manatee, Sarasota, Highlands, Hardee, and DeSoto counties
    info@floridanurse.org

    DEBBIE HOGAN
    SOUTHEAST REGION
    Indian River, Okeechobee, St. Lucie, Martin and Palm Beach counties
    info@floridanurse.org

    SAVE THE DATE

    2017 Southeast Region Event

    RECOGNIZING IMPAIRMENT IN THE WORKPLACE

    Hosted by Keiser University, Flagship Campus

    Intervention Project for Nurses (IPN) will present the new two (2) hour mandatory continuing education licensure renewal requirement on Recognizing Impairment in the Workplace.

    Date:

  • Tuesday, August 1, 2017
  • Time:

  • 6:00pm – 8:45pm
  • Location:

  • Keiser University, Flagship Campus
  • Devos-Cooke Building, Room 100
  • 2600 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33409
  • Speaker: Linda Smith, ARNP, MN, M. DIV, CAP, CARN-AP is a part of the senior management team at Intervention Project for Nurses or IPN, where she serves as the Chief Executive Officer.

    Objectives:

    • Identify signs of impairment
    • Discuss employer initiatives to promote safety and provide assistance
    • Discuss the legal and ethical responsibilities of nurses based on the Florida Mandatory Reporting Law, Section 464.018
    • Identify the essential steps for making a referral or report

    Contact Hours (FL Provider #50-3103: Two (2)

    You must attend entire event to receive contact hours. There is no commercial support/sponsorship and no conflict of interest for the planners or presenters of this event.

    Registration fees:

    FNA Member: $10
    Non-member $25.00
    Pre-licensed Nursing Students: Free

    Contact Florida Nurses Association at 407-896-3261 for registration payment or Click here to register

    Contact Leslie Homsted for more information.

    SAVE THE DATE

    MONTHLY CONFERENCE CALLS

    Join other Southeast Region Members on a monthly conference call giving FNA news, legislative updates, and regional activities. The conference call is held the first Tuesday of every month at 7:30pm.

    Contact Leslie Homsted for more information.



    THERESA MORRISON
    SOUTHWEST REGION
    Charlotte, Glades, Lee, Hendry and Collier counties
    info@floridanurse.org

    Remember, SW Region correspondence will come from FNA. FNA will handle announcements, invitations, and RSVPs. Region leadership carries on the work of the FNA at the local level through community service, political involvement, healthcare advocacy and education.

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    Thank you for this opportunity to serve our region,


    Theresa Morrison

    FNA Southwest Region Director

    Please contact me at any time: Theresa Morrison



    DEBRA HAIN
    SOUTH REGION
    Broward, Monroe and Miami-Dade counties
    info@floridanurse.org

    UNITS: Where FNA represents Registered Nurses for collective bargaining there is a specific process in place for the election of officers, negotiating their contracts and dealing with workplace issues. Unit members also participate in all aspect of the association from local and community service projects to hold office at the state level. You may contact the Unit Presidents using the email addresses provided on this website.

    State Unit President
    info@floridanurse.org
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    Shands Unit President
    info@floridanurse.org
    Website
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    President - Wuesthoff Local Unit
    info@floridanurse.org
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    President
    President Liaison: Alice Laxton
    FSU-University Health Services
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