Virtua RNs Attend CE Workshop on Licensure, Role of Board of Nursing

 

 

Over 130 HPAE Local 5105 RNs attended a a dinner and CE workshop last night at the Hilton Garden Inn in Westampton, NJ. The workshop was presented by JoAnn Pietro, an RN and attorney, and focused on the laws and regulations impacting nurses’ professional licensure.

In particular, the RNs learned about the types of situations that can lead to an investigation by the Board of Nursing and the possible outcomes, including what becomes public information and how it can affect a nurse’s reputation and livelihood.

The CE workshop last night is one of many continuing education and professional development programs sponsored by HPAE for its members. HPAE is an approved provider of continuing nursing education. RNs who attended the CE workshop were awarded 2.0 contact hours