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Stay connected with news and information about CLN. Below you will find links to current press releases, monthly email newsletters, and our social media pages. This information is updated often, so please stop back and see what's new with us.

  • 07.17.2017 65 over 65 - Gloria Gianfrede

    Congratulations to Gloria Gianfrede, one of the distinguished honorees that will be recognized throughout the year culminating in a state-wide celebration at CLN's 65th Jubilee Luncheon to be held on June 1, 2018. Pearl of Wisdom "Sometimes all a person needs is a hand to… Read More »

  • 07.06.2017 65 over 65 - Dr. Kathleen Lovanio

    Congratulations to Dr. Kathleen Lovanio, one of the distinguished honorees that will be recognized throughout the year culminating in a state-wide celebration at CLN's 65th Jubilee Luncheon to be held on June 1, 2018. Pearl of Wisdom "It has been said that as a nurse… Read More »

  • 06.29.2017 65 over 65 - Maria Tackett

    Congratulations to Maria Tackett, one of the distinguished honorees that will be recognized throughout the year culminating in a state-wide celebration at CLN's 65th Jubilee Luncheon to be held on June 1, 2018. Pearl of Wisdom "I have tried to work in a way that… Read More »

  • 06.23.2017 Fellowships for Teaching at Gateway Community College

    The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) has entered into a groundbreaking partnership with Gateway Community College to give PhD students a way to broaden their classroom skills and enhance their teaching portfolios. The new program, Community College Teaching Fellowships (CCTF), was launched in the… Read More »

  • 06.22.2017 65 over 65 - Maria Pietrantuono

    Congratulations to Maria Pietrantuono, one of the distinguished honorees that will be recognized throughout the year culminating in a state-wide celebration at CLN's 65th Jubilee Luncheon to be held on June 1, 2018.   Pearl of Wisdom "Caring for patients and inspiring young people to join the… Read More »

  • 06.22.2017 CLN's 27th Annual Nurse Leadership Convention Presentations

    Over 100 nursing leaders from academia and practice attended CLN's 27th Annual Nurse Leadership Convention This year's Convention was held on June 2, 2017 at the Marriott Hartford Downtown with the theme focused on "Delivering Constructive Feedback to Maximize Performance".   We would like to… Read More »

  • 06.22.2017 Member News - University of Bridgeport

    In May 2017, the University of Bridgeport Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing Program was accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.  Congratulations! Read More »

  • 06.20.2017 Election Results for 2017-18

    CLN is happy to announce the election of (2) new Officers and (5) new Directors to the CLN Board of Directors for 2017-18!   OFFICERS: Treasurer, Sheila Solernou, MSN, RN, Division Director, Allied Health & Nursing, Gateway Community College   Secretary, Cheryl Ann Green, PhD,… Read More »

  • 06.19.2017 65 over 65 - Laura Yaworsky

    Congratulations to Laura Yaworsky, one of the distinguished honorees that will be recognized throughout the year culminating in a state-wide celebration at CLN's 65th Jubilee Luncheon to be held on June 1, 2018.     Pearl of Wisdom "We are what we repeatedly do.  Excellence, then,… Read More »

  • 06.16.2017 Hot Jobs! NVCC Nurse Faculty

    NAUGATUCK VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE ANNOUNCEMENT OF EXTENDED ANTICIPATED POSITION OPENING(S), ONE OR MORE Date Posted:  May 15, 2017   POSITION:  Nursing Faculty, (10-Month, Tenure Track Position)   LOCATION:       Waterbury, Danbury or any other assigned location   ANTICIPATED STARTING DATE:  August 25, 2017   RESPONSIBILITIES:… Read More »

  • 06.09.2017 2017 Nursing Leadership Awards

    2017 CLN President's Award   The Board of Directors established this annual award in 1991 to recognize a volunteer who has contributed significantly through volunteer time and commitment to furthering the mission and goals of the organization.    This year's recipient is:   Lisa Sundean, RN,… Read More »

  • 06.08.2017 Leaving A Nursing Legacy 65 over 65 - Sandra Crowell

    Congratulations to Sandra Crowell, one of the distinguished honorees that will be recognized throughout the year culminating in a state-wide celebration at CLN's 65th Jubilee Luncheon to be held on June 1, 2018. Pearls of Wisdom "I entered the nursing profession at a time when there… Read More »

  • 05.25.2017 65 over 65 - Carole Pomarico

    Congratulations to Carole Pomarico, one of the distinguished honorees that will be recognized throughout the year culminating in a state-wide celebration at CLN's 65th Jubilee Luncheon to be held on June 1, 2018.   Pearls of Wisdom "Our end goal is important, but the process… Read More »

  • 05.19.2017 65 over 65 - Diantha McMorrow

    Congratulations to Diantha McMorrow, one of the distinguished honorees that will be recognized throughout the year culminating in a state-wide celebration at CLN's 65th Jubilee in June 2018.   Pearls of Wisdom "Maintain a positive attitude and aim high.  Listen to others and always be open to… Read More »

  • 05.16.2017 CNC-AC Releases New Course - Introduction to Population Health

    CNC-AC Releases New Course "Introduction to Population Health" was developed in partnership with the Connecticut Nursing Collaborative-Action Coalition and the Connecticut League for Nursing, under a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.   This four-module, online self-paced course serves as a primer for nurses, nursing… Read More »

  • 05.11.2017 65 over 65 - Joan DeMaio

    Congratulations to Joan DeMaio, one of the distinguished honorees that will be recognized throughout the year culminating in a state-wide celebration at CLN's 65th Jubilee in June 2018.   Pearl of Wisdom "You are creating your legacy in nursing every day, so never stop seeking knowledge. … Read More »

  • 05.08.2017 Culturally Competent Nursing Care: A Cornerstone of Caring- Online Education

    Culturally Competent Nursing Care: A Cornerstone of Caring A free, online educational program accredited for nurses and social workers. About This Program:  As healthcare disparities among cultural minority groups persist in our country, culturally and linguistically appropriate services (CLAS) are increasingly recognized as an important… Read More »

