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TABLE OF CONTENTS

2014 Summit and WNA Convention Information

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Sponsors ..................................................................... 9

WNA Annual Meeting Information and Reports

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Appendix

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and WNA

Convention Information

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WNA Annual Meeting

Information and Reports

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The Wyoming Nurses Association is the

professional organization for registered nurses in Wyoming.

Mission:

To promote the profession of nursing, provide a unified voice for nurses and advocate for a

healthier Wyoming.

Vision:

Nurses united and caring for our profession.

Values:

Unity, Advocacy, Service, and Access to Care.

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WNA Board of Directors

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WNA Strategy for Association Leadership 2014

WNA exists to promote the profession of nursing, provide a unified voice for nurses, and advocate for a

healthier Wyoming.

Our Values:

Our Shared Vision:

Goals:






WNA is the must-have

membership for nursing

leaders and professionals who

are striving for personal and

professional success.




membership.


engage members.





members.




WNA is the place of

organizational strength and

capacity to achieve its vision

of individual growth and

success across the nursing

community by a strong

communication platform.


















Sustain a strong presence

across the state of Wyoming

by sustaining district viability.
















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WNA Legislative Agenda

Tammy Krell and Anne Raga, Legislative Co-Chairs





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WNA ANNUAL BOARD MEETING “The Membership Voice”

MINUTES SEPTEMBER 27, 2013 1030-130 SNOW KING, JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING

TYPE OF MEETING

FACILITATOR

NOTE TAKER

Board Meeting

Lisa Horton

Jennifer Jones

TIMEKEEPER

ATTENDEES

Present: Lisa Horton, Kathy Luzmoor, Jennifer Jones, Vickie Winney, Faith Jones

Excused: Anne Raga

Agenda topics

CALL TO ORDER

LISA HORTON

DISCUSSION

Meeting called to order at 1038 am by Lisa Horton

ROLL CALL

JENNIFER JONES

DISCUSSION

1. District #1 - 4

2. District #2 - 16

3. District #3 - 4

4. District #6 - 2

5. District #10 - 2

6. District #12 - 4

7. District #14 - 0

8. District #15 - 0

9. District #16 - 7

10. District #17 - 3

11. District #50 - 3

DECLORATION OF QUORUM

LISA HORTON

DISCUSSION

1. Quorum called by President Horton

a. Board members present: 5 (President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer,

Immediate Past President)

b. District representation: 9 out of 11

REVIEW OF AGENDA

LISA HORTON

DISCUSSION 1. President Horton noted a change in the agenda to membership

CONCLUSIONS

1. Motion to approve agenda changes: Krell, District #17

2. Second: Evans, District #1

3. Passed without further discussion

APPROVAL OF MEETING MINUTES

DISCUSSION 1. September 14, 2012 Annual Meeting Minutes

CONCLUSIONS

1. Motion to accept September 14, 2012 annual membership meeting minutes: Knaus,

District #2

2. Second: Behrens, District #2

3. Passed without further discussion

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PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS

LISA HORTON

DISCUSSION

1. President Horton addressed membership

a. Welcomed all persons to meeting and

reminded that voting was limited to WNA

members only

b. Requested that membership agree to

allowing voice voting for motions as

compared to secret ballot

CONCLUSIONS 1. WNA membership verbally agreed to use voice method for voting as compared to secret ballot

WNA 2012-2013 STRATEGIC PLAN AND UPDATE

DISCUSSION

1. President opened floor for discussion of strategic planning from WNA membership

a. Niemoller, District #12 – Consider advancing professional development include

educational options

i. Bodily, District #6 agrees for the need of continuing education as a WNA

benefit

ii. Stephens, District #1 reports that new graduates feel that education is not

something that is offered as a benefit

iii. Knaus, district # 2 – provided a synopsis of each goal and encouraged all

members to either approach WNA board member by phone, in person, or by

email related to questions/concerns/clarification

iv. Justice, District #3 – suggested that new graduates are assigned an active

WNA member for support and possible recruitment

ANNUAL BOOK OF REPORTS

DISCUSSION

1. Executive Director Repot

a. Introduction the WNA staff: Tobi Lyon-Moore and Toni Decklever

b. WNA Membership Recap

i. Request for membership to update email addresses

ii. June 13 – 339 members compared to August 330 members –

pointed out differences in report numbers

iii. Since 2009 – 6% increase

iv. Penetrated the RN market 7.35% - reported to the membership that

WNA is number 5 in all state nursing associations and #1 in

nonunionized state nursing associations

1. Have maintained that status over the last 14 years

v. Brand new members over the last 4.5 years: 339 members – this is

more than what the current WNA membership is now

vi. Retention rate – consistently 60% - 69% since 2009

vii. Discussed how different WNA membership types break down (please

see the ED presentation for figures)

viii. Discussed the membership survey that was sent out

1. Built around a variety of information that pulled

demographics and the type of person who answered the

survey

a. 17% return of survey as compared to 29% last

year

2. Discussed results of membership survey (please see survey

results for detailed numbers)

