Why attend?


This is Washington’s only statewide convention dedicated exclusively to registered nurses and the issues we face.

You have the power to transform health care! The 2019 Convention explores Transforming Health Care through the Power of Nursing, from what you can do as an individual nurse to impact change and how we can influence laws and policies.

Convention will provide up to 24 CNE credits to help you keep up with the latest research and trends and support your professional development.

Speakers and topics

Set the course

Help set the course for WSNA and learn how your professional organization sets the course for the future of nursing in our state.


Celebrate exceptional nurses in Washington state at our awards banquet and join the fun with our dynamic MC and auctioneer!

Who comes to Convention?

Advanced practice

Community advocates


Environmental activists

Long-term care


Nurse managers

Nursing students

Political activists

Retired nurses

School nurses

Staff nurses

“I loved 'building the business case for nursing' and the conversation around empowering the nursing workforce to take ownership of high reliability and quality outcomes of healthcare organizations” – 2015 attendee

Washington State Nurses Convention is proud to be sponsored by: