Wyoming Nurses Association

WNA 2020 Nurses Day at the Legislature: Tackling Today's Issues Together

Little America Hotel and Resort Cheyenne, Wyoming
2800 W Lincolnway
Cheyenne, WY 82009

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 8:00am MT - Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 9:00pm MT
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2800 W Lincolnway, Cheyenne, WY 82009

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Credits Offered

This event offers 5.5 contact hours to attendees.
Accredited by this activity has been submitted to the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91) for approval to award contact hours. The Ohio Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Pending approval, participants can receive a maximum of 5.5 contact hours for attending this activity..

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Online registration is now closed. 

Onsite registration will be available begining at 2pm, Wednesday February 19, at: 

Little America Hotel and Resort
2800 West Lincolnway
Cheyenne, Wyoming

Event Agenda

WNA 2020 Nurses Day at the Legislature: Tackling Today's Issues Together

Event Agenda

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 8:00am MT - Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 9:00pm MT

All times listed in Mountain Time (US & Canada).
Download event agenda (PDF)

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

  • 2:00pm - 5:00pm

    Registration

  • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    How a Bill Becomes a Law

    Toni Decklever, MA, RN

  • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Small Group Capitol Tour

    Must register to attend

  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

    WNA and WSBN: Who Serves Who?

    K. David Bodily, MS, RN, CHSE & Cynthia Labonde MN, RN

  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Small Group Capitol Tour

    Must register to attend

  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Labor Health & Social Services meeting

    (upon Legislative adjournment)

  • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

    Desserts Only Networking Reception with Exhibitors and Legislators

    Enjoy a desserts only reception with our exhibitors and sponsors as well as legislators. Please register to attend.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

  • 7:15am - 2:00pm

    Registration

  • 7:30am - 8:30am

    Breakfast with Exhibitors

  • 8:30am - 9:30am

    Workplace Violence- Anticipating and Managing Altered Mental Status & Violent Situations

    Lorri Deplazes, RN, CHSP, CSSBB

  • 9:30am - 10:30am

    From Underage Drinking to Opioids to Vaping: Important Substance Use Trends in Wyoming

    Rodney Wambeam, PhD

  • 10:30am - 11:00am

    Break with Exhibitors

  • 11:00am - 12:00pm

    What’s Going on in the Wyoming Legislature

    Toni Decklever, MA, RN

  • 12:00pm - 12:45pm

    Lunch with Exhibitors

  • 12:45pm - 1:15pm

    Small Group Discussions

    Are You Thinking about Being an APRN?
    Sarah Frank, NP-C

    School Nurses are Unique
    Michelle Cordova MSN, RN, NCSN and Janet Farmer MSN, RN, NCSN

    How a Bill Becomes a Law
    Toni Decklever, MA, RN

    Mental Health and Workplace Violence
    Lorri Deplazes, RN

  • 1:15pm - 1:45pm

    Small Group Discussions

    WNA and WSBN: Who Serves Who?
    K. David Bodily, MS, RN, CHSE and Cynthia Labonde, MN, RN

    School Nurses are Unique
    Michelle Cordova MSN, RN, NCSN and Janet Farmer MSN, RN, NCSN

    Are You Thinking about Being an APRN?
    Sarah Frank, NP-C

    Mental Health and Workplace Violence
    Lorri Deplazes, RN

  • 1:45pm - 2:00pm

    Closing remarks/options for the rest of the day

  • 2:00pm - 2:00pm

    Leave Little America for the Capitol

  • 2:30pm - 4:00pm

    Attend Legislative Session

  • 2:30pm - 4:30pm

    Small Group Capitol Tour

    Must register to attend