2. Financial Report

a. Treasurers report provided by Vicki Winney – please see treasurer’s report for

details

i. Discussed budget operation is 60/40 (60% from non – dues revenue

and 40% from membership dues)

ii. Reported that Tobi Lyon-Moore was provided a raise

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iii. Reported that Toni Decklever was provided a raise

3. Membership questions/discussions regarding other submitted written reports

a. Not discussed

CONCLUSIONS

1. Motion to accept financial report: Kidner, District #1

2. Second: Mathews, District #16

3. Passed without further discussion

MEMBERSHIP INPUT TO THE BOARD

DISCUSSION

1. 2013 Membership Survey Results

a. Results reviewed by Tobi Lyon-Moore – see discussion in Executive Director report

NEW BUSINESS/ACTION REQUIRED

ANNE RAGA

DISCUSSION

1. 2013 Bylaws changes – please see attached document from bylaws committee (provided by N.

Wilkerson)

a. Members referred to Bylaws committee report

b. Goal 1: Over haul WNA Governance – discussed with rationalization

c. Goal 2: Overhaul WNA Committee Structure – discussed with rationalization

d. Goal 3: Integrate Governance with Committee Structure and Functions – discussed

with rationalization

e. Members referred to overhead projection provided by Bylaws committee for

additional bylaws changes that were not referred to in bylaws report – discussion

and rationalization provided

2. Motions from the Board of Directors

a. Winney motions to increase membership dues by $16/year: 8$ to ANA and $8 to

WNA

i. ANA will increase regardless and if membership does not agree to this, the

ANA $8 will come from WNA budget

ii. Brewer, District #16 requested to know the last time dues were increased

iii. Winney reported that the last increase was in 2011: $6 to ANA and $4 to

WNA

iv. Knaus, District #2 referred membership to page 79 to review current cost

and to determine how the proposed fee change will affect the membership

cost

v. McMillen, District #16 reported that membership costs may be a hindrance

for new graduates and suggests thinking about increasing $8 for ANA and

leave WNA cost the same

vi. Winney, Treasurer, discussed projected outcome for WNA’s budget if

increase in WNA dues remains the same

vii. Knaus, District #2 encouraged WNA members to strongly consider motion

to continue WNA financial viability

viii. Hubert, District #2, reported that the increase of $16/year equals

$1.33/month

ix. Wilkerson, District # , reports that it is important to support an

organizations viability and that it is needed to promote professionalism

among members

x. McMillen, District #16, understands the purpose of promoting financial

viability but would like the board to consider the effect on students as well

as discuss at strategic planning ways to promote WNA importance and

benefits to all members and/or potential members

3. Motions from the Membership

a. No motions from the membership

4. Toni Decklever provided discussion regarding different legislative initiatives going on currently

a. Members referred to Toni’s report in the Annual meeting handbook

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CONCLUSIONS

Bylaws Changes

1. Goal #1

a. Motion to accept changes as outlined by Norma Wilkerson

b. Second Hulbert, District #2

c. Passed without further discussion

2. Goal #2

a. Motion to accept changes as outlined by Norma Wilkerson\

b. Second Wrasper, District #2

c. Passed without further discussion

3. Goal #3

a. Motion to accept changes as outlined by Norma Wilkerson

b. Second Knaus, District #2

c. Passed without further discussion

4. Additional bylaws changes provided to membership (please see attachment)

a. Motion to accept changes as outlined from bylaws committee by Norma Wilkerson

b. Second Fichman, District #2

c. Passed without further discussion

Membership Dues Increase

1. Motion to increase WNA membership dues by $16/year by Vickie Winney

2. Second Kathy Luzmoor

3. Passed without further discussion

SPECIAL NOTES

RECOGNITION OF OUTGOING MEMBERS

DISCUSSION

1. Kathy Luzmoor – outgoing Vice President

2. Jennifer Jones – outgoing Secretary

3. Jeanine Niemoller – outgoing WNA Awards Committee Chair

4. Norma Wilkerson – outgoing WNA Bylaws Committee Chair

5. Maria Kidner – out going District #1 president

6. Joan Connelly - out going District #3 president

7. David Bodily – outgoing District #6 president

8. Tammy Krell – outgoing District #17 president

9. Barbara Jean James - outgoing District #50 president

TELLERS REPORT

DISCUSSION

1. Tellers Report –Sue Howard, Maria Kidner, Vickie Winney

a. 342 ballots sent out

b. 71 ballots returned

c. 1 ineligible

2. Introduction of new officers

a. Vice President – Tammy Krell 69 votes

b. Secretary – Marianne 68 votes

c. Both Tammy Krell and Marianne received write in votes for the alternate officer (Krell

for secretary and Marianne for Vice President)

