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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 2015

 

 

President Priscilla Halloran SNApresident@lsuhsc.edu
Vice President Brittani Dyess SNAvicepresident@lsuhsc.edu
Secretary Hannah Ngo SNAsecretary@lsuhsc.edu
Treasurer Kristina Trahan SNAtreasurer@lsuhsc.edu
Historian Bonnie Schiffman SNAhistorian@lsuhsc.edu
Historian Mitrell Osirio SNAhistorian@lsuhsc.edu
Breakthrough to Nursing Ryne Smith SNABTN@lsuhsc.edu
Breakthrough to Nursing Devan Peterson SNABTN@lsuhsc.edu
Community Service Coordinator Katelyn Freyou SNACSC@lsuhsc.edu
Community Service Coordinator Shelby Guinot SNACSC@lsuhsc.edu
Guest Speaker Coord. Christina Grishman SNAGSC@lsuhsc.edu
Faculty Advisor Marirose Bernard mbern1@lsuhsc.edu
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Community Service Events

January

  • Jan. 23- 610 Stomper Ball 6:00pm-midnight
  • Jan. 25- Rock-n-Roll Marathon 6:00am-1:30pm
  • Jan. 26- Blood Drive. MEB 8 10:00-3:30
  • Donations: Mardi Gras throws (beads, small stuffed animals, trinkets, etc...)

February

  • February 5th
    Valentines Day Cards (1)
    Date: Thursday, February 5th
    Location: 4th floor Nursing, (student lounge)
    Time: 10:00-1:00
    # Volunteers: Unlimited (Hour shifts)

    Volunteers will be making Valentines Day cards for the LSU Clinic patients. This is an unlimited event and students will stay for one hour making cards. The cards will be delivered to Ms. Carly Gervis on Monday in order for the patients to receive them on Valentines Day. Please bring any supplies you may have! For more information about this event, please contact Shelby Guinot (sguino@lsuhsc.edu).

  • February10th
    Valentines Day Cards (2)
    Date: Tuesday, February 12th
    Time: 10:00am -1:00pm
    Location: 4th floor SON lounge
    # Volunteers Unlimited (hour shifts)

    Volunteers will be making Valentines Day cards for the Fidelis Assisted Living members. This is an unlimited event and students will stay for one hour making cards. SNA members will deliver the cards to Fidelis on Valentines Day. Please bring any supplies you may have! For more information about this event, please contact Shelby Guinot (sguino@lsuhsc.edu).

  • February 14th
    Fidelis Assisted Living
    Date: Saturday, February 14th
    Time: 8:30-11:30
    Location: Fidelis Assisted Living
    # Volunteers: 5

    Volunteers for this event will be delivering Valentines Day cards, which were made by SNA members, to the members of the Fidelis Assisted Living Home. More details to come…. For more information about this event, please contact Shelby Guinot (SNACSC@lsuhsc.edu).

  • February 21st
    Paw-d-Gras
    Date: Saturday, February 21st
    Time: 8:00- 3:00
    Location:
    # Volunteers: 30

    Pawdi Gras is an annual pet parade hosted by the Plaquemines Animal Welfare Society (PAWS), a no kill shelter in Belle Chasse. We will be helping with registration as well as the actual parade! For more information about this event contact Katelyn at kfreyo@lsuhsc.edu.

February Donations
This month we will be collecting items for the Harry Tompson Center. These items are collected for the homeless shelter near school. The items that are requested are blankets, gloves, athletic socks, backpacks, winter hats, reading glasses (especially 1.25 and higher), art supplies, bicycle inner tubes and patch kits, walking canes, men’s underwear (sizes M and L), men’s belts, men’s tennis shoes (size 9-12), and large band aids. There will be a box outside of Mrs. Bernard’s office on the 1st floor of the Nursing building and a sign in sheet. Make sure to sign the sheet and state the amount that you donated to receive credit.

March

  • March 7th
    Green Light NOLA
    Date: Saturday, March 7th
    Location: NOLA area
    Time: 12:00-5:00pm
    # Volunteers: 30 Volunteers

    Green Light New Orleans invests energy in people by assisting New Orleans residents in person, one household at a time. Volunteers install free energy efficient light bulbs and backyard vegetable gardens to demonstrate that a mass movement of individual actions creates a significant impact on our environment and community. Green Light connects New Orleans residents to relevant, local opportunities and encourage individual actions so that everyone can benefit from a vibrant, resilient, and sustainable community. It’s going to be a quick and fun evening building a garden to better our community. We will car pool to homes around New Orleans.

  • March 7th
    Pulmonary Hypertension walk
    Date: Saturday, March 7th
    Time: 6:00am-12:00pm
    Location: City Park
    # Volunteers: 30 per shift

    Volunteers will be assisting with the set up and clean up of stations at the Pulmonary Hypertension Walk that the Alumni Association of the School of Nursing is hosting. There will be two shifts, 6:00-9:30 am and 9:30am-12:00pm with 30 volunteers working at each shift. SNA members will also receive credit for participating in the walk as well.

  • March 28th
    St. Bernard’s Battered Women’s Shelter
    Date: Saturday, March 28th
    Time: 9:00am-3:00pm
    Location: STB Battered Women’s Shelter
    # Volunteers: 15 volunteers

    The mission of the St. Bernard Battered Women’s Program, Inc. is to empower all survivors of domestic violence through strong programs that promote quality assurance and continuous growth and to live independent lives free from power and control by other individuals. We will be going to help with anything the shelter ranging from painting, cleaning outside areas, and other maintenance jobs.

March Donations
This month we will be collecting items for the St. Bernard’s Battered Women’s Shelter. These items are collected for female victims of domestic violence who are housed at this shelter. The items that are requested are canned goods, personal care items, tennis shoes and scrubs. There will be a box outside of Mrs. Bernard’s office on the 1st floor of the Nursing building and a sign in sheet. Make sure to sign the sheet and state the amount that you donated to receive credit.


Upcoming Conventions

April 7-12, 2015 National Convention Phoenix, AZ
March 30-April 3, 2016 National Convention Orlando, FL


Upcoming Meetings

Meeting Date Time Location
Meeting January 12, 2015 12:00-1:00 MEB Seminar Room 4
Meeting February 9, 2015 12:00-1:00 MEB Seminar Room 4
Meeting March 9, 2015 12:00-1:00 MEB Seminar Room 4
Meeting April 27, 2015 12:00-1:00 MEB Seminar Room 4


Meeting Minutes


Bylaws


Membership Information
New members of LSUHSC SNA are welcomed at any time! If you are interested in becoming a member of LSUHSC SNA or have a question about membership, please contact one of the officers via e-mail.

SNA Membership Application


Fundraising

  • Fleece - $32

  • Clipboard - $15

  • Badge Reel - $8

  • SNA T-Shirt - $12


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

Computer Services Orientation