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Professional Organizations
Professional organizations and associations provide a wide range of resources for planning and navigating a career in nursing. These groups can play a key role in your development and keep you abreast of what is happening in your industry. Associations promote the interests of their members and provide a network of contacts that can help you find jobs and move your career forward. They can offer a variety of services including job referral services, continuing education courses, insurance, travel benefits, periodicals, and meeting and conference opportunities. A broader list of professional associations is also available by clicking here.

American Association of Colleges of Nursing
American Association of Critical Care Nurses
American Nurses Association
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Emergency Nurses Association
National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists
National Association of Hispanic Nurses
National Association of School Nurses
National Student Nurses' Association
National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission
Oncology Nursing Society
Visiting Nurse Associations of America 

Note: Some resources in this section are provided by the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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