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Benefits of Membership

  • Florida Career CenterFNA is a strong organization of professional registered nurses. We are the only nursing organization that advocates for nurses across all specialties and practice areas. We are a Constituent of the American Nurses Association.

  • We have a 3 tiered dues system: Dues revenue is divided between the local, state and national levels allowing your dues dollar to have a greater impact on the future of nursing and healthcare. These funds pay for administrative costs such as staff salaries and benefits, maintenance of the building, program services, publications and nurse advocacy activities.

  • The membership carries with it a subscription to the professional nursing journal, American Nurse Today. As a courtesy, all Florida nurses receive The Florida Nurse, the official quarterly publication of FNA. Full members of the association also receive The American Nurse (ANA) & Members Only newsletters. There are also frequent online communications to keep nurses informed about their profession and to give nurses opportunities to participate in the work of the association.

  • FNA has a strong presence in Tallahassee and is the political watchdog for nursing and healthcare. It is essential that the voice of nursing is clear and present when critical issues arise. It is the strength of the membership behind us that allows us to be successful. The FNA provides up-to-date legislative information to its members and has developed a legislative network to enhance political knowledge and power of its members. All members are encouraged to participate at this level.

  • Participation in the activities of the FNA, such as the annual Membership Assembly, Special Interest Groups, Committees and Task Forces provides the opportunity for networking with colleagues and many nursing notables. Members are also asked to represent nurses in several different arenas.

  • We are an advocate for nurses in the workplace through participative collective action and empowerment. The FNA provides a direct line to information by providing open line of communication to its members. We provide phone consultation on nursing issues and serve as an information resource to our members. Members may also take advantage of online consultation with staff and a limited one-time annual consultation with legal counsel on workplace related issues. This benefit alone is worth the cost of membership!

  • The FNA encourages and supports nursing research and scholarship through the Florida Nurses' Foundation Scholarships and Grants as well as other strategies including highlighting nursing research in our publications. In addition, we have established a "Nurses in Need" fund through the Foundation to assist nurses in financial crises. We also have a Research Special Interest Group for those who wish to participate.

  • The FNA fosters professional development and enhances the concept of teamwork through the work of its members. Members of each Region are encouraged to create and participate in activities related to the core functions of the association.

  • Participation in the FNA serves to "re-energize" the professional nurse, through networking, cooperative action and firsthand knowledge of our activities and our accomplishments. FNA IS THE MEMBER!

  • FNA members also enjoy member benefits such as an exclusive FNA Visa card, an up-to-the-minute online Career Center, reduced liability insurance rates, continuing education program discounts, online college credit discounts, a discount program with Sears and MoreLuv Scrubs. Click here to take advantage of these member benefits!

Members pursuing higher education may also utilize association resources for assistance with research projects as a benefit of membership. Non-members must pay for this service.

Become a member. You can't afford not to join. Help us create the "preferred future" for nurses.