Virtual GCNA District Meeting in collaboration with Ohio League for Nursing-NEO Region and Cleveland Council of Black Nurses

 Tuesday March 23, 2021  6:30-7:00 PM – Business Meeting  7:00-8:00 PM – Free CE Program  Advocacy in the Age of COVID:   Debriefing Lessons Learned from 2020  Panelists:  Mary Grady, DNP, RN, OLN-NEO Region President  LaTonya Martin, DNP, CNM, RN, CCBN President   Michaelle Jones, BSN, RN, GCNA Member, Traveling Nurse  Janterria Matthews, DNP, RN, GCNA Member, Educator  Moderator:  Colleen Sweeney, PhD, RN, JD  Register… Continue reading Virtual GCNA District Meeting in collaboration with Ohio League for Nursing-NEO Region and Cleveland Council of Black Nurses

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2020 Year of the Nurse Virtual GALA

August 29, 2020 7PM – 7:30PM Register at clevelandmagazine.com/foc to receive a free printed copy of the commemorative program. This year has been especially tough for emergency responders and the health care team, but nurses everywhere met the challenges of COVID-19. Let’s take some time out to celebrate with family and friends on Saturday, August… Continue reading 2020 Year of the Nurse Virtual GALA

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Enter to Win a $25 Gift Card -Share Your Story With Us

Submit your story to us at: gcna@clevelandnurse.organd enter to win a $25 gift card drawing!. Here are some stories submitted by GCNA members: GCNA Secretary Marybeth Anderson, BSN, RN will be working on the frontlines in Brooklyn, NY from April 28th thru July 4th. We wish her well on this endeavor! Stay safe. GCNA member Ensign Emily… Continue reading Enter to Win a $25 Gift Card -Share Your Story With Us

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White Ribbon to Support Healthcare Workers

White ribbons are popping up on American’s windows/doors to show support to healthcare workers on the frontlines battling this pandemic. Ohioans, we encourage you to proudly display your white ribbons and share with us your photos on twitter. #InThisTogether #COVID19 #frontlineWorkers #COVID19OhioReady #whiteRibbonForHealthcare #WhiteRibbonHeros

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Help Combat COVID-19

For more information on how YOU can help, visit: https://www.greaterclevelandfoodbank.org/give-help/donate-food-funds/covid19

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COVID-19 UPDATE

Ohio currently has three confirmed cases of the Coronavirus (all in Cuyahoga County) and 15 potential cases are under surveillance. The WHO reports COVID-19 is now a pandemic. Ohio Nurses Calling for Five Efforts to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 11, 2020 Ohio nurses are advising the following actions to be taken… Continue reading COVID-19 UPDATE

National Patient Safety Awareness Week (PSAW) – March 8-14, 2020

Today kicks off Patient Safety Awareness Week. #PSAW2020 Patient Safety Awareness Week serves as a dedicated time and platform for growing awareness about patient safety and recognizing the work already being done. http://www.ihi.org/Engage/Initiatives/Patient-Safety-Awareness-Week/Pages/default.aspx Patient safety is a top priority; now, more than ever. “Protect yourself and your community from getting and spreading…illnesses like coronavirus disease… Continue reading National Patient Safety Awareness Week (PSAW) – March 8-14, 2020

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The VOICE newsletter

Past publications of our newsletter; The VOICE, can be found on the right hand ribbon of our webpage or you can follow this link:

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Celebrating Nurses Throughout 2020

Author: Vida Lock May 12th of this year will mark the 200th birthday of Florence Nightingale. The World Health Assembly,the decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO), has designated 2020 the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. WHO will published its first State of the World’s Nursing Report in 2020 as well.… Continue reading Celebrating Nurses Throughout 2020

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Celebrating MLK Day

Ways to Serve Your Community this MLK Day Martin Luther King Jr.  served his community and gives inspiration for us to do the same. Nurse’s build their careers on the basis of serving others. Whether you are working or observing the holiday, some way to serve others, honor the legacy of MLK Jr and follow… Continue reading Celebrating MLK Day

Special House of Delegates

The special meeting of the House of Delegates will take place October 6, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency in Columbus. The ONA Board of Directors has compiled a special workgroup whose first meeting is January 17, 2020. ONA members and district leaders should expect an important survey within the coming months – please be on… Continue reading Special House of Delegates

Nominate a Nursing Team for the All Pro Nursing Award!

