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  • 28 Jun 2016 1:37 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    For 35 years, Nurses Service Organization (NSO) has been safeguarding nursing professionals from medical malpractice lawsuits and state board of nursing inquiries. NSO is pleased to welcome WCAPN as our newest association partner and is the preferred provider of professional liability insurance. Learn more about WCAPN discounts and coverage visit http://www.nso.com/Individuals/Professional-liability/nurse-practitioner-malpractice-insurance-coverage or call 1-800-247-1500 and make sure you state you are a WCAPN member?

  • 27 Jun 2016 1:34 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    After 26 years with the VA, Ann Enlow, FNP, Cheyenne, retires.  Ann served as President for WCAPN for many years.  On behalf of the WCAPN Board of Directors and membership we congratulate Ann on her retirement. 

  • 23 Jun 2016 1:04 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    President-elect and Secretary--Deadline July 31, 2016

    WCAPN is seeking interested members who wish to serve in a leadership role on the Board of Directors.  Elected in 2016 by the members through a statewide ballot is:

    • President-Elect
    • Secretary

    The position of President-elect will serve for three years serving as President-elect during year one, serving as President during year two, and serving as Past President the third year. The President-elect serves primarily in a learning role by assisting the President in the business of WCAPN. 

    The President-elect will assume the duties of President in the fall of 2017.  The President presides over Board and meetings.  Represents (or designates representative of) the WCAPN in business, legislative, and other related activities.  Directs (or appoints leadership for) activities of the council including educational, legislative, and public presentation.  Appoints committees and leadership of committees, and directs activity/purpose of committee.

    The Past President serves in a support/mentoring role for the Board.  May assume temporary leadership position in the temporary absence of the President.

    The position of Secretary will serve for a two-year term. The Secretary's primary role is to record minutes of board meetings and during the annual meeting. Provides other correspondences and written material as directed by the President and/or board.

    Currently the WCAPN board meets four times a year.  Two of those meetings are face-to-face and the other two are by conference call. 

    All interested candidates for office must be a current WCAPN member.  Each candidate needs to complete a “Consent to Serve” form.  The form along with a head-shot of yourself needs to be sent to the WCAPN office by July 31, 2016.

    Elections will occur in September and the winners will be announced at the annual meeting which is held on Saturday, October 15th in Casper.

    If you have any questions or need further information contact Tobi Moore, Executive Director at tobi@wcapn.org

    Download the "Consent to Serve"

  • 15 Jun 2016 12:09 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Express your support to the Veterans Administration by submitting comments to the proposed rule [RIN: 2900-AP44 - Proposed Rule - Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (81 Fed. Reg. 33155, May 25, 2016)] which addresses the growing demand for healthcare services within the Veterans Healthcare Administration (VHA) by allowing our nation's veterans to have direct access to high quality health care delivered by Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs), including nurse practitioners.  

    Please use this link to send in your comments.

  • 02 Jun 2016 4:21 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Wyoming Legislature passed a law during the 2015 session regarding Wyoming Provider Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (WyoPOLST) program. 

    To view the rule click here.

    To view the statute click here.

    To learn more download the WyoPOLST brochure or visit http://www.health.wyo.gov/aging/services/POLST.html for educational videos and additional information. 

  • 19 May 2016 9:24 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Review the 2016 requirements for APRN license renewals from the Wyoming State Board of Nursing.

    Renewal period October 1 through December 31, 2016, with no grace period.

    All renewals must be completed online to do so go to the State of Wyoming Online Services egov.state.wy.us


  • 27 Apr 2016 1:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Based on several recent complaints to the Wyoming State Board of Nursing (WSBN), an advisory opinion has been developed to guide APRNs in several practice areas.  Click here to view and download the opinion. 


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