Nurses Service Organization (NSO) is proud to have been selected as the preferred provider of broad, reasonably-priced professional liability insurance for over 30 nursing associations. By working with our partners, we’ve looked to develop and maintain a deep understanding of the nursing profession, which helps ensure our coverage remains responsive to the ever changing medical environment.
To learn more about these associations, please click on the links below.
American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants (AALNC)
Founded in 1989, the AALNC is a not-for-profit membership organization dedicated to the professional enhancement and growth of registered nurses practicing in the specialty of legal nurse consulting, and to advancing this nursing specialty. AALNC provides networking opportunities, educational advancement, professional development, and supports certification through the American Legal Nurse Consultant Certification Board (ALNCCB).
The American Association of Nurse Attorneys (TAANA)
TAANA serves as a resource network and support group for nurse attorneys and educates the public on matters of nursing, health care, and the law.
The American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners (AANLCP℠)
AANLCP℠ is a non-profit professional nursing association founded in 1997. AANLCP℠ recognizes the Nurse Life Care Planner as the registered nurse who assesses the person, identifies issues, plans for appropriate interventions, implements, and evaluates the plan in the Nurse Life Care Planning process. AANLCP℠ promotes education, collegiality, collaboration, research, and standards as they relate to the practice of Nurse Life Care Planning. AANLCP℠ believes nurses should take an active role in education and the certification process and supports certification through the CNLCP® Certification Board.
American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN)
A professional association for registered nurses that provides on-the-job health care for the nation's workers. Contains membership, conference and educational information, job postings, and discussion boards.
American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)
A multi-disciplinary professional membership organization dedicated to advancing the practice of diabetes self-management training and care as integral components of health care for persons with diabetes, and of lifestyle management for the prevention of diabetes.
American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA)
An organization that seeks to provide vision, direction, and leadership for the advancement of holistic nursing practice and to support the practice through education, research, and standards.
American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA)
The mission of ANNA is to advance nephrology nursing practice and positively influence outcomes for patients with kidney disease through advocacy, scholarship, and excellence. ANNA provides the highest quality educational products, programs, and services for its membership of registered nurses and other healthcare professionals at all levels of practice.
American Nurses Association - New York (ANA-NY)
ANA-New York is the professional association for registered nurses in the state. Launched in December 2012, ANA-New York is dedicated to promoting excellence in nursing practice, seeks to improve the quality of health care services, and promotes professional and leadership development of registered nurses.
American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA)
APNA is your resource for psychiatric mental health nursing. A professional organization with more than 8,000 members, APNA is committed to the specialty practice of psychiatric mental health nursing, health and wellness promotion through identification of mental health issues, prevention of mental health problems, and the care and treatment of persons with psychiatric disorders. APNA was recently named as one of American Chronicle's Top 10 Industry Associations in Nursing.
American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN)
ASPAN represents the interests of nurses who practice in preanesthesia and postanesthesia care, outpatient surgery, and pain management settings. Its mission includes producing evidence-based research, promoting education, optimizing patient care, establishing national standards, and serving as an advocate for perianesthesia nurses.
Association for Radiologic & Imaging Nursing (ARIN)
The Association for Radiologic & Imaging Nursing (ARIN) was founded in 1981 as the professional organization representing nurses who practice in the diagnostic, neuro/cardiovascular, interventional, ultrasonography, computerized tomography, nuclear medicine, magnetic resonance, and radiation oncology.
Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)
The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) is a nonprofit membership organization that promotes the health of women and newborns. AWHONN’s mission is to improve and promote the health of women and newborns and to strengthen the nursing profession through the delivery of superior advocacy, research, education and other professional and clinical resources to nurses and other health care professionals.
Black Nurses Rock
Black Nurses Rock Inc. is a non-profit membership based organization with a focus to foster a positive environment of professional growth and development. We provide support and mentorship to nurses in an effort to elevate our profession and improve our communities. Our mission is to inspire and empower innovative leaders that will serve and educate vulnerable communities.
California Association for Nurse Practitioners (CANP)
A statewide organization for nurse practitioners dedicated to enhancing the profession through education and improving the healthcare system through involvement in legislative issues.
Case Management Society of America (CMSA)
An international, non-profit organization dedicated to the support and development of the profession of case management through educational forums, networking opportunities, and legislative involvement.
Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)
An international, action-oriented organization supporting the profession through access to important scientific information and the latest research; networking opportunities with key governmental, academic, and professional contacts; and monitoring of government activities affecting the profession.
