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Our Philosophy

New England Regional Black Nurses Association, Inc. is a part of the national effort to unify, educate and increase the number of African American Nurses in this country. NERBNA is dedicated to investigating, defining and determining the health care needs of African Americans throughout New England. NERBNA is committed to implementing the necessary changes to insure that optimum health care is available to African Americans and other underserved communities.

 

Our Goal

  • To offer annual programs addressing specific clinical issues effecting minority communities.

  • To provide annual educational programs for leadership development.

  • To offer educational programs during monthly meetings (September through June).

  • To maintain a database of New England's Black Nurses consisting of education, professional experience/expertise, employment, etc.

  • To award scholarships based on availability to student nurses.

 

Vision Statement

  • NERBNA provides educational programs to enhance nurse's competencies in leadership and ethical practice.

  • NERBNA advocates for and provides health services to the community to reduce mortality and morbidity in diseases that have a high incidence in the minority populations i.e. violence, cardiovascular disease, asthma, infant mortality, cancer, etc.

  • NERBNA is a repository of information about nurses of African decent in order to increase their numbers, facilitate networking and monitor professionals' activities.

  • NERBNA awards scholarships for individuals pursuing a nursing degree: Student Nurse, LPN to RN, BSN, Masters and Advance Practice.

 

Philosophy

The New England Regional Black Nurses Association, Inc. is a part of the national effort to unify, educate and increase the number of African American Nurses in this country. NERBNA is dedicated to investigating, defining and determining the health care needs of African Americans throughout New England. NERBNA is committed to implementing the necessary changes to insure that optimum health care is available to African Americans and other underserved communities.