Sections & Committees

Education Section

Promotes core legal education in nursing programs, awareness of the unique role and function of the nurse attorney in nursing education, and acceptance in the academic community of the Juris Doctor as a terminal degree in nursing education.

Health Law and Compliance Section

Provides resources, education, and leadership in these areas by making resources available in the form of publications, offering educational programs on “hot topics” in health law, and creating a network of leaders in the field of health law and compliance.

Legal Nurse Consulting Section

Provides resources, education, and networking opportunities for legal nurse consultants.

Litigation Section

Open to members who practice plaintiff or defense litigation and deals with litigation practice issues such as discovery, depositions, experts, and trials.

Student and New Graduate Section

Open to any nurse attending law school or lawyer attending nursing school. Provides for mentorship with TAANA members and networking opportunities with other aspiring nurse attorneys.

Archives Committee

The Archives Committee coordinates a collection of TAANA correspondence, publications, papers and reports, financial records, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, videocassettes and audio-cassettes at the Burns Library – Boston College, Massachusetts.

Chapter Presidents Council (Committee)

The Chapter Presidents’ Council¬†is available for TAANA chapter presidents.

Conference Planning Committee

The Conference Planning Committee collaborates with staff to plan national meetings and educational programs. http://www.taana.org/conference.

Membership Committee

Focuses on retention and new member development.

Nominations & Elections Committee

Prepares slate of candidates for Board of Directors, conducts the election process.