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Georgia Association of Nursing Students (GANS)The purpose of Georgia Association of Nursing
Students is to assume responsibility for
contributing to nursing education; to provide for
the highest quality of health care; to provide
programs representative of fundamental and
current professional interest and concerns; and to
aid in the development of the whole person,
including an understanding of the professional
role of a nurse and his/her responsibility for the
health care of all people.
Georgia Nurses Association (GNA)the Georgia Nurses Association is the largest professional association for registered nurses in the State of Georgia.
Our Mission: Empowering Georgia nurses to lead change and improve health.
Our Vision: To be the prominent association in Georgia transforming health through advancing the practice and profession of nursing.
Georgia Organization of Nurse Leaders (GONL)The purpose of the Georgia Organization of Nurse Leaders (GONL) is to help members develop skills in and promote nursing administration, leadership, human resources, materials management and finance; disseminate information on current practices and new knowledge; explore the impact of health care issues on hospitals and nursing practice; and foster a collegial relationship with other health care executives, medical practitioners and nursing educators.
American Assoicarion of Colleges for Nursing (AACN)The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is the national voice for academic nursing. AACN works to establish quality standards for nursing education; assists schools in implementing those standards; influences the nursing profession to improve health care; and promotes public support for professional nursing education, research, and practice.
American Nurses Association (ANA)he American Nurses Association (ANA) is the premier organization representing the interests of the nation's 4 million registered nurses. ANA is at the forefront of improving the quality of health care for all. Founded in 1896, and with members in all 50 states and U.S. territories, ANA is the strongest voice for the profession.
American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA)APNA is the largest professional membership organization committed to the practice of psychiatric-mental health (PMH) nursing and wellness promotion, prevention of mental health problems, and the care and treatment of persons with psychiatric disorders.
American Red CrossThe American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
The American Red Cross, through its strong network of volunteers, donors and partners, is always there in times of need.
American Society of Registered Nurses (ASRN)The American Society of Registered Nurses (ASRN) was founded in 1974 for the purpose of bringing together professional nurses interested in creating a nursing "society" which is defined as "A group of humans broadly distinguished from other groups by mutual interests, participation in characteristic relationships, shared institutions, and a common culture".
This new Society brings together nurses from all fields of inquiry, regions, and specializations both inside and outside academe in order to expand the study and practice of nursing, and offer support, resources, education, and distinction to its members. The Society serves nurses in all 50 states as well as across the globe.
ASRN represents a community for all nursing voices. We invite registered nurses, international professionals, and new graduates to discover ASRN. Our goal is to advance nursing as a science and profession.
Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN)ARN is a diverse community of nearly 5,000 professional RNs working in acute care, inpatient rehabilitation units, long-term care hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies, and academia. Led by a board of directors, ARN focuses on the challenges facing rehab patients, family members, and support systems—as well as rehabilitation care providers.
Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA)The Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association, the Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center and the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation have leveraged strategic and operational synergies and adopted shared mission and vision statements and common pillars of excellence.
Shared Mission - To Advance Expert Care in Serious Illness
Shared Vision - To Transform the Care and Culture of Serious Illness
Pillars of Excellence - Education, Competence, Advocacy, Leadership, Research
National Nurses United (NNU)National Nurses United, with more than 170,000 members nationwide, is the largest union and professional association of registered nurses in U.S. history.
NNU was founded in 2009 unifying three of the most active, progressive organizations in the U.S.—and the major voices of unionized nurses—in the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee, United American Nurses, and Massachusetts Nurses Association
National Student Nurses Association (NSNA)NSNA’s mission is to mentor students preparing for initial licensure as registered nurses, and to convey the standards, ethics, and skills that students will need as responsible and accountable leaders and members of the profession.
Founded in 1952, NSNA is a nonprofit organization for students enrolled in associate, baccalaureate, diploma, and generic graduate nursing programs. It is dedicated to fostering the professional development of nursing students.
The organization has 60,000 members in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Oncology Nursing Society (ONS)Students, clinicians, scientists, educators, and mentors working together to transform the way the world cares for cancer.