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Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ - Champion Spotlight Series - Maryland Nurses Association

We are pleased to shine the Champion Spotlight on Maryland Nurses Association (MNA). Read about MNA’s efforts to emphasize nurse health, safety, and wellness for their members.

55e87cc7208196ac49e60fef7c1c1290-huge-mnThe Maryland Nurses Association (MNA), a Champion for Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation (HNHN) is the voice for nursing in Maryland and advocates for policies supporting the highest quality healthcare, safe environments, and excellence in nursing. Our core values include: Camaraderie, Mentoring, Diversity, Leadership, and Respect.

Regarding nurse safety, MNA has a specific Practice & Education Committee workgroup that focuses on workforce issues. These can include, but are not limited to:  nurse staffing, the work environment, and occupational safety and health.  The Committee collaborates with appropriate stakeholders, identifies and enlists subject matter experts, and analyzes current data trends on these topics.

For nurse health and wellness, we keep members informed of HNHN’s activities through our journal, The Maryland Nurse, which reaches 80,000 nurses throughout the state. The Spring 2018 edition featured an article on HNHN. MNA’s website links to HNHN to spread the word even more to our members. We offered a ‘healthy afternoon break’ with healthy food options during our convention last year and intend to do the same during this year’s conference as well. We plan on ramping up our efforts in nurse wellness for 2019 by offering early morning yoga during our 2019 convention.

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Blog Champion Spotlight 10/11/2018 12:23pm CDT

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Thank you, Jenell! We loved having you join us. Yes, next year we plan on getting our zen on to start the day! Namaste. :-)
The MNA conference last week was great, the fruit bars were delicious! Hearing that morning yoga is on the radar for next year is quite exciting! I will definitely plan to be in attendance again next year! 


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