Nursing associations?

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by M4rilyn M4rilyn (New) New

Im currently a student and have been looking into nursing associations or organizations but dont know very much about them. I saw membership dues are cheaper as a student than an individual. which should i join and why? Do employers ask about affiliations?

madwife2002, BSN, RN

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sirI, MSN, APRN, NP

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We moved your thread to the LPN/LVN Student forum for the best reply.

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living-dead-girl

living-dead-girl

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At our college, we are a part of the NFLPN (What is the NFLPN? All About the NFLPN) and that is strictly for LPNs and LPN students. Our dues are $25 per year and they offer scholarships, recognition for high GPAs (stoles and pins upon graduation), and lots of other opportunities. I have also heard that the ANA (About ANA) is also really good. It is more expensive, though. Best of luck! :)

elkpark

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At our college, we are a part of the NFLPN (What is the NFLPN? All About the NFLPN) and that is strictly for LPNs and LPN students. Our dues are $25 per year and they offer scholarships, recognition for high GPAs (stoles and pins upon graduation), and lots of other opportunities. I have also heard that the ANA (About ANA) is also really good. It is more expensive, though. Best of luck! :)

(LPNs can't join the ANA -- it is an RN-only organization.)

living-dead-girl

living-dead-girl

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Thanks for letting me know- I had no idea! :)