California Nursing Students' Association

CNSA is a statewide community advancing the transition of the student to professional
nurse through leadership development, education, mentorship, advocacy, activism, 
and stewardship. We invite you to join CNSA and strengthen the voice of nursing 
students in California.

BTN Success Stories!

Across the nation, many nursing students are leading the way by educating and guiding
others towards the nursing profession.

Check out these success stories across California.

CNSA Supports Bill to Teach CPR in High School 

AB 1719 (Rodriguez) would require that hands-on CPR be taught to California high school students, empowering them to act in emergency situations. CNSA urges nursing students to contact their elected representatives and express their support for this important legislation.

Read CNSA's Letter in Support of AB 1719

Run for CNSA State Office!

The Nominations Packet contains information on the general responsibilities of all members of the CNSA Board of Directors and Committee Chairs, as well as descriptions of each available position. 

Download the 2016 CNSA Nomination Packet

Read the Latest Issue of Range of Motion

View 2016 Fall Range of Motion


CNSA 2016 Convention:
A Culture of Learning: Our Passport to the World of Nursing!

October 7-9, 2016
Visalia Convention Center and Marriott Hotel
Visalia, California

For More Information and to Register Online
Download Convention Brochure
CNSA Exhibitor/Sponsor Packet
Online Hotel Reservations

Recent New Grad RN Survey Shows Increased Employment Opportunities

View Survey Report

Apply for AfterCollege Scholarships
Awarded to current students who stand out as future superstars in their field.
Next Deadline: September 30th

AfterCollege-AACN Nursing Student Scholarship - 
Apply Here

$2,500 -
For currently enrolled students who are seeking a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing. 

AfterCollege Succurro Scholarship - Apply Here
$500 - For currently enrolled students in an accredited program, working toward a degree in any discipline. Minimum 2.5 GPA.

Interested in helping your community while raising funds for your graduating class and earning community service hours? Click for more information!

Host Your Own CPR Block Party!