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APRN Spring Conference Tupelo, MS: April 23-25, 2015

The Mississippi Nurses' Association 2015 APRN Spring Conference will be held in Tupelo, Mississippi at the Bancorp South Arena & Conference Center April 23-25. This exciting event will offer: 27 Sessions; 8 skill enhancing workshops with an additional two available at pre-conference; DOT FMCSA training; up to 22 contact hours of continuing education; presentations on current national and state legislative, regulatory and practice issues; exceptional networking opportunities; and the APRN Industry Expo. Please click on the title to see further details and registration information.


Completing 2014 MNA Annual Convention Surveys Starting October 28, 2014

Starting October 28, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. CST Step One Complete the overall conference survey using this URL address: Step Two After completing the overall survey, you will see a confirmation page and email that gives you this URL address to access the various session surveys. Log-in Special Note: To log-in to the session surveys, you will use your first name, last name, and email address that you wrote on the convention registration form. Without identical information, the system will not be able to locate your convention attendance.

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Trains, Wineries & Treasures of Northern California

June 14-22, 2015

Fisherman's Wharf


Vineyard in Napa Valley


Tuolumne River

The Mississippi Nurses' Association presents an exciting opportunity to visit first-hand the fascinating Trains, Wineries & Treasures of Northern California June 14-22, 2015 through Collete’s guided travel tour. The tour will carry you through San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf; Tuolumne, a gateway to Yosemite National Park; Sacramento’s historical district; Lake Tahoe; California State Railroad Museum; Santa Rosa; Sonoma, and Napa Valley. You don’t want to miss the elegant Napa Valley Wine Train―so sit back and relax as the incredible scenery; famous vineyards, and delicious farewell dinner come together, creating a one-of-a-kind experience.  

For more information on the trip, Trains, Wineries & Treasures of Northern California, please review the brochure. MNA members and friends are welcome.

For more information contact:

Clara Newman at

Clara Newman at MNA: (601) 898-0670




Alaska Adventure

featuring Seatle, Alaska, & British Columbia

August 25 - September 4, 2015

Juneau, Alaska

Ketchikan, Alaska

Victoria, British Columbia


The Mississippi Nurses' Association and Collette Travel presents an Alaskan Adventure featuring Seattle, the Gateway to the Pacific Northwest; Ketchikan, Juneau, and Skagway, Alaska; and Victoria, British Columbia August 25-September 4, 2015. The tour will carry you through the best of both worlds on this trip that combines land and sea with a 7-night Celebrity Cruises voyage through Alaska with unforgettable stops along the way.

For more information on the trip, Alaska Adventure, please review the brochure.
MNA members and friends are welcome.

For more information contact Clara Newman at the Mississippi Nurses’ Association at (601) 898-0670 or email Clara at



Order Online Now

Cover of A Way to Serve


You can now purchase the MNA centennial book, A Way to Serve: The Mississippi Nurses Association, 1911-2011 by Seetha Srinivasan, Director Emerita University Press of Mississippi online. Check in at the MNA Market Place and make your order.


New in Market Place

DVD Cover


Copies of the Mississippi Nurses Association and Mississippi Public Broadcasting documentary, A Way to Serve, based on the book A Way to Serve: The Mississippi Nurses’ Association, 1911 – 2011 by Seetha Srinivasan. It tells a story of nurse leaders, the growth and development of nursing education and practice, and the strides made for patients and in healthcare legislation during the last 100 years in Mississippi. DVDs of the  documentary can be ordered online at MNA’s Market Place. (Image courtesy of Mississippi Public Broadcasting.)

Listen to Southern Remedy

MPB logo for Souther Remedy


MNA is a partner with Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s flagship wellness show, Southern Remedy.The weekly radio program, hosted by Dr. Rick deShazo and MPB’s Kevin Farrell, and its companion --  Southern Remedy: Mississippi's Big Problem, a quarterly television program, are dedicated to keeping Mississippians healthy.The radio show invites listeners to call in or email with their medical questions. The show covers a vast range of topics from smoking cessation to sore throats in toddlers and regularly features medical experts talking about specific topics. On Mississippi's Big Problem, Dr. Rick digs into the biggest crisis facing Mississippi in many years -- obesity. Find out more about Southern Remedy Program and make listening a weekly habit.


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