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Nursing Organizations By State

Nursing organizations are a great source of information for anyone in the nursing profession. They also offer a host of perks, access to nursing newsletters, and the sense that you're part of a community and have a voice in the national nursing conversation.

You will find nursing organizations in every state, and it's those networks that we will look at here.

A Full List of Nursing Organizations by State

If you're involved with the nursing profession, you can join a nursing organization. These networks are open to midwives, registered nurses, critical care nurses, home care nurses, and more. Some are specific, others are general, but there's something for everyone in every state.


Central Alabama Nurse Practitioner Association

North Alabama Nurse Practitioner Association

River Region Advanced Practitioners

  • URL:
  • Address: The Advanced Practitioners for the River Region, PO Box 241737, Montgomery, AL 36124
  • Information: Open to advanced healthcare providers, including PAs, NPs, and CNMs.

West Alabama Nurse Practitioners


Alaska Nurses Association

Department of Health and Social Services, Public Health Nursing Centers

National Alaska Native American Indian Nurses Association


American Psychiatric Nurses Association

Arizona Association of Nurse Anesthetists

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  • Contact:
  • Information: The AZANA is devoted to the promotion of anesthesia care in AZ.

Arizona Nurses Association

  • URL:
  • Contact: 480.831.0404
  • Address: 1850 East Southern Avenue, Tempe, Arizona 85282
  • Information: The AZNA is the largest and oldest nursing organization in Arizona and represents over 3,700 members.

Arizona Organization of Nurse Executives

Arizona Public Health Association

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  • Contact:
  • Address: 700 E Jefferson St, Suite 100 Phoenix AZ, 85034
  • Information: Open to all public health organizations and professionals in Arizona.

Philippine Nurses Association of Arizona

School Nurses of Organization of Arizona

The National Association of Hispanic Nurses (Phoenix Chapter)


American Psychiatric Nurses Association (Arkansas Chapter)

Arkansas Nurse Practitioner Association

Arkansas Nurses Association

Arkansas State Board of Nursing


Bay Area Nurse Practitioner Association

California Association for Nurse Practitioners

  • URL:
  • Contact:
  • Address: 1415 L Street, Suite 1000, Sacramento, CA 95814
  • Information: Provides a voice for over 30,000 health care professionals statewide.

Coachella Valley Chapter of Nurse Practitioners

Northern California Chapter of GAPNA

Nurse Practitioner Council of Palm Beach County

Orange County NAPNAP Chapter

Silicon Valley Chapter for Nurse Practitioners


Colorado Society of Advanced Practice Nurses

Northern Colorado Nurse Practitioner’s Coalition

Southern Colorado Advanced Practice Nursing Association


Connecticut Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Society

  • URL:
  • Contact:
  • Address: 57 Dodge Ave, Suite 102, North Haven, CT 06473
  • Information: Aims to promote collaboration between the state's Physicians and APRNs.

Connecticut Nurses Association


Advanced Practice Nurse Council of the Delaware Nurses Association

Delaware Coalition of Nurse Practitioners

District of Columbia

Nurse Practitioner Association of the District of Columbia

  • URL:
  • Address: The Nurse Practitioner Association of the District of Columbia, PO Box 77424, Washington, DC 20013
  • Information: A professional organization that was founded in 1971.


Central Florida Advanced Nurse Practitioner Council

Florida Association of Neonatal NPs

Florida Association of Nurse Practitioners

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  • Contact:
  • Address: PO Box 602, Lake Helen, FL 32744
  • Information: Describes itself as a "proactive group of Nurse Practitioners and health care advocates".

Florida Chapter of GAPNA

Florida Chapter of NAPNAP

Florida Coalition of Advanced Practice Nursing

Florida Gulf Coast Chapter of GAPNA

Florida Gulf Coast Chapter of NAPNAP

Florida Nurse Practitioner Network

  • URL:
  • Contact: (866) 535-3676
  • Address: 127 W. Fairbanks Ave #294, Winter Park, FL 32789
  • Information: Founded in 2002 with a view to uniting smaller nursing organizations in the state.

Florida Nurses Association

Florida Panhandle Nurse Practitioner Coalition

Manatee Area Council for Advanced Nursing Practice

North Central Florida Advanced Practice Nurses

Nurse Practitioner Council of Collier County

Nurse Practitioner Council of Miami-Dade

South Florida Council of Advanced Practice Nurses, Inc.

Tallahassee Area Council of Advanced Practice Nurses

Tampa Bay Advanced Practice Nurses Council


Atlanta Chapter United Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

Central Georgia Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

Georgia Chapter of GAPNA

Georgia Nurses Association

  • URL:
  • Contact: (404) 325-5536
  • Address: 3032 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329
  • Information: A long-standing professional nursing organization that has been around since 1907.

Gwinnett Chapter United Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

South Georgia Association of Nurse Practitioners

United Advanced Practice Registered Nurses of Georgia

United Advanced Practice Registered Nurses of West Georgia

Wiregrass Nurse Practitioner Association


Asian American/Pacific Islander Nurses Association

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  • Information: Advocates for better health care among ethnic minority populations.

