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New Jersey State Nurses Support Multi-State Nursing Compact

The New Jersey State Nurses Association (NJSNA) is in full support of the multi-state nursing compact, which allows more portability of nurses that will improve access to care for patients. “New Jersey did not initially go into the compact because


Statement on Nurse Stabbing at University Hospital

After following the story this week and gathering as much information we could, the entire Board of Directors, staff and members of NJSNA extend our deepest sorrow and best well wishes for a speedy recovery to the University Hospital nurse


American Journal of Nursing Looks at Board of Nursing Issues

Upon learning of the crisis at the New Jersey Board of Nursing, The American Journal of Nursing wrote an in-depth piece about issues around the country, starting in the Garden State. Read the full article.


Nurses rise to disaster challenges

As Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, nurses were already looking for ways to help their colleagues and their patients. One NJSNA member, Teresa Weisneck, departed for Texas as soon as the storm left the area, using her experiences with Superstorm Sandy


Legislators and activists demand tougher gun laws

Representatives from the New Jersey State Nurses Association (NJSNA) continued to demand that the federal government study the impact of gun violence on the healthcare system at a rally today with Congressman Frank Pallone’s (D-6) and Congressman Bonnie Watson Coleman


NJ State House Spotlight: Critics say state nursing board problems could hurt hospitals, patients

Planet Princeton covered the Senate Oversight Hearing about issues at the New Jersey Board of Nursing on Oct. 5. Read the full story.


N.J. Nurses Demand Gun Violence Study Instead of Placing Blame on Mental Illness

 Nurses Continue Call to Lift CDC Ban TRENTON, N.J.—Oct. 6, 2017—Representatives from the New Jersey State Nurses Association (NJSNA) continued to demand that the federal government study the impact of gun violence on the healthcare system at a rally today


Cohen Joins Legislators and Activists to Demand Tougher Gun Laws

Representatives from the New Jersey State Nurses Association (NJSNA) continued to demand that the federal government study the impact of gun violence on the healthcare system at a rally today with Congressman Frank Pallone’s (D-6) and Congressman Bonnie Watson Coleman


Legislators and activists demand tougher gun laws

Representatives from the New Jersey State Nurses Association (NJSNA) continued to demand that the federal government study the impact of gun violence on the healthcare system at a rally today with Congressman Frank Pallone’s (D-6) and Congressman Bonnie Watson Coleman


Critics Say Chronic Problems In NJ Nursing Board Put Patients At Risk

Problems with the program that oversees nursing in New Jersey go beyond vacancies on the licensing board to include a chronic lack of support staff, internal management concerns, and other issues that critics say now put nurses’ profession — and



NJSNA Benefits

Your membership in NJSNA, which is the only organization to protect the practice of nursing in New Jersey, provides unique opportunities for you to advance your career, network with fellow nurses and gain knowledge that will improve patient care and influence decisions that impact nurses in the Garden State and radiate to the national level. Under a new pricing structure, all new NJSNA memberships will include dual membership in NJSNA and the American Nurses Association and cost $174. Membership includes:

  • Educational programming
  • Annual conference
  • Networking
  • Scholarships
  • Research grants
  • Leadership development
  • Legislative advocacy
  • Opportunity for service in state task forces or committees
  • Recovery and Monitoring Program (RAMP) for nurses
  • Career Center
  • Career Resources
  • Events
  • Insurance Programs
  • Legal Services
  • Practice Consultation
  • Professional Tools
  • eNewsletters
  • Electronic Job Flash

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NJSNA & ANA Membership

NJSNA and the American Nurses Association (ANA) are the only professional organizations representing the interest of all registered nurses, regardless of areas of specialization, clinical setting or working environment. Dual membership in both organizations connects you with nurses from throughout New Jersey and across the country as the single, united voice for the practice of nursing.
Your NJSNA/ANA membership provides unique opportunities for you to advance your career and gain more knowledge with additional educational opportunities to improve patient care and influence decisions that impact nurses at state and national levels.

Additionally, when you join NJSNA and ANA, you can:

  • Learn what you need with online access to learning resources on important issues impacting nursing (one FREE Navigate Nursing webinar every month — a $385 value).
  • Stay current on issues and news affecting nurses through free members-only publications, including: American Nurse Today, ANA SmartBrief, and OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing.
  • Get advice and support from nurses in your state and across the country.
  • Use member discounts on our extensive library of online CE modules to stay current on nursing topics and earn contact hours.
  • Save $125 on ANCC initial specialty certification and $100 on certification renewal as a member.
  • Improve your clinical, business, and leadership skills through educational programs.
  • Add your voice to advocacy efforts at the state and national levels.
  • Protect yourself with liability, life, and auto insurance
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