As the recognized leader and advocate for the professional nurse in Montana, Montana Nurses Association works to provide a voice for nurses at local, state, and national levels. We advocate inside and outside of legislative chambers to ensure the Montana nurse can practice to the full extent of their licensure, advocate for their patients, and trust that their own rights are protected.

Safe Staffing and Workplace Safety for RNs in Montana

November 16, 2023

In 2023, your Montana Nurses Association passed legislation to report workplace violence. MNA also introduced legislation to establish safe staffing standards in healthcare. Learn about what you can do to help make it safer for nurses to provide high quality patient care in Montana! You are invited to join MNA… Read more

Board of Nursing proposes repeal of Continuing Education requirements

October 18, 2023

Stay up-to-date with the conversations surrounding the Montana Board of Nursing’s proposed repeal of ALL continuing education requirements for RNs and APRNs. Listen to the full MT Board of Nursing meeting; includes the final vote that officially repealed CE requirements for RNs and APRNs in Montana, over 100 public comments… Read more

Watchdog Alleges Pattern of Labor Law Violations by St. Peter’s Union-Busting Consultant

September 27, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 27, 2023 Contact: Bob Funk | 406-461-6787 Watchdog Alleges Pattern of Labor Law Violations by St. Peter’s Union-Busting Consultant (Helena, MT) —This week, St. Peter’s Health hired an anti-union “persuader” consultant, Niles Commer, to directly engage with nurses who are actively seeking to form a union.… Read more

HB590 signed into law

May 25, 2023

HB590 signed into law MNA has continued to address the rise in violence in the healthcare setting through legislation, education, and culture change. Keep in mind that a Montana police dog, while on duty, is afforded legislative protection against assault in the workplace; nurses and healthcare employees are not. This… Read more