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Welcome to the web site for the Professional Nurses District #3.

Our Vision: To be the premier nursing organization for professional nurses in the four county area of Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, and Tompkins.

Health Education about LGBT Elders (HEALE) Cultural Competency Curriculum

Target Audience: Nurses and other health and human service providers from a variety of healthcare and community settings.

Purpose: This three session series will deliver a six-module, peer-reviewed, cultural competency course. It is designed to support the educaton and training of individuals who provide direct care for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) older adults. Attend one, two or all three sessions

Provider Directed Activity - 6.0 Contact hours Total (2 Contact Hours per Session)
Three Sessions: September 17, 2013, November 12, 2013, and January 9, 2014
5:45 pm Holiday Inn Express, 2666 Corning Road Horseheads, NY

For more information and to register please download the brochure.

Meeting Schedule
Professional Nurses District 3 holds four general dinner meetings each year between September and April with speakers on topics of interest to nurses in our area. The Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony is generally held the first or second week of May each year.

Scholarship Policy and Application

Professional Nursing
New York State Nurses Association District 3

Rho Gamma Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau
International Honor Society of Nursing
We invite anyone interested in a nursing career to call a school of nursing near you and set up an appointment to discuss the great rewards and employment opportunities for nurses. Join a great profession, be a nurse!

Elmira College - 607-735-1890
Corning Community College - 607-962-9222
Arnot School of Nursing - 607-737-4263
Mansfield University - 570-662-4000
Alfred University - 607-587-4215
T-C3 - 607-844-8211

Today over 80% of all health care worldwide is delivered by nurses.

Officers, Nominating Committee and Board of Directors

2012 Professional Nurses District 3 Candidate Biographies

Lola A. Hardy, MS,RN
Received her initial Nursing Education from E.J.Meyer Hospital School of Nursing in Buffalo, New York.  She has worked in 3 states and 10 hospitals, home care and two higher educational settings throughout her career. She received her BS/MS in Child Health Nursing from SUNY at Buffalo in 2002. She is currently an Assistant Professor at Corning Community College and teach at the sophomore level doing both lecture and clinical. Her main areas of interest for nursing are Pediatrics and Medical Surgical Nursing.  She is currently the faculty advisor for Nursing Society at Corning Community College. She also is a Parish Nurse with a Health Ministry at local church.  She has been involved with District 3 for over a year as an at-large member and wish to continue my term.

Rosalyn DuBois, FNP, GNP
Is currently employed by Southern Tier Hospice and Palliative Care.  Volunteer at Health Ministry of the Southern Tier in Elmira and Corning offices.   Per Diem employee at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  Graduate of Albany University (B.A.), Elmira College (B.S.) and Binghamton University, Decker School of Nursing (M.S.) A member of STT-Rho Gamma Chapter and Nurse Practitioner Association of New York State

Terry Bird, BSN, MSN, ANCC
Is currently employed by AOMC at the School of Nursing as an Instructor.  
Terry began her nursing career at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital as a Medical Surgical Charge Nurse and then went to Guthrie Clinic LTD as the Family Planning Coordinator; then the Department of Health for the Common Wealth of Pennsylvania as a community health nurse and the Department of Military and Veteran affairs as an RN Instructor Supervisor.  I strongly support a culture that encourages lifelong learning and continuing education among nurses. 

Tammie Copp, MSN, RN
Is a 1998 graduate of Corning Community College, from the nursing program.  She received her Bachelor degree from Robert’s Wesleyan College in 2001.  She obtained her Master’s Degree in nursing from Mansfield University and is currently employed by Arnot Ogden School of Nursing.  Tammie has also held the position of Adjunct faculty at CCC since 2006.  She is also adjunct faculty for Keuka College, in the BSN program.  She teaches Genetics, History of Nursing, and Professionalism in Nursing.  She has experience in several areas of nursing including Med/Surg/ER/OB/LD/Endoscopy.

Susan P Cagir RN, MS
Susan is employed at Arnot Ogden Medical Center for the past five years as a nursing instructor in the school on nursing and per-diem on Arnot’s Maternity floor. Graduated from Pace University in Pleasantville, New York with an AD and BS in Nursing; and continued with a MS degree from College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, New York. She had been a member of District 3 since 2006 and a member of the District 3 nominating committee member for the past two years. She is also a member of Rho Gamma since 2005. 

Interested in becoming a member? Click here to view and download the District 3RN membership form.

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