Northeast Chapter of the Society for Vascular Nursing
The Northeast Chapter of the Society for Vascular Nursing is a Professional Nursing Organization dedicated to promoting excellence in the care of individuals with vascular disease, and their families, by providing education, fostering clinical expertise, supporting research and contributing to the prevention of vascular disease.
Goals of NESVN
¨ Assume a leadership role in defining the vascular component of fundamental nursing education.
¨ Establish and implement research based standards of practice for vascular nursing
¨ Collaborate with other professionals to address the unique needs of the individual with vascular disease
¨ Enhance public awareness of vascular disease by community involvement
¨ Award scholarship to national SVN meetings and educational events.
In addition to the aforementioned aspects of our organization, the NESVN:
¨ Conducts 3-4 dinner meetings a year with various professional speakers
¨ Discusses current vascular topics
¨ Annually, contributes to send selected eligible members to various vascular conferences or meetings
¨ Encourages local and national membership participation
¨ Strives to increase professional networking
¨ Raises public awareness regarding the prevention and treatment of vascular disease
President: Deborah Hill, RN
Secretary: Patricia Kilcullen MS, RN, CEN, ACNS-BC (2018-2020)
Treasurer: Dawn M. Hoosier-Paty, FNP
President: Patty Flanagan, MSN, RN-BC
Secretary: Stephanie DelSignore, RN
Treasurer: Karen R. Fitzgerald, NP