Top Ten Reasons to Join NSA: 1) Subscription to Imprint magazine and access to other great publications, such as Getting the Pieces to Fit (NSNA's handbook), Guidelines for Planning booklets, and more. 2) Low-cost malpractice insurance and group health insurance. 3) Opportunity to participate in Breakthrough to Nursing, community health, and Image of Nursing projects. 4) Discounts on nursing related items, state board review courses, publications, textbooks, and journals. 5) Reduced registration fees for NSNA's Annual Convention and MidYear Conference. 6) Increased exposure to the Foundation of the National Student Nurses Association (FNSNA) Scholarship Program. 7) Networking opportunities with other nursing students and professional nursing leaders from across the country. 8) Education about nursing trends and legislative issues in nursing today through workshops, publications, and NSNA's Web site. 9) Opportunity to pursue leadership roles, develop skills, and gain peer recognition. 10) Increased access to study tools for state board review preparation.
Membership Benefits: 1) By joining the national organization, you will also be joining the Nursing Student Association of SD (NSASD). 2) You will receive Imprint, NSNA’s official magazine, published 5 times yearly. It contains articles related to student issues & needs. 3) You will receive NSNA News filled with national news and advertisements. 4) You will receive reduced rates on the following: nursing magazines, computer software, NCLEX review programs and books, NSNA Midyear Conference, and much more! 5) You will be a member of the state and national pre-nursing professional organization, which is an asset to your future resume! *If you are a nursing student of South Dakota and would like to run for a board position on the South Dakota State Nurses Association at the state convention, you must be a current member of the NSNA. Being a member of the NSNA, your registration cost for the MidYear conference and Annual Convention are less expensive. Visit the NSNA website for more information regarding the conventions.*
How to Join: - ContactNSNA - Contact a Representative of your Local Chapter at your university. - View the list of statewide local chapter representatives and their contact info here - Contact any of the NSA SD state board member
Annual Dues: State and National annual dues are combined: - New Member: $25 - Renewal: $35 - Two Years: $60