American Society of Registered Nurses
American Society of Registered Nurses
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Full Membership (ASRN)
Any licensed registered nurse presently working within the United States, its territories, or Canada automatically qualifies for a Full Membership. Full Members shall be accorded full voting rights and privileges.
Full Membership Annual Fee $50 (Reg. $125)
Associate Membership (Assoc. ASRN)
Any registered nurse that is no longer working in the profession, but formerly worked as a licensed RN within the within the United States, its territories, or Canada and left in good standing qualifies for an Associate Membership. Associate Members may vote.
Associate Membership Annual Fee $50 (Reg. $115)
Student Membership
Any student that is engaged in the study of nursing and has completed at least two years of undergraduate work, and is currently taking a minimimum of 12 semester hours in nursing courses from an accredited nursing school qualifies for a Student Membership. Student Memberships are valid for a maximimum of 4 years. A Student Member may not vote or hold office.
Student Membership Annual Fee $50 (Reg. $75)
Retired Membership (ASRN)
Any registered nurse that is at least 55, has retired from nursing and has a mimimum of 3 years as a Full Member qualifies for a Retired Membership. Retired Members shall be accorded full voting rights and privileges.
Retired Membership Annual Fee $50 (Reg. $75)
Disabled Membership (ASRN)
Any registered nurse that has become unable to work due to an injury on the job qualifies for a Disabled Membership. A statement by the RN is acceptable. Disabled RNs shall be accorded full voting rights and privileges.
Disabled Membership Annual Fee $50 (Reg. $75)
International Membership (Int'l ASRN)
Any registerd nurse that has a license or its equivalent from a non-U.S. licensing authority and demonstrates honorable standing in the profession in the locale in which they are licensed qualifies for an International Membership. International Members may vote.
International Membership Annual Fee $50 (Reg. $115)
Affiliate Membership
An Affiliate member is an individual whose business is other than that of registered nursing (e.g. education, partner, family member, etc.), but who has an interest in supporting registered nurses, in general, and the Society, in particular. Affiliate Members may not vote.
Affiliate Membership Annual Fee $75 (Reg. $150)
Organizational Membership
Any hospital or other organization associated with the nursing profession. Includes up to 7 memberships. Organizational Members may not vote.
Organizational Membership Annual Fee $150 (Reg. $350)