The nurses of New York State well remember the events at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. Many RNs responded to the scene and cared for the injured in nearby hospitals. Others provided ongoing assistance to rescue workers and survivors experiencing post traumatic stress disorder.
We invite you to read the stories that appeared in Report, the Nurses Association newsletter, about nurses’ efforts during those dark days. (Note: all of the following attachments are in .pdf format; Adobe Reader required)
With more than 34,000 members, NYSNA is the oldest and largest state nurses’ association in the nation. It is an influential union for RNs, representing nurses in New York and New Jersey. Offering a wide range of services to its members, NYSNA fosters high standards of nursing education and practice and works to advance the profession through legislative activity. It is a constituent of the American Nurses Association and of the United American Nurses, an affiliate of the AFL-CIO.