NODNA Student Nurses Night: November 7, 2019
New Orleans District Nurses Association (NODNA) enjoyed celebrating Student Nurses for a 2nd time in 2019 at Chateau Country Club. We were joined by a very special guest speaker, Justin Fontenot, Secretary for Louisiana State Nurses Association, who addressed the students about the harnessing the power of nursing. From 2019 forward our Student Nurses Night will be held in the Fall to focus on the Nursing Excellence Celebration during the Spring during Nurses Week. Student Nurses attended from Dillard University, University of Holy Cross, LSUHSC, William Carey and Delgado Charity as well as LPN students from Delgado and Nunez Community College. The evening was filled with fun, games, giveaways, and networking with representatives from our sponsors.
Gold Sponsors: Tulane HCA Healthcare, University Medical Center, and Herzing University.
Silver Sponsors: East Jefferson General Hospital, Ochsner Health System, LSUHSC-SON, Chamberlain School of Nursing.
Bronze Level Sponsor: Children's Hospital.
Scholastic Sponsor: Dillard University.
NODNA is proud to celebrate and welcome future nurses into the profession of nursing. Best wishes as your school year comes to a close and for those of you who will be preparing for NCLEX!
NODNA Celebrating New Orleans Nursing Excellence May 11, 2019
New Orleans District Nurses Association (NODNA) celebrated Nursing Excellence with awards and scholarships sponsored by four Executive Level Sponsors: Children's Hospital, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-School of Nursing, Ochsner Medical Center, and University Medical Center. Congratulations to all nominees for all of your hard work and dedication!
Here are the winners for each category:
New Orleans District Nurses Association Rising Star Scholarship Recipients are:
NODNA Student Nurses Night: March 28, 2019
New Orleans District Nurses Association (NODNA) had the honor of celebrating Student Nurses at Chateau Country Club on March 29, 2019. Student Nurses from Dillard University, University of Holy Cross, LSUHSC, William Carey and Delgado Charity were in attendance. The evening was filled with fun, games, giveaways, and networking with representatives from Ochsner Health System, Tulane, UMC, EJGH, Children's Hospital, HCA Healthcare, Gulf Coast Elder Abuse, LCMC, Loyola University, LSUHSC, and Gifted Healthcare. NODNA is proud to celebrate and welcome its future nurses, nurse leaders, and patient advocates into the profession of nursing. Best wishes as your school year comes to a close and for those of you who will be preparing for NCLEX!
NODNA Announces Awards and Scholarships Celebrating New Orleans Nursing Excellence
It is with great joy and excitement that NODNA shares the news of award opportunities for our New Orleans District Nurses. Nominees need not be members in some categories. Please nominate a nurse today by going to www.nolanurses.org/awards.
Rising Stars Scholarship
We are equally excited to support the future of nursing in New Orleans by offering three $500 Scholarships in our new Rising Stars program. Scholarship opportunities are open to all levels of nursing students at all levels of study. Details and nomination forms can be found at www.nolanurses.org/scholarships.
Recipients will be announced at the May 11th Celebrating New Orleans Nursing Excellence Brunch where we will also celebrate 100 years as the New Orleans District Nurses Association! Join us for the event by purchasing tickets.
NODNA Meeting and Program: February 21, 2019
Hosted by: East Jefferson General Hospital (EJGH)
Topic: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Presented by: Andrew Mahoney, MSN, RN-BC, SANE-A, Forensic Nurse, Family Justice Center
On Thursday, February 21, 2019, local nurses from across the New Orleans Metro Area came together to participate in New Orleans District Nurses Association (NODNA) Monthly Meeting and Special Program. NODNA invited special guest, Andrew Mahoney, MSN, RN-BC, SANE-A, to present the topic, "Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault". Andrew's presentation led to a great discussion about identifying potential victims in a medical setting and the nurse's role in supporting victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Those in attendance are eligible to receive CNE hours. NODNA wants to give a special thank you to EJGH for hosting and to all the nurses that came out to support NODNA as we "Unite and Ignite". We hope to see you all next time!