  • pr 05.04.2017 65 over 65 - Dr. Kathleen Wheeler

    Congratulations to Dr. Kathleen Wheeler, one of the distinguished honorees that will be recognized throughout the year culminating in a state-wide celebration at CLN's 65th Jubilee in June 2018.   Pearl of Wisdom "It is important to continue your education and follow your passion as this… Read More »

  • 04.28.2017 Hot Jobs - Assistant Professor - Tenure Track, WCSU

    Western Connecticut State University Danbury, Connecticut 06810 www.wcsu.edu Western Connecticut State University School of Professional Studies Department of Nursing Assistant Professor - Tenure Track Academic Year 2017-18 Western Connecticut State University’s School of Professional Studies is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for… Read More »

  • 04.27.2017 65 over 65 - Susan McGinnis

    Congratulations to Susan McGinnis,one of the distinguished honorees that will be recognized throughout the year culminating in a state-wide celebration at CLN's 65th Jubilee in June 2018.   Pearl of Wisdom "If you do not like how things are - change them!  Life happens, but… Read More »

  • 04.27.2017 2017 Leader of Tomorrow: Kelly Papa

    2017 Leader of Tomorrow: Kelly Papa April 6, 2017 by Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor   CONGRATULATIONS Kelly Papa, CLN Board Member, for being Recognized by: The I Advance Senior Care Editors as a 2017 Leader of Tomorrow!   Did you miss some of our week-long… Read More »

  • 04.20.2017 65 over 65 - Dr. Patricia C. Bouffard

    Congratulations to Dr. Patricia C. Bouffard, one of the distinguished honorees that will be recognized throughout the year culminating in a state-wide celebration at CLN's 65th Jubilee in June 2018. Pearl of Wisdom "No matter how far I strayed from the bedside, I was always a nurse: caring, empathic,… Read More »

  • 04.17.2017 WCSU nursing program ranked top in CT by online service

    By Rob Ryser Updated 4:12 pm, Wednesday, March 8, 2017 News Times Read Full Article DANBURY - The nursing program at Western Connecticut State Universityhas been ranked the top nursing school in the state by an online nursing service. RegisteredNursing.org ranked WCSU ahead of Yale University School of Nursing and… Read More »

  • 04.13.2017 65 over 65 - Dr. Mary Jane Williams

    Congratulations to Dr. Mary Jane Williams, one of the distinguished honorees that will be recognized throughout the year culminating in a state-wide celebration at CLN's 65th Jubilee in June 2018.     Pearl of Wisdom "Never underestimate what you can accomplish as a nurse." About the Honoree Dr.… Read More »

  • 04.04.2017 65 over 65 - Jane Murdock

    Congratulations to Jane E. Murdock, RN, MSN, Ed.D., one of the distinguished honorees that will be recognized throughout the year culminating in a state-wide celebration at CLN's 65th Jubilee in June 2018.   Pearl of Wisdom "Keep learning, and use your knowledge and skills to… Read More »

  • 04.03.2017 Sacred Heart University and St. Vincent’s College join forces

    Article posted in CTPost By Linda Conner Lambeck Updated 4:20 pm, Monday, April 3, 2017 FAIRFIELD — Sacred Heart University is entering a management agreement with St. Vincent’s College that could eventually lead to the college becoming part of the university. “Our goal is to serve the students at Sacred… Read More »

  • 03.29.2017 Writing Essentials for Publication Workshop - May 8, 2017

    UCONN Health is sponsoring a Nursing Research Conference on "Writing Essentials for Publication Workshop – Taking Your Poster to a Published Manuscript”.  The Conference will be held at on Monday, May 8th from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm in Keller Auditorium at UCONN Health in… Read More »

  • 03.24.2017 Hot Jobs - March

    Porter and Chester Institute   Are you ready to experience the THRILL of impacting a student’s career by taking your own to the next level? Porter and Chester Institute, a leading trade school in Connecticut and Massachusetts, adheres to one basic vision: to educate and… Read More »

  • 03.21.2017 Seeking Campaign Sponsors for Year-Long 65 over 65 Campaign

        CAMPAIGN SPONSOR INVESTMENT "65 over 65 Sponsor"  $6,500.00   Limit: Only one (1) Available*   This Campaign Sponsor will underwrite the costs for all 65 Honorees or their designees to attend the June 1, 2018 Celebratory Luncheon and receive a commemorative gift recognizing their… Read More »

  • 03.20.2017 Seeking CLN Board Members

    CLN invites you to submit your credentials to serve as a member of the Connecticut League for Nursing Board of Directors for 2017-18.     We are seeking professionals whose expertise and skills will contribute to the ongoing success and sustainability of the League’s mission: To promote… Read More »

  • 03.15.2017 National Long-Term Care Nursing Education Foundation Provides Scholarships & Grants

    The LTC Nursing Education Foundation is a charitable organization providing nursing scholarships for higher education and funding academic research grants in the area of evidence-based nursing practice."I consider nursing a sacred stewardship. To the beneficiary, the nurse is a refuge of trust and competence," explains the… Read More »

  • 03.14.2017 CLN Board of Directors Seeking Board Members for 2017-2018

    CLN invites you to submit your credentials to serve as a member of the Connecticut League for Nursing Board of Directors for 2017-18.     We are seeking professionals whose expertise and skills will contribute to the ongoing success and sustainability of the League's mission: To promote… Read More »

  • 03.10.2017 Excellence in Nursing Awards - Call for Nominations

    CLN is proud to announce the availability of three Excellence in Nursing Awards open to nurse educators and nurses who are members of CLN. These awards, highlighting exemplar nurse educators and nurses, will be presented at CLN’s Annual Nurse Leadership Convention to be held on… Read More »

  • 03.09.2017 Ann E. Kurth and Linda Koch Lorimer amoung the 11 from Yale elected to Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering

