Indiana State Nurses Association

The Indiana State Nurses Association (ISNA) is the state’s professional association for Registered Nurses. The association’s headquarters is located in Indianapolis. The organization is the state’s constituent member of the American Nurses Association (ANA). It is also represented by the International Council of Nurses.

They state as their mission:

“ISNA works through its members to promote and influence quality nursing and health care.”

The organization was established in 1903 in an effort to pass a Nurse Practice Act. The organization has been advocating on behalf of nurses, nursing, and patients in Indiana for over 100 years.

Benefits of ISNA

Members of the Indiana State Nurses Association enjoy many services and programs to help them succeed both professionally and personally. Participation in the association helps members to become leaders in and to influence their profession. There are many opportunities to participate in various committees and special interest groups throughout the year.

Some membership benefits include:

  • Opportunities to network with peers and mentors
  • Discounts from a variety of Indiana and national merchants
  • Access to extensive continuing education, certification, and credentialing courses with discounts on materials and the courses themselves
  • Membership dues are roughly 75-80% tax deductible (depending on how much of the budget is spent on state and federal lobbying each year)
  • Receive association publications ( ISNA Bulletin and The Indiana Nurse)

The organization offers two membership options:

  • ISNA & ANA Combined Membership
  • Indiana Only Membership

Those who opt for the combined membership gain additional ANA membership benefits.

Contact Information

Indiana State Nurses Association
2915 North High School Road
Indianapolis, IN 46224

Phone: (317) 299-4575
FAX: (317) 297-3525
Hours: 8:30am – 4:30pm