Professional Nursing Associations

Membership in a professional nursing association offers several benefits for a student or practicing nurse, including networking, continuing education and mentorship. Below is a partial listing of of the many specialty nursing organizations that welcome student nurse members or have useful information for student nurses:

Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses

American Assembly for Men in Nursing

American Association of Critical Care Nurses

American Association of Neuroscience Nurses

American Nurses

American Nursing Informatics Association

American Psychiatric Nurses Association

Asian American/Pacific Islander Nurses Association, Inc.

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses

Emergency Nurses

Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association

National Association of Hispanic Nurses

National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses

National Black Nurses Association, Inc.

National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses

Transcultural Nursing Society

Oncology Nursing Society

Society of Pediatric Nurses

National Student Nurses Association