If you are interested in a position on the MNSA Board of Directors next year please join us at our meeting this Saturday from 9am-12pm! This is a chance for you to see what each position entails and how a board meeting is run, as well as get the answers to your burning questions! Best of all, a Thanksgiving potluck dinner will be served! Our meeting will be held at the Michigan Nurses' Association's building at: 2310 Jolly Oak Rd in Okemos, MI 48864.
Registration is now open for the Michigan Nursing Students Association's annual convention! It will be held January 27 & 28, 2017 at the Kensington Hotel in Ann Arbor, MI, and our featured speaker is Patch Adams! Please go to the following link to register:
The organization, AlcoRehab.org, works towards raising awareness of alcohol abuse and addiction issues and hopes to encourage as many people as possible to realize the potential consequences of their drinking habits.
They have 3 scholarships available to all students, with an application deadline of 2-1-17.
More information can be found on this page: https://alcorehab.org/scholarship/
The University of Michigan School of Nursing is having their annual Career Fair on Friday, October 28th , 2016 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. in the School of Nursing Building.
At the Career Fair, you will have the opportunity to meet with exhibitors from hospitals and universities across the country to discuss your future educational and career goals.
Registration is required. There will be a $10 cash entrance fee collected at the door for all students who are not currently attending the University of Michigan.
Please see the Career Fair website (http://nursing.umich.edu/info/current-students/school-nursing-career-fair) for more information and to register, or feel free to contact me with questions.
The National American Arab Nurses Association (NAANA) established the Angel of Mercy Award Banquet, now in its fifth year. You are invited to nominate your colleagues who are making a positive impact on patient care, nursing education or nursing leadership for the 2016 Angel of Mercy Awards. The deadline is September 30th.
Don’t miss the chance to nominate the nurse you know deserving of recognition for all that he/she does to serve the needs of their patients and or their family. The contributions of Arab American nurses, whether nurse practitioners, nurse educators or nurse administrators...those who truly advance the nursing profession merely by the way they perform their job!
You can go to www.n-aana.org for information on the nomination process and to obtain the nomination form. We've also make the nomination form a fillable pdf for your convenience.
Thank you for nominating that special nurse as the 2016 Angel of Mercy!
National American Arab Nurses Association (NAANA) will hold their Angel of Mercy Awards Banquet on Thursday, October 20, 2016, at Byblos Banquets in Dearborn.
The next quarterly COMON meeting will take place on Thursday, September 15, 2016 from 10am-1:00pm (please see conference dial-in on agenda if you are unable to attend in person) at the Michigan Nurses Association office located at 2310 Jolly Oak Rd, Okemos, MI 48864.
This is the annual meeting, so elections will be held for the positions of Secretary & Chair-Elect. Also, note that the meeting time frame is longer to allow for the committees to meet – please brown bag your lunch as lunch will not be provided.
The University of Michigan Health System’s Nurse Recruitment & Retention team would like to cordially invite any graduating students to their upcoming UMHS Fall 2016 Nursing Career Fair.
This is an ideal setting for those wanting to get an idea of what Nursing at Michigan & the Michigan Difference is all about.
U of M welcomes all students seeking Graduate Nurse/ Registered Nurse employment opportunities who are graduating by March 1, 2017. In addition, they welcome nursing ...graduate students and alumni to learn more about advanced practice and leadership positions at UMHS.
The Career Fair will be hosted for the first time at Michigan Stadium, “The Big House”, home of Michigan Football. Michigan Stadium is one of the country's most classic, widely recognized sporting facilities, and has come to symbolize the pride, tradition and excellence of the University of Michigan.
The Career Fair is being held on Sunday, October 9th at the Jack Roth Stadium Club – Michigan Stadium, from 12 Noon to 3 PM.
Due to anticipated high volumes of attendees, registration is required. Registration will begin on Monday, September 12th on the website: www.UMnursing.org.
Only those students graduating by March 1, 2017 will be eligible to register for this event.
Attendees may bring resumes for distribution if desired.
The American Nurses Association (ANA) is presenting their Nurses' Agenda to Congress today! This a list of public health issues that are important to the nursing community, and include:
--Pass funding for a comprehensive, national effort to prevent the further spread of the Zika virus.
--Repeal language that blocks the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from engaging in research to develop meaningful, evidence-based prevention strategies critical to ending gun violence.
--Pass funding for the work outlined in the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA), to help put an end to the opioids addiction crisis
Use YOUR voice today and send Congress a message to make all nurses a priority and to pass the Nurses' Agenda this fall! You can connect with Congress using this link:
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