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Student Nurses Association

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The Student Nurses Association is open to all pre-nursing and nursing students. The mission of LSUHSC SNA is to enhance nursing education through community service activities that promote social and professional development. Membership in LSUHSC SNA confers membership in the district, state and National Student Nurses Association.


 SNA Officers 2016

 

 

President Katelyn Freyou SNApresident@lsuhsc.edu
Vice President Devin Robinson SNAvicepresident@lsuhsc.edu
Secretary Kiera Smith SNAsecretary@lsuhsc.edu
Treasurer Thomas Gray SNAtreasurer@lsuhsc.edu
Historian Lily Tran SNAhistorian@lsuhsc.edu
Breakthrough to Nursing Andrew Giardina SNABTN@lsuhsc.edu
Breakthrough to Nursing Stephen Lewis SNABTN@lsuhsc.edu
Community Service Coordinator Reynecia Douglas SNACSC@lsuhsc.edu
Community Service Coordinator Sarah Hairston SNACSC@lsuhsc.edu
Community Service Coordinator Nicole Koppi SNACSC@lsuhsc.edu
Community Service Coordinator Courtney Stoufflet SNACSC@lsuhsc.edu
Guest Speaker Coord. Melanie Burkhardt SNAGSC@lsuhsc.edu
Faculty Advisor Marirose Bernard mbern1@lsuhsc.edu
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Community Service Events

July

July 3rd (Sunday)
City Park 3rd of July Celebration (on the Great Lawn)
Location: City Park Great Lawn (By the Peristyle)
Time: 4:30-7:00 p.m.
# Volunteers: 10

  • We will help to install recycling and trash containers around the Great Lawn before the event starts. This will last about 30 minutes. The next two hours will be spent handing out fans to guests as they arrive. The celebration begins at 7:00, so you can enjoy the music and fireworks afterwards! For more info about the event, contact Reynecia Douglas (SNACSC@lsuhsc.edu)


Upcoming Conventions

October 20-23, 2016 LASN State Convention Shreveport, LA
November 10-13, 2016 NSNA Mid-Year Convention Kansas City, MO
April 5-9, 2017 NSNA National Convention Dallas, TX


Upcoming Meetings


Meeting Minutes


Bylaws


Membership Information
New members of LSUHSC SNA are welcomed at any time! If you have any questions about membership or becoming a member, contact an officer. If you want to sign up, click this link, and click NSNA Dues Schedule and Membership Application. You may pay for your membership through this link on the NSNA website..

  • Chapter dues are $5.00 per year
  • To pay these chapter dues, print your confirmation of membership and put this confirmation and the $5.00 chapter dues into an envelope with your name on it and give it to the treasurer.
  • Checks are made out to SNA @ LSUHSC


Fundraising

  • Clipboards - $20


Point System

In order to earn the blue and white SNA graduation cord, a student must be an active paying member of SNA, and earn at least 12 points by graduation. If Senior II’s want their cord by composites pictures, points must be completed by the beginning of their graduating semester. Points are earned by participating in volunteer events and/or by contributing to monthly donation events.

  • Participation in one volunteer event for the assigned duration = 1 point
  • Blood drive volunteering = 0.5 points (due to shorter shifts)
  • Blood donation during LSUHSC School of Nursing Blood Drives = 0.5 point
  • Donation Credits
    • 4 donation events (8 items each event) = 0.5 credit
    • 8 donation events = 1 credit
    • Credit will only be given for the first 8 items donated
    • A donation credit appears as a “0)
  • Monthly donation of 8 items/drive = 1 donation credit. Donation credit appears as a “0”, and 4 donation “0”s = 1 point.
  • Participation in SMART CAFÉ and/or NOARHP = 0.5 points/lesson taught


Helpful Links
National Student Nurses Association (NSNA)
www.nsna.org

Louisiana Student Nurses Association (LASN)
www.lasn.org

NSNA Code of Academic and Clinical Conduct
http://www.nsna.org/Publications/AcademicClinicalConduct.aspx

NSNA Code of Professional Conduct
http://www.nsna.org/Publications/ProfessionalConduct.aspx

NSNA Code of Academic and Clinical Conduct Interpretive Statements
http://www.nsna.org/Portals/0/Skins/NSNA/pdf/NSNA_CoC_Academic_
Clinical_Interp_Statements.pdf

NSNA Student Bill of Rights and Responsibilities
http://www.nsna.org/Publications/BillofRights.aspx

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