Nursing Organizations and Associations in USA: Part 2

Nursing Organizations and Associations in USA: Part 2This article is Part 2 of the Nursing Organizations and Associations in USA article series. In this article, we cover several American organizations dedicated to the advancement and promotion of nursing and nursing practitioners. Refer to part 1 for association numbers 1 to 21 and Part 3 for association numbers 44 to 70.

22. American Association Of Nurse Assessment Coordination

The mission of this association is to improve the quality of care and life for residents and patients by providing education, networking, and advocacy opportunities along with accurate and timely information to health care professionals. This non-profit professional membership organization represents health care professionals in the long-term care field. For more information, see

23. American Nephrology Nurses Association

This association promotes excellence in the field of nephrology nursing practice. It aims to positively influence outcomes for individuals with kidney disease by providing research study papers, educational resources, encouraging committees to discuss issues in the care of kidney disease and so on. For more information, see

24. Air And Surface Transport Nurses Association

This association offers various educational resources, and courses including the Transport Nurse Advanced Trauma Course, which provides transport professionals with overviews on how transport may affect respective disease processes.  The site offers lecture content, case study and role-playing of great benefit to its members in the subject area. For more information, see

25. Alliance Of Psychosocial Nursing

This association is a treasure trove of databases, journals, articles, and various other knowledge bases on the subject of psychosocial nursing. Members can subscribe to newsletters, journals and periodicals to assist them in their area of specialty. For more information, see

26. Association Of Nurses In AIDS Care

This association promotes the individual and collective professional development of nurses involved in caring for patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). The association helps nurses involved in AIDS Care with research studies, information and experience exchange and suggest and ideas that might lead to better care for AIDS/HIV infected patients. For more information, see

27. Association Of Pediatric Hematology And Oncology Nurses

This is a professional organization for nurses and healthcare professionals specializing in pediatric hematology and oncology. Members of this association dedicate themselves to the promotion of optimal nursing care for children, adolescents, and young adults with cancer and blood disorders. For more information, see

28.Association Of Women’s Health, Obstetrics And Neonatal Nurses

This is a nonprofit membership organization, which promotes the health of women and newborns with a mission to improve the health of women and newborns. The association’s goals include strengthening the nursing profession by providing research, education, other professional and clinical resources and superior advocacy to nurses and other health care professionals. For more information, see

29. Association Of Camp Nurses

The Association of Camp Nurses is a professional nursing organization that works toward healthier camp communities by supporting the practice of camp nursing. The association is comprised of volunteer-driven by nurses who are committed to minimize the camp nurse’s isolation and provides methods to share camp health discoveries. For more information, see

30. Association Of Child Neurology Nurses

This is a nonprofit organization comprised of nurses and other health care professionals, formed to care for children with neurological conditions. The association’s aim is to promote excellence in child neurology nursing practice, by developing and supporting the nurses caring for children with neurological conditions. For more information, see

31. Association Of Faculties Of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

This is an association of nursing educators who provide training in the areas of pediatric, family, relevant practice and educational issues. Over the years, this association has authored and updated the document, Philosophy, Conceptual Model and Terminal Competencies for the Education of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. For more information, see

32. Association Of Peri-operative Registered Nurses (AORN)

AORN supports the new Partnerships for Patients initiative launched by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to support patient safety efforts. This initiative aims to save 60,000 lives over the next three years. Health care professionals are encouraged to participate in this initiative by sharing best practices and models for saving lives, enhancing quality and reducing costs. For more information, see

33. Chesapeake Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates

This association is affiliated with the National Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates. This association comprises of a group of professional nurses and associates from various backgrounds with a goal to provide optimal care to patients with gastrointestinal disorders.  For more information, see

34. Case Management Society of America

This leading membership association collaborates professionally across health care industries to advocate for patients’ well being and improved health outcomes. The association fosters case management growth and development to affect health care policy and to provide evidence-based tools and resources. For more information, see

35. Chi Eta Phi Sorority Nursing

This professional association offers support and networking facilities to both male and female registered professional nurses and student nurses coming from different cultures and diverse ethnic backgrounds. The association encourages continuing education, provides recruitment programs for health careers, stimulates close and friendly relationship among members and helps develop working relationships with other professional groups. For more information, see

36.Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools

This association is an immigration-neutral nonprofit organization that is recognized globally as an authority on credentials evaluation of the education, registration and licensure of nurses and health care professionals worldwide. For more information, see

37. Cumulative Index To Nursing And Allied Health Literature

This is the most comprehensive resource for nursing and allied health literature in the world. What started out as a single bibliographic database has now expanded to offer four databases including two full-text versions on nursing and allied health literature. For more information, see

38. Developmental Disabilities Nurses Association

This is a non-profit nursing specialty organization committed to advocacy, education, and care for nurses who provide services to persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Their goal is to foster the growth of nursing knowledge and expertise with regard to providing the best care for people with disabilities.  For more information, see

39. Federal Nurses Association

This association’s mission is to promote the professional and educational advancement of military and federal health nurses, improve beneficiary health care, foster nursing standards in the federal and military sector and promote interactions with nurses and organizations.  For more information, see

40. Eastern Nursing Research Society

This association promotes the creation of nursing communities for the promotion and support of regional nursing research in the Eastern Region of the United States. The association provides a networking forum for nurse scientists, develops nursing science and mentors nurse scientists. For more information, see

41. Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association

This association’s nursing expertise makes it the authority in the area for specialty nursing resources, information, and direction.  The association supports and encourages nursing compassion and empathy while working with patients and their families as they journey through the experience of life-limiting illness. For more information, see

42. International Society Of Psychiatric Mental-Health Nurses

This association was formed to unite and strengthen specialty psychiatric-mental health nursing. The association aims to influence health care policy to promote evidence-based and effective care for individuals, families and communities. For more information, see

43. The American Assembly For Men In Nursing

The purpose of this association is to provide a framework for male nurses to meet, discuss, and influence factors that affect them as men in the nursing field. This association provides useful articles, resources, educational facilities, newsletters, job opportunities and so on to its members. For more information, see

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