    Source: Yale News, February 16, 2017 The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering has elected 24 of the state’s leading experts in science, engineering, and technology to membership in the academy, including 11 new members from Yale. The new members will be introduced at the academy’s… Read More »

  • 03.02.2017 Release of RN Supply Data in Connecticut

    Connecticut Nursing Collaborative-Action Coalition (CNC-AC) in partnership with the CT Center for Nursing Workforce - a program of CLN and The CT Department of Labor shares with healthcare stakeholders and legislators an updated report highlighting the Supply of Registered Nurses (RNs) in Connecticut.  The CT RN… Read More »

  • 02.28.2017 Call for Nominations - Leaving Your Legacy Nurses 65 Over 65 Recognition

    Celebration of Connecticut Nursing Leaders 65 Over 65 Nurses Leaving a Legacy As CLN approaches its 65th Anniversary in 2018, a special recognition program is being launched in March 2017 to identify and recognize 65 Connecticut nursing leaders over the age of 65 for their… Read More »

  • 02.23.2017 Hot Jobs in CT - February

    Sacred Heart University Nursing Faculty/Assistant Dean of Online Programs   UCONN School of Nursing View Positions Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Tenure Track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Director, Undergraduate Pre-Licensure Program Associate/Full Professor (Tenure Track) or Associate/Full Clinical Professor (Non-Tenure Track) Director, Simulation Based Education Assistant/Associate Professor… Read More »

  • 02.23.2017 Hiring Nurses in 2017? Don’t miss this Opportunity!

    The Reemployment Alliance for Careers in Health (REACH) Program run by Capital Workforce Partners and funded by a $7 million US Department of Labor grant is seeking employers who will be hiring nurses in 2017. Employers can receive up to $20,000 in wage reimbursements for… Read More »

  • 02.23.2017 Apply Today for a 2017 NLN Foundation Faculty Scholarship Award

    Accepting Applications until May 31, 2017 To address the nurse faculty shortage and attract more seasoned and ethnically diverse nurses to become nurse educators, the NLN Foundation will award scholarships of up to $8,000 to help complete graduate education. Funds may be used for tuition,… Read More »

  • 02.23.2017 National League for Nursing to Expand Advancing Care Excellence (ACE) Program to Pediatrics

    Innovative, Technology-Driven Teaching Resources Will Help Meet Health Care Needs of At-Risk Children Thanks to Hearst Foundations Grant Washington, DC, February 14, 2017 - Teaching nursing care of vulnerable children is the focus of the NLN’s latest Advancing Care Excellence (ACE) program, now in development.… Read More »

  • 01.24.2017 Calling Exhibitors & Sponsors for the 27th Annual Leadership Convention

    Exhibitor & Sponsor Invitation Opportunities to showcase programs & services to over 200 nursing leaders from the clinical and academic settings throughout Connecticut. Over 2-1/2 Hours of One-On-One Time - Networking & Exhibit with Attendees Read More »

  • pr 12.16.2016 Mae Passini and Juliet Anderson Memorial Fund Scholarship

    The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving scholarship program and Ms. Jane Ellen Peregrin, director of school counseling at Simsbury High School, announce that applications are now available for the Mae Passini and Juliet Anderson Memorial Scholarship. The anticipated award amount will be approximately $1,500. This… Read More »

  • 12.13.2016 Connecticut Hosts Successful Summit

    Source: Campaign for Action December 13, 2016 https://campaignforaction.org/connecticut-hosts-successful-summit/ Nurses and others from Connecticut convened on November 30 for the second summit of the Connecticut Nursing Collaborative-Action Coalition (CNC-AC). Carole Bergeron, RN, PhD, State Implementation Program grant principal investigator opened the day with a quote from… Read More »

  • 12.01.2016 Fairfield University Names Interim President

    Source: CT Post By Linda Conner Lambeck Updated 4:42 pm, Thursday, December 1, 2016 FAIRFIELD — Fairfield University Provost Lynn M. Babington has been named interim president of the Jesuit institution, effective Jan. 1. She is scheduled to step into the role for six months, between the time the Rev. Jeffrey von Arx departs and… Read More »

  • 11.17.2016 UCONN seeking Clinical Instructor/Assistant Clinical Professor/Associate Clinical Professor

    University of Connecticut | Nov 17, 2016 The School of Nursing at the University of Connecticut invites applications to fill a 10- month, non-tenure track faculty position at either the Clinical Instructor, Assistant Clinical Professor, or Associate Clinical Professor level to begin in January, 2017. The University… Read More »

  • 11.07.2016 SIM Data Dashboard Updated

    The SIM dashboard presents a core set of measures identified in the SIM Model Test grant. Findings are based on data obtained from Connecticut State Agencies and span a variety of topics from population health and healthcare delivery to healthcare costs and health insurance transformation.… Read More »

  • 10.25.2016 Legos: An unusual, yet effective, nursing tool

    Article from Nurse.com AUTHOR: JANICE PETRELLA LYNCH, MSN, RN At age 40, Victor Ty, RN, left a 20-year career in textiles and apparel design and technology to pursue a degree in nursing. After earning his associate’s degree in less than two years, he became a… Read More »

  • 10.20.2016 UConn School of Nursing Director Starkweather Receives NINR $1.6 million Center in Self‐Management of Symptoms (P20) Award

    UConn School of Nursing Professor and Director, Center for Advancement in Managing Pain, Angela Starkweather, PhD, RN, ACNP‐BC, CNRN, FAAN, and her team have secured a 5 year, $1.6 million Center in Self‐Management of Symptoms (P20) award from the National Institute of Nursing Research, entitled… Read More »

  • 10.20.2016 Guyana nurses visit the University of St. Josephs - West Hartford News Article

    Article on West Hartford News  http://www.westhartfordnews.com/ Five nursing students from Guyana recently visited the University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford for a reciprocal clinical and classroom experience as part of the university’s Guyana Immersion Project. GIP, established in 2002, is USJ’s primary vehicle for… Read More »

  • 10.13.2016 Five CT Schools Receive National HRSA Grants to support access to Nursing Education

