Nursing organisations and related sites

Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
An American organisation promoting professional rehabilitation nursing practice. ARNA members can join for access to membership, education and certificate information.

Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation
(State branches are listed on hompage)
Established in 1924, the ANMF is the national union for nurses and the largest professional nursing organisation in Australia. The ANMF's core business is the industrial and professional representation of nurses and nursing through the activities of a national office and branches in every State and Territory.

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) AHPRA
As part of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agenct (AHPRA) the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) carries out functions as set by the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law, as in force in each state and territory (the National Law). The NMBA regulates the practice of nursing and midwifery in Australia, and one of its key roles is to protect the public.

International Council of Nurses (ICN) 
The International Council of Nurses is a federation of national nurses’ associations (NNAs), representing nurses in more than 120 countries. Founded in 1899, ICN is the world’s first and widest reaching international organisation.

Joanna Briggs Institute
The Institute brings together a range of practice-oriented research activities to improve the effectiveness of nursing practice and health care outcomes by conducting systematic reviews and analyses of the research literature.

Australian College of Nursing
The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) is the pre-eminent and national leader of the nursing profession and a community of dynamic and passionate nurses. The ACN is committed to advancing nurse leadership to enhance the health care of all Australians through membership, events and higher education services to allow nurses at all levels to stay informed, connected and inspired.

Australasian Neuroscience Nurses Association
The Australasian Neuroscience Nurses Association (ANNA), is the peak body for neuroscience nurses to facilitate and foster the advancement of neuroscience nursing thus enabling optimal patient centred care.

American Association of Neuroscience Nurses
Dedicated to improving the care of the neuroscience patient and to furthering the interests of health professionals in the neurosciences, the AANN provides a network for neuroscience nursing professionals to access the foremost clinical and professional resources on vital topics across the spectrum of neuroscience nursing care.