Formed in 1985, the AANP is the largest and only full-service professional membership organization in the United States for NPs of all specialties. AANP has steadily expanded services to meet its mission to:
- Promote excellence in NP practice, education and research;
- Advance health policy for access to high-quality, cost-effective healthcare for all;
- Serve as a resource for NPs, the healthcare community and consumers and;
- Be a leader in the national and global community.
The mission of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses is to work for the highest standard of care for neuroscience patients by advancing the science and practice of neuroscience nursing. The Association accomplishes its mission through continuing education, information dissemination, standard setting and advocacy on behalf of neuroscience patients, families and nurses.
Established in 1969 to help educate nurses working in newly developed intensive care units, the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is the world’s largest specialty nursing organization.
The American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to providing accurate and timely information, opportunities for education, and representation of Nurse Assessment Coordinators in long-term care.
Founded in 1931, the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) is the professional association representing more than 30,000 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) nationwide.
The mission of the College is to unite and represent, politically and professionally, nurse practitioners across the United States and its territories. These efforts are to ensure an appropriate, prevention-based healthcare system to better meet the needs of individuals, families and communities.
With membership of more than 11,000 registered nurses and other healthcare professionals, ANNA members work in such areas as conservative management, peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis, continuous renal replacement therapies, transplantation, industry, and government/regulatory agencies. Established in 1969, ANNA is committed to advancing the nephrology nursing specialty and nurturing every ANNA member by providing the highest quality educational products, programs, and services.
The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) is a membership organization representing the specialty practice of psychiatric-mental health nursing. APNA fosters excellence in the domains of education, policy, practice, research, and organizational development.
AORN is the professional organization of perioperative registered nurses whose mission is to support registered nurses in achieving optimal outcomes for patients undergoing operative and other invasive procedures.
ARN’s mission is to promote and advance professional rehabilitation nursing practice through education, advocacy, collaboration, and research to enhance the quality of life for those affected by disability and chronic illness.
AWHONN advances the nursing profession by providing nurses with critical information and support to help them deliver the highest quality care for women and newborns. Through educational materials, legislative programs, research and coalition work with like-minded organizations and associations, AWHONN has firmly established itself as the leading association for women’s health, obstetric and neonatal nurses.
The EMERGENCY NURSES ASSOCIATION (ENA) is the national Association for professional nurses dedicated to the advancement to emergency nursing practice.
As the premier professional organization for infusion nursing, INS is your ultimate resource for successful infusion practice.
The mission of the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses is to advance the quality of musculoskeletal healthcare by promoting excellence in research, education, and nursing practice.
NAPNAP is the professional organization that advocates for children (infants through young adults) and provides leadership for Pediatric Nurse Practitioners who provide primary in a variety of settings.
The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) is a professional organization of more than 30,000 registered nurses and other healthcare providers dedicated to excellence in patient care, education, research, and administration in oncology nursing. It’s also the largest professional oncology association in the world.
The mission of the Society of Pediatric Nurses is to promote excellence in nursing care of children and their families through support of its members’ clinical practice, education, research, and advocacy.