    FY2016 Total: 9 awards totaling $2,748,762 given to Fairfield University, Sacred Heart University, University of Connecticut, St. Joseph's University  View Full Article Read More »

  • 10.12.2016 Value of DISC

    // CLN has the knowledge and experience, utilizing DISC. Watch video to learn more. Customer Service and Enhancing the Patient Experience using DiSC For more information about CLN putting together a program for your organization: Marcia B. Proto, M.Ed, CAS Executive Director CT League for… Read More »

  • pr 09.22.2016 Member News: UCONN SON Receives $1.6 Million Center in Self-Management of Symptoms (P20) Award

    Congratulations to UCONN School of Nursing Professor & Director Angela Starkweather, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, CNRN, FAAN and her team for securing a 5 year, $1.6 million Center in Self-Management of Symptoms (P20) Award from the National Institute of Nursing Research. Please click on link to… Read More »

  • 08.22.2016 2016 LPN Infographic

    567 PRE-LICENSURE NURSING GRADUATES WHO ARE PREPARED TO TAKE THE NCLEX-PN EXAM TO BE EMPLOYED IN LPN POSITIONS (2014 PRE-LICENSURE NURSING GRADUATES = 542) taught by FULL-TIME & PART-TIME FACULTY View Full Graphics below   2016 Analysis based on 2015 data sourced from the Connecticut Department of Public… Read More »

  • 08.15.2016 Call for 36th Annual Student Day Exhibitors & Sponsors

    Exhibit at CT's LARGEST Nursing Event of the YEAR! Wednesday, November 2, 2016. Promote your organization's products and services to over 950 graduating nursing students, Showcase your organization to all the Baccalaureate and Associate Degree nursing schools and programs within Connecticut. Our Sponsors Get Lots… Read More »

  • 08.01.2016 Member News: Lincoln College of New England Accreditation

    Lincoln College of New England, located in Southington, received accreditation from CCNE (Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education) for the RN to BSN Program effective October 2015.  Congratulations! Read More »

  • 07.27.2016 Member News: University of Saint Joseph decreases Residency Requirement

    The RN to BS Nursing Program at the University of Saint Joseph recently decreased their residency requirement from 45 credits to 30 credits. The University offers both an on-the-ground track and a 100% online track to make the path from Associate's prepared RN's to a… Read More »

  • 07.25.2016 2016 National Summit

    The Connecticut League for Nursing joined the Connecticut Nursing Collaborative -Action Coalition (CNC-AC) at a June 2016 national summit sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and AARP to learn more about how to effectively adopt and promote the NEW Culture of Health Framework within… Read More »

  • pr 07.12.2016 Opioid Prescribers Panel with U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal Hosted by Fairfield University

    On 08/17/2016 Fairfield University will host U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal for an Opioid Prescribers Panel Discussion about Best Practices for Prescribers —What’s Working Now?  The issue of opioid addiction in the state of Connecticut has been at the top of the Senator’s agenda. Senator Blumenthal… Read More »

  • 07.12.2016 CLN's role in the Health CareeRx Academy

    Marcia Proto, executive director, shares CLN's role in the Health CareeRx Academy to support participants in gaining "soft skills" to compliment their formal education & training. Marcia was invited to join the panel to present at the quarterly Board of Directors Meeting of the Workplace,… Read More »

  • 06.28.2016 Full-time Clinical Coordinator Position Opening at Southern CT State University

    Southern CT State University has a full-time Clinical Coordinator Position opening.   Please click the link below for the position description:   http://www.southernct.edu/faculty-staff/hr/jobs/Clinical-Coordinator_Nursing.html Read More »

  • 06.28.2016 Full-Time Nursing Faculty Positions & Nursing Advisor Position at GCC

    Gateway Community College is currently looking for two (2) Assistant Professors of Nursing and one (1) Nursing Advisor.   Below is a link with further information:   http://www.gatewayct.edu/Offices-Departments/Administrative-Affairs/Prospective-Employees Read More »

  • 06.28.2016 Full-Time Nursing Faculty Positions at Three Rivers

    Three Rivers Community College has 3 vacancies to fill as soon as possible.  Below is the link with further details for this position:   http://www.threerivers.edu/Div_Administrative/HumanResources/vacancies/FTL-NursingPositions.pdf Read More »

  • 06.17.2016 2016 Annual Nursing Convention - Speakers & Presentations

    The 2016 Annual Nursing Convention was held on June 10th at the Marriott Downtown in Hartford.  Below are a list of topics and speakers.  Following the list, please view presentation links. 1A - Overcoming Design Barriers to Online Learning Tobi R. Krutt MS, BA, Instructional Technologist,… Read More »

  • 06.14.2016 Proto Featured Speaker at QU's Sigma Theta Tau Induction

    On April 21st, Tau Rho held its Spring Induction     ceremony, welcoming 121 new members into the chapter. Guest speaker, Marcia Proto, M.Ed., CAS, Executive Director of the Connecticut League for Nursing, provided the induction address. Speaking to a filled auditorium, Ms. Proto commended inductees on… Read More »

  • 06.10.2016 2016 CLN Nursing Convention- Four Nursing Awardees

    Click on Image above for Award Winners CLN 2016 President’s Award This year’s recipient of the President’s Award is well known to anyone in nursing in our state and beyond our state’s borders. As she has held numerous national volunteer positions with healthcare and nursing… Read More »

  • 06.06.2016 CT MDS For Education Infographics 2016

    2016 Analysis based on 2015 data sourced from the Connecticut Department of Public Health for the Connecticut schools and programs of nursing utilizing the National Minimum Dataset (MDS) for Education recommended by the National Forum of Nursing Workforce Centers. Read More »

  • pr 05.18.2016 Nursing Partnerships Align Connecticut Workforce to Improve Health

    The Connecticut Nursing Collaborative-Action Coalition (CNC-AC) is partnering with the state’s Department of Labor and Department of Public Health to manage and analyze Connecticut’s nursing workforce data.  The analysis will provide critical information for ongoing planning around the health of CT residents, development of the… Read More »

