Assiciation of SDA Nurses

A church-sponsored organization for promoting the ideals and principles of Seventh-day Adventist nursing, to encourage SDA young people to enter the nursing profession, to keep members informed as to the need for SDA nurses in denominational work and other places, to encourage practicing nurses to give spiritual assistance to patients while caring for their physical needs according to the instructions and teachings of the denomination, and to advance the standards of SDA nurses and nursing, the care of the sick, and the honor and character of the nursing profession. The organization is commonly referred to as ASDAN. On May 7, 1967, 45 registered nurses of the North American Division met at the New York Center, to organize an association of SDA nurses. The following officers were elected fo...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.