Florida Nurse Practitioner Network (FNPN)
The mission of the Florida Nurse Practitioner Network is to encourage networking between members throughout the state. Provides educational and professional development for nurse practitioners.
Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA)
Organization for advanced practice nurses interested in the health care of older adults. Membership, committee, and conference information.
Illinois Society for Advanced Practice Nursing (ISAPN)
Founded in 2001, the ISAPN is a not-for profit membership organization dedicated to the advancement and recognition of advanced practice nursing. ISAPN provides networking opportunities via regional events, professional development via our statewide educational programs and supports our members and the profession with our advocacy efforts at the state capitol.
The Indiana State Nurses Association (ISNA)
The Indiana State Nurses Association is the professional organization for Indiana's registered nurses. The Association was organized in 1903 to secure a nurse practice act to safeguard the citizens of Indiana. For 100 years they have been promoting and safeguarding nurses, the nursing profession, and those who receive nursing care.
Infusion Nurses Society (INS)
The INS is dedicated to advancing the delivery of quality intravenous therapy through stringent standards of practice and professional ethics, and promoting research and education in the intravenous specialty.
Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP)
The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) is an independent, nonprofit charitable organization that works closely with healthcare practitioners and institutions, regulatory agencies, consumers, and professional organizations to provide education about medication errors and their prevention. ISMP represents more than 40 years of experience in helping healthcare practitioners keep patients safe, and continues to lead efforts to improve the medication use process. For more information on ISMP, or its medication safety alert newsletters and other tools for healthcare professionals and consumers, visit www.ismp.org.
International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN)
The IAFN is a non-profit membership organization comprised of forensic nurses working around the world and other professionals who support and compliment the work of forensic nursing. The mission of the IAFN is to provide leadership in forensic nursing practice by developing, promoting, and disseminating information internationally about forensic nursing science.
Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA)
The MNA advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting the economic and general welfare of nurses in the workplace, and lobbying the legislature and regulatory agencies on health care issues affecting nurses and the public.
Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners (MICNP)
Formed in 2000 as a nonprofit, professional membership association representing all nurse practitioner specialties throughout the state, MICNP seeks to provide nurse practitioners the leadership and resources to improve their practice environment through education of its members and the community, legislative support on issues affecting the profession, and promoting access to nurse practitioner services.
Montana Nurses Association (MtNA)
The Montana Nurses Association's mission is to promote professional nursing practice, standards and education; represent professional nurses; and provide nursing leadership in promoting high quality health care.
National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS)
The NACNS, founded in 1995, exists to enhance and promote the unique, high value contribution of the clinical nurse specialist to the health and well-being of individuals, families, groups, and communities, and to promote and advance the practice of nursing.
National Association of Licensed Practical Nurses (NALPN)
The NALPN was founded to provide a structure at the national level through which licensed practical nurses and licensed vocational nurses could promote better patient care and speak and act on behalf of the occupational group.
National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON)
The NAON is designed to promote the advancement and quality of orthopaedic healthcare. The organization is dedicated to educating its practitioners, promoting research in the field of musculoskeletal healthcare, and encouraging effective communication between orthopaedic nurses and groups with similar interests.
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)
Actively advocating children's healthcare, NAPNAP has provided opportunities, educated parents and families, and been involved in beneficial legislative activities since 1973. Due to its successes, NAPNAP has seen aggressive membership growth in the past several years, and now includes about 70% of pediatric nurse practitioners in the nation.
National Association for Practical Nurse Education and Service, Inc. (NAPNES)
Founded in 1941, NAPNES is the world's oldest nursing organization dedicated exclusively to promotion of quality nursing service through the practice of licensed practical nurses (LPN) and licensed vocational nurses (LVN). NAPNES is proud to be a multi-disciplinary organization of individuals, facilities, and schools that advocate the professional practice of practical and vocational nursing.
National Federation of Nurses (NFN)
The National Federation of Nurses is a leading national labor union and collaborative voice for registered nurses. Their work is driven by the priorities of members – nurses associations and the individual nurses they represent. The National Federation of Nurses takes action at the local and national level to improve working conditions for nurses and achieve better patient outcomes.
National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA)
The NSNA is a membership organization representing students in ADN, Diploma, Baccalaureate, generic Masters, and generic Doctoral programs preparing students for registered nurse licensure, as well as RNs in BSN completion programs.
The Nurse Practitioner Association New York State (NPA)
The NPA is the voice of nurse practitioners in New York State. They offer members the tools, resources, and information to advance the NP profession, and an effective and successful advocacy program dedicated to advancing and safeguarding NPs in all of New York State.
