About Us

Mission Statement

The Widener University Student Nurses’ Association exists to unify and support all nursing students at all levels by serving as role models through demonstrating professionalism and acting as a resource to peers while enjoying ourselves and reaching out to the community.

Vision Statement

Widener University Student Nurses’ Association will be the predominant student nurses association in the state of Pennsylvania exemplifying well rounded, genuine, professional nursing students, prepared for the challenges of the future.

Member Points System

2 points               for attempting to answer question of the week with rationale

4 points               for answering question of the week   correctly with a rationale

5 points                for General meetings

10 points              for Board meetings

10 points              for Widener Days

10 points              for the first hour at the Community Clinic
             5 points for each additional hour of                         service at the clinic

             ** Max 30 points

5 points                  for each  student shadow session

                                ** Max 20 points

10 points              for each Community Service Event up to one hour

                                                5 points for each additional hour

                                                **Points may vary

5 points                for each Fundraising Event

                                                ** Points may vary

5 points                                for donated items (Clinic, food drives, etc.)

                ** Max 15 points
                ** Points may vary

5 points                                for each Social event

                                                ** Points may vary

15 points              for each day at convention (SNAP, NSNA, L.E.A.D, etc.)

20 points              for writing a Resolution

15 points              for presenting a resolution at the state and/or national level

20 points              for running for a state or national position at convention

15 points              for being a campaign manager at convention

30 points              for Relay for Life
                                                ** Points may vary 

Full time students need 100 points or above to be pinned and considered an active member.


Part-time and evening students only need 50 points to become pinned and considered and active member.

Code of Ethics for Nurses

1. The nurse, in all professional relationships, practices with compassion and respect for the inherent dignity, worth and uniqueness of every individual, unrestricted by
considerations of social or economic status, personal attributes, or the nature of health problems.

2. The nurse's primary commitment is to the patient, whether an individual, family,
group, or community.

3. The nurse promotes, advocates for and strives to protect the health, safety and rights of the patient.

4. The nurse is responsible and accountable for individual nursing practice and
determines the appropriate delegation of tasks consistent with the nurse's obligation to provide optimum patient care.

5. The nurse owes the safety, to maintain competence and to continue personal and
professional growth.

6. The nurse participates in establishing, maintaining and improving healthcare
environments and conditions of employment conducive to the provision of quality
healthcare and consistent with the values of the profession through individual and
collective action.

7. The nurse participates in the advancement of the profession through contributions to practice, education, administration and knowledge development.

8. The nurse collaborates with other health professionals and the public in promoting
community, national, and international efforts to meet health needs.

9. The profession of nursing, as represented by associations and their members, is
responsible for articulating nursing values, for maintaining the integrity of the
profession and its practice and for shaping social policy.

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