NSNA Partnerships with Specialty Nursing Organizations
One of the main objectives of NSNA is to prepare students to play active and vital roles in the nursing profession. NSNA socializes students into the world of professional organizations and provides opportunities to gain invaluable skills and experiences that enhance professional development.
NSNA strives to build and strengthen the bridge between education and practice. NSNA members are informed about professional organizations and encouraged to learn about them – even as students.
Through a Partnership Program, NSNA members may join selected specialty nursing organizations at a reduced rate available only to NSNA members. Click on the nursing organization to join.
The mission of the Academy of Neonatal Nursing is to provide quality neonatal education and programs at a reasonable cost to all newborn health care professionals. The Academy achieves this mission through professional, peer-reviewed publications, educational conferences, and offering books and other materials to newborn health care professionals. As a professional nursing organization our dedication to your education is absolute. Using techniques that provide cost-effective learning modalities, the Academy strives to make your membership dollars stretch as far as possible. NSNA members can join the Academy at a special rate of $75. Join today and become part of the 7,500 neonatal nurses who make the Academy of Neonatal Nursing the world's largest neonatal nursing association.
The American Assembly for Men in Nursing (AAMN) is proud to announce its partnership with NSNA. AAMN has a long and rich legacy, of which you can play an influential role. Right now, AAMN is experiencing an exciting time of organizational growth and dynamic progress. By joining AAMN, you become part of a community of exceptional nurses who are committed to advancing the profession.
Some of the benefits of a Student Membership in AAMN include:
- Scholarship Opportunities
- Networking & Mentoring Opportunities
- Career Advancement
To become part of the AAMN community, please visit http://AAMN.org/dues-renewal.shtml and follow the simple steps. You can also print a membership application from the website and mail it in. NSNA nursing student members will also receive a discounted membership in the AAMN.
American Holistic Nurses Association
The American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) is a non-profit membership association for nurses and other holistic healthcare professionals. Founded in 1981, AHNA is the definitive voice for holistic nursing, and promotes the education of nurses, other healthcare professionals, and the public in all aspects of holistic caring and healing, serving as a bridge between conventional medicine and complementary and alternative healing practices. Holistic nursing is recognized by the American Nurses Association as an official nursing specialty with defined scope and standards of practice. AHNA’s mission is to advance holistic nursing through community building, advocacy, research and education. NSNA members receive a special membership discount of $10 at www.ahna.org.
The American Nephrology Nurses’ Association (ANNA), the professional association for nurses who take care of patients with kidney disease, is committed to educating, supporting, and inspiring all nurses practicing in nephrology. As a member of ANNA, you receive unparalleled access to a growing network of nephrology nurses.
A special membership offer for NSNA members:
NSNA members are invited to join ANNA for a special discounted rate of only $10 per year. To learn more, please visit our website.
About the American Organization of Nurse Executives
The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) is the national professional organization for nurses who design, facilitate and manage care. With more than 8,500 members, AONE is the leading voice of nursing leadership in health care. Since 1967, the organization has provided leadership, professional development, advocacy and research to advance nursing practice and patient care, promote nursing leadership excellence and shape public policy for health care. AONE is a subsidiary of the American Hospital Association (AHA). For additional information, visit the AONE website at www.aone.org.
Association of PeriOperative Registered Nurses
The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) is the national association committed to improving patient safety in the surgical setting. AORN is the premier resource for perioperative nurses, advancing the profession and the professional with valuable guidance as well as networking and resource-sharing opportunities. AORN promotes safe patient care and is recognized as an authority for safe operating room practices and a definitive source for information and guiding principles that support day-to-day perioperative nursing practice. Log on to www.aorn.org for more information.
The Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON) is the professional organization for pediatric hematology/oncology nurses and other pediatric hematology/oncology healthcare professionals. Its members are dedicated to promoting optimal nursing care for children, adolescents, and young adults with cancer and blood disorders, and their families. APHON provides the leadership and expertise to pediatric hematology/oncology nurses by defining and promoting the highest standards of practice and care to the pediatric, adolescent, and young adult communities. APHON is a proud partner of the National Student Nurses' Association and offers undergraduate nursing students membership for a special reduced rate of $25. NSNA student members receive a subscription to APHON Counts membership newsletter, members-only discounts in the APHON Bookstore and meeting registration, and may serve on volunteer task forces and committees. Visit www.aphon.org to download an application.
The Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science was established in 2000 as the open membership entity of the American Academy of Nursing. The mission is simple: Better Health Through Nursing Science. Every day, the Council and its members work to be a strong voice of nurse scientists at the national and international levels; support the development, conduct and utilization of nursing science; and facilitate life-long learning opportunities for nurse scientists. NSNA student members will receive all benefits of CANS Membership, including a subscription to Nursing Outlook, reduced conference rates, access to seed grants, and much more, at a reduced membership rate of $23/year.
Please visit our website www.nursingscience.org for more information or to join.
The Dermatology Nurses' Association (DNA) is a professional nursing organization comprised of a diverse group of individuals committed to quality care through sharing knowledge and expertise. The core purpose of the DNA is to promote excellence in dermatologic care. Members include nurse practitioners, registered nurses, licensed practical and vocational nurses, medical assistants, students and others associated with dermatology nursing, who work in a variety of settings including clinics, academic institutions, private practice, public health centers, and government facilities. DNA offers education and training in fundamental and cutting-edge dermatology care and treatment through its annual convention, dermatology nurse certification review course and expert workshops. Student members receive many DNA benefits electronically, such as a bi-monthly newsletter online, a weekly e-newsletter, and monthly email member updates. Student members will also receive special registration rates to all DNA events. Members of the DNA's Nurse Practitioner Society are afforded tools, resources and education focused on the needs of the advanced nurse practitioner. The DNA Focus Newsletter and official journal, the Journal of the Dermatology Nurses' Association, extend the DNA's informational and educational presence with association and practice news, learner-paced continuing education and timely resources. To learn more about the DNA, visit the Web site at www.dnanurse.org.
Emergency Nurses Association
Founded in 1970, the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) is the nation’s only professional association dedicated solely to the advancement of emergency nursing. Discover a wealth of opportunities for personal and professional advancement as a member of the Emergency Nurses Association. ENA membership gives you access to the knowledge, experience, and views of health care professionals throughout the nation. You will be able to advance your career by building your exposure and visibility to decision-makers. Your knowledge and skills will be enhanced by taking advantage of the latest clinical, research and education programs all designed with a focus on emergency care. As an NSNA member, you are eligible to receive a generous 60% membership discount. Apply for an ENA membership today at www.ena.org.
International Association of Forensic Nurses
Forensic Nurses specialize in caring for victims and perpetrators of violence. They also take part in the legal system by collecting forensic evidence and providing consultation to medical and law agencies. IAFN's mission is to provide leadership in forensic nursing practice by developing, promoting, and disseminating information internationally about forensic nursing science. IAFN is excited to partner with NSNA to offer a one-year complimentary Student membership. As an IAFN Student member, you have access to many resources to enrich your professional career and connect with diverse practice specialists and nurses who have a real passion for what they do. Visit www.iafn.org/nsna.
The National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) is the longest established professional voice that supports neonatal nurses through excellence in practice, education, research and professional development.
NANN is the only non-profit neonatal nursing organization that exists solely to support the professional needs of neonatal nurses throughout their careers. NANN is your professional connection to the strongest and most vibrant community of neonatal nurses. These connections will prove vital as you progress in your career. NSNA members will receive a special NANN student membership rate for NSNA members of $45. Join NANN today!
Oncology Nursing Society
"The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS), the largest professional oncology association in the world, is composed of more than 37,000 registered nurses and other healthcare providers dedicated to excellence in patient care, education, research, and administration in oncology nursing. The Society offers useful information and opportunities for nurses at all levels, in all practice settings, and in all subspecialties. Members of NSNA are able to join ONS for an annual fee of $25. For more information, visit us at www.ons.org/nsna."