ANA Only Membership

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As an ANA Only Member - you are a full voting member in the American Nurses Association and entitled to valuable discounts and benefits that help you succeed.   

Dues:  $191 per year or $16.42 per month.

Availability: ANA Only Membership is not available in every state. Please check the chart below for the states where ANA Only Membership is offered:

 Alabama  Florida  Louisiana  Nevada  Pennsylvania  Washington, DC
 Alaska  Georgia  Maryland  New Jersey  South Carolina  West Virginia
 Arkansas  Hawaii  Michigan  New Mexico  South Dakota  Wyoming
 Colorado  Iowa  Missouri  New York  Tennessee  
 Delaware  Indiana  Montana  North Carolina  Utah  

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What ANA Gives You

Discounts and Privileges

  • Professional Liability Insurance - a must have for every nurse, offered at a special member price.
  • Quality Insurance programs at an affordable price

Professional Development Tools

  • Members save up to $150 on certification through ANCC.
  • Online continuing education available at a discount or free to members.
  • Conferences and educational events at the national and local level offered at a discount to members.
  • Member discounts on - ANA's bookstore
  • Find a new job on Nurse's Career Center.
  • Participate in ANANurseSpace – ANA’s new online social network! 

Free Publications

  • Free subscription to The American Nurse - a $20 Value.
  • Free subscription to The American Nurse Today - a $18.95 Value
  • Free online access to OJIN - the Online Journal of Issues in Nursing.
  • Sign up for ANA Smart Brief – an electronic daily news feed that brings healthcare and nursing news from around the country to your computer
  • Free access to ANA's informative online (or email) newsletters including - Capitol Update and Nursing Insider

Member Exclusive Online Content and Tools

  • Access to members only tools on the ANA website, NursingWorld, including CINAHL, PubMed, and more.
  • Ability to see content free only to members, including factsheets, toolkits, ANA Principles, and the ANA publication archives.

What ANA Does for You

Advocating for You and Your Patients

  • Federal lobbying on issues important to nursing and health care, - issues such as safe staffing, nursing workforce development, overtime pay and access to care.
  • Representing nursing where it matters, including the Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Labor, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and many others, right up to the White House.
  • Speaking for nursing through the media including stories in the Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, USA Today, 60 Minutes , NBC Nightly News, CNN, and NPR to name a few.
  • Speaking for U.S nurses as the only U.S.A member of the International Council of Nurses and attending meetings of the World Health Organization. 

Guiding the Profession

  • Maintaining the Code of Ethics for Nurses which was first developed by ANA in 1926.
  • ANA develops and publishes the Scope and Standards of practice for nursing and many of its specialties.
  • Through the National Database on Nursing Quality Indicators, ANA is collecting data that link nurse staffing levels to quality nursing care.
  • Addressing workplace hazards such as back injuries, latex allergies, safe needles and workplace violence. 

How You Can Make a Difference

Influence Decisions

  • Join one of the many committees and boards at the national, state and local level that are shaping the direction of the association and the profession.
  • Participate in member surveys that let you influence the association's agenda. 
  • Take part in grass roots advocacy efforts that let our elected officials hear your commitment on issues important to nursing.

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