Professional Nursing Organizations

Below are links to resources and information for nurses.

Professional Nursing Organizations - National

American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)
The AACN is the national voice for university and four-year-college education programs in nursing.

American Nurses Association
A full-service professional organization representing the nations entire registered nurse population.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
The mission of the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) is to promote excellence in nursing and health care globally through credentialing programs and related services. The Magnet Recognition Program was developed by the ANCC to recognize health care organizations that provide the very best in nursing care and uphold the tradition within nursing
of professional nursing practice.

American Association of Critical Care Nurses

American Organization of Nurse Executives
Welcome to the American Organization of Nurse Executives. You'll find news, information, and resources for today's nurse leader.

American Public Health Organization

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
The CCNE is officially recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a national accreditation agency. The CCNE ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate and graduate education programs preparing effective nurses.

National Council of State Boards of Nursing
The mission of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing is to lead in nursing regulation by assisting Member Boards, collectively and individually, to promote safe and effective nursing practice in the interest of protecting public health and welfare.

National League for Nursing
The purpose of the NLN is to advance quality nursing education that prepares the nursing workforce to meet the needs of diverse populations in an ever-changing health care environment.

National Student Nurses' Association

NJ Student Nurses' Association

Sigma Theta Tau International-STTI
Honor Society of Nursing provides leadership and scholarship in practice, education, and
research to enhance the health of all people.

NJ State Nurses Association

Professional Journals

Nursing Center

Gateway site to collection of journals
Medline journals with links to publisher websites