--> Local chapters provide members with the opportunity to address issues impacting health care of Hispanics at the local and state levels.
--> Benefits of chapter membership include:
- local continuing education
- professional and social networking.
- local awards and scholarships
- regular meetings to discuss local community issues
- chapter newsletter to keep up-to-date on local activities,
events, and job opportunities
- local and regional networking opportunities
--> Chapter events including local conferences, leadership training and networking events/receptions.
--> Student nurse mentorship programs.
--> Volunteer opportunities
--> Reduced rates at some of NAHN Corporate Members educational facilities, including Chamberlain College of Nursing, Jacksonville
University School of Nursing, and Excelsior College.
-->Reduced registration fees at the national conference, Continuing
Education Unit (CEU) opportunities at the national conference.
--> Subscription to the NAHN™' quarterly journal, Hispanic Health Care International (HHCI).
--> Quarterly electronic newsletter
--> Scholarship opportunities for students at all educational levels.
--> Awards for community service and education excellence.
--> Chance to serve on NAHN's National board and various committees.
--> A forum for nurses to analyze and evaluate the health care needs of the Hispanic community.
--> Opportunities to disseminates research findings and policy perspectives related to Hispanic health care needs to local, state, and federal agencies in order to impact policy making and the allocation of resources.
--> Networking with/among other Hispanic health care professionals.
--> Supporting national health care initiatives as a united force.
Ms. Lisa Jouppi is a brand new member of the NAHN Phx Chapter familia. Lisa has worked as a nurse for 5 years now, and is currently working as a Quality Management Nurse Consultant at Aetna, Inc. where she has been since February 2016. She loves where she works and what she does, especially since she is able to work from home! She previously worked as a bedside nurse at Scottsdale Osborn and Honor Health Rehabilitation Hospital. Lisa graduated from Chamberlain in 2012 with her BSN and obtained her MSN from the University of Arizona in 2015. She is a pup-mom to her adorable rescue puppy Poppy. She loves to read, go to concerts, and recently experienced the running of the Kentucky Derby for the first time, in person, complete with a Derby Hat. She is best friends with Glorimar Castro, the Recording Secretary, and is happy and excited to have joined the NAHN familia to be able to do even more fun things alongside her best friend. "Nursing has opened up many doors than I had before. There are so many avenues one can take in in the nursing field. I'm excited to see where my involvement with NAHN takes me, my career and abilities."
You are not only becoming a member, you are also becoming a member of our family. You are now familia!