Nurses! Take this 5 minute Alabama state nurses association anonymous survey. Your opinions/experiences will provide essential data to support our arguments with employers and policy officials on behalf of nurses and patients.

Please complete the survey by October 31, 2021 so that we can approach the governor and legislature to specify federal funds be applied to nurses.

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* Alabama, on average, has the lowest base pay for RN’s in the southeast. How big a factor is “base-pay” (not travel-pay) on declining staffing levels where you work?

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* Staffing levels based on unit/patient criticality are related to quality care and patient outcomes. To what extent have patient outcomes been negatively impacted by challenges in staffing levels and skill sets?

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* Self-care is a common subject among nurses. Please choose one statement below that MOST accurately represents how you are doing mentally and physically.

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* ASNA/ANA has lobbied with state and federal officials for nurse raises, bonus pay and safe staffing levels. Our president, Dr. Lindsey Harris, has been on the news and in the media advocating for nurses to thousands of viewers.  Combined membership for state and national is only $15 a month. Yet, less than 4% of Alabama nurses belong. What can ASNA/ANA do to get more nurses to join?

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* In less than three lines, please comment on what you see as the greatest need/challenge facing our profession going forward.

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