  • 04.30.2016 CLN Online Faculty to Present At National Summit

    CLN is excited to share that CLN online faculty will be presenting a breakout session entitled, “Expert Clinician to Novice Clinical Faculty: The Development and Offering of an Online Course to Support Nurses’ Transition to the Clinical Faculty Role” at the 2016 NLN Education Summit to be held… Read More »

  • 04.30.2016 CLN Continues Successful Partnership with The WorkPlace -Health CareeRx Academy

    For the past four years, CLN has been a successful partner of the Health CareeRx Academy (HCA) designing and delivering innovative and comprehensive programming to support HCA participants. CLN offers two WORK READINESS trainings designed to identify participants’ aptitudes and work styles as well as… Read More »

  • 04.30.2016 CLN Fosters Access to Nursing National Minimum Datasets to Accurately Compare Data on a State and National Basis

    The Connecticut League for Nursing (CLN) in partnership with the Connecticut Department of Public Health, Schools and Programs of Nursing in Connecticut, the UCONN School of Nursing and the Connecticut Nursing Collaborative-Action Coalition publishes Infographics depicting RN and LPN Education demographics for nursing faculty and students enrolled in Connecticut Registered… Read More »

  • 03.31.2016 The Affordable Care Act- One Way It May Impact Nurses in Practice

    In today’s busy working day of a nurse, with the many urgent demands on your time, it is important to remember that a major theme of the Affordable Care Act is accurate record keeping!     Read More »

  • 03.29.2016 Nursing Leadership Awards - Apply TODAY!

    CLN is proud to announce the availability of three Excellence in Nursing Awards open to nurse educators and nurses who are members of CLN.  These awards, highlighting exemplar nurse educators and nurses, will be presented at CLN's Annual Nurse Leadership Convention to be held on… Read More »

  • 03.29.2016 CLN's 26th Annual Nursing Leadership Convention - ATTENDEE Registration Now Open

    Our 26th Annual Nursing Leadership Convention will have a new format this year with 9 breakout sessions being presented on innovations in nursing education, practice and leadership.  Please join us on Friday, June 10th at the Marriott Hartford Downtown in Hartford, CT.  FREE parking to… Read More »

  • 03.29.2016 CLN's "Coaching" function on www.ctnursingguide.com goes LIVE!

    The coaching feature on www.ctnursingguide.com is now live.  This feature is access to an online Coach who will provide non-biased intentional advisement solely focused on the needs and goals of the visiting student or nurse.    The Coach will provide feedback to ensure that:   Personal and professional… Read More »

  • 02.17.2016 Woman's Heart Health- February AHA News

    American Heart Association- Go Red Campaign for February 2016 Read More »

  • pr 02.10.2016 CLN Launches a Digital Nursing Education Guide Complete with Coaching & Advisement Services

    The Connecticut League for Nursing (CLN) offers a 24/7 online "portal" that houses an interactive nursing education guide which highlight the over 85 on-the-ground, online and blended learning programs offered by nursing schools in Connecticut www.ctnursingguide.com. “The most exciting and unique feature of the ‘portal’… Read More »

  • 02.09.2016 CLN Fosters Access to Nursing National Minimum Datasets to Accurately Compare Data on a State and National Basis

    The Connecticut League for Nursing (CLN) in partnership with the Connecticut Department of Public Health, Schools and Programs of Nursing in Connecticut, the UCONN School of Nursing and the Connecticut Nursing Collaborative- Action Coalition publishes Infographics depicting RN and LPN Education demographics for nursing faculty… Read More »

  • 01.29.2016 Heart360 Tool

    Heart360® is an easy-to-use tool which helps you understand and track the factors that affect your heart health - including blood pressure, physical activity, cholesterol, glucose, weight and medications. Heart360® safely and securely stores your information in Microsoft® HealthVault™. Want to get heart healthly?  Visit… Read More »

  • 01.28.2016 Healthy Balance Tools - My Life Check

    It's never too late to make better choices for health, and we invite you to start a new life resolution.  All you need is a goal, a plan, and the desire to life a better life.   Take care of you, so you can take… Read More »

  • 12.14.2015 Be Counted! 10,000 Nurses on Boards by 2020

    CLN recognizes the expertise of CT nurse educators and practicing nurses and wants to promote your skills, expertise and leadership to not only serve on Boards in Connecticut, but on a national basis.   The Nurses on Boards Coalition website has launched with the goal… Read More »

  • pr 12.03.2015 Kelli Locke, RN Loves Her Work!

    Nursing Graduate from the Capital Community College loves her work at AI Prince Technical High School! Kelli Locke RN, Class of 2009 at Capital Community College,is now Head Nurse serving students at A.I. Prince Technical High School. She shared with the Director of Nursing at… Read More »

  • pr 12.02.2015 CLN Receives National Innovation in Advocacy Award from NLN

    CLN recieves TOP Honors from the National League for Nursing for Innovaction in Advocacy by a Constituient League at the national NLN Summit in Las Vegas, NV. Read More »

  • 12.01.2015 CLN's Fall 2015 Quarterly Newsletter

    CLN is tops among the 28 Constituient Leagues throughout the country! New President of the NLN Board of Directors- previously from Connecticut Brain Wellness is everyone's concern, PLUS Upcoming CLN events Read More »

  • 11.30.2015 NLN Confers Awards on State Affiliated Constituent League

    The Connecticut League for Nursing (CLN) received the Constituent League Award for Innovative Advocacy from the National League for Nursing (NLN) at the Annual NLN Summit in Las Vegas, NV on October 1, 2015. CLN was recognized for leadership, active engagement and participation in two… Read More »

  • 11.16.2015 Opportunity to Promote Your Organization in The 2015 CLN Online Interactive Guide to Nursing Education & Professional Development

    The Connecticut League for Nursing's (CLN) Online Interactive Guide to Nursing Education & Professional Development in Connecticut (GUIDE) is built upon the 10-year success that CLN had by creating and distributing the hardcopy GUIDE publication.  CLN’s online GUIDE will offer expanded access and visibility not… Read More »

  • 11.10.2015 Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Brain Wellness

    There is growing evidence that the Alzheimer's Disease (AD) pathophysiological process begins years if not decades before the diagnosis of clinical dementia. The long preclinical phase of AD provides a critical opportunity for potential intervention with disease modifying therapy. [i] Existing medications have minimal effects… Read More »

  • 10.27.2015 Microsoft offers IT Resources and Health Apps for Student Nurses: A great way to keep informed about Health IT!

