Nursing Association Directory

Find a large collection of professional nursing associations in our directory. We'd like to expand and keep this directory up-to-date, please contact us about additions, corrections, and omissions.

Nurse Anesthetists

Community Health Nursing

Critical Care Nursing

Emergency Nursing



  • American Nursing Informatics Association – An organization for informatics nurses promoting networking, education and communication to advance the practice of informatics.
  • British Computer Society Nursing Specialist Group – Includes events diary, focus groups on education, midwifery, nursing terms, mental health, and publications, and membership information.
  • Canadian Nursing Informatics Association – Site of the relatively new organisation that aims to be ' the voice of nursing informatics in Canada'. Contains details of mission, goals, membership, representation on other bodies, and meetings.
  • IMIA-NI website – The website of the international nursing informatics body, IMIA-NI. It contains details of the organisation, meeting minutes and information on the activities of subgroups and members. Links to its conference website are included, plus the annual 'newsletters' containing reports from country representatives.
  • The Ontario Nursing Informatics Group – Includes news, calendar of events, membership information, publications, and discussion forum.
  • South Carolina Informatics Nursing Network – This is a group local to the South Carolina (USA) area. The site has information about the organization, how to become a member, and meeting dates. It also has a member-only area and reports of activities.

Nursing Management


  • American College of Nurse Midwives, Illinois Chapter – Resource for nurse midwives in Illinois. Links to midwifery practices, and job opportunities.
  • American College of Nurse-Midwives – Information on nurse-midwifery care, women's health, prenatal care, childbirth, finding nurse-midwives, education, certification, and questions to ask.
  • American College of Nurse-Midwives, San Diego Chapter – Includes philosophy, membership information, officer list, events, meeting minutes, and legislative news.
  • Association of Ontario Midwives – Combines the resources of the Ontario Midwives. Includes links, fact sheets and career opportunities for midwives
  • Association of Radical Midwives – A group of midwives, students and others who are committed to improving maternal care by the National Health Service, UK.
  • Citizens for Midwifery – Promoting citizen and consumer awareness of midwifery and childbirth.
  • College of Midwives – American College of Domiciliary Midwives home page. Information for midwives, consumers, and links to other midwifery schools and organizations. Located in CA.
  • Colorado Alliance of Independent Midwives – Information about homebirth midwifery in Colorado. Educational and practice links for midwives and pregnant women. The vision is for pregnant woman in Colorado to have access to midwifery care within her community. Activities are guided by the values of education, empowerment, inclusion, nurturance.
  • Columbus Midwives and Doulas Club – A club promoting and supporting midwifery, labour and delivery nurses, and doulas who advocate for clients in the birthing environment and support childbirth options.
  • Connecticut Midwife – Find a certified nurse-midwife in Connecticut by practice location or birth site. Learn about midwifery care. Links to womens health sites.
  • Foundation for the Advancement of Midwifery, Inc. – Non-profit organization dedicated to educating the general public and policy makers regarding the midwifery model of care as a quality health care option, increasing access to midwifery care and improving the quality of midwifery care.
  • Home Birth Association of North Dallas – Association supporting home birth and midwifery. Information about monthly meetings and referrals to midwives and doulas in Dallas, Texas metro area.
  • Independent Midwives Association (UK) – Founded in July 1985. The Association disseminates information about independent midwives, and lobbies for the traditional role of the midwife. The site includes a comprehensive register of midwives belonging to the IMA.
  • International Confederation of Midwives – Vision, mission, statements, and code of ethics for this international organization.
  • Long Island – Educational outreach service and directory for nurse/midwives, childbirth educators, and doulas practicing on Long Island.
  • Massachusetts Friends of Midwives – Consumer organization supporting midwifery and the midwifery model of care. Directory of birthing resources.
  • Midwife Associations Database – Comprehensive list of international midwifery associations, listed by geographical locations.
  • Midwifery Options for Mothers – Educates and promotes autonomous midwifery in Virginia. Has a newsletter and photo page, and details about upcoming events.
  • Midwifery Organizations – Index to midwifery organizations with links and contact information.
  • Midwives Alliance of North America – Organization of North American midwives and their advocates with the central mission to promote midwifery as a quality health care option for North American families.
  • The Midwives' Association of Washington State (MAWS) – Non-profit organization of Licensed Midwives and Certified Nurse Midwives in Washington State. Provides resources, referrals, and information for pregnant women and midwives about midwifery. Includes a directory of midwives.
  • National Association of Childbirthing Centers – Information about birth centers, stories, workshops and a bookstore.
  • National Board of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting – Scotland Secretary of State body responsible for ensuring standards of education and training for nurses, midwives and health visitors in Scotland.
  • New Zealand College of Midwives – Information about pregnancy and birth, and midwifery practices New Zealand.
  • North American Registry of Midwives (NARM) – The certifying organization recognizing multiple routes of entry into midwifery and includes verification of knowledge and skills and the successful completion of both a written examination and skills assessment.
  • Tennessee Midwives Association – Organization of midwives, aspiring midwives, and childbirth educators.
  • Texans for Midwifery – State-wide organization supporting midwives in Texas. Reference information and referrals to local chapters.
  • Washington State Midwives – Information for midwives, consumers, about midwifery and women's health. Links to handouts and web sites to other sites, including birth options, health links, and health concerns of women.
  • Welsh National Board – Monitors educational and professional standards of nurses, midwives and health visitors.

Neonatal Nursing

Nephrology Nursing

  • American Nephrology Nurses Association – Established in 1969, the ANNA is open to nurses and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of nephrology patients. Site contains membership information, job postings, legislative news, and journal abstracts.
  • Council of Nephrology Nurses and Technicians – A council of the National Kidney Foundation focusing on the development of healthcare policies which impact patient care and professional practices. Membership, grant and educational information.
  • International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis – Formed in 1984, ISPD promotes the clinical application of peritoneal dialysis. Membership is open to healthcare and business professionals.
  • San Joaquin Valley Chapter – American Nephrology Nurses Association Chapter 532. Includes related continuing education classes, job opportunities, chapter goals, and officer list.

Neuroscience Nursing

Oncology Nursing

  • Association of Pediatric Oncology Nurses – APON is a professional organization for registered nurses caring for children and adolescents with cancer and their families.
  • Oncology Nursing Society – Organization open to registered nurses and other healthcare professionals involved in oncology care.
  • San Antonio Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society – Includes news, events, meeting and membership information, educational opportunities, and photo gallery.
  • Texas Nurses Foundation – The Nurse Oncology Education Program is a statewide cancer education project funded by the Texas Cancer Council. NOEP is designed to educate and empower all nurses in all practice settings about cancer prevention, detection, treatment and rehabilitation.

Palliative Care Nursing


Nurse Practitioners

Psychiatric Nursing

Rehabilitation Nursing

Research Nursing

School Nursing

  • American School Health Association – A multidisciplinary organization of professionals committed to safeguarding the health of school-aged children.
  • National Association of School Nurses – A non-profit specialty nursing organization which represents school nurses, and is dedicated to improving the health and educational success of children.
  • Oregon School Nurse Association – Includes membership information, board member list and minutes, strategic plans, news, legislation information, and employment opportunities.

Student Nursing

Wound Care