ASNA Members Receive UAB School of Nursing Visionary Leader Recognition

As part of their 70th anniversary, The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing honored 70 alumni considered leaders in nursing, nurse anesthesia and health care. Please congratulate our current and former ASNA members who were included in this honor. Community Award Recipient The Community Impact Award is presented to an individual in the field of nursing who has made a significant and positive impact on a community through their career or community service. This year, the recipient of …

May 31 is World No Tobacco Day: Help Your Patients Quit for Good

The Dangers of Smoking Each year, 480,000 people die from smoking, and 41,000 people die from secondhand smoke in the United States. While much of the world understands that smoking is closely related to cancer, many do not know that tobacco is one of the leading causes of heart complications and diseases. To bring attention to this little-known fact, the World Health Organization (WHO) established an annual observance named World No Tobacco Day. World No Tobacco Day Since 1988, the …

ASNA Senate Resolution Passes Legislative Session

  The most recent ASNA Senate Resolution passed on the last day of the legislative session in support of nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic. The resolution recognizes the bravery, commitment, and sacrifices made by nurses and recommends bringing forward legislation to grant a $1,000 Alabama Income Tax Credit to qualifying nurses. ASNA Senate Resolution SR137 PROMOTING THE ENACTMENT OF LEGISLATION IMPLEMENTING A TAX CREDIT FOR NURSES TREATING COVID-19 PATIENTS. WHEREAS, the COVID-19 pandemic has been rightfully described as a “war” …

“Thank You” Notes to Our Nurses

  Nurses across Alabama work hard every day to keep people as safe and as healthy as possible. They are loyal advocates for their patients, expert and efficient multitaskers, and compassionate caregivers to family and friends. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, everyday nurses with these remarkable qualities continue to hold our communities together. So as a way of acknowledging these heroes, we wanted to extend notes of gratitude to them through thank you messages from their peers, colleagues, and loved …

ANF Awards 2021 Scholarships to Alabama Nursing Students

Thanks to funds provided from nursing car tag sales, The Alabama Nurses Foundation (ANF) has awarded its 2021 scholarships! Academic scholarships were available to any Alabama resident enrolled in education leading to a nursing degree. This year’s awardees hailed from all over the state and included both nursing students and nurses who returned to school to further their education. Please make sure to get your nurses tag at your county tag office to ensure we are able to continue to …

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