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The Alabama State Nurses Association (ASNA) will host its Annual Convention in Tuscaloosa, AL at the Hotel Capstone from October 4-6, 2023.  

Are you Ready for the Convention?

There are more than 95,000 nurses in Alabama. With our voices acting as one, we can enhance protections and raise standards for the nursing profession. When you join ASNA/ANA, you’ll be part of a group 3.6 million strong, representing the largest group of nurses in the country!

Our mission is to lead the profession to shape the future of nursing and healthcare in the state of Alabama. Join ASNA today to take the first step in learning more about your profession and becoming a leader!

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Tuesday, April 25, 2023 at 9:00am CT


Saturday, June 24, 2023 at 9:00am ET


Wednesday, September 27, 2023 at 10:30am ET

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As nurses, we understand that staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in healthcare is paramount to providing exceptional patient care. We also know that staying up-to-date doesn't always have to be expensive or time-consuming. We have lots of free short courses with contact hours - just in time for those lazy summer days. Lounging at the beach, poolside, or under a lovely shaded tree, summer is the perfect time to catch up on needed contact hours. Visit our catalog for the full course list.

Preparing for an Active Shooter in the Clinical and Non-clinical Environment

Developed by Johns Hopkins Medicine’s Office of Emergency Management and Corporate Security, this course teaches the Run, Hide, Fight framework endorsed by federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies. The training focuses on the three options an individual has during an active shooter incident, what to expect and what to do when law enforcement officers arrive, and what to anticipate in the immediate aftermath.

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Clinical Approaches to Underserved Populations

Over the course of the pandemic, significant disparities have emerged. These 3 patient case studies will help you to more effectively care for patients in underserved populations. (1) Alberto is a 67-year-old man from the DR with COPD and T2D. (2) Gabriela is a 49-year-old woman with obesity, T2D, and hypertension. (3) Damon is a 45-year-old Black man with comorbid conditions.

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Caring for an Aging Population with Cystic Fibrosis - Webinar

Leading Cystic Fibrosis experts will discuss the unique concerns and needs of adults aging with CF, and how a structured program can assist in the clinical management of this group.

1.25 ANCC contact hours

Teach Back: A Tool to Ensure Patient Understanding

Studies have shown that 40-80% of the medical information patients receive is forgotten immediately and nearly half of the information retained is incorrect. One of the easiest ways to close the gap of communication between clinician and patient is to employ the "teach-back" method. This course will describe the process and techniques.

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Treatment Strategies for Hospitalized Patients

John is an older Black man with COPD and diabetes who presents to the ED after testing positive for COVID-19. How should you treat John when he arrives? What if he gets worse and requires oxygenation? John is admitted to the ICU. What are the best treatment options now? What options should you consider for ventilation?

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Managing MS Spasticity

Spasticity is one of the most common symptoms of multiple sclerosis as well as one of the most burdensome. It significantly diminishes patient quality of life and results in progressively worsening disability. What causes spasticity? How effective are currently used treatments? What does the evidence say about the safety and efficacy of treatment with medical cannabis products?

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Should I stay or Should I go…? Keeping Nurses along the Gulf coast

ASNA President, James Hardin, MSN, RN, speaks to Alabama public radio about problems with nurse retention in Alabama.  Click here to listen.