Organizational Resources

Below is a list of NP and nursing organizations as well as other helpful resource links.

Nursing/Nurse Practitioner Organizations

American Association of Nurse Practitioners
American Association of Occupational Health Nurses
American Association of Critical Care Nurses
Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
American Nurses Association
American Psychiatric Nurses Association
American Society of Pain Management Nurses
Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses
National Association of Hispanic Nurses
National Association of Neonatal Nurses
National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates and Practitioners
National Association of School Nurses
National Black Nurses Association
National Gerontological Nursing Association
National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties
Nurse Practitioner Society of the Dermatology Nurses Association
Oncology Nursing Society
Preventive Cardiology Nurses Association
Society of Urological Nurses and Associates

State Nurse Practitioner Organizations

Advanced Practice Nurse Council of the Delaware Nurses Association
Alaska NP Association
NP Alliance of Alabama
Arizona NP Council
Arkansas NP Association
ARNPs United of Washington State
California Association for NPs
Coalition of Advanced Practice Nurses of Indiana
Colorado Society of Advanced Practice Nurses
Connecticut APRN Society
Florida Association of Neonatal NPs
Florida NP Network
Florida Nurses Association Focus Group of Advanced Practice Nurses
Illinois Society for Advanced Practice Nursing
Iowa Association of NPs
Iowa NP Society
Kansas NPs
Kentucky Coalition of NPs & Nurse Midwives
Louisiana Association of NPs
Maine NP Association
Massachusetts Coalition of NPs
Metro Milwaukee NPs (Wisconsin)
Michigan Council of NPs
Minnesota Nurses Association
Mississippi Nurses Association NP Special Interest Group
Montana Nurses Association Council on Advanced Practice
Nebraska NPs
Nevada Nurses Association Advanced Practice Nurse Group
New Hampshire NP Association
New Jersey Forum of Nurses in Advanced Practice
New Mexico NP Council
North Carolina Nurses Association Council of NPs
NP Association of DC
NP Association of Maryland
NP Association of South Dakota
NPs of Idaho
NPs of Oregon
NPs of New York
Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses
Oklahoma Nurses Association
Oregon Nurses Association
Pennsylvania Coalition of NPs
Rhode Island NP Council
St. Louis Nurses in Advanced Practice (Missouri)
Tennessee Nurses Association Advanced Practice Council
Texas NPs
The APRN Special Interest Group of the South Carolina Nurses Association
The NP Association New York State
Utah NPs
Vermont NP Association, Inc
Virginia Council of NPs
Wisconsin Nurses Association Advanced Practice Nurse Forum
Association of Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses (Washington State)

Governmental Resources

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Administration for Children and Families (ACF)

Administration on Aging (AoA)

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Indian Health Service (IHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Office of the Inspector General (OIG)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Office of Civil Rights (OCR)

Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA)
Office of Global Health Affairs (OGHA)
Departmental Appeals Board (DAB) Medicare Operations Division

National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)

Office on Disability (OD)

Office of the U.S. Surgeon General
HRSA Division of Nursing
Bureau of Clinician Recruitment and Service
Bureau of Health Professions
Bureau of Primary Health Care
Healthcare Systems Bureau
Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Office of Rural Health Policy
Office of Regional Operations

Other Resources

American Cancer Society
American Diabetes Association
American Heart Association
American Lung Association
American Psychiatric Association
Association of Clinicians for the Underserved
International Diabetes Federation
National Association of Rural Health Clinics