MEET THE MEMBERS

The Faces of Our Organization

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Arkeelaua Henderson 

President

Arkeelaua Henderson

Vice President

Jacqueline Henson

Treasurer

LaTonya Hines

Secretary

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Membership Info

Member Benefits

Atlanta Black Nurses Association, Inc.

P.O. Box 87117

College Park, Georgia 30337

atlantablacknurse@gmail.com

As a member of the Atlanta Black Nurses Association, Inc.(ABNA) and the National Black Nurses Association, Inc. (NBNA), you enjoy the following benefits:

  • Online NBNA News, the association's quarterly newsletter

  • Subscription to the Journal of the National Black Nurses Association, a bi-annual published professional refereed journal

  • Online Job Career Centre

  • NBNA website:  www.nbna.org

  • Direct electronic mailing on nursing and health care issues

  • Online Conference Registration

  • Online Store - Coming Soon

  • Position Papers on important issues impacting the health care of African Americans                      

  • Association partnerships with federal and national organizations

  • Continuing education contact hours for licensure

  • A unified voice for the profession of nursing in Washington to address public policy                        

  • Networking with African American nurses from around the country, the Caribbean, Canada, and West Africa

  • The NBNA Scholarship and Awards Program -- NBNA offers scholarships to all levels of nursing students to continue and complete their nursing education

  • Leadership opportunities through committees and task forces

  • Speaking engagements at national and local conferences, Congressional Black Caucus Health Brain Trust, National Medical Association Health Policy Colloquium, National Minority Quality Forum.

  • Webinars, CE and Non-CEU

  • External Advisory Committee Appointments

  • Participate in NBNA's National Initiatives on Violence Prevention, Global Health, Mentorship, and Brain Health. 

NBNA Lifetime Membership is $2,000.00 – payable in four instalments over a one-year period.

  • Benefits include:

  • Complimentary conference registration in the year that the final payment is made

  • Receive the Early Bird registration for future conferences

  • New Lifetime Membership Certificate, Portfolio and a premium gift

  • Listed on the NBNA Lifetime Members Plaque

  • Listed in the NBNA Conference Souvenir Program annually

  • Listed on the NBNA website

  • Special recognition at the Closing Session of the NBNA Annual Conference honouring our Lifetime Members

  • Special seating for all Lifetime Members at the Closing Session of the NBNA Annual Conference

Member News

ABNA GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

 
 
  1. Define the health care needs of the community

  2. Provide health education to the community

  3. Provide assistance to needy families

  4. Provide scholarships to students pursuing a career in nursing

  5. Disseminate information on the contributions of nurses to the nursing profession

  6. Conduct/participate in research

  7. Increase membership on local and national levels

  8. Design and conduct an annual health fair at local church sites

  9. Plan and implement community-wide health promotion activities

Global Health

Community Outreach

  1. Define the health care needs of the community

  2. Provide health education to the community

  3. Design and conduct an annual health fair at local church sites

  4. Plan and implement community-wide health promotion activities

  5. Increase membership on the local and national levels

Nursing Education

  1. Define the health care needs of the community

  2. Provide health education to the community

  3. Design and conduct an annual health fair at local church sites

  4. Plan and implement community-wide health promotion activities

  5. Increase membership on the local and national levels

Advocay

  1. Provide assistance to needy families

  2. Increase membership on the local and national levels

Research

  1. Conduct/participate in research

  2. Increase membership on the local and national levels