Inaugural Maine State Student Nurses Association convention to be held at UMaine

More than 70 participants are expected for the inaugural convention of the Maine State Student Nurses Association (MeSNA) Oct. 29 at the University of Maine.

The convention, titled “LEAD ME — leadership, education, advocacy and delegation for Maine,” will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Wells Conference Center. Online registration is $33 per person; $43 at the door.

Presentation topics will include operating room, emergency room, pediatric/obstetrics, forensic and wound nursing, as well as nursing liability. Staff from Bangor Public Health also will present on the effects of heroin and marijuana on health care. Student nurses will have networking opportunities with representatives from hospitals and other community organizations.

Conference organizers collaborated with UMaine Conference Services to plan the event.