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Whether you're already member of the American Holistic Nurses Association or just an interested party; there are many ways you can benefit by getting involved with AHNA. If you haven't already, please join us!  By doing so, you'll be able to deepen your understanding of holistic self-care and healthcare research, education and practice, publish your research, share your education, practice and media expertise with AHNA’s membership and raise awareness through participating AHNA’s advocacy initiatives. Your every contribution helps spread the message of Florence Nightingale and Holistic Nursing. 

If you're curious about how to begin aiding our organization, try attending a local chapter meeting. There you can meet holistic nurses in person and learn about their needs and challenges. 

Search for Chapters Near You 

Want to learn more about us on a National level or possibly just more about Holistic Nursing as a whole?  Join us at our Annual Conference and meet more than 500 individual nurses, all with their own unique perspectives on Holistic Nursing. Attend learning sessions with renowned speakers and gain a deeper understanding of the modalities that our nurses practice and network with a welcoming group of nursing professionals.

Getting involved in the American Holistic Nurses Association means advancing yourself!  

Outreach and Media

As a member of AHNA, you are working to transform healthcare. We encourage you to reach out to your colleagues, modeling our core values, and letting everyone know about our Specialty Status. We have resources and tools to help you as you share your holistic beliefs and the work of AHNA. Check back on this page frequently – we are always adding new resources!

Talking about AHNA and Holistic Nursing

We’ve prepared Fact Sheets and other materials for you as you work to further the mission of AHNA and holistic nursing:

AHNA Mission Statement

AHNA Fact Sheet

Holistic Nursing Fact Sheet

AHNA Accreditation & Education Programs

What is Holistic Nursing?

Promoting our work

You may find opportunities to promote holistic nursing and AHNA at your place of work, in your local newspaper, or through your State Board of Nursing newsletter. All AHNA news releases are available for you to submit to media outlets of your choice. 

Recent Press Releases

Annual Nightingale Moment

Sample Press Release

Let us know

Please email to let us know when you are placing an article – or if you see a mention of AHNA or holistic nursing in a newsletter or other publication. We want to know when AHNA is in the press, and we want to announce coverage in our eNewsletter and Beginnings magazine.

"Holistic nursing means acknowledging clients where they are on their journey and holding sacred witness to the process of becoming whole - mentally, physically, and spiritually." -- AHNA member Tammy L. Henderson RN, BSN