American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), which represents 65,000 critical-care nurses, strives to improve the healthcare of critically ill patients and their families.
American Nurses Credentialing Center
The American Nurses Association established the ANA Certification Program to provide tangible recognition of professional achievement in a defined functional or clinical area of nursing.
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is the healthcare industry’s membership organization exclusively focused on providing global leadership for the optimal use of healthcare information technology and management systems for the betterment of healthcare.
The Joint Commission
The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits nearly 18,000 healthcare 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 healthcare.
The American Association of Nurse Attorneys
TAANA serves as a resource network and support group for nurse-attorneys and educates the public on matters of nursing, healthcare, and the law.