Benefits of Neuroscience Nursing Association Membership
AANN nurtures your professional growth and gives you the necessary tools to provide the best possible care to your patients
As the top association for neuroscience nurses, AANN knows exactly what you need to excel at the important work you do. Our members are part of an unparalleled network for neuroscience nursing professionals and have access to the foremost clinical and professional resources on vital topics across the spectrum of neuroscience nursing care.
AANN is your all-encompassing professional home where you can access programs, publications, and events not offered by any other nursing organization. In addition to the benefits below, members also enjoy AANN member discounts and other exclusive neuroscience content.
Learn and excel with unmatched neuroscience nursing education
Access some of the most robust neuroscience nursing events and educational programming when you join AANN. Take advantage of exclusive member pricing on our conferences such as the AANN Neuroscience Nursing Annual Conference and the AANN Advances in Stroke Care Conference as well as special discounts on our educational products sold in the online store. You also can earn free continuing education (CE) contact hours through The Journal of Neuroscience Nursing and the Clinical Practice Guidelines, in addition to a range of other CE opportunities through our other products. Check out neuroscience resources page for invaluable resources like the Neuro 101 Toolkit: What I Should Know and What I Should Share Checklists, Research Priorities, and the Neurological Assessment White Paper.
Stay informed with AANN's world-class publications
As an AANN member, you receive a free print and online subscription to The Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, our renowned bimonthly peer-reviewed journal addressing relevant neuroscience nursing topics and issues. On top of that, enjoy free access to AANN's Clinical Practice Guidelines series as a tool for delivering optimal quality-focused patient care. We also will keep you in the loop via email each week with AANN Neuroscience News, which includes association updates and a roundup of news briefs about the latest in neuroscience nursing.
Underscore your skill set with neuroscience and stroke certification
AANN's certification arm, the American Board of Neuroscience Nursing (ABNN), oversees administration of the Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse (CNRN) and Stroke Certified Registered Nurse (SCRN) credentials. When you become an AANN member, you receive special discounts on certification exam fees, recertification costs, and CNRN and SCRN exam prep materials available in our online store.
Connect with your neuroscience nursing community
From special focus groups (SFGs) and local chapters to volunteer opportunities in AANN committees or task forces, your membership immerses you in a passionate community of neuroscience nursing professionals. In an effort to expand your networking opportunities and access to programs and events, your AANN membership includes a membership in the World Federation of Neuroscience Nursing (WFNN). Your AANN membership also includes a free digital membership to the American Nurses Association, which allows you to take advantage of even more exclusive discounts on products, events, and publications. Members can also connect 24/7 through the AANN NeuroNetwork, an exclusive community for neuroscience nurses to discuss best practices and network with colleagues.