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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, and influence 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 creating scholarships for male nursing students.

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 healthcare.