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Colorado Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses

Colorado Nurses Association Members Special Announcement

Posted over 4 years ago by Gretchen Armbruster

Dear Colleagues,

I am pleased to share that Linda Stroup, PhD, RN, Chair, Department of Nursing at Metropolitan State University of Denver, will be presenting her dissertation at the Membership Assembly Continuing Education Event on Friday, October 24, 2014. Her work is titled "Nursing as a Career Choice by Hispanic/Latino College Students".  Dr. Stroup also serves on the CNA Board of Directors. One more reason to join us at the meeting!

We are extending the application period for board member nominees to encourage those of you expressed interest in representing CNA on the Board of Directors. Submissions must be received by August 22, 2014 to

This is your opportunity to be a part of shaping CNA for the next 2 years.

Positions open for Election Include:
  • President Elect (3 year term)
  • Vice President (2 year term)
  • Treasurer (2 year term)
  • Region 1 Director (DNA 8, 9, 12, 16, 20,  23) (2 year term)
  • Region 2 Director (DNA 3, 4, 6) (2 year term)
  • Region 3 Director (DNA 5, 7) (2 year term)
  • Director At Large (2 year term)
  • Nominating Committee Member - 2 positions open

Notice of call for Colorado Nurses Association Annual Awards:

DNA of the Year
Recognizes outstanding contributions of a designated District Nurse Association.

DNA Nurse of the Year
Recognizes outstanding achievements for a CNA member over the past year.

Outstanding Contributions to CNA
Recognizes major contributions to CNA and state activities over the past year.

Sustained Contributions to CNA
Recognizes contribution to state wide CNA efforts over a period of time.

Virginia Paulson Award
Contributions of an RN in practice for no more than 10 years

CNA Hall of Fame
Nominee must also submit a personal statement and the nominee must have demonstrated leadership that affected the health and/or social history of Colorado through sustained, lifelong contributions in or to nursing practice, education, administration, research, economics, or literature.

Deadline for nomination for elections is NOW August 22, 2014

Deadline for Awards, Bylaws Revisions and Reference Proposals is August 15, 2014

All forms are available on the CNA website: