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3/5/19 -- "A Day in the Life of a Student Nurse" 

Southern CT University CT NAHN hosts Bunnell High School Pre-Nursing Students

3/6/19 -- Nurses Day at the Capitol

CT NAHN partnered with the CT Nurses' Association and nearly a dozen other specialty nursing organizations in a successful event at in Hartford, CT 

4/16/19 -- CEU Event: "Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Opiate Dependence in Childbirth"

CT NAHN members were able to earn CEUs in this training series hosted by Robert Sideleau, RN, BSN (AETC Coordinator at Yale University School of Medicine), and wonderful guest speaker Janet Spinner, CNM, MSN, AAHIVS.

Attendees learned about opiate dependency during pregnancy and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, the impact on unborn/newborn children, and the best practices in the management of NAS.

4/22/19 - Muevete USA at Global Communications Academy in Hartford, CT

CT NAHN members taught three 2nd grade classes about the different the food groups and how to make healthier decisions when it comes to the foods/drinks they put in their bodies. Students made their own person food group booklets, played Food Group Bingo, participated in a physical fitness day, and more! 

5/10/19 - Muevete USA at The Spanish Community of Wallingford

CT NAHN had the pleasure of bringing the Muevete USA program to the Spanish Community of Wallingford. Volunteers provided education about health & parenthood to mothers.

5/21/19 -- Chapter Meeting & Graduation Cord Ceremony

CT NAHN would like to congratulate all new grads!!! — Tuesday's chapter meeting was particularly special as we got to recognize the outstanding leadership and participation of the Southern Connecticut University NAHN students as they look forward to their upcoming graduation ceremony this Friday. As we all know choosing to pursue a career in nursing takes a special kind of person, and getting through nursing school is no small feat. These students have managed to rise to the occasion while putting their continuously growing experience and knowledge to good use by improving the health of their community. 

6/15/19 -- Men's Health Day Event 2019

CT NAHN was pleased to participate in this year’s Men’s Health Day 2019!! This past Saturday CT NAHN members teamed up with the Yale African American Affinity Group and assisted with blood pressure screenings at local barber shops in the New Haven and Greater New Haven area. Fathers and their families alike learned about the importance of blood pressure monitoring and healthy lifestyle habits.

9/18/19 -- Stop the Bleed Training

A HUGE thank you to Michael Blake RN, BSN, Colleen Gurn RN, BSN, Paul Possenti MS, PA-C, Margaret Brenna EMT, EMS-I, and Ann Dyke MN, RN for joining CT NAHN last night and providing our members with the Stop the Bleed training program!! We’d like to also thank Dr. Melissa Pluguez DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, AGACNP-BC, Past President of Western Mass NAHN, for attending and supporting our event. — Stop the bleed is an important initiative aimed at educating both community members and Healthcare professionals in the lifesaving techniques of preventing loss of life due to blood loss.

10/14/19 -- CT NAHN's 9th Annual Tequila Tasting Scholarship Fundraiser