Deadline for nominations are due by February 17th! Submit Nominations by visiting: https://www.myamericannurse.com/all-pro-nursing-award/ Honor your nursing team by telling us what makes your team All-Pro. Tell us in a 150-300-word essay or in a 1-2 minute video how your nursing team stands apart, by focusing on these key criteria: How does your team measure the… Continue reading Nominate a Nursing Team for the All Pro Nursing Award!

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Ohio House Bill 144 Passed-Ending Nurse Mandatory Overtime!

Thank you very much for all who were involved in the passing of HB 144 in the Ohio House to end Nurse mandatory overtime! We couldn’t have done it without all of your tremendous support! ONA also looks forward to your great commitment and support in 2020 of HB 144 passing in the Ohio Senate.… Continue reading Ohio House Bill 144 Passed-Ending Nurse Mandatory Overtime!

#GivingTuesday

Today is #GivingTuesday, a day to consider contributing to your favorite cause. This year, GCNA will help support: The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Cleveland: www.clevekids.org and Providence House Crisis Nursery: www.provhouse.org/donate-online Checks will be accepted for both foundations at tonight’s district meeting. Help support nursing leadership, advance innovation, drive health care change and… Continue reading #GivingTuesday

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World Aids Day

Today is World Aids Day, as nurses, it’s great time to acknowledge our crucial role and impact in increasing awareness of HIV. US Dept of Health and Human Services World Aids Awareness video

Have a Happy Thanksgiving from GCNA

Have a laugh, create a memory and give thanks for what you have. We wish you and those you love a Happy Thanksgiving.

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Nike Designs Shoe for Nurses

Visit the full story at: https://www.fox10phoenix.com/news/nike-designs-shoe-specifically-for-hardworking-nurses-doctors-and-medical-providers

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WHO Confirms 2020 as International Year of Nurse and Midwife

The first ever international year of the nurse and midwife will be held in 2020, it has been confirmed, providing a “once in a generation opportunity” to showcase the professions. Nations of the world will unite in celebration of the benefits that nursing and midwifery staff bring to the health of the global population and… Continue reading WHO Confirms 2020 as International Year of Nurse and Midwife

Upcoming Webinar November 19th

Upcoming Webinar November 19th – Four Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing Speak on Leadership in the Era of Climate Change Join the Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments’ and the Environment and Public Health Expert Panel of the American Academy of Nursing for a webinar Four Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing Speak on… Continue reading Upcoming Webinar November 19th

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November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

In 1983, President Ronald Reagan designated November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. At that time, the number of patient diagnosed with Alzheimer’s less than 2 million. Now, the number of folks diagnosed with the disease has grown to more than 5.4 million. As caregivers, it is important for us to know the warning signs.… Continue reading November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

Reminder: Next week is our MedWish Volunteer Date

CLE’s weather forecast for next week looks wet and cold, so you might as well come volunteer indoors! Thursday, November 21, 2019, from: 9:30 AM – noon Location: MedWish International: 1625 E. 31st Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44114 Weather: Next Week · 37–46°F Rain Showers Registration required, please visit: https://medwish.volunteermatrix.com/?Q=MZ2T8

Free ANA Webinar

Attendance is FREE for both ANA members and non-members. Caring for dying patients and their families – or dealing with the aftermath of a patient dying suddenly – can be one of the most difficult experiences during your early years as an RN. Register by December 5, 2019, to receive FREE, ongoing access to this  All-new, 90-minute on-demand webinar!… Continue reading Free ANA Webinar

Happy Veteran’s Day

We salute our veterans for their sacrifice and service for our freedom. Today and forever, we are grateful

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Follow us on Twitter!

Do you remember when you joined Twitter? We do! We have been tweeting for 6 years! #MyTwitterAnniversary Follow us on Twitter! @GreatClevNurse https://twitter.com/GreatClevNurse?s=09

June 2019 GCNA District Meeting

We celebrated the BEST OF THE BEST at the June 2019 GNCA District Meeting. Thank you to everyone in attendance and congratulations to all of our honorees. Also honored, but not pictured: Jacob Kingzett of Cuyahoga Community College and Jordan Rosas of Notre Dame College.

