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ANA House of Delegates supports a dues increase

ANA House of Delegates supports a dues increase Hatmaker, Debbie After a heated debate, the ANA House of Delegates voted to support a dues increase of $35 effective January 1, 2002. This decision did not come easily as the delegates asked tough questions during the financial forum. ANA has not increased its portion of the […]

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2003 NURSE OF THE YEAR

2003 NURSE OF THE YEAR The Georgia Nurses Association ((}NA) and the Georgia Nurses Foundation (GNF) hosted the Annual Nurse of the Year Awards Dinner at the Sheraton Buckhead in Atlanta on April 26, 2003. Registered Nurses from all over Georgia gathered together to participate in the “Celebration of Excellence” of their colleagues and peers. […]

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100 Years of nursing education at Mercer’s Georgia Baptist College of Nursing

100 Years of nursing education at Mercer’s Georgia Baptist College of Nursing In the 100 years since the Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University was founded as the Tabernacle Infirmary and Training School for Nurses, the field of nursing has evolved into a highly technical profession. The advent of the Intensive Care Unit, […]

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$$$ Managing your money $$$

$$$ Managing your money $$$ Foster, Susan PROTECTING YOUR ASSETS The first step in sound financial planning is to protect what you already have. This includes health and disability insurance, property insurance, automobile insurance and, for people with dependents, income protection (or life insurance). As nurses, we are well prepared to evaluate health and disability […]

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Provisos Adopted by the GNA 2005 House of Delegates

Provisos Adopted by the GNA 2005 House of Delegates These Provisos were developed to provide transition for GNA operations and functions once the 2005 HOD adopted the Proposed Bylaws. The Proposed Bylaws took effect immediately following the adjournment of the 2005 HOD: 1. The current President remains in office until after the 2007 HOD meets. […]

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GNA’s 2001 convention highlights: Economic and general welfare awards

GNA’s 2001 convention highlights: Economic and general welfare awards Many activities take place at the Georgia Nurses Association Convention, and one of its best-kept secrets in past years has been the Economic and General Welfare Awards Breakfast. This year the Cabinet sponsored a reception instead to give recognition to individuals who excel in advocating for […]

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COMMISSION ON LEGISLATION/PUBLIC POLICY

COMMISSION ON LEGISLATION/PUBLIC POLICY Platform I CONSUMER ADVOCACY FACT SHEET 2006 Consumers of health care should have access to affordable quality care, a provider of their choice, access to treatment options, and the right to address grievances. More than 16% of Georgia’s population under the age of 65 are uninsured. 63% of working people have […]

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Center for American Nurses…GNA’s National Connection to Workplace Advocacy, The

Center for American Nurses…GNA’s National Connection to Workplace Advocacy, The The Georgia Nurses Association is a constituent member of the Center for American Nurses (CAN). CAN’s membership is currently about 55,000 nurses in 37 states. Individual nurse members of CAN’s 37 constituent member associations receive an automatic membership in CAN until July 2004, at which […]

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Pass the Pollution, Please

Pass the Pollution, Please Sattler, Barbara A Concerns about American food consumption are being raised everywhere-on the front pages of newspapers and magazines, on television and radio programs, within federal agencies like the Department of Agriculture, the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control. Low-carb, low-fat, and cholesterol-lowering diets are all competing […]

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GNA’s 2001 convention highlights: Approved 2001 bylaws amendments

GNA’s 2001 convention highlights: Approved 2001 bylaws amendments ARTICLE III DUES Section 1. Amount of Dues Membership Dues include: A. ANA dues assessed to GNA as a constituent member of ANA as adopted by the ANA House of Delegates in accordance with the bylaws and policies of ANA. C. A statewide uniform amount for District […]