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Nebraska Nurses Association (NNA)*


Mission:

Foster High standards for nursing practice, stimulate and promote the professional development of nurses, and advance their professional security, and to work for the improvement of health standard and availability of health care services for all people.


Functions:

The functions of NNA shall be to:

  • promote standards of nursing practice, nursing education, and nursing services as defined by ANA;
  • promote adherence to the code of ethical conduct for nurses (Code of Ethics for Nurses) as established by ANA;
  • ensure a system of credentialing for nursing continuing education;
  • initiate and influence legislation, governmental programs, and state health policy;
  • promote and protect the professional security of nurses;
  • provide for the continuing professional development of nurses;
  • provide information about a collective bargaining program for nurses;
  • maintain communication with and provide services to members;
  • assume an active role as consumer advocate in health;
  • represent and speak for the nursing profession with health groups, community groups, governmental bodies and the public at the state level;
  • provide for representation in the ANA House of Delegates;and the Center for American Nurses (CAN);
  • promote relationships with the state student nurses association; and protect and promote the advancement of human rights related to health care and nursing.

Membership:

All registered nurses eligible (currently have approximately 800 members)


Meetings:

Board of Directors meet monthly; committees and commissions meet monthly as needed.


Newsletter/Frequency:

Nebraska Nurse, published quarterly         

             
Conventions:

Annually in October


Executive Director::

Annette Belitz Harmon, CFM, CM


Contact Information:

Nebraska Nurses Association
PO Box 82086
Lincoln, NE 68501
Phone: (402) 475-3859
Fax:  (402) 328-2639
Email: Executive@NebraskaNurses.org

 

Web site:

www.NebraskaNurses.org


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