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eadership. The foundation and continued growth of the nursing profession is vitally dependent on the leadership and participation of its members. The active involvement of all nursing professionals will serve to unite and strengthen the field. Relate, advocate and educate - your participation counts!
The following organizations are strong voices for the nursing profession, and all offer ways for you to get involved. Additionally, check out local groups and associations serving your community - many of the national organizations provide links on their websites to point you in the right direction.
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Nurse midwives, Obstetricians, Neonatologists, OB Nurse Practitioners, Neonatal Nurses, Ultrasound Technicians needed for Maternal Infant Health Program, Pristina, Kosovo. Overseas experience strongly preferred. Positions for 3, 6 or 12-months, 2000/2001. Send CV and cover: MIH Recruitment by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax (212) 226-7026.
Doctors of the World is a non-profit organization which relies on the support of volunteers and private donors to provide medical care to the world's most vulnerable people. Since 1990, Doctors of the World-USA has provided medical and humanitarian assistance to those in the greatest need in more than 20 nations -- from the people of war-ravaged Kosovo to abandoned children in Russia to indigenous Indians in Chiapas to South Africans devastated by tuberculosis.
Doctors of the World, USA, Olivia Tecosky, 375 West Broadway, Fourth Floor, New York, NY 10012
Dedicated to creating a healthcare system driven by the needs of patients and families where critical care nurses make their optimal contribution
Working for the highest standard of care for neuroscience patients by advancing the science and practice of neuroscience nursing
The professional association representing CRNAs nationwide
Advancing the profession of occupational and environmental health
nursing as the authority on health, safety, productivity, and disability management for worker populations
Promoting wholeness in nursing practice and healthcare
Representing the long term care community to the nation at large
Promoting the advancement of nursing informatics within the larger multidisciplinary context of health informatics
Serving as the unique voice for women's health and the advancement of women in medicine
Advancing the professional development of registered nurses practicing in nephrology, transplantation and related therapies, and promoting the highest standards of patient care
Advancing the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting the economic and general welfare of nurses in the workplace, projecting a positive and realistic view of nursing, and by lobbying the Congress and regulatory agencies on health care issues affecting nurses and the public.
The national professional organization for nurses who design, facilitate, and manage care
Providing leadership to advance psychiatric-mental health nursing practice, improving mental health care for culturally diverse individuals, families, groups and communities; and shaping health policy for the delivery of mental health services.
Offers opportunities for student nurses to teach courses and provide direct services!
Professional organization of perioperative registered nurses whose mission is to promote quality patient care by providing its members with education, standards, services, and representation
The leading professional organization for registered nurses caring for children and adolescents with cancer and their families
Dedicated to establishing and promoting the highest standards of nursing practice
The specialty nursing association serving the emergency nursing profession through research, publications, professional development, and injury prevention
Promoting excellence in end of life nursing
Working closely with healthcare practitioners and institutions, regulatory agencies, professional organizations and the pharmaceutical industry to provide education about adverse drug events and their prevention
A federation of 120 national nursing associations working together to advance nursing worldwide
The Kansas organization for CRNAs - great site!
Addressing the concerns and educational needs of neonatal nurses
Promoting education and research related to nursing care of persons with orthopaedic conditions
Improving the health and educational success of children and youth by developing and providing leadership to advance school nursing practice
Advancing quality nursing education that prepares the nursing workforce to meet the needs of diverse populations in an ever-changing health care environment
Fostering the art and science of nursing staff development and education
Representing students in ADN, diploma, baccalaureate, generic master's and generic doctoral programs preparing students for Registered Nurse licensure, as well as RNs in BSN completion programs
The honor society of nursing, committed to scholarship, leadership and excellence in the nursing profession
Providing international leadership promoting the specialty of pediatric nursing in practice, education, and research.