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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 President Testifies: ‘Government Inaction Puts Lives At Risk’

Benjamin Evans Offers 6 Recommendations To Improve Healthcare System TRENTON, N.J.—Oct. 5, 2017— The New Jersey State Nurses Association president testified today at a N.J. Senate Oversight Committee hearing that lack of government involvement is putting the lives of New

Full Senate Testimony: State Bureaucracy Continues to Hinder Patient Care & Nursing Practice in N.J.

The leadership of the New Jersey State Nurses Association and the Board of Directors are very disappointed that our elected officials are not taking the ongoing issues at the Board of Nursing more seriously, which is putting the patients of

NJSNA: Timing of Appointments Uncanny

Board Prepares to Testify Oct. 5 at Senate Oversight Committee TRENTON, N.J.—Sept. 29, 2017—Gov. Chris Christie announced appointments to the Board of Nursing today, appointing 10 new members to the Board and three reappointments. “While we are grateful for him

NJSNA Addresses Opioid Addiction, Healthy Workplaces for Nurses

115th Annual Convention Set for Oct. 10-12 at Bally’s in Atlantic City TRENTON, N.J.—SEPT. 20, 2017—The New Jersey State Nurses Association (NJSNA) and the Institute for Nursing (IFN) will discuss opioid addition and strategies for creating healthy workplaces for nurses

NJSNA Member Helps with Hurricane Harvey Relief

NJSNA member Teresa Weisneck from Region 6 heard about the need for volunteers to help with Hurricane Harvey relief and she immediately volunteered. Thank you for your service to your fellow nurses Teresa!

Democratic Leaders Push Christie to Fill 6 Vacant Seats on NJ Nursing Board

After Benjamin Evans op-ed about issues at the Board of Nursing ran in several prominent newspapers throughout New Jersey, lawmakers call a press conference to discuss the issue.  NJ Spotlight covered the press conference. Read the full story from NJ

State Bureaucracy Affects Patient Care; Hinders Practice of Nursing in New Jersey

Patients and nurses in New Jersey could be adversely affected by the resignation of Dorothy Carolina, PhD, RN from the position of executive director of the New Jersey Board of Nursing (NJBON). Dr. Carolina resigned just 13 months after being

N.J. Nurses: Cutting Education Puts Elderly at Risk

 NJSNA Advocates on Capitol Hill Against Proposed $146M Funding Cuts WASHINGTON, D.C.—June 15, 2017—Representatives from the New Jersey State Nurses Association recently advocated against the proposed elimination of $146 million in funding for Title VIII nursing workforce development programs on

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
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  • 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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