    Microsoft offers IT Resources and Health Apps for Student Nurses: Microsoft Health Website:  http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/health/nurses/default.aspx#fbid=wUYfy6LcVYg Search Nurses for Microsoft in Health   Presence on Facebook and Twitter.         Read More »

  • 09.10.2015 Dr. Dawn Bunting successfully defends dissertation!

    Our very sincere gratitude for supporting Dawn Bunting’s journey in her doctoral studies.  Yesterday, it became official: Dr. Dawn Bunting! Congrats can be sent to DBunting@capitalcc.edu   You do great work in supporting nursing education in this state! Read More »

  • pr 07.08.2015 Three Nurse Leadership Awards Presented at CLN’s 25th Annual Nursing Leadership Convention

    One of the highlights of the day was the awarding of the (3) Nurse Educator Awards.  The following individuals were selected for their accomplishments, passion, expertise and commitment to the field of nursing education: The Jane E. Murdock “Life-Long” Learning Award is awarded to an… Read More »

  • pr 07.08.2015 Eight “Ignite” presentations featured at CLN’s 25th Annual Nursing Leadership Convention

    This interactive day featured eight nursing professionals from Connecticut who showcased their research, initiatives and activities using Simulation to enhance the proficiency of their students and practicing nurses.  Those who shared their work included: Barbara Aronson, PhD, RN, CNE Nursing Professor and Coordinator, EdD in… Read More »

  • pr 07.08.2015 Convention Keynote Address on “The Role of Debriefing in Simulation … Enhancing Clinical Reasoning Skills”

    We were very fortunate to have Kristina Thomas Dreifuerst, PhD, RN, ANEF, CNE, asour Keynote Speaker at our 25th Annual Nursing Leadership Convention addressing “The Role of Debriefing in Simulation … Enhancing Clinical Reasoning Skills”. Following her initial clinical career in surgical oncology and later… Read More »

  • pr 07.08.2015 CLN Inducts New Members to the CLN Board of Directors

    CLN is excited to announce that four NEW members of the Board were inducted on June 17, 2015 at CLN’s Annual Meeting that took place at the Sheraton Hartford South Hotel.  Each member will serve three-year terms until June 2018: o      Jessica Cummings, RN, MSN,… Read More »

  • pr 07.06.2015 CLN ‘s President’s Award Presented to Susan Eichar at CLN’s 25th Annual Nursing Leadership Convention

    Susan is a noteworthy academician having been in faculty positions since 1996 in academic institutions including The University of St. Joseph, UCONN and for the past 15 years, The University of Hartford.  As of July 1, 2015 she joined the nursing department at Goodwin College… Read More »

  • pr 05.05.2015 CLN Participates in THE GREAT GIVE 2015 on May 5 & 6, 2015

    Do miss an opportuntiy to donate to the CLN to support its mission to promote excellence in nursing education to build a strong and diverse nursing workforce to advance the nation's health!  Two days ONLY!  Click the link to donate: www.thegreatgive.org Thank you for supporting… Read More »

  • pr 04.14.2015 CNC-AC Nursing Workforce & Education Stakeholder Summit

    Don't Miss the FIRST Annual CNC-AC Summit to learn about statewide initiatives for nursing workforce development, models for seamless education progression and actively engage participants in focus groups to identify and inform key activites for 2015-17. Read More »

  • pr 04.01.2015 Marcia B. Proto Receives the Sigma Theta Tau International- Friend of Nursing Award

    Marcia B. Proto Receives the Sigma Theta Tau International- Friend of Nursing Award Meriden, CT- Marcia B. Proto, M.Ed, CAS, Executive Director of the Connecticut League for Nursing was recognized and received the “Sigma Theta Tau International- Friend of Nursing Award” at a ceremony held… Read More »

  • pr 03.11.2015 INTEGRATIVE HEALTH AND HEALING

    SEEKING NURSES WITH INTEREST IN LEARNING MORE ABOUT INTEGRATIVE HEALTH AND HEALING The Graduate Institute is offering Certificates and Master's Programs in Integrative Health and Healing.  Spring cohort starts April 24th in Hartford and Bethany.  Come try out a free class! A new career awaits… Read More »

  • 02.14.2015 CLN's 2015 Winter Newsletter

    Featuring 2014 Highlights and NEW Initaitves for 2015 Read More »

  • pr 02.12.2015 CLN Highlights Great News from our Partner, The WorkPlace, Inc.

    CLN highlights Great News from our Partner, The WorkPlace, Inc. (The Greater Bridgeport Workforce Investment Board) MORE GOOD NEWS from The Workforce, Inc.- The Platform to Employment (P2E) expands to Reno, Nevada and the Statewide Connecticut P2E on its way to 80% placement In late… Read More »

  • 02.11.2015 The National FORUM of State Nursing Workforce Centers (The FORUM)

    The National FORUM of State Nursing Workforce Centers hosted the Executive Director Meeting in Dallas, TX on February 10 & 11, 2015. Twenty-eight nursing leaders from 21 states came together for 2 days to share highlights of their work during 2014 and plans for 2015… Read More »

  • pr 01.21.2015 CLN Hosts AHRQ Share Appoach Workshop on April 16, 2015

    CLN Hosts AHRQ SHARE Approach Workshop The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Connecticut League for Nursing (CLN) are sponsoring a FREE one-day train-the-trainer workshop on shared decision making on April 16, 2015 in North Haven, Connecticut. Using the SHARE Approach, a… Read More »

  • 11.24.2014 Ebola- NLN Recommendations and Resources for the Nursing Education Community

    Dealing with Ebola and Other Dire Infectious Diseases NLN Recommendations and Resources for the Nursing Education Community For a comprehensive list of reseources for nursing schools and programs, below is a link to the Natuonal League for Nursing (NLN) Website highlighting best-practices for nursing education… Read More »

  • 11.12.2014 UCONN School of Nursing On-Site CCNE Accreditation Third Party Feedback

    The UCONN School of Nursing will host an on-site CCNE accreditation visit for their Pre-Licensure Programs (BS and CEIN/BS) in Nursing and Master's Degree Program in Nursing March 4th - 6th, 2015. Please click on link for address to send written and signed comments to… Read More »

  • 10.30.2014 Meeting the Demand for Primary Care- Nurse Practitioners Answer the Call!

