Southeast Louisiana American Assembly for Men in Nursing
The purpose of American Assembly for Men in Nursing (AAMN) is to
provide a framework for nurses as a group to
meet, discuss, and influence factors which affect
men as nurses.
AAMN is a national organization with local chapters
recognized and sanctioned under the Bylaws
of AAMN. Membership in the national organization
does not require membership in a local chapter.
Membership in the Assembly is available by
application and elections, provided to
Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical/Vocational
Nurses, entry level nursing students, and anyone the
Board Deems worthy of Membership. (http://www.aamn.org August 2008).
The Southeastern Louisiana Chapter for AAMN (SELA-AAMN) exist to
provide a framework for nurses in the Southeastern
Louisiana as a group to meet, discuss,
factors which affect men as nurses.
This chapter intends to establish mentorship
programs for male nursing students and novice
male nurses in practice. Additionally, the
SELA-AAMN will explore fundraising opportunities with the goal of
The goal of this chapter
is to assist in providing a diverse nursing
workforce capable of responding to community needs and
capable of delivering quality