National Nursing Associations


National Student Nurses Association

NSNA's mission is to bring together and mentor students preparing for initial licensure as registered nurses, as well as those enrolled in baccalaureate completion programs. Promote development of the skills that students will need as responsible and accountable members of the nursing profession.


National Alaska Native American Indian Nurses Association

NANAINA is a committed group of persons from every corner of the country, dedicated to the health and well-being of the American Indian and Alaska Native people.  Some of us are ourselves American Indian, Alaska Native, some not.  We are nurses, non-nurses, serving or not in communities and programs for American Indians and Alaska Natives.  Regardless, we hope you will join us in our cause, our endeavors to raise the health of our people and to advance our profession.


Philippine Nurses Association of America, Inc. -
The mission of iPNAA is to uphold and foster the positive image and welfare of its constituent members. Promote professional excellence and contribute to significant outcomes to healthcare and society.


American Association of Colleges of Nursing

As the collective voice for academic nursing, AACN serves as the catalyst for excellence and innovation in nursing education, research, and practice.


National Association of Hispanic Nurses

NAHN National Association of Hispanic Nurses® is a non-profit professional association committed to the promotion of the professionalism and dedication of Hispanic nurses by providing equal access to educational, professional, and economic opportunities for Hispanic nurses.


National Black Nurses Association

The National Black Nurses Association’s mission is to "represent and provide a forum for Black Nurses to advocate and implement strategies to ensure access to the highest quality of healthcare for persons of color".    


National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations

The mission of NCEMNA is to be the unified body advocating for equity and justice in healthcare.