2020 Nurse Practitioner Spring Symposium
March 29-April 1, 2020
Pinehurst, NC
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2020 Nurses Night at the Legislature
June 2, 2020
Raleigh, NC
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2020 NCNA Annual Convention
September 17-18, 2020
Raleigh, 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
Nurses Ranked Most Honest for 18th Consecutive Year
Gallup’s 2019 poll found that 85% of Americans say nurses’ honesty and ethical standards are “very high” or “high,” putting the profession at the top of its annual poll every year since 2002.
Latest News 2
Nurses from Across the State Honored by North Carolina Nurses Association
The North Carolina Nurses Association (NCNA) is welcoming new leaders and recognizing nurses and organizations that are helping drive Nursing Forward® in North Carolina.
Latest News 3
Nurse Practitioners Push Back Against State Rule Requiring a Physician to ‘Supervise’ Them
The Carolina Journal did an excellent job breaking down some of the reasons NCNA is pushing the North Carolina General Assembly to pass the SAVE Act. The story includes quotes from NCNA members Stephanie Brinson, Deborah Varnam, and NCNA President Elaine Scherer.
Latest News 4
Leadership Academy Applications Period Open
Do you have what it takes to be a leader? One of NCNA’s most popular and successful programs over the last few years has been our Leadership Academy.
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Election Season!
We want you to help choose NCNA’s next leaders! Our slate features an outstanding list of qualified candidates who have proven their dedication to the association and have a strong desire to lead Nursing Forward®!