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NURSING AND OTHER IMPORTANT HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS

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Joint Commission (formerly  the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations -or JCAHO)
http://www.jointcommission.org/

American Academy of Nursing (AAN)
http://www.aannet.org/  

American Association for the History of Nursing
http://www.aahn.org/

American Association of Colleges of Nursing 
http://www.aacn.nche.edu/

American Nurses Association (ANA)    
http://www.nursingworld.org 

American Nursing Informatics Association
http://www.ania.org/ 

National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
http://ninr.nih.gov/ninr/  

North American Nursing Diagnosis Association (NANDA)
http://www.nanda.org/ 

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
http://www.nursingsociety.org/ 
  The society’s associated website, Virginia Henderson International Nursing Library (http://www.nursinglibrary.org/portal/), allows users to search study and conference abstracts.



 Nursing Specialty Associations

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
http://www.aanp.org/ 

American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) 
http://www.aacn.org/

American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN)
http://www.aann.org/ 

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)
http://www.aana.com/ 

American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN)
http://www.aaohn.org/ 

American College of Nurse-Midwives
http://www.acnm.org/ 

American Holistic Nurses Association
http://www.ahna.org/ 

American Nephrology Nurses Association
http://anna.inurse.com/ 

American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA)
http://www.apna.org/ 

American Society of Ophthalmic Registered Nurses (ASORN)
http://webeye.ophth.uiowa.edu/asorn/ 

Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN)
http://www.aorn.org/ 

Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN)
http://www.rehabnurse.org/ 

Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)
http://www.awhonn.org/ 

Dermatology Nurses’ Association
http://www.dnanurse.org/ 

Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)
http://www.ena.org/ 

Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association
http://www.hpna.org/ 

Infusion Nurses Society
http://www.ins1.org/ 

National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON) 
http://www.orthonurse.org/

Oncology Nursing Society
http://www.ons.org/ 

Society of Pediatric Nurses
http://www.pedsnurses.org

Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates (SUNA)
http://www.suna.org

Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society
http://www.wocn.org/ 

Ethnically-Focused Associations

Asian American Pacific Islander Nurses Association
http://www.aapina.org/

National Alaska Native American Indian Nurses Association
http://www.nanainanurses.org/ 

National Association of Hispanic Nurses
http://www.thehispanicnurses.org/ 

National Black Nurses Association
http://www.nbna.org/

National Coalition of Ethnic and Minority Nurse Association (NCEMNA)
http://www.ncemna.org/ 

Philippine Nurses Association of America
http://www.philippinenursesaa.org/


Student Nursing Organizations

Delaware Student Nurses’ Association
http://www.delawarestudentnurses.org/ 

National Student Nurses Association
http://www.nsna.org/ 

New Jersey Nursing Students, Inc.
http://www.njnsinc.org/ 

Student Nurse’s Association of Pennsylvania 
http://www.snap-online.org/ 

State Associations and Boards

ANA’s links to Constituent Member Associations
http://www.nursingworld.org/MemberCenterCategories

National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)
https://www.ncsbn.org

NLN’s Index to State Leagues of Nursing
http://www.nln.org/stateleagues

New Jersey Board of Nursing
http://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/medical/nursing.htm

New Jersey League for Nursing
http://www.njln.org/

New Jersey State Nurses Association
http://www.njsna.org/

Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing
http://www.dos.state.pa.us/bpoa/nurbd 

Pennsylvania State Nurses Association
http://www.psna.org/

Pennsylvania League for Nursing
http://www.nln.org/clwebsites/PA

Delaware Nurses Association
http://denurses.org

 


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