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Nurses Inspire, Innovate and Influence

As we celebrate Nurses Week, we view it as a time for reflection because there is no more important work than caring for others. We are celebrating how nurses inspire, innovate and influence as this year’s theme. This captures the


NJSNA Celebrates Legislative Victory to Protect Public Health, Vulnerable Populations

Gov. Phil Murphy Signs Earned Sick Day Legislation into Law TRENTON, N.J.—May 2, 2018—On behalf of hard-working employees, the New Jersey State Nurses Association (NJSNA) celebrated an important legislative victory today when Gov. Phil Murphy signed the Earned Sick and


NJSNA Recognizes Top NJ Nurses

TRENTON, N.J.—April 9, 2018—The New Jersey State Nurses Association (NJSNA) recently recognized Deborah Ewtushek, MSN, MS, RN, CCSN-NJ and Susan Weaver, Ph.D., RN, CRNI, NEA-BC for their outstanding work towards inspiring the lives of other nurses. Ewtushek, a nurse educator


Earned Sick Day Testimony for Assembly Labor Committee

Earned Sick Days

From Judy Schmidt, New Jersey State Nurses Association CEO With more than 20,000 people sick with the flu in NJ this year, paid sick days are a matter of good public health. Perhaps if paid sick days were available to


Health Care Professionals Call for Paid Sick Days Legislation to Protect Public Health

TRENTON, N.J.—Feb. 26, 2018— Paid sick days are a public health issue, especially this year, as the flu epidemic continues to spread, said representatives from The New Jersey State Nurses Association (NJSNA), HPAE, the NJ Time to Care Coalition, and


‘Staffing Is Not a Numbers Game’

NJSNA: Healthcare Factors Patient Acuity, Nurse Experience TRENTON, N.J.—February 6, 2018—Healthcare organizations should develop staffing plans based on patient needs and nurse experience, according to the New Jersey State Nurses Association (NJSNA), which represents 125,000 registered nurses and advanced practice


NJSNA Welcomes New Board Members

Board Greets New Vice President, Secretary Ahead of Busy Advocacy Campaign TRENTON, N.J.—Jan. 8, 2017—The New Jersey State Nurses Association welcomed a new vice president and secretary to its Board of Directors at a swearing in ceremony this weekend. “We


NJSNA’s Opioid Treatment Program for Nurses

Minority Nurse featured NJSNA’s Recovery and Monitoring Program with an in-depth article about how the program works and its benefits. Read the whole article.


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


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.


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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