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DNA 20 members stay concerned with month-to-month conferences, neighborhood actions, and scholarly endeavors.

Our November speaker was Anna-Lisa Munson MD, MPH, a specialist in pediatric main care at Denver Well being and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at CU Faculty of Drugs. Dr. Munson mentioned medical and non-medical providers on the clinic she initiated which helps adolescents who’re transgendered or non-binary. In December DNA 20, together with different nursing organizations, was invited to have a good time the vacations on the vacation get together hosted by the Colorado Council of Black Nurses. Thanks to Annette Cannon who did outreach with CCBN to facilitate the collaboration. A number of members attended. Jen Vien, Coroner Liaison, Donor Alliance was our January speaker. Ms. Vien spoke concerning the group’s function, the various kinds of donations and processes accessible, the Alliance’s collaboration with coroners’ places of work, Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Financial institution and different assets, and the way members can help the Alliance. Future packages embrace audio system from the Jefferson Middle for Psychological Well being in February, The Delores Venture in March, and Rural Nursing in April. We normally meet on the third Wednesday of the month and data is posted on the Colorado Nurses Affiliation web site.

On February 4, a number of DNA 20 members participated within the Nationwide Affiliation of Hispanic Nurses Denver Chapter and Vuela for Well being Well being Honest at Our Woman of Guadalupe Church in Denver. DNA 20 members supplied well being schooling on subjects reminiscent of bronchial asthma, delivered well being screenings and supplied data on psychological well being assets. The goal inhabitants served was the underserved, uninsured and underinsured within the Denver Metro space.

Congratulations to our scholarship recipient for 2024 Aubrea Leikam, a pupil at MSU within the accelerated nursing program who will graduate in Could 2024. Aubrea obtained our $2000 scholarship administered by means of the Colorado Nurses Basis. DNA 20 members Norma Tubman and Betsy Woolf have been a part of the CNF Scholarship Choice Committee.

Susan Moyer, a Senior Venture Director with the Colorado Middle for Nursing Excellence and DNA 20 member, traveled to Washington, DC Oct. 31, and Nov. 1 to characterize the Colorado Motion Coalition at AARP Well being Fairness in Nursing Summit “Turning Commitments into Motion” Occasion. Annette Cannon, Jefferson County Coroner and DNA 20 President, had a Visitor Column in numerous Jefferson County Transcript native newspapers on Nov. 16. Annette wrote concerning the crucial want for veteran psychological well being care, citing the excessive suicide charges, methods individuals can actively assist with prevention and neighborhood assets.

See the Colorado Nurses Affiliation web site or contact Annette Cannon at [email protected] for extra data.

Norma Tubman, MScN, RN

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