Hello! Introducing a new weekly feature to the activism BB. I plan to introduce a nursing organization to the BB members to show the vast aray of nursing.
I chose this group to encourage more men to actively participate in nursing organizations.
Any BB posters members?
The American Assembly for Men in Nursing
web site @ http://aamn.freeyellow.com/
Purpose of organization:
The purpose of this organization is to provide a framework for nurses, as a group, to meet, to discuss and influence factors, which affect men as nurses.
Encourage men of all ages to become nurses and join together with all nurses in strengthening and humanizing health care.
Support men who are nurses to grow professionally and demonstrate to each other and to society the increasing contributions being made by men within the nursing profession.
Advocate for continued research, education and dissemination of information about men's health issues, men in nursing, and nursing knowledge at the local and national levels.
Support members' full participation in the nursing profession and it's organizations and use this Assembly for the limited objectives stated above.
2001 Convention Theme
"Breaking Barriers to Men's Health"
The 2001 Convention will be held in Austin, Texas
November 30 - December 2, 2001
2001 Convention Information and Call for Abstracts
Types of Membership
Membership in the Assembly shall be available by application and elections, as herein provided to Registered Nurses (Sec. C.), Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses and entry level nursing students (Sec D) and anyone the Board Deems worthy of Membership (Section E).
Section A. Equal Opportunity Statement.
AAMN membership is unrestricted by consideration of age, color, creed, handicap, sexual orientation, lifestyle, nationality, race, religion, or gender.
There shall be three levels of membership, Full Membership, Associate Membership and Honorary Membership.
Full Members must be Registered Nurses and are entitled to these membership privileges: a voice with vote at Assembly Meetings, appointment or election to Assembly office, receive the quarterly newsletter and reports and shall have Chapter membership privileges as specified in Chapter Bylaws. Full membership dues are $80.00 per year. New graduates may join during the first year after graduation for $35.00.
Associate Members are members of the public, Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses and entry-level nursing students. Associate members may serve on chapter committees, hold chapter office and vote at chapter meetings if permitted by Chapter Bylaws, and may serve on national committees but not vote at Assembly Meetings, may not be counted as part of a quorum at Assembly Meetings, and may not hold Assembly office or be a member of the Board of Directors. Associate membership dues are $25.00.
Honorary members may participate in discussions at all meetings, but may not vote at national meetings or be counted as part of a quorum. Chapter Bylaws will determine honorary membership privileges at Chapter meetings and activities. Honorary membership in the Assembly, upon recommendation of the Board of Directors, may be conferred by unanimous vote at any annual membership conference upon those who have rendered distinguished service or valuable assistance to organized nursing service or nursing education. Honorary members shall not be required to pay dues to the Assembly and shall have all membership privileges except making motions, voting, and holding office all persons receiving the Luther Christman Award shall receive honorary membership.
Section F. Obtaining Membership.
1. Membership in this Assembly shall be by written authorized application to the Assembly.
2. Membership shall not be transferable from one individual to another.
AAMN Home Page
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