September 12, 2014


NSNA® Weekly Broadcast Update

This week’s sponsor:


Concordia University, St. Paul’s online RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is designed for registered nurses who are interested in advancing their career through further study. This fully online program features a quality, collaborative and convenient learning environment that enables graduates to pursue careers in leadership, management, care coordination, case management, public health and more. For more information and to apply, visit ONLINE.CSP.EDU/NSNA.



MidYear Career Planning Conference
New! NSNA Forum/Blog – Online Communication Tool
Back-to-School Memo
Running for National Office
Request to Update Contact Info
New Foundation Website with Scholarship Application
NSNA Member Benefits
NSNA New Membership Brochure Available—view online and order now!
Start-a-Chapter Initiative
Quick Links


Save the Date: November 6-9

MidYear Career Planning Conference

Online registration is now open!

Register Online HERE

November 6-9, 2014

Hilton Portland, Oregon


NSNA is headed to Portland, Oregon, in the fall for the MidYear Career Planning Conference. Find out more about Portland and check out the Budgeting Information. Download the MidYear Brochure, featuring information on the NCLEX Review and keynote speaker Brenda Brozek. More information about the MidYear Conference will be available in the coming weeks.


Important Deadline:

October 14 by Fax or Mail

October 20 Online at

October 3 for Hotel Reservations


Budgeting information available


New! NSNA Forum/Blog – Online Communication Tool

NSNA’s newly launched forum is a great place for NSNA members to share ideas and activities for their state association, school chapter, or nursing school in general. Registration is free, get involved today!



What is your idea of a positive image of nursing? Share your photos to represent a positive Image of Nursing (in new scrubs, professional attire, etc.) please use the  hashtag on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram!



Back-to-School Memo

Back-to-School is a great time of year to make plans to strengthen your chapter. Be sure to check out NSNA President, Kelly Hunt special Back-to-School Memo for updated information on NSNA meetings, program activities, membership and much more.



Running for National Office

Thinking about running for national office? Visit How to Run for National Office to get a copy of the newly updated Digest of Information for 2015 NSNA Candidates and Candidates Schedule.



Attention NSNA Members: please remember to update your contact information with NSNA, especially if you are changing addresses. Update your information online through NSNA Online Member Services.



Scholarship Application Available on New Website Launched for the Foundation of the NSNA

Visit to begin your scholarship application! This is an online application process. Start now and finish later!


Be sure to complete the application in Step 8 before the January 16, 2015 deadline. Please note: students who submit a completed application (completion of Step 8) will not be able to return to the application to make changes.  


Funds awarded are for use in the 2015-2016 academic year.



Marilyn Bagwell Leadership Development Grant Deadline: February 13, 2015

This grant provide funds for Official NSNA chapters and school clubs to support student participation in state and national NSNA meetings or conventions, and for school clubs wishing to create an official NSNA chapter.  The total grant award of $1,000.00 is given to one nursing program annually. Apply online.




NSNA Member Benefits
Nurses Service Organization (NSO) is the official NSNA-endorsed provider of professional liability (Malpractice) insurance for nursing students. Visit for more information.*Rates may vary by state


10% Off Uniforms, Shoes and Accessories

Click here to learn more about Scrubs and Beyond

Health Insurance

Assurant Health, a company with 120 years of experience taking care of people just like you, can help you and your family get affordable, quality health insurance with options and rates to meet your budget. CONTINUE READING


Office Depot Back to School Sale!

NSNA Members can save up to 80% off with Office Depot. Visit to shop or print off your savings card! First time online shoppers receive an additional 15% off orders over $50 when they use coupon code 50591873 at checkout!


25% Discount on NCLEX-RN Review and Course Prep

NSNA and Cengage Learning have formed a partnership that brings you the best in learning resources. NCLEX-RN® by Donna Faye Gauwitz; NCLEX-RN® Review Online with CAT Logic; and more! CONTINUE READING




New Membership Brochures now Available

Grow your Chapter



Order the beautiful 2014-15 NSNA Membership Brochures.



Quick Links


·         NSNA Alliance Partners: Receive an array of discounted products/services through our alliance partners and support NSNA. A portion of each sale is contributed to NSNA for program activities.

cengage learning |  life uniform  |  nsna leadership u | nurses service organization (malpractice insurance) | office depot | wyndam hotels | Motel 6 | NSNA Visa® Platinum Rewards Card | Red Roof Inn | azigo online mall


·         NSNA Partnership Program: Join selected specialty nursing organizations  at a reduced rate.


·         Stand out and get that perfect job using your free HealthStream Professional Portfolio (formerly called decision critical portfolio): (Look for the NSNA logo in the top right. If you don’t see it, or you’re prompted for payment, please contact us.) 


Have a great weekend!

- The National Student Nurses’ Association



* Advertisement appearing at the top of the NSNA Weekly Broadcast Update in no way implies endorsement or approval by NSNA of any advertising claims or of the advertiser, its product, or services.  NSNA does not attempt to investigate or verify the accuracy of claims made by its advertisers and NSNA specifically disclaims any liability in connection with advertising appearing herein.






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