SNA-SC Annual Convention

SNA-SC State Convention 2019

The Student Nurses' Association of South Carolina welcomes you to our 67th annual state convention, held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center in Columbia, SC on January 18-20, 2019

"Reaching New Heights" intends to provide even more opportunities to grow as a professional nurse through continuing education, professionalism, and legislative action!

Annual Convention provides students with opportunities to listen to speakers from around the state on a variety of nursing topics and specialties. The exhibit hall will feature prominent South Carolina hospitals, schools, and other nursing opportunities for students to explore.

Find tickets at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/67th-annual-sna-sc-convention-tickets-49871143934

CONVENTION HIGHLIGHTS

Keynote Speaker: Helen Haskell, MA, president of the nonprofit patient safety organization Mothers Against Medical Error and architect of the Lewis Blackman Patient Safety Act.

Speaker Sessions: Hear from nursing professionals on topics including Forensic Nursing, Emergency Nursing, Critical Care Nursing, Nurse Anesthesia, Flight Nursing, Holistic Nursing, and more!

Participate in the Hurst NCLEX review, an amazing opportunity to hone in on test-taking skills before graduation!

Engage with other chapter members at the House of Delegates by presenting a Resolution or running for an Executive Board Position.

EVENT REGISTRATION AND BOOKING

Link to the Convention Eventbrite

Link to hotel reservations at the Hyatt Place Downtown

Enter Arrival and Departure date, click on check availability and book reservation.

You may also call reservations at (888) 492-8847; give the group code which is G-SNAC to the reservations agent when booking.

SUBMIT A RESOLUTION

We like to encourage everyone to consider writing a resolution. Resolutions are written statements that are the basis for policies and actions of the NSNA. This is another great opportunity to get involved at the state level and potentially the national level. Please view the powerpoint going into detail about how to write a resolution for the SNA-SC state convention:

Writing Resolutions for SNA-SC

You can also find more information from the NSNA at https://www.dropbox.com/s/5mqpw0pof0apn1e/Resolutions%20Guidelines.pdf?dl=0

Resolutions are DUE December 15th. Please do not hesitate to reach out to Austin Horne, legislative@sna-sc.org, if you have questions about resolutions

RUNNING FOR THE SNA-SC EXECUTIVE BOARD

Becoming a member of the SNA-SC state board is an invaluable experience in which students have the opportunity to get involved in a higher level of leadership. As a state board member, students can improve their professional development to lead and mentor other student nurses across the state. Here is the Candidate Packet which explains in detail the positions that we will be voting on at convention. In addition, you can find application for the state board positions.

Candidate Packet

Please encourage your chapter members to attend this convention and apply for a position, as it would be a great opportunity for all members. Applications to be preslated are due December 15th, but you CAN still run for a position after this date.

CONVENTION AWARDS

You and your SNA chapter may be eligible for convention awards. Here is the Award's Booklet for the 2019 Annual Convention:

SNA-SC Award Packet

Please distribute this packet amongst your members, as there are awards on both the individual and the school level. For those awards that require applications, remember that all applications are due by midnight EST on Saturday, December 15th. Please email all applications to btn@sna-sc.org with the subject line pertaining to the award you are applying for. Be sure to attach any supplementary documents that the award requires you to submit.



If you have any questions, need any additional information, or to inquire about ticket bundling, please contact Kate Krajewski, SNA-SC Vice President at vicepresident@sna-sc.org

Information on the Annual Convention 2018