ANA E-Membership Only

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E-Membership is a virtual membership in ANA.  If you cannot afford ANA & State or ANA Only Membership but still want to support ANA and take advantage of some of the discounts and benefits offered to members, then this web-based membership is perfect for you! Note that E-Membership does not qualify for member discounts on ANCC certification

Dues: $45 per year

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

 Connecticut  Maine  Oklahoma  Vermont
 Illinois  Nebraska  Rhode Island  Virginia
 Kentucky  New Hampshire  Texas

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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

  • Online continuing education available at a discount or free 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 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

  • 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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