Nursing associations

Bienvenido, enfermeras de Connecticut!

Bienvenido, enfermeras de Connecticut!

The Constitution State now has its own chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses, new as of spring 2010!

A Nurse, a Bike, and a Trek Across America

A Nurse, a Bike, and a Trek Across America

For Dr. Katherine Jeter, embarking on a 3,100-mile bicycle tour across the Unites States wasn’t about the athletic challenge. And it wasn’t about proving that she, at 72 years old, simply could. It was about raising awareness for the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN).

Minority Nurses Take Center Stage at ANA Convention

Minority nurses were a constant and powerful presence at the 2002 American Nurses Association (ANA) Biennial Convention, held June 29-July 2 in Philadelphia.

Dr. Hattie Bessent Inducted into ANA Hall of Fame

Dr. Hattie Bessent Inducted into ANA Hall of Fame

The ANA proudly presented trailblazing educator, researcher, author and advocate Hattie M. Bessent, EdD, MSN, RN, FAAN with its Hall of Fame Award at the association’s 2008 Biennial House of Delegates meeting, held this past summer in Washington, D.C.

Nurses Recognized for Their Work as Advocates for the Underserved

During its Annual Awards Banquet held last September in Harrisburg, the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association (PSNA) recognized the exceptional accomplishments of nurses working in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

NAHN + LatPro.com = New Online Job Center for Hispanic Nurses

What do you get when you bring together the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN), which represents Hispanic and Latino nurses coast to coast, and LatPro.com, the leading jobs/careers Web site for Hispanic and bilingual professionals?

Man Enough: The 20 X 20 Choose Nursing Campaign

Man Enough: The 20 X 20 Choose Nursing Campaign

The American Assembly for Men in Nursing profiles the progress of its campaign for a 20% increase in the number of male nurses in the workforce by 2020. Through image marketing, research, and advocacy, male nurses are increasing their presence at the bedside as well as in today's culture.

NBNA 40th Anniversary Celebration

Debra A. Toney, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.

It was 40 years ago—half a lifetime—that Dr. Lauranne Sams founded the National Black Nurses Association. Today, the NBNA represents 150,000 nurses, a resource for black nurses everywhere.

Leadership in Style

Rowena Elliott, or "Dr. E" as her students call her, at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Her drive, ambition, and determination have led Rowena Elliott to become the first African American president of the American Nephrology Nurses Association. The strength of her leadership qualities and character has made her a memorable nurse educator and role model for minority nursing students everywhere.

Taking the Helm

Taking the Helm

Dr. Antonia Villarruel, the new president of the National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations (NCEMNA), is proud of the landmark organization’s past accomplishments—but she’s even more excited about its future

Following in Her Footsteps

Following in Her Footsteps

In the mid 20th century, Goldie Brangman became a barrier-breaking trailblazer for equal opportunity in the nurse anesthesia profession. Today, at age 92, she continues to serve as an inspiration to minority CRNAs.

Directing Our Destiny

Directing Our Destiny

The Philippine Nurses Association of America marks its 30th year of advocacy and activism on behalf of Filipino nurses in the U.S. and around the world

Come On In, Make Yourself At Home

Come On In, Make Yourself At Home

A growing number of specialty nursing associations are not only reaching out to attract a more ethnically, culturally and gender-diverse membership but making sure their new minority members feel welcome enough to stay.

Celebrating National Nurses Week, Celebrating You!

Celebrating National Nurses Week, Celebrating You!

Trust. Without it, our careers and lives lose a solid foundation. Trust is certainly at the forefront of nursing. It's apparent when patients seek medical care in their most vulnerable states, trusting nurses to ease their pain and help them recover.

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