The purpose of this Association shall be to foster high standards of nursing practice, promote the professional and educational advancement of nurses, and promote the welfare of nurses to the end that all people will benefit as a result of the subsequent excellence in nursing care. The functions of this Association shall be to:
a. Promote, through appropriate means, standards of nursing practice, nursing education, nursing research and nursing services as defined by the American Nurses Association;
b. Respond to legislative activities that will ensure and protect the public's health;
c. Represent nurses and nursing to the public;
d. Promote adherence to ethical standards as stated in the Code for Nurses of the American Nurses Association;
e. Provide for and promote continuing education in nursing.
The Professional Nurses Association of Western New York continues to serve the nurses of our region, and is proud to recognize the importance of Building a Healthy Community. Our organization works to promote the delivery of quality health care and the advancement of nursing as a profession through educational programming, scholarships, and special events.
Best wishes to all present and future nurses! Please consider joining the over 500 members of our organization, as it strives to support the interests of our very fulfilling profession. We welcome registered nurses of all ages and backgrounds, from every setting where nurses have chosen to pursue their ongoing career goals.
Thank you to our Florence Nightingale sponsors, ECMC, Catholic Health, and Kaleida Health for helping to celebrate our 100th Anniversary.
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