MedWish Volunteers Needed

Here is a glimpse of the GNCA volunteers assisting MedWish International with their distribution of medical supplies! If you would like to participate with the GCNA group at the next MedWish GCNA Volunteer Date on: Thursday, June 20, 2019 from 9:30 AM until noon Go to https://medwish.volunteermatrix.com/?Q=MZ2T8 Find the GCNA volunteer date and click sign… Continue reading MedWish Volunteers Needed

MedWish Volunteers Needed on: June 20, 2019

Here is a glimpse of the GNCA volunteers assisting MedWish International with their distribution of medical supplies! If you would like to participate with the GCNA group at the next MedWish GCNA Volunteer Date on: Thursday, June 20, 2019 from 9:30 AM until noon 1. Go to https://medwish.volunteermatrix.com/?Q=MZ2T82. Find the GCNA volunteer date and click… Continue reading MedWish Volunteers Needed on: June 20, 2019

National Nurses Day 2022

National Nurses Day is held annually on May 6 which marks the beginning of National Nurses Week. The day is to recognize the contribution nurses make to our world and to provide thanks. National Nurses week ends on May 12th which is the birthday of the original founder of modern nursing Florence Nightingale. https://www.calendardate.com/national_nurses_day_2020.htm

National Nurses Day 2021

National Nurses Day is held annually on May 6 which marks the beginning of National Nurses Week. The day is to recognize the contribution nurses make to our world and to provide thanks. National Nurses week ends on May 12th which is the birthday of the original founder of modern nursing Florence Nightingale. https://www.calendardate.com/national_nurses_day_2020.htm

Virtual GCNA District Meeting in collaboration with OLN-NEO and CCBN

6:30-7:00 PM – Business Meeting  7:00-8:00 PM – Free CE Program  Advocacy in the Age of COVID:   Debriefing Lessons Learned from 2020  Panelists:  Mary Grady, DNP, RN, OLN-NEO Region President  LaTonya Martin, DNP, CNM, RN, CCBN President   Michaelle Jones, BSN, RN, GCNA Member, Traveling Nurse  Janterria Matthews, DNP, RN, GCNA Member, Educator  Moderator:  Colleen Sweeney, PhD, RN, JD  Register at GCNA@CLEVELANDNURSE.ORG   OR call or… Continue reading Virtual GCNA District Meeting in collaboration with OLN-NEO and CCBN

Virtual GCNA March District Meeting in collaboration with OLN-NEO and CCBN

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 6:30PM – 7PM Business Meeting 7PM – 8PM Free CE Program “Advocacy in the Age of COVID-19: Debriefing Lessons Learned from 2020“ Panelists: Mary Grady, DNP, RN, OLN-NEO Region President  LaTonya Martin, DNP, CNM, RN, CCBN President Michaelle Jones, BSN, RN, GCNA Member, Traveling Nurse  Janterria Matthews, DNP, RN, GCNA Member, Educator  Moderator:  Colleen Sweeney, PhD,… Continue reading Virtual GCNA March District Meeting in collaboration with OLN-NEO and CCBN

Virtual District Meeting – December 8, 2020

6:00 – 6:45 PM Social/Scholarship Fundraiser Silent Auction 6:45PM – 7:00PM Business Meeting 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Free CE Program 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM Optional – Additional Time to Share Stories Telling Our Stories: Celebrating Our Nursing Work Presented by Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN Dr. Fitzpatrick is the Elizabeth Brooks… Continue reading Virtual District Meeting – December 8, 2020

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GCNA District Meeting: 9/15/2020 – Mayfield Village

Schedule: (TBD) Cost: (TBD) (2019) $20.00 – Members and guests (2019) $15.00 – Students (2019) $25.00 – Non-members (2019) $10.00 – Meeting Only (Does not included dinner) Cash or check payable at the door. Location: Location: Hilton Garden Inn: Mayfield Village Menu: TBD Register by calling or texting (216) 771-6922 or email: gcna@clevelandnurse.org.

10th Annual Faces of Care Year Of The Nurse GALA – August 29th

On Saturday, August 29. 2020, Greater Cleveland Nurses Association (GCNA) and Cleveland Magazine will host the 10th Annual Faces of Care Year Of The Nurse (YON) GALA virtually due to COVID-19. The “Faces of Care Lifetime Achievement Award” recognizes the contributions of a GCNA member who has influenced the nursing profession in a sustained and… Continue reading 10th Annual Faces of Care Year Of The Nurse GALA – August 29th