2017 NCNA Annual Convention
September 14-15, 2017
Embassy Suites
Cary, NC
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2018 NP Spring Symposium
April 8-11, 2018
Sheraton Raleigh Hotel
Raleigh, NC
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2018 NCNA Annual Convention
September 27-28, 2018
Embassy Suites
Concord, NC
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NCNA inspires professional growth and experiences, informs members and advocates for the health and well-being of all NC residents by providing opportunities for members to learn, connect and excel. Together, we move Nursing Forward!


Look for the most exciting nursing job opportunities or potential hires in North Carolina! NCNA is happy to offer the best resource for qualified candidates and employers within the nursing profession.


As the leading professional organization for North Carolina’s registered nurses, we equip nurses at all stages to thrive in an ever-changing healthcare environment. NCNA helps keep North Carolina nurses on the cutting edge of nursing practice, policy, education, and more. Join us as we work to advance nursing and ensure high-quality healthcare for everyone.


The North Carolina Nurses Association serves the changing needs of its members, addresses nursing issues, and advocates for the health and well-being of all people.


Latest News 1
Increasing Access to Care
NCNA President Mary Graff and Northeast Regional Director Thompson Forbes have co-authored a letter to the editor supporting the Modernize Nursing Practice Act.
Latest News 2
ADCOCK: Unnecessary regulations costly for NC patients
Rep. Gale Adcock, D-Wake, a past president of NCNA, pens an op-ed in support of the Modernize Nursing Practice Act for the North State Journal.
Latest News 3
Nurses Make A Full Court Press for Regulatory Changes
In almost every legislative session of the past decade, advanced practice nurses have made attempts at the legislature to change the way they are licensed and regulated. This year, they think it will actually happen.
Latest News 4
Legislators Introduce HB 88/SB 73 - Modernize Nursing Practice Act
Lawmakers at the North Carolina General Assembly have introduced the Modernize Nursing Practice Act, a bill designed to reduce burdensome regulations and allow Full Practice Authority for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs).
Latest News 5
VA Grants Full Practice Authority to Some APRNs
NPs, CNMs, and CNSs to get Full Practice Authority at all VA facilities; Department of Veterans Affairs excludes CRNAs from rule change.