3. WNA Legislative Agenda results

a. Referred membership to page 15 of annual meeting book

i. WNA should support legislative approach to safe staffing

ii. WNA should support efforts to support workplace safety in healthcare

iii. WNA should support the WSBON in their efforts for compact licensing

iv. WNA should not support them moving forward until all questions are

answered and clarified

4. Past President Faith Jones reported ANA efforts to support safe staffing and invited membership

to talk with her regarding these conversations as well as contribution to ANA PAC

ADJOURNMENT

DISCUSSION

Meeting adjourned at: 1156 by President Horton

Respectfully Submitted by Jennifer Jones

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President’s Report

Lisa J. Horton, MSN, RN




















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Executive Director’s Report

Tobi Lyon Moore, MBA, CAE, CFRE




Lobbyist:


Communications:






Membership:

WNA only members).


members).











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Wyoming Nurses Association

2014 Annual Financial Report

Prepared by Tobi Lyon Moore, Executive Director

Introduction:




Financial Results for 2013/2014:



Operating Revenues:

Membership Dues:




Non Dues Revenue:


Reserves:







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Fiscal Year July 1, 2013-June 30, 2014

Year End Income Statement

REVENUE

ACTUAL BUDGET VARIANCE

Dues Revenue

Membership Dues $36,198.79 $36,000.00 $198.79

Membership Rebate $3,631.27 $3,000.00 $631.27

Affiliate Membership $150.00 $400.00 ($250.00)

MEMBERSHIP DUES $39,980.06 $40,000.00 ($19.94)

Non Dues Revenue

Convention

Silent Auction&Raffle $1,382.50 $1,500.00 ($117.50)

Nurses Day at the Legislature

Exhibitors/Sponsors $6,600.00 $6,000.00 $600.00

Registrations $28,750.00 $20,000.00 $8,750.00

Registrations $27,590.11 $28,000.00 ($409.89)

Exhibitors/Sponsors $3,334.90 $0.00 $3,334.90

50/50 $163.00 $0.00 $163.00

WY Nurse Publication: Arthur $3,000.00 $3,000.00 $0.00

Marsh Affinity $434.72 $500.00 ($65.28)

Interest Income $26.00 $25.00 $1.00

Miscellaneous/Other Income $502.50 $500.00 $2.50

NET NON-DUES REVENUE $71,783.73 $59,525.00 $12,258.73

TOTAL REVENUE $111,763.79 $99,525.00 $12,238.79

TOTAL EXPENSES $102,980.23 $95,082.00 $7,898.23

Net Profit $8,783.56

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Fiscal Year July 1, 2012-June 30, 2013

Year End Expenses

EXPENSES ACTUAL BUDGET VARIANCE

Salaries

Staff Contracts $27,732.00 $27,732.00 $0.00

Total Salaries $27,732.00 $27,732.00 $0.00

Office

Telephone $3,297.78 $2,800.00 $497.78

Postage $751.32 $700.00 $51.32

Supplies $0.00 $100.00 ($100.00)

Printing $48.95 $200.00 ($151.05)

Publications $298.50 $300.00 ($1.50)

Total Office $4,396.55 $4,100.00 $296.55

Dues

ANA $2,504.42 $2,000.00 $504.42

Districts $2,452.75 $2,100.00 $352.75

Total Dues $4,957.17 $4,100.00 $857.17

Professional Services

Lobbyist Fees $6,000.00 $6,000.00 $0.00

Lobbyist Expenses $500.00 $500.00 $0.00

Other Lobbyist Services $1,365.97 $1,500.00 ($134.03)

Total Professional Services $7,865.97 $8,000.00 ($134.03)

Travel

Executive Director $1,784.18 $2,500.00 ($715.82)

Membership Assembly $2,394.15 $3,000.00 ($605.85)

Other Travel $767.20 $1,500.00 ($732.80)

Total Travel $4,945.53 $7,000.00 ($2,054.47)

Other Expenses

Convention $26,170.22 $20,000.00 $6,170.22

Board of Directors Meeting $1,169.65 $1,400.00 ($230.35)

Nurses Day at the Legislature $18,004.06 $14,000.00 $4,004.06

Legislature Breakfast $2,867.50 $3,000.00 ($132.50)