Hawaii Nurses Association


Idaho Health Care Association

  • URL:
  • Contact: 208-343-9735
  • Address: 13945 W Wainwright Drive, Suite 101 Boise, ID 83713
  • Information: Aims to improve lives by advancing health care support and services.

Idaho Nurses Association

Nurse Practitioners of Idaho


Chicago Chapter of NAPNAP

Illinois Nurses Association


Indiana Chapter of NAPNAP

Intermountain Advanced Practice Nurses Association



Iowa Society of Nurse Practitioners


Greater Kansas City Chapter of NAPNAP

Kansas State Nurses Association

Lake County PA & NP Organization


Kentucky Nurses Association

Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Midwives


Louisiana State Nurses Association

Louisiana Nursing Home Association

  • URL:
  • Contact: 225-927-5642
  • Address: 7844 Office Park Blvd. Baton Rouge, LA 70809
  • Information: Caters for nursing homes and assisted living facilities in the state of Louisiana.

Louisiana Center For Nursing

Louisiana Association of Student Nurses

Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners


American Nurses Association

  • URL:
  • Contact: (877) 810-5972 ext. 700
  • Address: P.O. Box 647, Kennebunk, ME 04043
  • Information: One of the biggest professional nursing organizations in the state of Maine.

Maine NP Association

  • URL:
  • Address: PO Box 135 Woolwich, ME 04579| Phone 207.621.0313
  • Information: Hosts regular meetings through Zoom.

Maine Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses

Maine State Nurses Association- National Nurses United

OMNE: Nursing Leaders of Maine


Maryland Academy of Advanced Practice Clinicians

Maryland Nurses Association

  • URL:
  • Contact: (443) 334-5110
  • Address: 6 Park Center Court, Suite 212, Owings Mills, MD 21117
  • Information: A multi-purpose membership organization for Maryland's nurses.

Nurse Practitioner Association of Maryland


Massachusetts Nurses Association

  • URL:
  • Contact: 781.821.4625
  • Address: 340 Turnpike Street, Canton, MA 02021
  • Information: Provides a range of resources for people in a variety of nursing positions.

Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners


Great Lakes Chapter of GAPNA

Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners

  • URL:
  • Contact:
  • Address: 2501 Jolly Rd, Suite 110, Okemos, MI 48864
  • Information: Facilitates lifelong learning and offers a host of clinical resources.

Michigan Nurses Association

  • URL:
  • Contact: 888.MINURSE
  • Address: 2310 Jolly Oak Road, Okemos, MI 48864
  • Information: A Michigan nursing organization that promotes professional development.


Association of Southeastern Minnesota Nurse Practitioners

Minnesota Association of Occupational Health Nurses

Minnesota Directors of Nursing Administration

  • URL:
  • Contact: 952-858-8875
  • Address: 2626 E 82nd St, Suite 270, Bloomington MN 55425
  • Information: Promotes excellence through networking and educational opportunities.

Minnesota Licensed Practical Nurses Association

  • URL:
  • Information: Has operated throughout Minnesota for a number of years now and is the only one that represents all of the state's licensed nurses.

Minnesota Nurse Practitioners

  • URL:
  • Contact: (612) 584-1958
  • Address: 5100 W 36th Street PO Box 16141, Minneapolis, MN 55416
  • Information: Offers educational and networking opportunities for the state's Nurse Practitioners.

Minnesota Nurses Association

  • URL:
  • Contact: 651-414-2800
  • Address: 345 Randolph Avenue, Suite 200, St. Paul, MN 55102
  • Information: Helps people in the nursing profession to stay up to date with the latest advancements.

Minnesota Organization of Leaders in Nursing

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  • Contact:
  • Address: 1210 Broadway St. S. Suite 240, PO Box 185, Alexandria, MN 56308
  • Information: Offers professional support for nurses in MN.

Minnesota Organization of Registered Nurses

  • URL:
  • Contact: (651) 271-5863
  • Address: 753 Ashland Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55104
  • Information: A branch of the American Nurses Association.


Mississippi Nurses Association

Mississippi Association of Nurse Practitioners

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  • Contact:
  • Address: 1888 Main Street, Ste C312, Madison, Mississippi 39110
  • Information: A Mississippi professional organization devoted to offering career advancement solutions for nurses.

Mississippi Nurses Association, NP Special Interest Group


Missouri Coalition of Nurses in Advanced Practice

Missouri Nurses Association


Montana Nurses Association


Nebraska Nurses Association

  • URL:
  • Contact: (888) 885-7025
  • Address: 3340 American Avenue, Suite F, Jefferson City, MO 65109
  • Information: Allows nurses to stay up to date with the latest advancements.


Nevada Nurses Association

  • URL:
  • Address: P.O. Box 34660, Reno, Nevada 89533
  • Information: Has been around for more than 90 years.

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Nurses Association

  • URL:
  • Contact: (603) 225-3783
  • Address: 25 Hall Street, Suite 1E, Concord, NH 03301
  • Information: Advocates for all nurses in the state and is the only one in NH that does so.

