The purpose of AAMN is to provide a framework for nursers, as a group, to meet, to discuss and influence factors, which affect men as nurses: Encourage men of all ages to become nurses and join together with all nurses in strengthening and humanizing health care. Support men who are nurses to grow professional and demonstrate top each other and to society the increasing contributions being made by men within the nursing profession. Advocate for continued research, education and dissemination of information about men's health issues, men in nursing, and nursing knowledge at the local national levels.
AHNA is the definitive voice for holistic nursing, and promotes the education of nurses, other healthcare professionals, and the public in all aspects of holistic caring and healing. AHNA's efforts resulted in the recognition of holistic nursing as an 'official nursing specialty' by the American Nurses Association.
The American Nursers Association (ANA) is the only full-service organization representing the interests of the nations 3.4 million registered nurses through its constituent and state nurses associations and its organizational affiliates. The ANA advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting the rights in the workplace, projecting a positive and realistic view of nursing, and by lobbying the Congress and regulatory agencies on health care issues affecting nurses and the public.
The NLN offers professional development, networking opportunities, testing services, nursing research grants, and public policy initiatives to its 40,000 individual and 1,200 institutional members. NLN members represent nursing education programs across the spectrum of higher education, and health care organizations and agencies.