Publications » Getting the Pieces to Fit
Getting the Pieces to Fit is the official handbook for state, school and national NSNA leaders. “Pieces” can be used in the following ways:
- As a guideline for starting an NSNA chapter.
- To assist with management of school and state chapters.
- As a reference for NSNA Bylaws.
- To apply for NSNA constituency status.
View the FULL BOOK online or download individual sections.
SECTION I: INTRODUCTION TO NSNA
- Membership Requirements
- NSNA ® Board of Directors, Committees, and Appointed Representatives
- NSNA Structure
- NSNA Communications
- Election Areas
- Foundation of the NSNA
- Overall Responsibilities of NSNA
SECTION II: HOW TO MANAGE A STATE ASSOCIATION
- Responsibilities of State Associations
- General Communications
- Planning a State Membership Recruitment Campaign
- Publicity and Recruitment Timetable
- Planning a Council of School Presidents (COSP)
- Six Steps to Launch Your Leadership U® Experience
SECTION III: HOW TO MANAGE A SCHOOL CHAPTER
- The Responsibilities of a School Chapter
- School Mailing Address
- Working with Student Government Associations
- Membership Lists
- Total School Membership Plan
- Tips for Recruiting Members/Prenursing Students
- Activity Planning for School Chapters
- Planning Educational Programs
- Community Health Activities/Disaster Preparedness
- Breakthrough to Nursing
- Legislative Activities
- Image of Nursing Activities
- Empowering Resolutions
- Global Initiatives in Nursing
- Education Activities
- NSNA Leadership University®
- Leader of Leaders Awards
- Nursing: The Magical Connection
- Tips for Effective Membership Processing
- The NSNA Membership Enrollment Process
SECTION IV: APPENDICES
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