    Nurse Practitioners Support Access to Primary Care in Connecticut For more information about nursing workforce data, seamless educational progression and faculty development, visit the CLN website at www.ctleaguefornursing.org   Read More »

  • pr 10.30.2014 CLN Board Member Recognized for Educational Excellence

    Cynthia Adams Receives Education Excellence & Distinguished Service Award Thursday, October 30, 2014  Capital Community College (CCC) is pleased to announce that Cynthia Adams, Director of Nursing, is the 2014 recipient of Education Excellence and Distinguished Service Award conferred by the Board of Regents for… Read More »

  • 10.29.2014 10-29-14 EBOLA UPDATE/RESOURCES:

    EBOLA UPDATE/RESOURCES: Last night, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released Updated Guidance:  Monitoring Symptoms and Controlling Movement to Stop Spread of Ebola. The new guidance defines four risk levels based on degree of exposure:  high risk, some risk, low risk and no risk,… Read More »

  • 10.22.2014 NEW CDC Guidelines & Recommendations

    ANA has reviewed the new guidelines and we are pleased to find that CDC took into account all of our recommendations which we shared with you last week. Below you will find additional resources to help you stay informed: • ANA’s response to CDC guidelines.… Read More »

  • 10.22.2014 CDC Ebola FACT SHEET

    Ebola Update: New CDC Guidance Released FACT SHEET Monday, October  20, 2014 Contact: CDC Media Relations (404) 639-3286 CDC Fact Sheet: Tightened Guidance for U.S. Healthcare Workers on Personal Protective Equipment for Ebola The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is tightening previous infection control… Read More »

  • 10.22.2014 Nursing Faculty Shortages- A National Issue

    Nursing Faculty Shortages- A National Issue Faculty shortages at nursing schools across the country are limiting student capacity at a time when the need for nurses continues to grow. Budget constraints, an aging faculty, and increasing job competition from clinical sites have contributed to this… Read More »

  • 10.20.2014 Letter from the President of AACN- Ebola Resources

    Dear Nurse- I know that this may be an unsettling time for you and others in our community. We have been hearing from nurses across the country as this situation continues to evolve. Some are responding with frustration and anxiety, others are calm during this… Read More »

  • pr 10.20.2014 NLN Update- Nursing Education & Ebola

    Washington, DC, October 17, 2014 — News that two nurses in Dallas have been infected with the deadly Ebola virus highlights the need to prepare a nurse workforce with the skills and competency to meet unforeseen challenges and emergencies here in the US and across… Read More »

  • 10.17.2014 Ebola Preparedness Conference Calls- Both will be Recorded and be Accessible

    Ebola Preparedness Conference Calls & Information 1. Conference Call: On Monday, Oct, 20 from 1-2 p.m. ET, officials from CDC, the Health and Human Services (HHS) Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), CDC, and HHS Intergovernmental and External Affairs will host an Ebola preparedness… Read More »

  • 10.16.2014 CDC Takes Active Steps Related to Preparedness for Ebola

    The CT League for Nursing (CLN) will periodically post materials on the CLN website from National and State Sources pertaining to EBOLA and the Treatment of the disease. Below are resourcees provided by the CDC to educate healthcare facilities and providers regarding best-practices. I.  General… Read More »

  • 10.06.2014 CLN showcases online Education at the 2014 NLN Summit

    CLN Takes Its Best-Practice Clinical Faculty Prep Course Nationwide Making the transition from practitioner to educator just became much easier thanks to the dedication by members of the Connecticut League for Nursing (CLN)!   Leaders in Nursing Education from throughout the state worked for the past… Read More »

  • 10.02.2014 LeadingAgeCT & CLN Host the First Annual CNA Day

    LeadingAgeCT & CLN Host the First Annual CNA Day LeadingAgeCT and the Connecticut League for Nursing (CLN) partnered to provide an inspiring professional development day specifically designed for Certified Nursing Assistants and licensed nursing staff.  Over 65 providers attended the event which was held on… Read More »

  • 09.05.2014 NEW Evidence-Based Research Resources from AHRQ For Nurses & Nursing Students

    CLN Members- Take advantage of the latest research that has been published by AHRQ for nurses and those in the healthcare profession.  Access the links below for scientific evidence-based research on various health conditions and take advantage of the FREE Continuing Education and Podcasts offerings… Read More »

  • 08.18.2014 AHRQ Offers CE for Nurses

    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) The AHRQ offers a multitude of educational resources for nurses and healthcare professionals.  To take advantage of online nursing Continuing Education opportunities, click the link below to view the available content areas. http://ce.effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/ Read More »

  • pr 07.21.2014 John McNulty Receives CLN’s 2014 President’s Award

    John McNulty Receives CLN’s 2014 “President’s Award” at the Annual Conference for the National FORUM of State Nursing Workforce Centers Hosted by the Connecticut League for Nursing (CLN) 377 Research Parkway, Suite 2D – Meriden, Connecticut 06450   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Marcia Proto, Executive… Read More »

  • pr 07.21.2014 Carol Polifroni Receives CLN's 2014 Jane E. Murdock Life-Long Learning Award

