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NBNA News: Special Issue on Public Policy - Winter 2022

Issues in Archive

NBNA Celebrates its 50th Anniversary at the 2021 Conference - Summer 2021
NBNA News: Special Edition on Hospice and Palliative Care - Fall 2021
NBNA News: Special Edition on Mental Health and Resiliency - Spring 2021
NBNA News: Special Edition on Clinical Trials- Winter 2021


NBNA News:  All Things NBNA - Fall 2020
NBNA News: Special Edition on Sickle Cell Disease - Summer 2020
NBNA News Special Edition:  COVID-19
NBNA News Winter 2020

NBNA News Special Edition:  Men in Nursing
NBNA News Summer 2019
NBNA News Spring 2019

NBNA News Special Edition: National Nurses Week
NBNA News Special Edition: All of Us Research Project

NBNA News Fall 2018
NBNA News Summer 2018
NBNA News Spring 2018
NBNA News Winter 2018

NBNA News Fall 2017
NBNA News Summer 2017
NBNA News Spring 2017
NBNA News Winter 2017

NBNA News Summer 2016
NBNA News Special Issue 2016
NBNA News Spring 2016

NBNA News Spring 2015
NBNA News Winter 2015

NBNA News Fall 2014
NBNA News Summer 2014
NBNA News Spring 2014
NBNA News Winter 2014


NBNA News Fall 2013
NBNA News Summer 2013
NBNA News Special 2013
NBNA News Winter 2013

NBNA News Guidelines for Submission:

The NBNA News is the official newsletter of the National Black Nurses Association. NBNA News is a member benefit that is dedicated to informing the membership about current health care advances, board members and local chapter’s activities, acute and chronic diseases, nursing research, national healthcare discussions, career and education opportunities, and health legislation. All members and non-members are welcome to submit information for publication into NBNA News.

Topics included are related to healthcare and nursing, but not limited to the following:

• Advocacy
• Community Services
• Cultural Competence
• Disease Management
• Disparities in Health
• Diversity
• Genetics
• Global Health
• Health Policy
• Illness Prevention
• Leadership
• Mentorship
• Nursing Education
• Quality
• Technology
• Workforce

Preparation of Article:

General: Times New Roman
Font size 12

Margins: 1” on all sides
Length: Maximum 1000 words

The name of the article should appear on the first page and should include the author's name with credentials, contact information, position, and institution. Provide a chapter’s name when appropriate.

Example:   Mary Culpepper, MSN, RN
                  443 Professional Drive, Avondale, TN, 33223
                  (555) 646-5656
                  Clinical Nursing Specialist
                  Avondale Medical Center
                  Central Avondale Black Nurses Association
                   Title: Analysis of a Progressive Education Program among Americans with Diabetes

Please note:
Credentials will be placed as followed: highest degree, licensure, and certification graphs and pictures must be included in the document or as an attachment.

References must be in APA format, listed in alphabetical order. Four (4) basic forms are presented. Please consult the current APA style reference manual.

Brown, A., & Smith, M. (2010). Reading, understanding, analysing, and the application of nursing research (10th ed.). New Jersey: Lincoln, Inc.

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (2011). Title of the article. Title of Periodical, 19(3), 233-239.

Online periodical:
Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (2011). Title of article. Title of Periodical, 19(3), 233-239. Retrieved October 10, 2011, from https://www.nbna.org

Online document:
Author, A. A. (2011). Title of work. Retrieved October 10, 2011, from https://www.nbna.org

Biographical Sketch
Please include a 3-5 line biographical sketch

Kristina Campbell, PhD, RN, CNE, is the director of the Master in Nursing degree program at Plato University. Dr. Campbell’s research focuses on educational disparities among ethnic minority students. She is a member of the Hartford Area Black Nurses Association.


Please include a professional photograph.



Members on the Move:
All members are welcome to submit professional nursing and chapter activities for publication. Member submission must include the following: Member name, credentials, local chapter role (if any), name of chapter, and details to be published. Please include photo with caption as necessary.

Regina Carver, MSN, RN, Treasurer, Piney Branch BNA, received her certification in nursing administration. Regina is the patient care coordinator at Westchester Medical Center in Cleveland, OH.

The BNA of Ocean Springs held its annual fall scholarship banquet at the Westin Resort. The chapter awarded 5- $1,000 scholarship to freshman nursing students at Ocean Spring College. The keynote speaker was Dr. Susan Parker, Vice President for Ocean Spring Medical Center.

Pictures for Members on the Move
Chapter, group, and individual pictures must include captions. Each person in a picture must be identified with the full name. All relevant information pertaining to the picture should be provided such as the name of the event, location, date, and any other relevant information.

Letter to the Editor:
Members are welcome to submit open letters to the editor prior to the deadline. All appropriate responses will be published in the proceeding NBNA News.

Ads to be published must consult the following: https://www.nbna.org/advertising.
Also contact dmance@nbna.org

Publication Date:
NBNA News is a quarterly publication. Deadlines for submitted information are as followed:

Editions                        Deadlines                            Publication
Winter                           February 10th                      March
Spring                           May 10th                             June
Summer                        August 10th                         September
Fall                                November 10th                   December

Submission (All information for NBNA News):
Email (preferred): nbnanews@nbna.org

Mail:   National Black Nurses Association
          Attn: NBNA News
          8630 Fenton Street, Suite 910
          Silver Spring, MD  20910

** Articles are reviewed and may require editing. Unless clearly specified, views, columns, and letters published in NBNA News represent the opinions of the author and do not reflect the official policies of NBNA.