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The magnitude of my gratitude and joy is unfathomable. My respect and admiration to all of you are immensely unequaled. Such are the strong yet humbling feelings evoked in me by the overwhelming success of the 2018 Global Summit and International Nursing Conference. Read More

Dino Doliente III, MBA, BSN, RN
President, 2016-2018

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39th Annual PNAA National Convention
July 25-29, 2018

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Human Trafficking Awareness Training New

On behalf of Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA), I write to urge support for Assembly Bill (AB) 2034, a bill that will require transit employees in bus, train, or light-rail operations to undergo human trafficking awareness training by January, 2020.

National Commission on Mass Shooting New

We, the undersigned organizations, share a commitment to keep children, parents, families, teachers, responders, and administrators safe. We are writing to urge Congressional leadership to launch a bipartisan National Commission on Mass Shootings within the next thirty days.

PNAA Election 2018 Timeline New

Election Dates: June 4-24, 2018

Yearly Maintenance and Update of mypnaa Website

We need your help in making sure we have the most up to date link to your chapter website. Please send us your website link information and update on your chapter President and President-Elect.

A Ripple In Time

Do you want to be a part of PNAA's history? Enter to win a chance to name and design the PNAA Legacy Book. Book launching - 39th PNAA National Convention, July 2018.

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA) Inc. is the professional organization of Filipino-American Nurses with over 4,000 members, majority of which are legal immigrants. PNAA strongly opposes the repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. This program was created under the Obama Administration in 2012 that allowed nearly 5,000 young Filipinos – along with 800,000 other individuals – to receive work permits and to be protected from deportation. DACA has afforded true representation of security and opportunity of the American Dream.

Support for Nurse Alex Wubbels

The Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA) joins the American Nurses Association (ANA), the Utah Nurses Association (UNA) and registered nurses across the country in voicing against the atrocity over the treatment of a registered nurse in Utah who was handcuffed and arrested by a police officer for following her oath, the hospital's policy and the US Constitution.


The Journal of Nursing Practice Applications & Reviews of Research (JNPARR), the official international, peer-reviewed publication of the Philippine Nurses Association of America, is calling for authors to submt manuscripts. The JNPARR covers topics on Nursing Practice, Education, Administration and Research.

New Education Grants From Walden University To Support Your Goals! 

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2017 PNAA Leadership Fellows Announcement 

The Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA) is proud to announce that it has selected four (4) distinguished nurse leaders as its 2017 Leadership Fellows. The PNAA Leadership Fellows Program is a yearlong program that supports the leadership development of Filipino descent in the United States through education and mentorship. This initiative serves as a vehicle to engage and empower nurses who seek high-level careers in leadership and management, education and research.

PNAA Awards Committee Extends Nomination Deadline

Please take time to nominate your nurse colleague, peer, friend, mentor and/or leader for the 2017 PNAA Nursing Excellence Awards. Download Nomination Forms here. Deadline for electronic submission for all nominations: on or before 11:59 PM Pacific time on February 10th, 2017.

iPoster and Proposal Critique Sessions at the 38th Annual Convention

PNAA invites you to submit your completed clinical, leadership, or research projects for presentation. We also want to invite Masters and Doctoral students to submit an abstract of their thesis, capstone or dissertation proposal for a Dialogue with Researchers: a Proposal Critique Session. Deadline: April 1, 2017.

Congratulations to Dr. Karen Meneses - named UAB’s 2016 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer

In recognition of her more than 40 years as a nurse, educator and advocate focused on cancer survivorship, Dr. Karen Meneses has been named UAB’s 2016 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer, the Academic Health Center’s most prestigious faculty award.

JNPARR - Call for Manuscripts

The Journal of Nursing Practice Applications & Reviews of Research, the official international, peer-reviewed publication of the Philippine Nurses Association of America, is calling for authors to submit manuscripts. Deadline for Submission: March 30, 2017, Publication Date: July 2017.

Congratulations to PNA Metropolitan D.C. - Recipient of the Banaag Awards

Malacañang Palace, December 19, 2016 - In conferring the Banaag Award to the Philippine Nurses Association of Metropolitan D.C. Inc., the President recognizes its exemplary services in helping Filipino nurses be integrated in Metropolitan D.C., and philanthropic spirit in helping thousands of underprivileged individuals and families in the United States of America and the Philippines.

PNAA Position Statement 12/22/2016: A Call for an Integrated Rehabilitation Program Regarding the Philippines’ “War on Drugs”

The Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA) asserts that a successful rehabilitation program is an essential component of the War on Drugs. The right to treatment is a fundamental right, rehabilitation treatment is a health right – certainly, it falls under the scope and range of Human Rights.

2018 Western Regional Conference

April 27-28, 2018
Hilton San Francisco Financial District San Francisco, CA

The Inaugural PNAA Golf Tournament

November 25, 2018
Ewa Beach Golf Club Hawaii

39th Annual PNAA National Convention

July 25-29, 2018
Hyatt Regency at the Hudson, Jersey City, NJ

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