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The membership shall include all College of Nursing (CON) faculty providing income generating direct patient care services as a condition of employment, or other affiliation with the College of Nursing, and College faculty who elect membership and provide indirect professional services. All members shall be bound by the terms of these Bylaws.
NSP Members belong to the University of Illinois Nursing and Healthcare Associates (UINHA) Practice Group. There are three categories of members:
- Full members—Full time faculty
- Associate members—CON faculty with appointments of 51% or greater
- Affiliate members—CON faculty with appointments of 50% or less
Both Full and Associate Members have the right to vote for board elections and bylaw changes at annual or specially called meetings.
How to become a member
Welcome to University of Illinois Nursing and Health Care Associates (UINHA), the membership group of the University of Illinois Nursing Service Plan (NSP). The NSP is a legislative mechanism for faculty to receive additional payment for revenue-producing nursing services, and managed by the Institute for Healthcare Innovation (IHI) in the College of Nursing.
These services include direct patient care services and indirect professional services such as consulting, expert witness service, and provision of continuing education programs.
NHCA has exciting opportunities for faculty practice (direct patient care, consulting and continuing education) and will be developing new opportunities based on faculty expertise and desire to participate.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please complete the application form (link to application form pdf-shown below) and submit it to email@example.com at the Institute for Healthcare Innovation. Your name and interests will be added to our NHCA Membership List.
Thank you for your interest.
Judy Lloyd Storfjell, PhD, RN
NSP Board Chair