Nursing Organizations and Associations in USA: Part 3

Nursing Organizations and Associations in USA: Part 3This article is Part 3 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 2 for association numbers 22 to 43.

44. Infusion Nurses Society

This association is recognized as the global authority in infusion therapy, and is dedicated to fulfilling and exceeding the public’s expectations of excellence by setting the standard for infusion care. This association develops and disseminates practice standards, provides professional development opportunities and quality education, apart from other services. For more information, see

45. Interagency Collaborative On Nursing Statistics

This association generates and utilizes data, information, and research about nurses, nursing education, and nursing workforce from organizations responsible developing and compiling analysis of data on nurses and their workplace environments. For more information, see

46. Interagency Council On Information Resources In Nursing

This association is a voluntary group comprised of agencies that provide informational resources for nursing and improve access to library services for all nurses. Each member organization appoints a representative and an alternate, usually a nurse or librarian, to serve on the Council. For more information, see

47. International Association For Human Caring

This association provides the forum for discovery and dissemination of caring science. the association helps identify major philosophical and professional dimensions of care and caring to advance the knowledge that constitutes nursing. For more information, see

48. International Association of Forensic Nurses

This association provides leadership in forensic nursing practice by developing, promoting, and disseminating information internationally. Becoming a member of this organization entitles you to the resources you need to develop your practice, be recognized, and connect with your peers in the industry. For more information, see

49. International Nurses Society on Addictions

This professional association is committed to the prevention, intervention, treatment, and management of addictive disorders arising from dependency to alcohol, drugs, and nicotine, food and process addictions such as gambling. For more information, see

50. International Society Of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses

The objective of this association is to unite and strengthen the presence of specialty psychiatric-mental health nursing and to influence health care policy. The association aims to achieve equitable, evidence-based and effective treatment and care for individuals, families and communities. For more information, see

51. Hartford Institute For Geriatric Nursing

The Hartford Institute promotes the quality of health care provided to older adults through excellence in nursing practice. The association is today a globally recognized geriatric presence in the area of geriatric care. For more information, see

52. Midwest Nursing Research Society

Since its inception, this association has been transforming how nursing is practiced by 1) promoting, disseminating, and using nursing research and 2) by encouraging, supporting, and connecting the next generation of nurse scientists. For more information, see

53. National Association For Catholic Nurses USA

The National Association Catholic Nurses, USA enables Roman Catholic nurses from different backgrounds the opportunity to promote Catholic moral principles in nursing and stimulate desire for professional development.  For more information, see

54. National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists

This association enhances and promotes the contribution of clinical nurse specialists to the health and well-being of patients and also promotes the practice of nursing by making national, regional, and local efforts to promote clinical nursing. For more information, see

55.National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration in Long Term Care

This association is a leading advocate and educational organization for DONs, ADONs and RNs in Long Term Care. This association understands the daily challenges of directors and nursing administrators and provides them the tools they need for professional success. For more information, see

56. National Association Of Hispanic Nurses

This association was formed to provide a forum to analyze and evaluate the health care needs, assess the quality of health care delivery services and identify elements that act as barriers of health care delivery to the Hispanic community.  For more information, see

57. National Association of Neonatal Nurses

This association was formed to address the educational and nursing practice needs within neonatal nursing, while nationally representing all neonatal nurses. The association also supports the professional needs of neonatal nurses throughout their careers. For more information, see

58. Nurse Practitioners In Women’s Health

This association’s mission is to ensure quality health care to women of all ages by nurse practitioners. The association defines quality health care as inclusive of an individual’s physical, emotional, and spiritual needs. For more information, see

59. National Association of Orthopedic Nurses

This association’s mission is to advance orthopedic nursing through excellence in research, education and nursing practice. For more information, see

60. National Association Of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

This association’s mission is to promote optimal health for children through leadership, practice, advocacy, education and research.  This association is dedicated to provide education and practice resources to nurses to who care for children. For more information, see

61. National Association Of School Nurses

This association is the expert voice for professional development of school nurses and student health. This association aims to ensure that every child has access to a school nurse all day, every day. For more information, see

62. The National Association Of State School Nurse Consultants Inc

This association was formed to promote youth health and learning by providing national leadership and advocacy, impacting public policy, and influencing school health programs and school nursing practice. For more information, see

63. National Association Of Traveling Nurses

This association provides all possible assistance to traveling nurses, from finding out traveling nursing zones in the country, to offering moving assistance, blogs, articles and educational resources for traveling nurses. For more information, see

64. National Black Nurses Association

This association provides a forum for African American nurses to investigate, define and determine the health care needs of African Americans. The association also helps African American nurses to implement changes that’ll allow the African American community to benefit from health care commensurate with that of the larger society. For more information, see

65. National Federation Of Licensed Practical Nurses

This association’s mission is to foster high standards in nursing care, promote continued competence through education and lifelong learning with a focus on public protection. For more information, see

66. National League For Nursing Accrediting Commission INC

This association provides resources on various nursing programs, accreditation, candidate status, standards and criteria, accreditation manuals, accreditation visit schedules and so on for the nursing community.  For more information, see

67. Nurses For Newborn Foundation

This association provides in-home nursing visits to promote health care, education, and positive parenting skills to for families that are most at-risk in order to prevent infant mortality, child abuse and neglect. For more information, see

68. Nurses Organization Of Veterans Affairs

This is a nationwide, voluntary organization composed of registered nurses employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs, dedicated to promoting quality health care and advancing VA Nursing. For more information, see

69. Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation

This association develops, administers, and evaluates programs for certification in oncology nursing. This association validates specialized knowledge in oncology nursing and related specialties to promote excellence in patient care and professional practice. For more information, see

70. Pediatric Endocrinology Nursing Society

This is a voluntary non-profit specialty nursing organization committed to advancing the science of pediatric endocrine nursing. Developing clinical practice guidelines, education standards of pediatric endocrinology, knowledge advancement through nursing research in pediatric endocrinology are some of this association’s goals.

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