Following the 2005 hurricanes, Katrina and Rita, the NSNA
House of Delegates passed a resolution asking NSNA
to "support the establishment of protocols for disaster relief guiding the scope of practice for student nurses and the collection and distribution of donations" (NSNA
, 2006, pp.
As President of NSNA
, I heard over and over that students as well as new graduates such as me are the future of nursing.
Program outcomes will be featured in the Summer 2015 Imprint (NSNA
Survey results will guide the NSNA
as it develops guidelines and resources to prepare nursing students for disasters, and will provide data about what the NSNA
can do to assist nursing students during and after disasters.
She has worked tirelessly to promote professionalism through her work with the NSNA
and the South Carolina chapters.
The House did approve the addition of a designated seat on the Board for a "newly licensed RN, less than 3 years." The NSNA
officers and representatives in the gallery were excited about this new seat that will be enacted in the year 2010.
Recently, the NSNA
held a Job Fair at Western Nevada Community College.
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).
In 2009, the chapter was awarded the NSNA
School of Excellence Award for Political and Legislative Projects for its "Save Your Hospital" political action project.
We must encourage membership and participation in the NSNA
at the student level then in ANA and state organizations following graduation and licensure.
Jenna Sanders and Grant Tyler, both students at the University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, Indiana, were elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA
) for the 2008-09 term.
The National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA
) MidYear Career Planning Conference in Atlanta, GA, was a rousing success, with over 1,300 in attendance.