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If it’s Not Here, You Probably Don’t Need it

We’ve gathered all the resources nurses need to succeed in their careers and on the road. We update this page regularly as our travelers share new information or make requests. If you have a favorite site or resource, let us know! We’re always looking for ways to improve this page to make it a true one-stop resource to make the job of a travel nurse easier and more fulfilling.


American Nurses Association (ANA)

The American Nurses Association is a full-service professional organization representing the nation’s 2.6 million Registered Nurses through its 54 constituent state associations and 10 organizational affiliate members. ANA advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting the economic and general welfare of nurses in the workplace, projecting a positive and realistic view of nursing, and by lobbying the Congress and regulatory agencies on health care issues affecting nurses and the public.

American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE)

Founded in 1967, the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE), a subsidiary of the American Hospital Association, is a national organization of nearly 4,000 nurses who design, facilitate, and manage care. Its mission is to represent nurse leaders who improve health care. AONE members are leaders in collaboration and catalysts for innovation.

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)

The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits nearly 15,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. An independent, not-for-profit organization, the Joint Commission is the nation’s predominant standards-setting and accrediting body in health care.

National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc. (NCSBN)

The National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc. (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 — American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.

National Guideline Clearinghouse

The NGC mission is to provide physicians, nurses, and other health professionals, health care providers, health plans, integrated delivery systems, purchasers and others an accessible mechanism for obtaining objective, detailed information on clinical practice guidelines and to further their dissemination, implementation and use.

National League for Nursing (NLN)

The American Society of Superintendents of Training Schools for Nurses was created in 1893. This is the first organization for nursing in the United States of America. The society was formed for “the establishment and maintenance of a universal standard of training” for nursing. Ever since that remarkable stroke of courage and spirit over 100 years ago, the National League for Nursing has continued to be the leading professional association for nursing education.

Honor Society of Nursing

Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing provides leadership and scholarship in practice, education and research to enhance the health of all people. We support the learning and professional development of our members, who strive to improve nursing care worldwide.

U.S. General Services Administration

GSA helps federal agencies better serve the public by offering, at best value, superior workplaces, expert solutions, acquisition services, and management policies.

Specialty Nursing Organizations

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

Formed in 1985, the AANP is the largest and only full-service professional membership organization in the United States for NPs of all specialties. AANP has steadily expanded services to meet its mission to:

American Assembly of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN)

The mission of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses is to work for the highest standard of care for neuroscience patients by advancing the science and practice of neuroscience nursing. The Association accomplishes its mission through continuing education, information dissemination, standard setting and advocacy on behalf of neuroscience patients, families and nurses.

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

Established in 1969 to help educate nurses working in newly developed intensive care units, the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is the world’s largest specialty nursing organization.

American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators

The American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators is a nonprofit professional organization dedicated to providing accurate and timely information, opportunities for education, and representation of Nurse Assessment Coordinators in long-term care.

American Association of NurseAnesthetists (AANA)

Founded in 1931, the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) is the professional association representing more than 30,000 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) nationwide.

American College of Nurse Practitioners (ACNP)

The mission of the College is to unite and represent, politically and professionally, nurse practitioners across the United States and its territories. These efforts are to ensure an appropriate, prevention-based health care system to better meet the health care needs of individuals, families and communities.

American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA)

With membership of more than 11,000 registered nurses and other health care professionals, ANNA members work in such areas as conservative management, peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis, continuous renal replacement therapies, transplantation, industry, and government/regulatory agencies. Established in 1969, ANNA is committed to advancing the nephrology nursing specialty and nurturing every ANNA member by providing the highest quality educational products, programs, and services.

American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA)

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) is a membership organization representing the specialty practice of psychiatric-mental health nursing. APNA fosters excellence in the domains of education, policy, practice, research, and organizational development.

Association of Operating Room Nurses, Inc. (AORN)

AORN is the professional organization of perioperative registered nurses whose mission is to support registered nurses in achieving optimal outcomes for patients undergoing operative and other invasive procedures.

Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN)

ARN’s mission is to promote and advance professional rehabilitation nursing practice through education, advocacy, collaboration, and research to enhance the quality of life for those affected by disability and chronic illness.

Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)

AWHONN advances the nursing profession by providing nurses with critical information and support to help them deliver the highest quality care for women and newborns. Through educational materials, legislative programs, research and coalition work with like-minded organizations and associations, AWHONN has firmly established itself as the leading association for women’s health, obstetric and neonatal nurses.

Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)

The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) is the national association for professional nurses dedicated to the advancement of emergency nursing practice.

Intravenous Nurses Society (INS)

As the premier professional organization for infusion nursing, INS is your ultimate resource for successful infusion practice.

National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses, Inc. (NAON)

The mission of the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses is to advance the quality of musculoskeletal health care by promoting excellence in research, education, and nursing practice.

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates and Practitioners (NAPNAP)

NAPNAP is the professional organization that advocates for children (infants through young adults) and provides leadership for Pediatric Nurse Practitioners who provide primary health care in a variety of settings.

Oncology Nursing Society (ONS)

The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) is a professional organization of more than 30,000 registered nurses and other health care providers dedicated to excellence in patient care, education, research, and administration in oncology nursing. It’s also the largest professional oncology association in the world.

Society of Pediatric Nurses (SPN)

The mission of the Society of Pediatric Nurses is to promote excellence in nursing care of children and their families through support of its members’ clinical practice, education, research, and advocacy.

State Licensing Boards

Alabama Board of Nursing

Alaska Board of Nursing

Arizona Board of Nursing

Arkansas Board of Nursing

California Board of Registered Nursing

California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Techs

Colorado Board of Nursing

Connecticut Board of Examiners for Nursing

Delaware Board of Nursing

D.C. Board of Nursing

Florida Board of Nursing

Georgia Board of Nursing

Hawaii Board of Nursing

Idaho Board of Nursing

Illinois Department of Professional Regulation

Indiana Board of Nursing

Iowa Board of Nursing

Kansas Board of Nursing

Kentucky Board of Nursing

Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners

Louisiana Board of Nursing

Maine State Board of Nursing

Maryland Board of Nursing

Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing

State of Michigan

Minnesota Board of Nursing

Mississippi Board of Nursing

Missouri State Board of Nursing

Montana State Board of Nursing

Nebraska D.H.H.S.

Nevada State Board of Nursing

New Hampshire Board of Nursing

New Jersey Board of Nursing

New Mexico Board of Nursing

New York Board of Nursing

North Carolina Board of Nursing

North Dakota Board of Nursing

Ohio Board of Nursing

Oklahoma Board of Nursing

Oregon Board of Nursing

Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing

Rhode Island Board of Nurse

South Carolina State Board of Nursing

South Dakota Board of Nursing

Tennessee State Board of Nursing

Texas Board of Nurse Examiners

Utah State Board of Nursing

Vermont State Board of Nursing

Virginia Board of Nursing

Washington State Nursing Care Quality

West Virginia State Board of Examiners for Licensed Practical Nurses

West Virginia State Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses

Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing

Wyoming State Board of Nursing