    Carol Polifroni Receives CLN’s 2014  “Jane E. Murdock, Life-Long Learning” Award at the Annual Conference for the National FORUM of State Nursing Workforce Centers  Hosted by the Connecticut League for Nursing (CLN) 377 Research Parkway, Suite 2D – Meriden, Connecticut 06450   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE… Read More »

  • pr 07.21.2014 Laura Brown-Yaworsky Receives CLN's 2014 Ruth M. Olson Excellence in Nurse Education Award

    Laura Brown-Yaworsky Receives CLN’s 2014 “Ruth M. Olson Excellence in Nurse Education” Award at the Annual Conference for the  National FORUM of State Nursing Workforce Centers  Hosted by the Connecticut League for Nursing (CLN) 377 Research Parkway, Suite 2D – Meriden, Connecticut 06450   FOR… Read More »

  • pr 07.21.2014 Lisa O'Connor Receives CLN's 2014 CLN Nurse Leadership Award

    Lisa O’Connor Receives CLN’s 2014 “CLN Nurse Leadership” Award at the Annual Conference for the National FORUM of State Nursing Workforce Centers  Hosted by the Connecticut League for Nursing (CLN) 377 Research Parkway, Suite 2D – Meriden, Connecticut 06450   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Marcia… Read More »

  • 07.15.2014 2013 Highlights of CT Nursing Workforce Data- Infographic

    2013 Highlights of CT Nursing Workforce Data- Infographic Graphic depiction of Connecticut's Nrusing Workforce demographics addressing:  Age, Ethnicity, Highest Education level, Projeted Nurse Retirements and Age of the APRN Workforce. Created by the Connecticut League for Nursing (CLN) in partnership with UCONN School of Nursing… Read More »

  • 07.01.2014 CLN Summer 2014 Newsletter

    CLN Summer 2014 Newsletter Read More »

  • 06.13.2014 2014 CLN Annual Report

    Throughout this past year, CLN has been at the forefront of initiatives that seek to identify and meet the educational needs of Connecticut’s nurses and students in support of the preparation and advancement of the nursing workforce. As you review the annual reports of our… Read More »

  • 05.13.2014 CLN Hosts National FORUM's Nursing Workforce & Leadership Conference

    The Connecticut Center for Nursing Workforce- a program of the Connecticut League for Nursing is honored to host the Annual Conference for the National FORUM of State Nursing Workforce Centers (The FORUM) on Thursday, June 12th and Friday, June 13th 2014 at the Downtown Hartford… Read More »

  • 03.03.2014 CLN Enters 14Th Year Of Supporting Seamless Transitions For Nurses

    For over 14 years, the Connecticut League for Nursing (CLN) has been proactive in supporting nurses seeking to transition their roles within the profession of nursing. Whether the nurse is: A licensed nurse seeking to re-enter the workforce after a period of inactivity, A masters… Read More »

  • pr 09.20.2013 The NLN Awards CLN with the Outstanding Leadership & Innovation of a Constituent League Awards

    On Thursday, September 20, 2013, The National League for Nursing awarded Marcia Proto, Executive Director of CLN, with the Outstanding Leadership of a Constituent League Award at the annual NLN Summit in Washington, DC. Additionally, the Connecticut League for Nursing was awarded the Outstanding Innovation… Read More »

  • pr 06.24.2013 Anne DePalma and Marcia Proto Selected as 2013 Workplace "Professionals of the Year"

    The Greater Bridgeport Workforce Investment Board has selected Anne Depalma, Project Coordinator and Marcia Proto, Executive Director of the CLN to receive the "Professional of the Year" Award for the work that CLN has done with the participants in the Health CareeRx Academy. For the… Read More »

  • pr 06.06.2013 Jan Costello receives the 2013 CLN President's Award at the CLN's 24th Annual Convention

    Each year, awards are given to nursing leaders who have contributed significantly to the profession. We are proud to announce Jan Costello, MSN, RN - Chairperson of the Department of Nursing at Goodwin College was the recipient of the CLN President's Award. This award was… Read More »

  • pr 06.06.2013 Linda M. Perfetto receives 2013 CLN Nurse Leadership Award at the CLN's 24th Annual Convention

    Linda M. Perfetto is an accomplished leader who has demonstrated exceptional commitment to CLN and has made a positive difference in the direction and scope of the League. She obtained a state education grant that allowed nursing faculty statewide the opportunity to enroll in (16)… Read More »

  • pr 06.03.2013 The National Forum of State Nursing Workforce Centers designates CLN as CT's Nursing Workforce Center

    The Connecticut League for Nursing (CLN) is pleased to announce that the National Forum of State Nursing Workforce Centers (The FORUM) has recently designated CLN as the state's Nursing Workforce Center. This designation will allow CLN and Connecticut to have a direct link with other… Read More »

  • pr 05.01.2013 Stonington Institute Sponsors CLN's 24th Annual Nursing Leadership Convention

    The Connecticut League for Nursing hosted its 24th Annual Nursing Leadership Convention at St. Clements Castle in Portland, Connecticut. CLN would like to thank Stonington Institute for its support as a major event sponsor. The June 7, 2013 convention focused on supporting nurses statewide to… Read More »

  • pr 05.01.2013 The UCONN School of Nursing Sponsors CLN's 24th Annual Nursing Leadership Convention

    The Connecticut League for Nursing hosted its 24th Annual Nursing Leadership Convention at St. Clements Castle in Portland, Connecticut, and would like to thank The UCONN School of Nursing for its support as a major event sponsor. The June 7, 2013 convention focused on supporting… Read More »

  • pr 05.01.2013 Employers Reference Source, Inc. Sponsors CLN's 24th Annual Nursing Leadership Convention

    The Connecticut League for Nursing (CLN) hosted its 24th Annual Nursing Leadership Convention at St. Clements Castle in Portland, Connecticut, and would like to thank Employers Reference Source, Inc. for its support as a major event sponsor. The June 7, 2013 Convention focused on supporting… Read More »