American Academy of Nursing

The American Academy of Nursing (ANA) was established in order to help facilitate the advance of new concepts in nursing and health care. ANA attempts to identify and explore issues in health, the professions, and society that concern nursing, while also examining the interrelationships among the segments within nursing and the interaction among nurses as they affect the development of the nursing profession.

American Academy of Nursing

600 Maryland Avenue, S.W.

Suite 100 W

Washington, DC 20024-2571

(202) 554-4444

American Assembly for Men in Nursing

The American Assembly for Men in Nursing (AAMN) was originally established to help eliminate prejudice in nursing for men. Today, the AAMN provides a forum for discussion of common problems, provides incentives for continuing education and professional growth, while also furthering the need for all health professionals to be sensitive to various social needs in the pursuit of positive health care.

American Assembly for Men in Nursing

P.O. Box 31753

Independence, OH 44131

(216) 524-3504

American Association of Colleges of Nursing

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) encompasses all institutions offering baccalaureate and/or graduate degrees in nursing. AACN seeks to advance the practice of professional nursing by improving the quality of educational programs offered, promoting research and developing academic leaders. AACN also works with other professional nursing organizations and organizations in the health professions to evaluate and improve health care.

American Association of Colleges of Nursing

1 Dupont Circle, N.W.

Washington, DC 20036

(202) 463-6930



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