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SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the approaching formation of the largest union and professional association of nurses in U.S. history, 1,200 registered nurses will convene in San Francisco Tuesday morning for the biennial convention of California's largest RN organization, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee.
First on the docket Tuesday morning is a presentation on the soon to be established National Nurses United, the unification of CNA/NNOC with the United American Nurses and Massachusetts Nurses Association, creating a powerful voice of 150,000 RNs across the U.S. The NNU will hold its founding convention Dec. 7 in Arizona.
What: CNA/NNOC Biennial Convention Opens in San Francisco When: Opening Panel on the New NNU, Yerba Buena Salon 8 Tuesday, Sept. 8, 9 a.m. Where: San Francisco Downtown Marriott 55 Fourth St., San Francisco
In the opening panel leaders of the three organizations will highlight the emergence of a stronger national nurses movement and union and the impact it will have on national and state healthcare reform, the ability of nurses to advocate more effectively to protect patients, and standards for nurses that are vital for the retention and recruitment needed to expand the RN workforce.
Other convention highlights include:
CNA/NNOC represents 86,000 registered nurses in all 50 states.
|SOURCE California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee|
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