Image of Nursing Committee

Responsibilities and Functions: CNSA Bylaws Article XI Section 4

Committees shall review existing committee policies and submit any revised policies and procedures annually to the Board of Directors.

The Image of Nursing committee shall:

  1. Promote a positive image of nursing.
  2. Assist local chapters in planning, developing, and participating in local and state education, advocacy, and awareness programs related to a positive image of nursing
  3. Inform CNSA membership regarding the image of nursing and the public’s perception of the nursing profession through various means such as: writing articles for issues of Range of Motion, and updating the “Image of Nursing” page on the CNSA website.
  4. Coordinate CNSA responses to appropriate and/or inappropriate image of nursing issues in the media.

Committee Resources

Nursing in the Media Updates
CNSA Image of Nursing Facebook Page:
https://www.facebook.com/cnsaimageofnursing

NSNA ION Resource Center
http://www.nsna.org/ProgramActivities/ImageofNursing.aspx 

Links to Break Through to Nursing Resources and its Committee page 

American Nurses Association Media Newsroom
http://www.nursingworld.org/FunctionalMenuCategories/
http://www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/EthicsStandards

Committee Director

Michelle O'Neal, 2016-2017 Image of Nursing Chair

Committee Members

Jenny Asuntion, West Coast University, Ontario, Graduation October 2017

How to Join ION Committee

Submit your name, school name, graduation date, and CNSA/NSNA membership number to cnsaimageofnursing@gmail.com

Committee Time Commitment

7-8 hours per month working with other committee members, coordinating different projects with local chapter and monitoring social media. Hours of commitment are dependent on the number of committee members.