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You are the Future of Nursing - ANA-Vermont and ANA are at the Forefront of Helping You Succeed

Advance Your Career, Your Profession and Your Patient Care
When you combine membership in American Nurses Association (ANA) and ANA-Vermont (ANA-VT), you’ll have unlimited opportunities to:

  • Advance your knowledge through ANA's extensive online Continuing Education library which includes more than 35 modules free or discounted for ANA members
  • Save on ANCC specialty certification exams through exclusive member discounts - save $85 on the initial exam and $95 on recertification
  • Stay up-to-date on nursing news with a free subscription to ANA's peer-reviewed, award-winning journal The American Nurse and many other resources that are free to ANA members: American Nurse Today, Online Journal of Issues in Nursing and SmartBrief - valued at more than $50
  • Keep your knowledge current by attending monthly live Navigate Nursing webinars designed to help you with all facets of your nursing practice
  • Improve your leadership skills through ANA's Leadership Institute which provides resources to nurses at all stages of their career
  • Explore job openings that are right for you through the ANA-Vermont and ANA Career Centers

Strengthen Nursing's Voice in Vermont and at the National Level
By becoming a member, you will add your voice in helping VSNA and ANA deliver issues important to you.

In Vermont

  • Protecting and safeguarding your Nursing Practice Act – one of the most important roles of our State Nurses Associations
  • Advocating in Montpelier for Vermont Nurses
  • Influence decisions by participating in ANA and ANA-Vermont advocacy efforts.
  • Join one of the many committees and boards at the national, state and local level that are shaping the direction of the association and the profession.
  • Participate in member surveys that let you influence the association's agenda.
  • Take part in grass roots advocacy efforts that let our elected officials hear your commitment on issues important to nursing.

At the National Level

  • Federal lobbying on issues important to nursing and health care - issues such as safe staffing, nursing workforce development, scope of practice and access to care
  • Supporting state lobbying through our network of State Nurses Associations and drafting a nationwide state legislative agenda on issues vital to your scope of practice.
  • Representing nursing where it matters, including the Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Labor, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and many others, right up to the White House
  • Speaking for nursing through the media including stories in the Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, USA Today, 60 Minutes , NBC Nightly News, CNN, and NPR to name a few
  • Speaking for U.S nurses as the only U.S.A member of the International Council of Nurses and attending meetings of the World Health Organization.

Are You Ready to Take This Step?
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