Nursing Associations & Organizations (National & International)

Nursing Organizations  


Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada (ANAC)
– Canada (CA)

Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN)

Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association (ASTNA)  aka National Flight Nurses Association

Alliance for Psychosocial Nursing  (APN)

American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN)

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

American Academy of Nursing (AAN)

American Assembly for Men in Nursing (AAMN)

American Assisted Living Nurses Association (AALNA)

American Association for the History of Nursing (AAHN)

American Association of Colleges of Nursing  (AACN)

American Association of Critical Care Nurses 

American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants (AALNC)

American Association of Managed Care Nurses (AAMCN)

American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN)

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists  (AANA)

American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators

American Association of Nurse Attorneys, The (TAANA)

American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners

American Association of Occupational Health Nurses

American Association of Office Nurses (AAON)

American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Nurses

American Board for Occupational Health Nurses (ABOHN)

American Board of Managed Care Nursing (ABMCN)

American Board of Nursing Specialties (ABNS)

American College of Cardiovascular Nursing (ACCN)

American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)

American College of Nurse Practitioners (ACNP)

American Holistic Nurses Association  (AHNA)

American Long Term & Sub Acute Nurses Association

American Nephrology Nurses’ Association (ANNA)

American Nurses Association (ANA)

American Nurses AssociationCalifornia  (ANAC)

American Nurses Association of Maine (ANA-Maine)

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA)

American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE)

American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association (APSNA)

American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA)

American Radiological Nurses Association (ARNA)

American Society of Ophthalmic Registered Nurses (ASORN)

American Society of Pain Management Nurses  (ASPMN)

American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN)

American Society of Plastic Surgical Nurses (ASPSN)

Anthroposophical Nurses Association of America (ANAA)

Association for Australian Rural Nurses (AARN)

Association for Common European Nursing Diagnoses,
Interventions and Outcomes (ACENDIO)

Association of Camp Nurses  (ACN)

Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nurses

Association of Child Neurology Nurses  (ACNN)

Association of Community Health Nursing Educators

Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

Association of Family Practice Residency Nurses (AFPRN)

Association of Nurse Advocates for Childbirth Solutions

Association of Nurses Endorsing Transplantation (ANET)

Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC)

Association of Nurses in Substance Abuse (ANSA)
– United Kingdom (UK)

Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN)

Association of Pediatric Oncology Nurses  (APON)

Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN)

Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and
Labrador (ARNNL)


Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN)

Association of School Nurses of Connecticut (ASNC)

Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal
Nurses (AWHONN)

Australian & New Zealand College of Mental Health
Nurses (ANZCMHN)

Australian College of Critical Care Nurses (ACCCN)
– Australia (AU)

Australian College of Operating Room Nurses (ACORN)
– Australia (AU)

Australian Neonatal Nurses Association (ANNA)
– Australia (AU)

Australian Nursing Council (ANC)
– Australia (AU)

Baromedical Nurses Association  (BNA)

British Anaesthetic and Recovery Nurses Association

– United Kingdom (UK)

British Association for Nursing in Cardiac Care (BANCC)
– United Kingdom (UK)

British Association of Critical Care Nurses (BACCN)
– United Kingdom (UK)

British Association of Head & Neck Oncology Nurses

– United Kingdom (UK)

British Computer Society (BCS) Nursing Specialist Group
– United Kingdom

British Nursing Index (BNI)
– United Kingdom (UK)

Canadian Association for Enterostomal Therapy (CAET)

Canadian Association for Nursing Research (CANR)
– Canada (CA)

Canadian Association for the History of Nursing

– Canada (CA)

Canadian Association of Hepatolology Nurses (CAHN)
– Canada (CA)

Canadian Association of Critical Care Nurses (CACCN)
– Canada (CA)

Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN)
– Canada (CA)

Canadian Association of Neuroscience Nurses (CANN)  – Canada (CA)

Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology (CANO)
– Canada (CA)

Canadian Council of Cardiovascular Nurses (CCCN) – Canada (CA)

Canadian Federation of Mental Health Nurses (CFMHN)
– Canada (CA)

Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU)
– Canada (CA)

Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association (CGNA)
– Canada (CA)

Canadian Holistic Nurses Association (CHNA)
– Canada (CA)

Canadian Nurses Association (CNA)
– Canada (CA)

Canadian Nurses Foundation (CNF)
– Canada (CA)

Canadian Nurses Protective Society (CNPS)   liability protection

Canadian Nursing Students’ Association (CNSA)
– Canada (CA)

Canadian Occupational Health Nurses Association (COHNA)
– Canada (CA)

Canadian Orthopaedic Nurses Association (CONA)
– Canada (CA)

Canadian Practical Nurses Association (CPNA)
– Canada (CA)

Canadian Society of Gastroenterology Nurses &
Associates (CSGNA)

– Canada (CA)

Capital Area Roundtable on Informatics in Nursing

Case Management Society of America (CMSA)

Certification Board of Perioperative Nursing (CBPN)

Certifying Board of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates

Chesapeake Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and
Associates (CSGNA)

Chi Eta Phi Sorority

Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools

Croatian Nurses Association

Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature

Cyprus Nurses Association
– Cyprus (CY)

