National Nursing Organizations
- American Association of Colleges of Nursing
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is a national voice for America’s baccalaureate and higher-degree nursing education programs.
- American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
Founded in 1931, the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) is the professional association representing more than 30,000 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) nationwide.
- Midwest Nursing Research Society
Since 1975, the Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) has been transforming how nursing is practiced. We do this two ways: by promoting, disseminating, and using nursing research and by encouraging, supporting, and connecting the next generation of nurse scientists. Today, with more than 1,300 members, MNRS is one of the largest and most influential nursing research organizations in the country, serving individuals in a 13-state Midwest region.
- National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists
The National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (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.
Nursing Organizations in Michigan
- Michigan Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists
The Michigan Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (MI-CNS), an affiliate of the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists. Founded in 2009, the organization is growing; members include practicing CNSs from across the State of Michigan and CNS students enrolled in programs around the State.
- Michigan Association of Nurse Anesthetists
The Michigan Association of Nurse Anesthetists works to advance patient safety and advocate CRNAs as high quality anesthesia providers. The MANA website provides information, links, scholarship and grant opportunities, and background on current issues.
- Michigan Center for Nursing
The Michigan Center for Nursing champions actions across the state—through ongoing collaboration, communication, and consensus building—that strengthen the nursing workforce.
- Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners
The Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners (MICNP) is a professional organization that seeks to advance the profession by establishing Nurse Practitioners as Primary Care Providers in both the public and the private sector.
- Michigan League for Nursing
Since its inception 50 years ago the Michigan League for Nursing has provided a voice and a forum for dialogue for nursing educators at all levels of education, practice clinicians, and the public on nursing care and nursing education in Michigan.
- ADVANCE for Nurses
Biweekly, ADVANCE for Nurses provides concise, practical information on clinical, management, professional, and career development issues for nurses practicing in all areas of the profession.
- American Journal of Nursing
AJN is the oldest and largest circulating nursing journal in the world. The Journal’s mission is to promote excellence in nursing and health care through the dissemination of evidence-based, peer-reviewed clinical information and original research.
- ADVANCE Heathcare Network
ADVANCE is a FREE resource to use to search for jobs, career advice, professional articles and much more.
- Army Nursing - ROTC at MSU
Collaborative effort between Army ROTC and the College of Nursing at MSU.
BestColleges helps students connect to more than 7,500 colleges. The site also provides a guide that breaks down a vast amount of information into easily digestible sections. This resource can be used to help young adults find affordable insurance and choose the right healthcare options.
EveryNurse.ORG offers career descriptions, expert interviews, and licensing and degree path information, employer profiles, and organization profiles for anyone that is interested in pursing Nursing as a career.
- iCON Michigan
The iCON (Individual Career Opportunities in Nursing) service is FREE to all nurses. iCON puts the power into your hands by listing only Michigan nursing jobs and lots of them, with instant results, full detail, and complete confidentiality.
- Michigan Department of Community Health
The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) is one of 20 departments of state government and is one of the largest in state government. It is responsible for health policy and management of the state’s publicly-funded health service systems.
- Michigan Health Council
The Michigan Health Council (MHC) is a statewide, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1943 to promote health education, increase access to healthcare, and examine health workforce issues in Michigan.
- MSU Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences
Bioethics has brought about significant changes in standards for the treatment of the sick and for the conduct of research. Access archived recordings from webinars dating back to 2010.
- National Institutes of Health
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research.
- Online LPN to RN
Online LPN to RN is a Guide to Terrific Apps Every Nurse Should be Using. A comprehensive list of mobile applications for tablets and smart phones related to the field of nursing.
- Quality and Safety Education for Nurses
Quality and Safety Education for Nurses is a comprehensive resource for quality and safety education for nurses. Faculty members worldwide are working to help new health professionals improve the healthcare systems in which they work.
RNDeer is a FREE website providing a comprehensive list of Nurse Residency Programs and New Grad Friendly Hospitals.
TravelNursing is a career portal for nurses who are seeking a career in travel nursing. TravelNursing also sponsors an annual scholarship for qualified applicants who are pursuing further education in the fields of nursing and medicine.