"Nursing Assistants: Kindness In Action"

Celebrating 44 years as a professional organization for nursing assistants and other direct care workers in long term care.

You help us meet our goals for 2021 when you:

  • Foster Positive Connections with and between residents.

  • Practice using the language of Encouragement.

  •  Huddle with other team members to discuss tasks for today.

  • Talk to a legislator or public official about issues of staffing and consistent assignments.

  • Submit an essay, poem or song to the NA Authors Club.

  • Recognize your Nursing Assistants who have 20 or more years of service. Submit their names to the National Honor society for NAs.

  • Talk to your local church group or high school about being a NA.

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    Projects focusing on this initiative continue throughout the year: Fill out the contact form below with a description of your projects and continue to visit this website for more ideas.


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    National Nursing Assistants Week 2018

    June 14-21, 2018

    Career Nursing Assistants day June 14, 2018

    More information coming soon…

    4 Responses to National Nursing Assistants Week 2018

    • Stephanie Huckaby says:

      are the dates the same every year? The 15-22?

      Thanks Stephanie,
      No the dates for the 41st annual Nursing Assistants Week is June 14-21, 2018. Slogan is ” Nursing Assistants: Creating a Community of Caring”(C). Ohio NAW convention is June 20 in Akron. Program plans, proclamation form and other helps will be released soon. Like us on facebook
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      Genevieve Gipson, Dir, National Network of Career Nursing Assistants

    • kimberly says:

      When is national nursing assistants day for 2018 observed? I cannot find the information on your website.

      thank you.

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    Congratulations to Tequicha Price, Houston NA Council who was named ” 2021 Quality Caring Award Recipient Excellence in Patient Care” by MD Anderson Center,Univ Texas.
    The Award presentation will be held May 27- so watch for more info and photos.

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