2017 Nurse in Washington Internship (NIWI)
March 12-14, 2017
The Westin Crystal City
1800 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
Room Rate: $229/night plus taxes. For reservations call (703) 486-1111 - Be sure to mention the NIWI/Alliance Meeting to receive the discounted rate. Rate cannot be guaranteed after February 9, 2017.
REGISTRATION FOR NIWI 2017 WILL OPEN IN FALL 2016.
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NIWI is open to any RN or nursing student (all levels of education) that is interested in an orientation to the legislative process. There is not an application or acceptance process to attend NIWI. You just need to register and pay the registration fee. For more information on our scholarships, see below.
Non NSNA Member
(any level of education)
2013 Scholarship ReportsThe recipient of the 2013 full NIWI scholarship, provided by The Alliance, was Mary Atkinson Smith, DNP, FNP-BC, ONP-C, RNFA, CNOR of Starkville, Mississippi. Smith is a member of the American Nurses Association (ANA), the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON), the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association. Click here to view Mary's report on NIWI. The recipient of the NIWI 2013 registration scholarship, provided by The Alliance, was Patricia Lane, MBA, BSN, RN of Midlothian, Virginia. Lane is a member of the National Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN). Click here to view Patricia's report on NIWI.The recipient of the NIWI 2013 student registration scholarship, provided by The Alliance, was Paige Pendarvis of Old Town, Maine. Pendarvis is a member of the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA). Click here to view Paige's report on NIWI.
2014 Scholarship ReportsThe recipients of the full scholarships to NIWI 2014 are:
The recipient of the registration scholarship is Jan Stull of Avon, Colorado. She is a member of the Alliance member organization, the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses. Ms. Stull is a Perioperative Educator at Vail Valley Medical Center. Click here to read Ms. Stull's report on NIWI.The recipient of the student registration scholarship is Lisa Klasek-Gray of Charleston, South Carolina. She is a member of the Alliance member organization, Sigma Theta Tau International. Ms. Klasek-Gray is a nursing student at hte Medical University of South Carolina.
The recipient of the registration scholarship is Linda Casale of Atlantis, Florida. She is a member of the Alliance member organization, the Nurses Organization of Veterans Affairs. Ms. Casale is a Staff RN at Veterans Affairs Medical Center-West Palm Beach. Click Here to read Ms. Casale's report on NIWI.
Many Alliance member organizations also offer scholarships to their members for the NIWI program. Please check with your organization for more information.
The recipient of the registration scholarship is Elizabeth Bolton-Harris of College Park, Georgia. She is a member of the Alliance member organization, the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses. Ms. Bolton-Harris is a Nurse Practitioner at Emory University Hospital Midtown. Click here to view Elizabeth's report on NIWI.
Check back in Fall 2016 for information on the 2017 NIWI Scholarships.