Membership Recruit/Donation $0.00 $250.00 ($250.00)

Bank/Credit Card Fee $740.09 $1,000.00 ($259.91)

Website $1,181.49 $1,500.00 ($318.51)

Wyoming Community Foundation $1,000.00 $1,000.00 $0.00

Wyoming Integrated Care Network $1,500.00 $1,500.00 $0.00

Miscellaneous $450.00 $500.00 ($50.00)

Total Other Expenses $53,083.01 $44,150.00 $8,933.01

TOTAL EXPENSES $102,980.23 $95,082.00 $7,898.23

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Fiscal Year July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015

BUDGET

REVENUE

BUDGET

Dues Revenue

Membership Dues $35,000.00

Membership Rebate $2,000.00

Affiliate Membership $350.00

TOTAL MEMBERSHIP DUES $37,350.00

Non Dues Revenue

Convention

Silent Auction/Raffle $1,200.00

Exhibitors/Sponsors $6,000.00

Registrations $23,000.00

Nurses Day at the Legislature

Raffle $150.00

Exhibitors/Sponsors $4,000.00

Registrations $25,000.00

Nurse Publication - Arthur L. Davis Publishing Agency $3,000.00

Marsh Affinity $500.00

TOTAL NON DUES REVENUE $62,850.00

TOTAL REVENUE $100,200.00

EXPENSES

Professional Management Contracts $31,200.00

Lobbyist Services $9,500.00

Phone $2,500.00

Postage $600.00

Office Supplies $100.00

Printing $200.00

Publications $300.00

ANA Dues $2,500.00

District Dues $1,000.00

Travel $3,500.00

Membership Assembly $3,000.00

Convention $18,000.00

Board of Directors $1,000.00

Nurses Day $18,000.00

Legislature Reception $3,000.00

Donations $250.00

Credit Card Processing Fees $1,000.00

Website $3,000.00

Miscellenous $500.00

TOTAL EXPENSES $99,150.00

NET PROFIT $1,050.00

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Lobbyist Report

Toni Decklever, MA, RN
























Priority #: 1 Health Care Reform











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Priority #: 2 Health Care Provider Access

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Priority #: 3 Mental Health and Prevention Management




Priority #: 4 Review of Reports





Priority #: 5 Workers’ Compensation









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Casper District 2

Jane Hartsock, APRN, CNS-BC, District 2 President

Meetings:



May 8, 2014.



















Officers:









Membership:



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Special Events:







Sheridan District 3

Dee Gilson, RN, District 3 Interim President














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Gillette District 10

Alicia LePard, District 10 President





















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Laramie District 12

Rebecca Carron, District 12 President


















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Proposed changes to WNA District Structure




Why would WNA consider moving the structure of membership from 11 Districts to 5 Regional areas?





What would this mean to me as a member?



What does this mean at the National level (ANA)?






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Proposed 5 Regionals

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We have a full-time staff devoted to caring for each individual to help meet their highest

level of independence through therapy, activities, and dietary care. We also offer

specialized care for those with Alzheimer’s or other dementia-related illnesses.

Call or visit Worland Healthcare to find all that we have to offer you or your loved one!

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WNA Leadership Elections

Faith Jones, Nominations Chair




Springs, Wyoming.


President-Elect

Treasurer


The President-Elect






The Treasurer




Ballot 2014



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PRESIDENT-ELECT CANDIDATE

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Meet the 2014 Candidates

Name:

City:

District: #3

Professional Education:


Area of Practice:

Present Position:

Professional Organization Activities at District (Region), Council, State, National Level(s) for the past

five years, including Student Association office:



Position Statement:

As President Elect





















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TREASURER CANDIDATE

Name:

City:

District: #2

Professional Education: Clarkson College

Area of Practice:

Present Position:


Professional Organization Activities at District (Region), Council, State, National Level(s) for the

past five years, including Student Association office:



Position Statement:















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2014 Wyoming Nurses Association Awards

Sue Howard and Vickie Winney, Award Co-Chairs

Excellence in Clinical Nursing Practice Award











2014 Award Nominations for Excellence in Clinical Nursing Practice:

1. Amanda Bisby

2. Sylvia Dial

3. Natalie Tucker

Community Service/Health Promotion Award













2014 Award Nominations for Community Service/Health Promotion Award:

1. Jean Brunz

2. Candice Frude

3. Trina Soper

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Outstanding Service to WNA Award










2014 Award Nominations for Outstanding Service to WNA Award:

1. No award nominations

Leadership in Nursing Award













2014 Award Nominations for Leadership in Nursing Award:

1. Candice Frude

2. Charlotte Mather

3. Veronica Taylor

4. Pat Tschetter

5. Rhonda VanWinkle

Lifetime Achievement Award









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2014 Award Nominations for Lifetime Achievement Award:

1. Mary Burman

2. Dee Gilson

District Nurse of the Year Award








2014 Award Nominations for District Nurse of the Year Award:

1. District 1 Flossy Vance

2. District 3 Sharla Duncan

3. District 6 Jean Brunz

4. District 10 Alicia LePard

5. District 12 AnnMarie Hart

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BYLAWS

AMENDED

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Psychiatric Nurse

Practitioner

Prescriptive Authority

Nurse

Mental Health Center of Denver is a nonprofit community mental health

center, and is the nation’s leader in progressive community-based mental

health. Work as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide various mental

health services to a diverse population. We offer counseling, housing,

education, and vocational services for adults, children and families. We

build upon each consumer’s strengths and resiliency to help them toward

recovery.

*Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

For more information about Mental Health Center of Denver

and our forward-focused wellness culture please

visit our website at www.mhcd.org.

To apply: Complete the online application or email your

resume to resumes@mhcd.org. Fax: (303) 758-5793.

Carson Tahoe Health

provides a complete

continuum of care with:

· Three Hospitals

· Two Urgent Care facilities

· Comprehensive provider network

· 22 locations covering Carson City

& surrounding areas

We offer:

· Competitive Salaries · Medical Benefit Package

· PTO · Sick Leave · Paid Holidays

· Education Assistance · Generous 401(k)

Visit our website for current nursing opportunities

www.carsontahoe.com

Recruiter: 775.445.8678

Job hot line: 888.547.9357

Carson City, Nevada

(Located in Northern Nevada,

near Lake Tahoe and Reno)

EOE



Northwest Medical Center is a community healthcare

provider; a 300-bed facility with comprehensive

inpatient and outpatient services including emergency

care, heart and stroke care, weight-loss surgery and

spine & joint programs among our 35-plus specialties.

We are a quality healthcare provider recognized for

Heart Failure Accreditation, Chest Pain Center, Breast

Imaging Center of Excellence and Gold Seal Designation

for Total Knee & Hip Replacement; Spine Surgery; and

Primary Stroke Center.

has been nationally recognized for

its quality care including designation as a Chest Pain

Center, NICHE, PEDS “Pediatric Prepared,” Primary

Stroke Center, STEMI (Heart Attack) Receiving Center

and Trauma Level IV. That coupled with a beautiful

hospital in a scenic location makes Oro Valley Hospital

an exceptional place to work.

Experienced Nurses Needed

For more information or to apply please visit

www.OroValleyHospital.com or

www.NorthwestMedicalCenter.com

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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AMENDED SEPTEMBER 2013

ARTICLE I: NAME, PURPOSES, AND FUNCTIONS













Code of Ethics for Nurses



















ARTICLE II: MEMBERSHIP





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Code of Ethics for Nurses

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Code of Ethics for Nurses.









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ARTICLE VIII: ORGANIZATIONAL AFFILIATE MEMBERS









WNA






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ARTICLE X: RELATIONSHIP WITH THE AMERICAN NURSES ASSOCIATION









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ARTICLE XII: WYOMING NURSE

The Wyoming Nurse


ARTICLE XIII: PARLIAMENTARY AUTHORITY

Roberts Rules of Order


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Now

Recruiting!

Welcome to Wyoming Behavioral Institute, a 90-bed

acute care psychiatric hospital in Casper, Wyoming,

specializing in the treatment of children, adolescents and

adults.

Our philosophy is intensity of service with a true patient

focus.

We believe in providing the highest quality treatment

services available for long-term healing and improved

quality of life.

If you have a commitment to service excellence, join our

team today!

We offer excellent compensation and full benefits

package. Interested applicants please visit our website

and apply online today!

www.wbihelp.com

Wyoming Behavioral Institute has been accredited by the Joint

Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)

and is licensed by the State of Wyoming’s Department of Health.

Wyoming Behavioral Institute is owned, managed and operated by a

subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc., one of the largest providers

of high-quality healthcare in the nation.


Patient First, Every Time

Wyoming Medical Center, located in the heart of Wyoming,

is a 191 bed Acute Care Level II Trauma Center

with over 50 specialties and 150 Physicians on staff.

If you are a nurse committed to service excellence,

join our team today.

We offer excellent benefits and Wyoming has no state tax!

To apply & view all of our current openings

visit wyomingmedicalcenter.org

or call Davina Drazick at (307) 577-2045

Equal Opportunity Employer

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