Events Calendar

Convention 2018: THIS IS OUR TIME

10.03.2018 - 10.05.2018

2018-10-03 2018-10-05 America/New_York Convention 2018: THIS IS OUR TIME MNA MNA




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Wednesday, October 3


6:30–9 p.m.


Reception/Entertainment/Pre-holiday Shopping Stroll

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Thursday, October 4


7:30–8:15 a.m.


Breakfast, registration, exhibits and silent auction opens


8:15–8:30 a.m.


MNA Announcements and Updates, Donna Kelly Williams, RN


8:309:30 a.m.


Labor Solidarity on Ice, Meghan Duggan, captain of the US Olympic gold medal ice hockey team


9:4510:30 a.m.


Bargaining Unit Reports


10:30 11:00 a.m.


Breaks, exhibits, and silent auction


11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.


The Effects of Violence on Nursing Practice, Donna Sabella, PhD, MSN, Med, CRNP, PMHNP-BC


12:302:00 p.m.


Lunch, exhibits, silent auction


12:302:00 p.m.


Unit 7 Annual Meeting and lunch


2:00 p.m.


Business Meeting


56 p.m.


Stand-Up/Stand-Out/Get Out the VOTE


6:309 p.m.


Awards Dinner


911:00 p.m.


Nurses' Fun Night event: DJ/glass painting


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Friday, October 5


7–8:30 a.m.


Registration, breakfast


8:30 a.m.


Silent Auction closes


8–9 a.m.


MNA PAC Meeting


8–9 a.m.


Mass Student Nurses Association Meeting


99:15 a.m.


MNA Announcements & speaker Introduction
Donna Kelly Williams, RN


9:15–10:45 a.m.


Marijuana & Massachusetts: Where do we go from here?, Heather Stephen Selby MSN, RN, ARNP-BC


10:45–11 a.m.




11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.


How Can I Continue to Love a Job That is Trying to Kill Me?, Linda Honan, PhD, MSN, CNS-BC, RN, ANEF, FAAN




Hotel Accomodations at Sheraton Framingham
1657 Worcester Rd., Framingham, MA

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Room rates are $155 per night plus tax is available until September 3, 2018. Please call 888.627.7184 and mention the MNA Fall Convention or book online at:

Chemical Sensitivity: Attendees are requested to avoid wearing scented personal products when attending the 2018 MNA Convention. Scents may trigger responses in those with chemical sensitivity.

Contact Hours: Contact hours will be provided for three of the educational sessions for this two day conference (Impact of Violence, Marijuana & Massachusetts, and How can I love my job). These programs meet the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing for a total of 5.1 contact hours for re-licensure. In terms of specialty certification, these programs will provide a total of 4.25 contact hours. MNA is accredited as a provider of nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

To successfully complete a program and receive contact hours, you must: 1) sign in, 2) be present for the entire time period of the session, and 3) complete the evaluation.

Questions: call the MNA's Division of Nursing at: 800.882.2056 x727

Registrations can also be made by phone. Call Theresa at 781.830.5727.

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