General Nursing Resources

American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)
AACN is the national voice for America's baccalaureate- and higher-degree nursing education programs. AACN's educational, research, governmental advocacy, data collection, publications, and other programs work to establish quality standards for bachelor's- and graduate-degree nursing education, assist deans and directors to implement those standards, influence the nursing profession to improve health care, and promote public support of baccalaureate and graduate education, research, and practice in nursing— the nation's largest health care profession.
Geraldine "Polly" Bednash
One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036
202-785-8320 (fax)

American Nurses Association (ANA)
ANA is an effective network of RN's and a place to broaden and enhance your nursing knowledge. 8515 Georgia Avenue, Suite 400 Silver Spring, MD 20910 1-800-274-4ANA

National League for Nursing (NLN)
NLN's mission is to advance quality nursing education that prepares the nursing workforce to meet the needs of diverse populations in an ever-changing health care environment. Ruth Corcoran, EdD, RN, CEO 61 Broadway New York, NY 10006 800-669-1656 212-363-5555

National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)
NCSBN is a not-for-profit organization whose membership comprises the boards of nursing in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and five United States territories. 111 East Wacker Drive Suite 2900 Chicago, Illinois 60601 Main Phone Number: (312) 525-3600 Main Fax Number: (312) 279-1032 Toll-free service for Testing is (866) 293-9600