April campaign brings AACN a shower of new recruits.
April was a productive month in AACN's Member-Get-A-Member campaign.
Widening her overall lead and going over the century mark with 102 new members recruited as of the end of April, Ann Brorsen, RN, MSN (1) (MicroSoft Network) A family of Internet-based services from Microsoft, which includes a search engine, e-mail (Hotmail), instant messaging (Windows Live Messaging) and a general-purpose portal with news, information and shopping (MSN Directory). , CCRN CCRN Critical Care Registered Nurse
CCRN Certification In Critical Care Nursing , CEN, of Sun City, Calif., had a great month with 22 members recruited. Holding in second place with 64 new members recruited was Susan Rogers, RN, DNS (Domain Name System) A system for converting host names and domain names into IP addresses on the Internet or on local networks that use the TCP/IP protocol. For example, when a Web site address is given to the DNS either by typing a URL in a browser or behind the , MSN, of Vienna, Va. Adding eight in April, Kathleen Richuso, RN, MSN, RN-BC, of Chapel Hill, N.C., took over third place with 57 members recruited, with Diana Lane, RN, MSN, of Hermitage, Tenn., holding in fourth place with 49 members recruited.
Eun Goldstein, RN, BSN, MA, CCRN, FACC FACC Fellow, American College of Cardiology , CVRN, of Palatine, Ill., burst on the scene in April, bringing 23 new members into the fold. Also of note was Ngozi Moneke, APRN APRN Advanced Practice Registered Nurse , MS, CCRN-CMC, ANP ANP atrial natriuretic peptide.
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In chapter recruiting, the Three Rivers Chapter had a huge month, adding 62 new members to the AACN AACN American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology
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AACN Advanced Automatic Crash Notification (General Motors) roster. This vaults them into fourth place overall in the campaign, with 85 as of the end of April. The Greater Richmond Chapter added five new members to stay in the overall lead with 115 new members recruited. The Houston Gulf Coast Chapter also checked in with seven new members to hold onto second place with 96. In third place, with 90 new members recruited is the Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter, which added nine in April.
They are among the 1,473 individuals and chapters that have recruited 6,454 new members since the campaign began May 1. The campaign ends Aug. 31, 2007. The recruitment period was extended for this year's campaign to move the program to a 12-month cycle in the future.
Participation in the Member-Get-A-Member drive offers the opportunity for recruiters to receive valuable rewards, including a $1,000 American Express gift check that will be awarded to the top individual recruiter. The top recruiter is also eligible for three Grand Prize drawings for $500 gift certificates. Every recruiter who enrolls five new members during the program will be entered in the drawing.
In addition, as individuals recruit new members, they are entered in a drawing for a $100 American Express gift check each month they recruit. Sean G. Smith, RN, BS, BSN, EMT-B EMT-B Emergency Medical Technician Basic , won the gift certificate in April.
After recruiting their first five new members, participants receive a $25 gift certificate toward AACN products and services, and $50 after recruiting a total of 10 new members.
The chapter recruiting the most new members during the campaign will receive a $1,000 honorarium HONORARIUM. A recompense for services rendered. It is usually applied only to the recompense given to persons whose business is connected with science; as the fee paid to counsel.
2. check. The winning chapter is also eligible for Grand Prize drawings for three $500 honorarium checks for their chapter treasuries. In addition, chapters are eligible for monthly drawings for a free NTI registration any month they recruit a new member. The winner for April was the Greater Reading Chapter.
To see the full list of recruiters and their totals, visit the AACN Web site at www.aacn.org > Membership.