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 Fall 2019

 

 

President Olivia LoCascio olocas@lsuhsc.edu
Vice President TBD
Secretary Katlyn Brown kbro40@lsuhsc.edu
Treasurer Alexandra Walters awalt3@lsuhsc.edu
Historian Shelby Broussard sbro30@lsuhsc.edu
Breakthrough to Nursing Marui Soomro msoomr@lsuhsc.edu
Community Service Coordinator Grace Ciaston gciast@lsuhsc.edu
Community Service Coordinator Anna Hughes ahugh7@lsuhsc.edu
Community Service Coordinator Zoe Alexander zalex1@lsuhsc.edu
Community Service Coordinator Kristina Rigterink krigt1@lsuhsc.edu
Guest Speaker Coordinator Jeremy Moniz jmoniz@lsuhsc.edu
Parliamentarian Lauren Bridevaux lbride@lsuhsc.edu
Faculty Advisor Gretchen Deeves gdeev1@lsuhsc.edu


Meetings Dates

Meeting Date Time Location
Meeting January 28, 2019 12:00-1:00pm Lecture Hall C
Meeting February 18, 2019 12:00-1:00pm Lecture Hall C
SNA Blood Drive Febuary 4, 2019 10:00-3:00pm Hospital Lab (SON 5th floor)
Meeting March 18, 2018 12:00-1:00pm Lecture Hall C
Meeting April 29, 2019 12:00-1:00pm Lecture Hall C


Membership Information
New members of LSUHSC SNA are welcomed to join by the second meeting of each semester! If you have any questions about membership or becoming a member, contact the President. You may pay for your membership through this link on the NSNA website, http://www.nsna.org/membership.html

  • Chapter dues are $5.00 per year in cash or check
  • 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
  • For Spring 2018, dues are due on February 19th. If you cannot make it to the meeting on this day, you must have your dues in Ms. Deeves’ mailbox, 162 Nursing School building, no later than 5:00 pm. If you do not get your dues in by this time, you will not be considered an active member and you will not be eligible to acquire points for receive a cord for this semester.


Bylaws


NSNA and SNA Code of Conduct

  • Maintain the highest standard of personal and professional conduct.
  • Actively promote and encourage the highest level of ethics within nursing education, the profession of nursing, and the student nurses' association.
  • Refuse to engage in, or condone, discrimination on the basis of race, gender, age, citizenship, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability.
  • Treat others with respect and promote an environment that respects human rights, values and choice of cultural and spiritual beliefs
  • Abstain from the use of alcoholic beverages or any substances in the academic and clinical setting that impair judgment


Point System

In order to earn the blue and white SNA graduation cord, a student must be a paying member of SNA no later than the membership deadline of their Junior II semester or the equivalent for CARE, and earn at least 12 points for traditional students, and 8 points for CARE, 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 donation events.

  • Participation in one volunteer event for the assigned duration = 0.5 point or 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
    • o Credit will only be given for the first 8 items donated (more than 8 items will not be counted for another donation credit)
      • A donation credit appears as .125
  • Missing Points

Upcoming Conventions

April 3-7, 2018 NSNA Salt Lake City, Utah

Meeting Minutes



Newsletters


Fundraiser

SNA MDF Prices

Classic Cardiology MDF   Pro Cardial MDF
Classic Cardiology stethoscope - $100   Procardial C3 stethoscope - $120

MD One MDF   Acoustica MDF
MD One stethoscope - $50   Acoustica lightweight stethoscope - $20

Calibra MDF   Medic Palm MDF
Calibra Pro Sphygmomanometer - $30   Medica Palm Sphygmomanometer - $50

SNA Clipboard  
Clinical Clipboard - $20    


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

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

NSNA Code of Professional Conduct
https://www.dropbox.com/s/5k0wr4sw3bisiho/Code of Professional Conduct.pdf?dl=0

NSNA Code of Academic and Clinical Conduct Interpretive Statements
https://www.dropbox.com/s/sdk51g6r3c2pzpc/Code of Academic and Clinical Conduct With Interpretive Statements.pdf?dl=0

NSNA Student Bill of Rights and Responsibilities
https://www.dropbox.com/s/4z3f18l3knxehw0/Nursing Student Bill of Rights and Responsibilities.pdf?dl=0