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Current issues under legislative tab for UNA action regarding the Governor's Healthy Utah Plan

YOUR health benefits are under attack if full time work is re-defined at 40 hrs/week.  See Legislative News and then click on Take Action Now.

Nurses Day at the Legislature
Feb. 27, 2015
08:30 am to 10:30 am in the Rotunda of the Capitol
There will be time after to visit galleries and also go into committee meetings depending on the schedule of the day.

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The Utah Nurses Association (UNA) is the only statewide professional association of registered nurses. As a constituent member of the American Nurses Association (ANA), we join in their mission to advance the nursing profession to improve health for all.



Utah Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The Utah State Board of Nursing accepts courses from any provider who is ANCC-accredited.


RNs and LPNs: Required one of the following:

  • 400 hours of licensed practice, or
  • 200 hours of licensed practice plus 15 contact hours, or
  • 30 contact hours every two year licensing period.


  • Must maintain national certification, and
  • Must be currently certified in specialty area, or
  • Must complete 30 hours of CE (if licensed prior to 7/1/92) and 400 hours of practice each licensing period.

Please contact the Utah State Board of Nursing at 801-530-6628 or for more information.


30 Contact Hours to Renew License

Utah Nurses Association offers a module for 30 Contact Hours of continuing education to RN’s and LPN’s to renew their licenses. This 2014 CE Anthology will satisfy the 30 contact hours requirement to renew your license. It offers timely information about health care and is accredited by ANCC. Included in the packet will be a test, a bubble answer sheet and an evaluation sheet. After taking the test and answering the evaluation sheet you will mail them to us for grading. The certificate we provide you will be all you need to renew your license. The cost of the module is $200.00 plus $10.00 for shipping and handling.  Please contact us at 801-272-4510 or email


 Announcing Utah Nurses Association Awards Recipients

Our 100th anniversary….. The Utah Nurses Association formed  in January  --- 1914….and we met for the first time October 19, 1914…nearly one hundred years before our Centennial Banquet on October 9, 2014.  Our banquet was well-attended with most of our award recipients present. We are honored to name the following outstanding nurses and their accomplishments.  Please congratulate them when you see them!  Or drop an email!!!  Thanks to all who nominated candidates for these awards. (To be nominated was, in itself an award from the nurses who know you best.) The award decisions were difficult. We all should recognize the great nurses we work with where ever we are!

Vickie Baer -  Outstanding Nurse Researcher (Clinical)(McKay-Dee Hospital)

Christopher De Haan -  Emerging Nurse Leader (LDS Hospital)

Kevin Foy - Outstanding Wasatch Front Clinician (VA Medical Center)

Evelyn Jorgensen  - Outstanding Nurse Historian (Retired Brigham Young University)

Sandra Mangum  - Outstanding International Nurse Volunteer (Retired Brigham Young University)

Gigi Marshall - Outstanding Nurse Educator (Academic) (Roseman University of Health Sciences)

I. Marlene Summers - Outstanding Nurse Educator (Clinical)(McKay-Dee Hospital)

Susan Thornock - Established Nurse Leader (Weber State University School of Nursing)

Barbara Wilson - Outstanding Nurse Researcher (Academic)(University of Utah College of Nursing)

Nu Nu Chapter of STTI - Nursing Group with Outstanding Community Service (Weber State University)

Paula Julander  - Lifetime Nursing Award (Retired citizen of Utah!)











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