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Welcome to the world of professional nursing at UVA! All Registered Nurses employed by the UVA Health System's Medical Center, Schools of Nursing and of Medicine are automatically members of our Professional Nursing Staff Organization (PNSO). Please provide us feedback!

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Professional Nursing Staff Organization

Current Announcements

  • RN Professional Profile - UVAHS RNs, update your profiles with your accomplishments! Our new form is much more user-friendly, allowing you to see & edit past entries for a truly cumulative profile!
  • Virtual Gallery of Evidence-Based Practice Symposium
  • 4/10: Certification Rally in the Dining Conference Rooms: 0900-0930 for already Certified RNs, 1000-1030 for RNs interested in certification! (Rescheduled from our March snowed-out event!)
  • Cabinet Schedule Change: Our long-time meeting recurrence pattern has changed in 2014! Now meeting on 2nd Thursdays at a new time, 1600-1800 in the Med Ctr Boardroom. Any UVA nurse is invited to sit in on Cabinet to see their voting representatives in action!

Strengthening Our Nursing Shared Governance

  • See the Shared Governance Toolkit: a resource for Central and Local Shared Governance chairs.  You will find templates for agendas, minutes and outcomes reports; meeting facilitation tips; monthly housewide shared topics; networking communication lists; and 2014 Local & Central PNSO Committee/Chair information!

Read the Latest PNSO Publications

Visit the PNSO's Support Office!
Second floor of McKim Hall, Room 2099

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Key Upcoming Events

2014 Major PNSO Events (PDF Calendar)

Other professional development opportunities

Key offerings include:

  • 4/10 Certification Rally (re-scheduled from 3/17), 0900 - 0930 & 1000 - 1030, Dining Conference Rooms
  • 4/22 Clinical Practice Committee, 1300 - 1500, Medical Center Board Room
  • 5/1 Professional Development Committee meeting, 1200 - 1400, Dining Conference Rooms
  • 5/8 PNSO Cabinet Meeting, 1600 - 1800, Medical Center Board Room
  • 5/12 Nursing Excellence Awards Presentations, Fenwick Auditorium, 1400 - 1600