BENEFITS OF JOINING GASN

 

HOW TO JOIN?
With our new website you can now join online.  Just fill out the form below and submit your payment to get instant access to member only content. (We use PayPal, but you don’t have to have an account – very secure)

WHY JOIN?
When you join online you can immediately access the Members Only area, giving you access to ByLaws, Committees, Officers & Officers History, Complete Membership List (you can email directly to) and Newsletter.  Here’s how your membership helps:

SCHOOL NURSE ADVOCACY
1.GASN supports child health needs with state policy-makers & organizations.
2.GASN collaborates with state agencies, organizations, and policy-makers regarding school nurse issues.
3.GASN promotes National School Nurse Day to raise awareness of the school nurse role.
4.GASN affiliates with NASN to access and support NASN’s Publications, Position Statements and Issue Briefs about the school nurse role.

LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY
1.GASN executive officers facilitate promoting school nurse issues in state legislature.
2.GASN has been instrumental in advocating for school nurse funding in Georgia and for language in the A+ Education Act supporting school nurse staffing for all Georgia Schools.
3.GASN campaigns to include funding and legislation for a nurse for every Georgia School Campus.

EDUCATIONAL OFFERINGS
GASN provides a vehicle for school nurses to interact with others who understand their needs and can provide solutions to school health problems. GASN collaborates with Children’s Hospital of Atlanta who provides quarterly school nurse updates related to current children’s health issues.

DISCUSSION GROUPS
GASN has a list serve to communicate School Nursing news and questions to all members.

SCHOOL NURSE RECOGNITION
GASN receives nominations for Georgia School Nurse of the Year, Georgia LPN of the Year, and Georgia School Nurse Administrator of the Year.
1.GASN executive officers facilitate promoting school nurse issues in state legislature.
2.GASN has been instrumental in advocating for school nurse funding in Georgia and for language in the A+ Education Act supporting school nurse staffing for all Georgia Schools.
3.GASN campaigns to include funding and legislation for a nurse for every Georgia School Campus.