Cystic Fibrosis Nurses : The International Specialist

Dermatology Nurses Association (DNA)

Developmental Disabilities Nurses Association (DDNA)

Drug and Alcohol Nurses of Australasia (DANA)
– Australia (AU)

Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS)

Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)

Endocrine Nurses Society (ENS)

European Federation of Critical Care Nursing Associations

European Oncology Nursing Society (EONS)

European Society of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Nurses
and Associates (ESGENA)

Exceptional Nurse – Disabled Nurses and Students

Federal Nurses Association (FedNA)

Federation of European Nurses in Diabetes (FEND)

Flight Nurses Association (FNA) – World War II

Florence Project, The

Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing

Holistic Nursing Institute (HNI)

Home Healthcare Nurses Association (HHNA)

Home Nursing Foundation (HNF)
– Singapore (SG)

Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA)

Indian Christian Nurses Association (ICNA)
– India (IN)

Infection Control Nurses Association (ICNA)
– United Kingdom (UK)

Infusion Nurses Society (INS)

Institute for Nursing Leadership (INL)

Interagency Collaborative on Nursing Statistics (ICONS)
United States

Interagency Council on Information Resources for Nursing

International Association for Human Caring (IAHC) – Nursing

International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN)

International Council of Nurses (ICN)

International Federation of Nurse Anesthetists (IFNA)

International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation
and Learning (INACSL)

International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA)

International Organization of MS Nurses (IOMSN)

International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC)

International Society of Nurses in Genetics

International Society of Psychiatric Consultation-Liaison
Nurses (ISPCLN)

International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health

International Transplant Nurses Society (ITNS)

Irish Nursing Board
– Ireland (IE)

Irish Nurses & Midwives Organisation (INMO)
– Ireland (IE)

Midwest Nursing Research Society

Military Chapter of the National Association of Pediatric
Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)

NANDA-International – Nursing diagnosis

National Alaska Native American Indian Nurses Association

National Association for Practical Nurse Education &
Service (NAPNES)

National Association of Catholic Nurses USA (NACN-USA)

National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists

National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration
in Long Term Care (NADONA/LTC)

National Association of Geriatric Nursing Assistants

National Association of Hispanic Nurses

National Association of Independent Nurses (NAIN)

National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN)

National Association of Nurse Massage Therapists 

National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s
Health (NPWH)

National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON)

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

National Association of School Nurses (NASN)

National Association of School Nurses for the Deaf

National Association of State School Nurse Consultants

National Association of Theatre Nurses (NATN)
– United Kingdom (UK)

National Association of Traveling Nurses (NATN)

National Black Nurses Association (NBNA)

National Board for Certification of School Nurses

National Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse
Practitioners and Nurses  (NCBPNP/N)

National Certification Corporation for the Obstetric,
Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing Specialties (NCC)

National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)

National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses 

National Gerontological Nursing Association (NGNA)

National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)

National League for Nursing (NLN)

National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

National Nurses in Business Association (NNBA)

National Nursing Staff Development Organization (NNSDO)

National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing

National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties

National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA)

Native American Nurses Association (NANA)

Navy Nurse Corps Association (NNCA)

New Zealand Association of Neonatal Nurses (NZANN)

New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO)

Nurse Alliance of California

Nurse Executives of New Zealand (NENZ)

Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education

Nurses Christian Fellowship
& Journal of Christian Nursing

Nurses for a Healthier Tomorrow (NHT)

Nurses for Newborns Foundation

Nurses Organization of Veterans Affairs (NOVA)

Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)
– United Kingdom (UK)  Regulatory body

Nursing Council of New Zealand
– New Zealand (NZ)

Occupational Health Nurses Association of the Philippines

– Philippines (PH)

Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC)

Oncology Nursing Society (ONS)

Operating Room Nurses Association of Canada (ORNAC)
– Canada (CA)

Pediatric Endocrinology Nursing Society (PENS)

Respiratory Nursing Society (RNS)

Royal College of Nursing (RCN) – United Kingdom (UK)

Rural Nurse Organization (RNO)

Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Nurse

Singapore Nursing Board (SNB)

Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) – Honor Society of Nursing

Society for Education and Research in Psychiatric-Mental
Health Nursing (SERPN)

Society for Vascular Nursing (SVN)  

Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA)

Society of Gynecologic Nurse Oncologists (SGNO)

Society of International Gastroenterological Nurses and
Endoscopy Associates (SIGNEA)

Society of Otorhinolaryngology and Head-Neck Nurses

Society of Pediatric Nurses (SPN)

Society of Trauma Nurses  (STN)

Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates (SUNA)

Southern Nursing Research Society (SNRS)

Space Nursing Society (SNS)

Transcultural Nursing Society (TCNS)

Transplant Nurses Association (TNA)
– Australia (AU)

Uniformed Nurse Practitioner Association (UNPA)

United Nurses & Allied Professionals (UNAP)

Urology Nurses of Canada (UNC)
– Canada (CA)

Veterinary Nurses Council of Australia (VNCA)
– Australia (AU)

Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA)

Western Institute of Nursing
& Western Academy of Nurses

Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN)

Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board

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