Why Join ANA?
The American Nurses Association (ANA) is the nation’s only full-service professional organization that represents the interests of the nation’s 3.1 million registered nurses.
Membership with ANA is central to your development as a nurse. From the moment you start your career, we will be there to support and assist your lifelong professional growth. It’s a way for you to affect change and be a part of something bigger — each member makes ANA stronger and more effective in shaping health care and public policy for our communities and our nation.
You’ll get access to a variety of programs and products that have been designed just for registered nurses. Such as ways to:
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How to Join
Joining ANA is easy, simply visit our join online page and pick the plan you want. ANA offers three different membership plans, so you can pick the one that’s best for you. Plus, our payment plans make membership easy and affordable.
ANA and State membership
The ”gold standard” of membership, this ANA membership also includes membership in your state nurses association. You’ll receive full benefits from both, including professional development opportunities to help you keep up-to-date and expand your skills and knowledge affordably and conveniently. You will also receive valuable ANCC certification discounts. Plus, you’ll influence decisions made at the national and state level that affect the practice of nursing and the health of your patients.
ANA Only Membership
Now available in most states, ANA Only members receive full ANA member benefits but no state nurses association benefits. You’ll have professional development opportunities at the national level and the chance to influence the decisions made at the national level that affect the practice of nursing and the health of your patients. Many states also offer State Only membership. See your state nurses association website for more information.
A web-only ANA membership, this is our lowest cost option with limited benefits. E-Membership is great because it allows you to access the many benefits available to members only on our website, nursingworld.org. This membership plan also helps to support ANA’s many policy and advocacy efforts that advance the nursing profession.
Membership with ANA will improve your quality of life professionally — and personally.