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May 20, 2017, June 3, 2017, and June 10, 2017 - This Educational Activity will build upon the knowledge base of the experienced critical care nurses and help them prepare for passing the CCRN - Adult certification. It will also serve as a refresher course for those who are currently CCRN certified and wish to renew their certification by either contact hours or seating for the examination.
May 22, 2017 - This seminar is offered to meet the training requirements of Chapter 544 of the Laws of 1988 that states that all physicians, chiropractors, dentists, registered nurses, podiatrists, optometrists, psychologists and dental hygienists must provide documentation of having completed two hours coursework or training about the identification and reporting of child abuse and maltreatment to obtain or renew a license. The target audience are registered nurses and other licensed professionals who require this training.
Monday, May 22, 2017 - This seminar is offered to meet training requirements of Chapter 786 of the Laws of 1992 that states that certain healthcare professionals licensed in New York State must receive training on Infection Control and Barrier Precautions every 4 years unless otherwise exempted. This statue applies to: dental hygienists, dentists, licensed practical nurses, optometrists, physicians, physician assistants, podiatrists, registered nurses, and special assistants.
May 13, 16, 17, 2017 - Registered Professional Nurses CNOR Certification Review Course that may enhance quality patient care and improve nurse job satisfaction.
May 11 - May 12 - The 1199SEIU League of Registered Nurses Office of Continuing Education fosters the professional growth and development of its RN members and the nursing community at large. We are committed to providing quality need specific continuing education programs that are reflective of current issues and trends in healthcare and nursing.
May 1, 2, 8, 9, 2017 - This 4-day Educational Activity provides a comprehensive didactic curriculum and is being presented by 1199 Office of Continuing Education primarily for nurses who currently work in a Hemodialysis Unit and/or Renal Unit. It is an excellent program for nurses preparing to sit for the National Certification Exam for Nephrology Nursing. Should we have space available after we have accommodated those nurses working in Hemodialysis, we will consider nurses who are working in other units and considering transferring into Hemodialysis. This educational activity is designed for experienced hemodialysis RNs' who are preparing to sit for the National Certification Examination in Nephrology Nursing or wish to acquire the didactic classroom requirement in preparation to work in a Hemodialysis Unit.
A total of 98 technical and services workers on Long Island, New York, have overwhelmingly signed on to join 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East. There were 61 ‘Yes’ votes compared with just 16 who voted against.
New York, NY- The early morning of Saturday, April 29th will see a beehive of activity in 10 locations as healthcare workers from throughout the New York City area get on buses to travel to the People’s Climate March in Washington, DC. The workers, members of 1199SEIU, are adding their voices to the hundreds of thousands of Americans calling for environmental justice and an end to government subservience to the fossil fuel industry and climate deniers.
More than 125 workers at the hospital in Irving, NY, are now members of the state’s largest and fastest growing healthcare union.
New York, NY- As people from around the country make plans for a massive, historic Climate March on April 29, 1199SEIU is both proud and humbled to partner with the Indigenous Environmental Network in sponsoring ground transportation to the March from several locations in the upper Midwest. The IEN played a leadership role in resisting the construction of both the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines, struggles that are ongoing. The 1199SEIU sponsorship will allow many indigenous people who might not have been able to attend the march to add their voices to the hundreds of thousands making a profound statement on April 29. IEN Executive Director Tom Goldtooth said the network is grateful for the continuing support .