Nursing Advocates and Mentors, Inc. (NAMI)
Nursing Advocates and Mentors, Inc. (NAMI) founded in 2001, is celebrating its 11th Anniversary this November 17, 2012, Saturday with a Fundraising Gala at the Filcom Center, Waipahu. NAMI is a volunteer organization with a mission to address global nursing shortage by providing guidance and assistance for colleagues to obtain their professional license in nursing.
The NAMI Team of 16 Professionals and Volunteers is led by their Founding President, Beatrice Ramos-Razon, a Registered Nurse and (FACDONA) Fellow and Certified Director of Nursing Administration. Board members include Co-Founder/Secretary Jun Obaldo, Co-Founder/ Auditor Michael Berueda, Co-Founder/ Director Margie Berueda, Treasurer Bong Curameng, Directors Aurora Curameng and Delmar Magno.
With valuable partnership with the FilCom Center under the leadership of its President Rose Churma, NAMI coordinates free review classes to successfully prepare Nurses. The sessions run from January to June and July to November, every Wednesday: computer test practices from 5-6pm and lectures from 6-9pm. The program is fully supported by about 35 Volunteer Lecturers who are Medical and Nursing Specialists and Professors of Nursing from the various universities, colleges, medical centers and health care agencies.
Together with the FilCom Center and the Volunteer Lecturers, NAMI contribute greatly to preparing a new generation of Registered Nurses and supporting the medical and healthcare system for the people of Hawaii.