An Open Letter on HB316-Certified Professional Midwives

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Certified Professional Midwife (nursing degree not required) bill passed out of committee Wednesday to the Alabama House for consideration. (See HB316 on Ala House website). For many successive years advocates for home birth via midwife services have tried to push legislation in Alabama. ASNA’s Position Each year, ASNA has opposed this along with other nursing and healthcare organizations. Our concerns centered around patient safety, public confusion over the large variation in educational requirements for non-nurse vs certified nurse midwife credentials …

Are You Connected?

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ASNA routinely sends out email alerts regarding legislative and practice issues and continuing education opportunities.  As a licensed nurse in Alabama you should already be receiving our quarterly The Alabama Nurse (if not, let us know), visiting us on Facebook, or receiving our Tweets, but we would love to add you to our email list.  Click here for more information.

Nurses Save Lives. Now, Nurses Can Save Money Too.

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Alabama State Nurses Association (ASNA) is proud to announce the new Nurse Platinum Visa Card from Servis1st Bank. Without reducing cardholder benefits, the card helps ASNA support the nursing profession and is available ASNA members and non-members alike.   “Finally, a special credit card honoring nurses,” said Dr. John Ziegler, ASNA Executive Director. “When one has a nurse card, they participate in promoting the nursing profession as a whole.”   The Personal Platinum Visa® Card lets applicants choose between a …

Redemption Vouchers for Nursing Car Tags

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The Alabama State Revenue office assured us that you do not need your redemption voucher, but that the local office could look it up for you with your VIN#. Anyone having problems should ask their local office to contact the state headquarters for verification of this statement.  

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