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DRIVE WITH PRIDE!
In 2003 the Mississippi Nurses Association lobbied the Legislature and HB 940 was passed, establishing a distinctive license plate for nursing! …


The Mississippi Nurses Foundation provides scholarships and stipends to nursing students and registered nurses throughout the state of Mississippi who are pursuing degrees in nursing.


Nurse In Need Program

On behalf of the Mississippi Nurses Foundation Board of Directors, we write this message to encourage nurses across our great state. As nurses, many of you are on the front lines of this national crisis and we support you endlessly. We also want to thank you for your heroic measures and remind you that we, the Mississippi Nurses Foundation, are here for you.

There is no doubt, COVID-19 has changed our lives as individuals, our great profession, our state, and nation forever. As a foundation dedicated to the nursing profession and health and wellbeing of Mississippi citizens, we’re reaching out to you with our “Nurse in Need” program.

The Mississippi Nurses Foundation Nurse in Need program provides financial assistance up to $500 to Mississippi nurses who are members of the Mississippi Nurses Association during hardship, such as a loss of employment, physical injury, disaster, travel cost, childcare, supplies, etc.

In this devastating time and always, we want to help!

If you are need of assistance, please complete the attached Nurse in Need Application and return it to kdorr@msnurses.org or rhoward@msnurses.org .

Never forget….Nurses Touch Lives!

Rosalyn Howard
Executive Director

Click Here for Nurse in Need Application

 


From Mississippi Nurses Foundation Accreditation Administrator, Dr. Susan Hart

Dear Providers,

During this time of social distancing and Covid-19 concerns, we are making the following recommendations for conducting CE activities:

1. Those providers who have recently submitted CE applications and/or received approval, the expiration date will be TBA until you are able to schedule a date for the activity. As soon as you know the new date of the CE activity, send me an email and a new approval letter will be issued.

2. Move face-to-face CE activities to online activity or enduring activity.

a. Online activity or internet live is provider-driven by offering the activity through WebEx, Zoom, Skype, or any other video conferencing at a specific time or real-time for learners to participate. Send me an email if you are planning to convert the activity and the mode.

b. Enduring activity is learner-driven or self-directed at the learner’s time and space. A resource for moving a live activity to enduring is attached. Send me an email and the completed planning table if you are planning to convert the activity.

Converting live activity to enduring activity

 

Please email me if you have any questions or need assistance – dr.susanhart@gmail.com


 

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From Our Executive Director

It is an honor for me to write about the successes of the Mississippi Nurses Foundation and how your support and contributions Touched Lives. The vision of MNF is to be the charitable organization in the state of Mississippi that is most influential in impacting the professional image of nursing, sponsoring continuing nursing education, and funding for nursing.

Below is a snapshot of our successes:

  • Created a new successful partnership with Make-A-Wish Mississippi to grant a child a wish with schools of nursing
  • Awarded $110,000 through our Nurses Car Tag program by increasing the number of scholarships to schools of nursing; which support nursing students and nurses advancing their education
  • Awarded two Ph.D Research Awards to nursing students
  • Continued our Leadership Institute with nurses in different scopes of practice
  • Developed a new funding source through Kroger Community Fundraiser
  • Provided $1,000 scholarships to 22 schools of nursing throughout the State of Mississippi
  • Supported twenty nurses attending Mississippi Nurses Association Annual Convention in Biloxi, MS
  • Supported new organizations in developing quality continuing education courses for registered nurses in Mississippi
  • Continued our  collaboration for handwashing with the Mississippi Department of Health Office of Emergency Planning and Response.
  • Awarded nearly $50,000 to nurses for community projects throughout the State

With your continued support and tax-deductible donations we will continue to expand our programs and services, and increase the number of scholarships that are awarded annually.

Join us!

Sincerely,

Rosalyn Howard, M.Ed

Executive Director


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