British Association of Neuroscience Nurses (BANN) - http://www.bann.org.uk
The association aims to promote the highest standards of care within the speciality, encourages and give the opportunity for exchange of ideas in this country and abroad. It also aims to encourage interest and awareness of the special needs of neuromedical and neurosurgical patients. The association’s journal Headlines is produced twice a year and is supplied free to members. The association runs an annual autumn conference.
European Association of Neuroscience Nurses (EANN) - http://www.eann.net/
The European Association of Neuroscience Nurses (EANN) is an organisation that aims to promote high standards of neuroscience patient care and continuing professional neuroscience education through supporting the exchange of information between neuroscience nurses across Europe. The association runs a Quadrennial Congress (conference), scheduled next for 2011 in Belgium.
The World Federation of Neuroscience Nurses (WFNN) - http://www.wfnn.nu/
The World Federation of Neuroscience Nurses (WFNN) is an international neuroscience nursing organization dedicated to the promotion and development of neuroscience nursing throughout the world, involving 16 member organizations representing approximately 5,000 nurses from five continents. The federation issues a newsletter, International BrainWaves (IBW), three times each year. Scientific meetings are held every four years the 10th WFNN Congress to be held in Toronto May 2009.
Canadian Nurses Association - http://www.cna-nurses.ca/
The association sets standards of practice and promotes continuing professional education and research. Members collaborate with individuals, families, interdisciplinary teams and communities to prevent illness and to improve health outcomes for people with, or at risk for, neurological disorders. The Canadian Journal of Neuroscience Nursing (formally known as AXONE) is the official publication of the CANN, a peer-reviewed journal published quarterly in September, December, March and June.
American Association of Neuroscience Nurses - http://www.aann.org/
The association (AANN) is committed to the advancement of neuroscience nursing as a specialty through the development and support of nurses to promote excellence in patient care. The association issues its Official Newsletter of AANN, bimonthly Synapse The Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, published bimonthly, is the official journal of the AANN. The 40th Annual Meeting is scheduled for Nashville, Tennessee in March 2008.
Australasian Neuroscience Nurses Association - http://www.anna.asn.au/
ANNA shall be the development and advancement of neuroscience nursing, with membership across Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. The Association publishes the bi-annual journal the Australian Journal of Neuroscience. The Association holds an Annual Scientific Program, generally held in conjunction with the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia.