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What Is AHNA?

The American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) is a non-profit membership association serving more than 4,500 members and 130 local and online chapters across the U.S. and abroad. AHNA is the definitive voice for holistic nursing and promotes the education of nurses, other healthcare professionals, and the public in all aspects of holistic caring and healing. AHNA has promoted the education of nurses, journalists, legislators, other healthcare professionals and the public in all aspects of holistic caring and healing since 1981.  

AHNA’s mission is to advance holistic nursing through Community Building, Advocacy, Research and Education. In 2007, the American Nurses Association (ANA) recognized Holistic Nursing as an official nursing specialty and assisted AHNA in publishing the Holistic Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice