Michigan Nurse

SEPTEMBER 2021 Edition

  • Congrats to the 2021 MNA Award Winners!
  • Take Advantage of Opportunities to Serve on MNA Councils, Committees
  • Free MNA CE Forum is Tomorrow: “Help and Hope for Health Care Workers”
  • Support a Good Cause With This Week’s Online Auction

August 2021 Edition

  • When we stand united, we win!
  • Free CE Forum offers “Help and Hope for Health Care Workers”
  • MI Nurses Foundation awards scholarships
  • Documenting the year we have had
  • New CE on cannabis & cannabinoids for pain management
  • Support the MNA-PAC and MI Nurses Foundation

JuLY 2021 Edition

  • Organize. Fight. Win.
  • Have you seen Brenna’s video?
  • Support elected officials who support us
  • MNA’s Awards Banquet is coming up! Nominate a deserving colleague today
  • Documenting the year we have had
  • Sign up now for the 2021 MNA CE Forum!
  • Check out MNA’s nursing support resource page
  • Implicit bias in healthcare: New licensure rules summary
  • Coming soon – Now accepting preorders for Professional and Legal Regulations Handbook

June 2021 Edition

  • In 92% Landslide Win, Marquette Techs Vote to Join MNA
  • Legislative update: MNA fights for safe staffing law, hero pay
  • Support elected officials who support us
  • We are completing our MNA LGBTQIA+ Survey for all nurses
  • Silent auction returns this fall
  • New Pain Management CE Modules Count for Michigan CE Pain Requirement!
  • Save the Date! MNA CE Forum: September 30th 1-5:30 pm

May 2021 Edition

  • MNA Nurses at Munson Medical Center Win $420,500 in Backpay
  • MNA Celebrates Pride Month
  • Becoming an MNA Rep: Why One Nurse Chose to Speak Up
  • MNA’s Continuing Education Program Has New CEs
    • Bias in Healthcare: An Introduction
    • Coming June 1st – New Pain Management CE!
    • Save the Date: MNA CE Forum in Ann Arbor
  • MNA Awards and Michigan Nursing Hall of Fame nominations

April 2021 E-EDITION

  • Honoring Workers Memorial Day
  • Winning Strong Federal Protections for Nurses Across the Country
  • A Look Ahead: Nurses Week 2021
  • Frontline Support Network: May 19, 2021, 8 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Protecting Nurses from Workplace Violence
  • STILL TIME TO REGISTER! Implicit Bias and Healthcare Virtual CE
  • New MNA Continuing Education Modules: Human Trafficking and Introduction to Implicit Bias
  • MNA Members are Eligible for up to $2000 in Conference Funding
  • Hearing Pursuant to Article IV

marcH 2021 E-EDITION

  • Speakers Announced for Spring Action Leadership Conference
  • Protecting Nurses’ Right to Blow the Whistle
  • Advocating for racial justice in health care
  • Spread the Word: Applications for the Michigan Nurses Foundation Scholarships Are Now Open
  • Need to complete your Human Trafficking CE Module this year? Your union has you covered.
  • MNA Council of Nursing Practice Nutrition Survey


  • MNA fights for safe staffing at the Capitol
  • Two more healthcare facilities win unions with MNA
  • Advocating for racial justice in health care
  • Michigan Medicine RNs are protecting their MNA contract
  • Two New Continuing Education (CE) modules on the MNA Website!
  • MNA’s Advocacy Academy starts March 15
  • Promoting Proper PPE
  • Take the Michigan Nursing Licensure Survey

November 2020 E-EDITION

  • Raising RNs’ Voices from Lansing to the White House
  • National RN press conference featuring Michigan nurse spotlights nurse deaths, PPE, and unsafe staffing
  • Winning COVID-19 Protections in Michigan and Across the Country
  • Join an MNA Committee
  • Upcoming CE Opportunities

October 2020 E-EDITION

  • MNA RNs Make Major Contract Gains Across the State
  • Using Every Tool to Hold Hospital Executives Accountable
  • New CEs on the Horizon
  • Fight for Safe Staffing Legislation
  • Meet Your New MNA Board of Directors
  • Congratulations to the 2020 MNA Award Recipients

September 2020 E-EDITION

  • Lapeer RNs OVERWHELMINGLY Authorize a Strike – and Grow Their Membership in the Process
  • For MNA Members Only: Share Your Concerns with U.S. Senator Peters
  • Nurses and Health Professionals at Sparrow Hospital WIN Contract Extension in the Midst of Pandemic
  • Looking for a particular CE? Take MNA’s CE Survey to make your voice heard.
  • Michigan Medicine RNs Share Experiences with Other University Employees

August 2020 E-EDITION

  • After Long Fight, Victory in Alpena!
  • Congratulations to Our Scholarship Winners!
  • Participate in a Research Project: Just Culture During the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Walking the Walk
  • Request your ballot today
  • MNA CE Forum Thursday, October 1

    July 2020 E-EDITION

    • Lapeer Nurses Call for Safe Staffing and a Fair Contract
    • Vote Tuesday and Make Your Voice Heard
    • McLaren Central Nurses Win Strong Contract After Strike Authorization Vote
    • With New MIOSHA Enforcement Program, MNA Members Fight to Hold Hospitals Accountable
    • Participate in a Research Project: Just Culture During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Summer 2020 – Print edition


    June 2020 E-EDITION

    • Munson Nurses Say NO to Use of Non-Medical Gloves
    • Ingham County Nurses Fight – And Win!
    • Racism Is a Public Health Crisis
    • UMPNC-MNA #UnionNursesForBlackLives protest
    • Marquette Nurses Fight Back and the Executives are Left Speechless
    • The Power of Solidarity!

    May 2020 E-EDITION

    • COVID-19 hardship grants available for members
    • MNA stays visible on the state level, connected with the governor
    • Huron Valley-Sinai nurses score major victory
    • McLaren nurses hold socially distant picket
    • Nominate a deserving colleague by Aug. 1

    April 2020 E-EDITION

    • MNA challenges employers, advocates with government officials
    • Resources for members
    • Hackley members fight for the legal right to wear their own respirators
    • Taking Michigan Medicine nurses’ concerns to the state
    • MNA members in the news
    • White ribbons support nurses and other healthcare professionals
    • Appreciating our lab professionals

    February 2020 E-EDITION

    • Justice for Jane and Charlie
    • Free coronavirus CE for MNA members
    • Support the Pistons and fellow nurses
    • MNA seeks nursing education leader 

    January 2020 E-EDITION

    • MNA’s violence workplace prevention plan gets attention
    • Gratiot nurses gain big with new contract
    • Nurses are No. 1 – again
    • Sign up today for our big spring event