Ohio Nurses Association (ONA)
The ONA is the only professional association in Ohio that promotes and safeguards registered nurses, the nursing profession, and those who receive nursing care. ONA offers continuing education, information on nursing practice and standards of care, legislative advocacy, and collective bargaining.
Oncology Nursing Society® (ONS)
The ONS is a professional organization of over 35,000 registered nurses and other healthcare providers dedicated to excellence in patient care, education, research, and administration in oncology nursing. The Society offers useful information and opportunities for nurses at all levels, in all practice settings, and in all subspecialties.
Oregon Nurses Association (ONA)
A professional association and labor union, ONA has stood for the integrity of the nursing profession for over 90 years and continues to represent thousands of registered nurses who are speaking up for improved patient care, better working conditions for all nurses, and quality health care delivery systems.
Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN)
The Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN) founded in 1984, is the premier national nursing organization solely supporting and advocating for Associate Degree Nursing (ADN). OADN’s mission is to promote ADN through the goals of education, leadership, inclusivity, collaboration, and advocacy to ensure excellence in the profession. OADN is dedicated to enhancing the quality of ADN education, strengthening the professional role of the ADN, and encouraging academic progression of the ADN graduate in reaching their maximum professional potential.
Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners
The Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners is the state NP association in Pennsylvania, representing the interests of over 9,000 nurse practitioners across the Commonwealth. Founded in the 1980's, our mission is to improve access to care by promoting the role of the nurse practitioner and removing barriers to professional practice. We strive to promote high quality educational forums, improve communications among nurse practitioners and other health care professionals, organizations and the community.
The Society of Pediatric Nurses
The Society of Pediatric Nurses was founded in 1990 to advance the specialty of pediatric nursing though excellence in education, research and practice. SPN is committed to the development and dissemination of evidence based standards and research based knowledge that translates into quality outcomes for nursing care of children and families.
Texas Nurse Practitioners (TNP)
The TNP’s mission is to promote professional excellence of nurse practitioners and support quality healthcare through leadership, education, and advocacy. TNP is a premier resource for all nurse practitioners in the state of Texas.
Washington State Nurses Association (WSNA)
The collective and leading voice, authority, and advocate for the nursing profession in the state of Washington.
Wyoming Council for Advanced Practice Nursing (WCAPN)
Wyoming Council for Advanced Practice Nursing (WCAPN) is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to promoting and advocating for Advanced Practice Nurses throughout Wyoming. WCAPN provides continuing education programs, offers opportunities to collaborate with other professionals and organizations and supports legislation as it relates to Advanced Practice Nurses. Through an annual conference and periodic seminars related to issues facing APN's today, WCAPN offers opportunities for continuing education and networking. WCAPN is involved in a variety of activities and legislation that promote and advocate for Wyoming Advanced Practice Nurses.
Nurses Service Organization has partnered with several nursing industry websites in an effort to bring the best resources to our customers. These websites offer valuable information to nursing professionals and students on practice issues, clinical updates, risk management resources, nursing news, and employment issues.
To learn more about our website partners, please click on the links or logos below.
Allnurses.com has been helping nurses use the Internet since 1996. As one of the leading online nursing communities, allnurses.com has active discussions and live chat, current news, and a comprehensive directory of links to nursing-related sites, including specialty information, nursing organizations, journals, and educational institutions and more.
LPNPrograms.org focuses specifically on those wishing to become a Licensed Practical Nurse. We weed through the millions of pages of complex and often unreliable data that is posted online and streamline the research process for those that depend on our solutions to chart and navigate their educational and career paths.
We offer several core services including:
Information on educational paths
- Information on various scholarships
- Career building tools
- Job finder and much more
We offer 100% free online access to anybody that has aspirations of becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse or those who wish to connect with others across the globe to enrich or improve their career portfolios.
NursingCenter.com is an interactive web community and portal created by nurses for nurses as a source of nursing information and content that is comprehensive, credible, convenient, and current.
NursingCenter.com provides nurses of all backgrounds and specialties with a forum to share ideas, access reference materials, advance their careers and education, order products and services, and read about the social, ethical and political topics affecting the nursing profession.
The Nurse Practitioner
This publication meets the needs of advanced practice nurses and other primary care clinicians by providing practical, cutting-edge information. Each issue presents peer-reviewed articles that range from clinical topics and research to political and practice issues.
NursingCenter's vast collection of information from over 30 top nursing journals offers nurses online access to cover-to-cover journal content and other opportunities to gain knowledge, develop professionally, and advance their careers.