Virginia Nurses Association

The Virginia Nurses Association (VNA) is a constituent member of the national American Nurses Association (ANA), and represents all Registered Nurses in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The organization is more than a century old.

The organization states their mission as being:

“…to promote advocacy and education for registered nurses to advance professional practice and influence the delivery of quality care.”

The VNA created established the Virginia Nurses Foundation. It provides scholarships to nurses as well as researches issues affecting the workplace of nurses. The organization is supported through tax deductible donations.

Membership in Virginia Nurses Association

In addition to all of the standard benefits that come with being a member of ANA, membership in VNA affords its members many additional benefits:

  • Lobbyist representation for nurses and the nursing profession at the Virginia General Assembly
  • Free public policy e-Newsletter to keep track of legislative and regulatory issues affecting nurses in VA
  • Free and discounted continuing education
  • Leadership opportunities by serving as an elected official in VNA or by volunteering for serving on various committees
  • Networking opportunities through the various chapters and special interest groups within VNA
  • Access to mentoring from other nurse leaders
  • Free publications like the quarterly publication Virginia Nurses Today, the monthly VNA Voice e-Newsletter
  • , and the Workplace Advocacy Guide

Contact Information

If you would like to join VNA or would simply like to learn more about their organization, we have provide their contact information below for your convenience:

Virginia Nurses Association
7113 Three Chopt Road, Suite 204
Richmond, VA 23226

Phone: (804) 282-1808
FAX: (804) 282-4916
Hours: 8:30am – 5:00pm