Student Nurses Association

Seward County Community College Student Nurse's Association shall be comprised of at least fifteen members from Seward County Community College nursing programs including the first year Practical Nursing certificate program, the second year Associate Degree program, and any outreach BSN or MS programs as long as classes are taken through Seward County Community College.

The Purposes of the Student Nurses Association are to:

1. Assume responsibility for contributing to nursing education in order to provide for the highest quality of health care.

2. Provide programs representative of fundamental interests and concerns to nursing students.

3. Aid in the development of the whole person, his/her professional role, his/her responsibility for health care of people in all walks of life.

The Functions of the Student Nurses Association are to:

1. Have direct input into standards of nursing education and influence the education process.

2. Promote and encourage participation in community affairs and activities towards improved health care and the resolution of related social issues.

3. Represent nursing students to the consumer, to institutions, and other organizations.

4. Promote and encourage students' participation in inter-disciplinary activities.

5. Promote and encourage recruitment efforts, participation in student activities, and educational opportunities regardless of a person's race, color, creed, sex, lifestyle, national origin, age, economic status, disease entity or physical limitations.

6. Promote and encourage collaborative relationships with nursing and health related organizations.

7. Promote and encourage the development of leadership skills in the nursing profession.

Pre-Nursing and Nursing students may join the Student Nurses Association at Seward County Community College by applying for membership and paying the appropriate yearly dues. Information can be obtained from the Association president or from the Director of Nursing at Seward County Community College.

To be eligible for privileges of memberships, at least 50% of the scheduled meetings would need to be attended.

 

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