National Student Nurses Association

National Student Nurses Association (NSNA)

an organization of students in the field of nursing in the United States. Among its purposes are the improvement of nursing education to improve health care, aid in the development of the nursing student, and encourage optimal achievement in the professional role of the nurse. It publishes a journal, Imprint, five times a year, participates in legislative activities at all levels, and gives scholarships, awards, and career workshops.

Na·tion·al Stu·dent Nurs·es As·so·ci·a·tion

(nash'ŏ-năl stū'dĕnt nŭrs'ĕz ă-sō'sē-ā'shŭn)
A nonprofit organization, founded in 1952, for students enrolled in all generic nursing programs as well as generic graduate nursing programs; official publication is Imprint, which is published five times a year and is distributed to all members. The organization also sponsors an annual convention, awards scholarships, and participates in legislative activities to promote health care and the future of nursing.

National Student Nurses Association



The primary organization for student nurses in the U.S., a counterpart of the American Nurses Association.
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ATLANTA -- Ryan Bannan, a junior in Mercer University's Georgia Baptist College of Nursing, was elected president of the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA) during the organization's 63rd annual convention, April 8-12, in Phoenix, Arizona.
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The literature review continued with the identification of information about student nursing associations such as the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA) and other professional nursing associations such as the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA).
While in school I joined the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA) and on the day I received my RN license in 2006 I joined the Maryland Nurses Association (MNA).
A June 2009 survey by the National Student Nurses Association found that 44 percent of recent graduates hadn't landed a nursing job.
OFFICES HELD: National Student Nurses Association, National Director; NSNA Chairman of Programs Convention and Planning Committee; Indiana Association of Nursing Students-Past President; IANS Director of Programs; IANS Convention and Planning Officer
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The $350 proceeds were donated to American Red Cross and a special fund of National Student Nurses Association (NSNA) called the "Hurricane Nursing School/Student Relief Fund.
The Annenberg Foundation contributed $500,000 and the Foundation of the National Student Nurses Association donated $122,151.

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