New Jersey

New Jersey State Nurses Association

  • URL:
  • Contact: (609) 883-5335
  • Address: 1479 Pennington Road, Trenton, NJ 08618
  • Information: A great source of education and information for the state's nurses.

New Mexico

New Mexico Center for Nursing Excellence

New Mexico Native American Indian Nurses Association

New Mexico Nurses Association

  • URL:
  • Contact: (505) 660-3890
  • Address: P.O. Box 418, Santa Fe, NM 87504
  • Information: Pushes for regulatory and legislative changes and aims to make life easier for NM's nurses.

New York

New York State Nurses Association

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  • Contact:
  • Address: 131 West 33rd Street, 4th Fl.
  • New York, NY 10001
  • Information: One of the biggest professional organizations aimed at American nurses in NY.

NP Association of New York State

  • URL:
  • Contact:
  • Address: 12 Corporate Dr, Clifton Park, NY 12065
  • Information: There are many nursing organizations operating under the banner of the NPA in NY, with chapters in most cities.

North Carolina

Metrolina Coalition of Nurse Practitioners

North Carolina Nurses Association

  • URL:
  • Contact:
  • Address: 4350 Lassiter at North Hills Avenue, Suite 250 • Raleigh, NC 27609
  • Information: Helps NC nurses to stay on the cutting-edge of the US health care industry.

North Dakota

North Dakota Nurses Association

North Dakota Nurse Practitioner Association

Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses

  • URL:
  • Contact:
  • Address: 400 W. Wilson Bridge Rd, Ste. 120, Worthington, OH 43085
  • Information: A great organization for nurses seeking more networking opportunities.

Ohio Chapter of GAPNA

Ohio Nurses Association


Association of Oklahoma Nurse Practitioners

Oklahoma Nurses Association


Nurse Practitioners of Oregon

Oregon Holistic Nurses Association

Oregon Nurses Association


BuxMont Nurse Practitioner Group

Nurse Practitioners of Central Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners

  • URL:
  • Contact: (412) 243-6149
  • Address: 2400 Ardmore Blvd, Suite 302, Pittsburgh, PA 15221
  • Information: Promotes the practices of more than 16,000 individuals.

Pennsylvania-Delaware Valley Chapter of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

Pennsylvania Nurses Association

Redding Area PA & NP Alliance

Student Nurses Association of Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

Rhode Island State Nurses Association

Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (Rhode Island Chapter)

Nurse Practitioner Alliance of Rhode Island

Student Nurses' Association of Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Carolina Nurses Coalition

South Carolina Association of Nurse Anesthetists

South Dakota

South Dakota Nurses Association


Chattanooga Area Nurses in Advanced Practice

Greater Memphis Area Advanced Practice Nurses

Middle Tennessee Advanced Practice Nurses

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  • Information: A way for nurses in Middle Tennessee to connect with one another.

Northeast Tennessee Nurse Practitioners Association

Tennessee Nurses Association

West Tennessee Nurse Practitioners Alliance


Austin Advanced Practice Nurses

Brazos Valley Nurse Practitioner Association

Galveston Coalition of Advanced Practice Nurses - GCAPN

Houston Area Chapter of NAPNAP

Houston Area Nurse Practitioners 

North Harris Montgomery Advanced Practice Nurse Society

North Texas Nurse Practitioners

Texas Clinical Nurse Specialists

Texas Gulf Coast Chapter of GAPNA

Texas Nurse Practitioners

Texas Nurses Association


Utah Nurse Practitioners, Inc

Utah Nurses Association


Vermont Nurse Practitioners Association

Victoria Area Nurse Practitioners


Virginia Council of NPs

  • URL:
  • Contact: VCNP@VCNP.NET
  • Information: A hub of information and a place to find available health care jobs in Virginia.

Virginia Nurses Association

  • URL:
  • Contact: 804-282-1808
  • Address: 2819 N. Parham Road, Richmond, Virginia 23294
  • Information: A leading resource for the state's over 100,000 RNs.


ARNPs United of Washington State

  • URL:
  • Contact: (253) 480-1035
  • Information: Networking and educational resources for ARNPs in Washington State.

Midwives of Washington

Mount Baker Nurse Practitioners Association

Puget Sound Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society

  • URL:
  • Address: PO Box 20096, Seattle, WA 98102
  • Information: The PSONS is devoted to the advancement of oncology practices.

Washington State Nurses Association

  • URL:
  • Contact: (206) 575-7979
  • Address: 575 Andover Park West, Suite 101, Seattle, WA 98188
  • Information: Aids with professional development for its 17,000+ members.

West Virginia

West Virginia Nurses Association

  • URL:
  • Contact: (866) 986-8773
  • Address: PO Box 1946, Charleston, WV 25327
  • Information: A member of the American Nurses Association that supports nurses in West Virginia.

West Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists


Metro Milwaukee Nurse Practitioners

Wisconsin Nurses Association


Wyoming Nurses Association

  • URL:
  • Contact: (307) 462-2600
  • Address: 301 Thelma Dr #200, Casper, WY 82609
  • Information: A professional organization open to all registered nurses in Wyoming.

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