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Welcome to the world of professional nursing at UVA! All Registered Nurses employed by the UVA Health System's Medical Center, Schools of Nursing and of Medicine are automatically members of our Professional Nursing Staff Organization (PNSO). Please provide us feedback!

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Professional Nursing Staff Organization

Current Announcements

  • The Interdisciplinary Patient and Family Education Subcommittee of Patient Care Committee is in search of members representing different aspects of care across the continuum of care (with Manager approval).  The charge includes:  oversight of scope and policy; documentation and patient understanding of instructions; review of handouts, resources, outcomes.   Meetings will be once a month. If you are interested or have questions please contact Cindy Westley
  •   View the 2013 PNSO Annual Report!
  • RN Professional Profile - UVAHS RNs, update your profiles with your accomplishments! Our new form is much more user-friendly, allowing you to see & edit past entries for a truly cumulative profile!
  • Virtual Gallery of Evidence-Based Practice Symposium
  • Cabinet Schedule Change: Our long-time meeting recurrence pattern has changed in 2014! Now meeting on 2nd Thursdays at a new time, 1600-1800 in the Med Ctr Boardroom. Any UVA nurse is invited to sit in on Cabinet to see their voting representatives in action!

Strengthening Our Nursing Shared Governance

  • See the Shared Governance Toolkit: a resource for Central and Local Shared Governance chairs.  You will find templates for agendas, minutes and outcomes reports; meeting facilitation tips; monthly housewide shared topics; networking communication lists; and 2014 Local & Central PNSO Committee/Chair information!

Read the Latest PNSO Publications

Visit the PNSO's Support Office!
Second floor of McKim Hall, Room 2099

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Key Upcoming Events

2014 Major PNSO Events (PDF Calendar)

Other professional development opportunities

Key offerings include:

  • 9/4 Abstract Writing Session, 1100 - 1200, Dining Conf Room 3
  • 9/4 PNSO Professional Development Committee Meeting, 1200 - 1400 Dining Conference Rooms
  • 9/11  PNSO Cabinet Meeting, 1600 - 1800, Medical Center Board Room
  • 9/15 Notice of Intent due for Career Ladder Fall Advancement
  • 9/15, 16, 24  Mandatory Competency Fair for 1Q15
  • 9/23 PNSO Clinical Practice Committee Meeting, 1300 - 1530, Medical Center Board Room + breakout sessions for subcommittees
  • 10/1 Electronic Portfolios due for Career Ladder Fall Advancement
  • 10/1-10/16 Elections!  UVA RNs, Cast Your Vote for 2015 PNSO President-Elect, Nominating Committee, and Bylaws Amendments!
  • 10/2 Nursing Education Fair - Info on Going Back to School! 1600-2000 in Dining Conf Rms.
  • 11/11 Nursing Summit on Self-Care. Proudly hosting keynote by Karen Daley, former ANA President! Jordan Hall; preregister Netlearning
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