National Student Nurses' Association

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National Student Nurses' Association
HeadquartersBrooklyn, New York City, USA

The National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1952 in the United States to mentor nursing students preparing for initial licensure as a Registered Nurse and promote professional development.[1]

As of 2011, there are about 58,000 members. About 3,000 members attend the annual conference and 1,500 the MidYear conference.[2]

The Foundation of the National Student Nurses' Association has distributed over $2,000,000 in undergraduate nursing scholarships.

The NSNA's official publication is the Imprint.[3]


The National Student Nurses' Association seeks to:

  • Bring together and mentor students preparing for initial licensure as registered nurses, as well as those enrolled in baccalaureate completion programs.
  • Convey the standards and ethics of the nursing profession.
  • Promote development of the skills that students will need as responsible and accountable members of the nursing profession.
  • Advocate for high quality, evidence-based, affordable and accessible health care.
  • Advocate for and contribute to advances in nursing education.
  • Develop nursing students who are prepared to lead the profession in the future. [4]


  1. ^ NSNA About Us
  2. ^ NSNA About Us
  3. ^ NSNA Imprint
  4. ^ "About NSNA". NSNA. Retrieved 2017-09-27.

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