NSNA is proud to provide members and student nurses new educational opportunities and programs. Join NSNA on live webinars on pharmacology, med-surg, NCLEX mini reviews, and more! NSNA also provides the opportunity to purchase recordings of NSNA meetings/webinars, in case you’re unable to attend any live events. See below for a variety of programs/recordings you may register for, or purchase. There are both paid and free events.
NSNA Image of Nursing Workshop Beyond the Scrubs: Keeping it Professional The speaker shares ideas about how nursing students can have professional composure inside and outside of class and clinical to better prepare for successful future RNs. Discussion includes Professional identity formation in nursing--how to be professional in your career as a nurse starting as a nursing student—includes the 4 pillars of professional identity formation in nursing: Values and ethics; knowledge; nurse as leader; professional comportment. What is it like to think, act and feel like a professional nurse? Ten Key Concepts to be explored during this session include: Effective and therapeutic communication; Maintaining a positive attitude; Compassion; Teamwork; Accountability; Professional Composure; Lifelong learning; Ethics; Volunteerism and Professional Organizations. Run time 1 hour. Recorded 8-17-2023 Speaker: MacKenzie Simmons, NSNA Imprint Editor and Chair, Image of Nursing Committee
Forensic Nursing: Past, Present and Future Forensic nurses bridge the gap between the healthcare and legal systems by providing care to living and deceased patients who have experienced trauma and evidence collection. Forensic nursing is a dynamic and quickly expanding nursing specialty the work of which may be vital in the pursuit of justice in cases of sexual and intimate partner violence, elder and pediatric abuse, and mass casualty events. This presentation will provide the participants an overview of forensic nursing and specialty areas; history and current and future trends; and professional organizations and certifications. Speaker: Teresa Devitt-Lynch, MSN, RN, AFN-C, AFN-BC, SANE-A Sponsor: Academy of Forensic Nursing, NSNA Partnership Program
Academic Integrity: It's About Ethics, Honesty, and Trust This presentation addresses the importance of academic integrity and how it is tied to the values of ethics, honesty, and trust. The concept of academic dishonesty will be explored, as well as the impact of academic dishonesty on future nursing practice. Practical strategies for promoting and maintaining academic integrity will be discussed. Speaker: Dr. Agnes DiStasi Sponsor: Kaplan Nursing and National Student Nurses' Association
NSNA Advocacy Education Day NSNA’s Advocacy Education Day is designed for student nurses interested in learning more about legislative advocacy. Students have the power to make change happen. NSNA believes it is vital to involve all student nurses in advocacy. Each student nurse can positively impact the profession through public policy advocacy for patients, nurses, and the nursing profession. This Advocacy Education Day will teach participants to utilize their leadership abilities in the political world. Nurses continue to be the most trusted profession, and policymakers listen when nurses and student nurses speak!
School Chapter Leadership Forum(FREE) School chapter presidents are invited to join Taylor Conaway, NSNA President, for virtual School Chapter Leadership Forums that are held monthly. Having difficulty keeping the chapter up and running? Unable to plan community and advocacy projects to inspire member participation? Do you have some successes to share? These forums also involve special guest speakers!
NSNA’s Leadership University® Treasurers Certificate Program (FREE) NSNA is delighted to present the NSNA’s Leadership University® Treasurers Certificate Program virtually allowing for hundreds of SNA treasurers, aspiring student Leaders, and nursing faculty to attend. Become familiar with the intricacies of financial reporting, the budgetary process, revenue and expenses, statement reporting, cash control procedures, IRS filing requirements, and NSNA policies. Attendees earn a Leadership University Certificate for competency in the role of Treasurer after completing an open-book exam based on the materials covered. All state treasurers, aspiring treasurers, state board members, school chapter leaders, faculty advisors and consultants may participate. Speakers (Recorded and Live): Daniel Oluwarotimi, NSNA 2022/2023 Secretary/Treasurer; Dev Persaud, MA, Director of Finance and Administration
Resolutions Boot Camp: The Essentials(FREE) Explore the WHY, WHAT, and WHO of an NSNA Resolution. Resolutions give students the opportunity to learn from one another while impacting the nursing profession. By writing resolutions, nursing students have the chance to share their opinions with not only fellow students but also multiple healthcare organizations. In short, writing a resolution is your chance to make an impact on the nursing profession!
NSNA Membership Benefits (FREE) Crystal Nettles, 2022-2023 NSNA Director and Chair, Membership Committee, discusses the benefits of NSNA Membership, how to obtain school/state Official Constituency Status, plan activities and engage with your members and how to apply for the NSNA Leadership U Honor Society.
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