The Indiana State Nurses Association is here to serve your unique needs and to represent the nursing profession. As part of the American Nurses Association family, ISNA members belong to an influential and effective network of more than 3.6 million registered nurses nationwide. 


Join ISNA and ANA for just $15/month
Who Can Join ISNA?
Why Join ISNA
How Can I Join if I am a Nursing Student
How You Can Participate
Tax Deductibility
Protecting the Nursing Profession
Personal Service
Discounts and Financial Services
Advocacy for Nursing


Join ISNA and ANA for just $15/month!

Joint membership in ISNA and ANA is now only $15/month or $174/year.  Joining ISNA and ANA is a smart choice to achieve quality patient care, advance your career and elevate our profession.

When you join you’ll have access to resources that will help you:

  • Enhance your skills through discounted continuing education modules and a monthly FREE Navigate Nursing webinar
  • Network and connect with new peers and colleagues
  • Stay up-to-date on the news and issues affecting nurses through members-only journals and publications
  • Discover professional opportunities through the ANA Career Center
  • Develop your leadership skills through the ANA Leadership Institute

Best of all, your voice will be heard when we speak out on nursing issues. Together with ISNA, and other C/SNAs ANA represents 3.6 million, represented the largest and most inclusive group of registered nurses in the country!

Now is the best time to join to advance your career, your profession and your patient care.

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Premier members looking for their additional benefits should visit MyANA and click on Bonus Benefits for Premier Members.  There you will see how to access your additional benefits.

Who can Join ISNA?

Any Registered Nurse is eligible for membership. Make a difference and join us today!

Members of the ISNA shall be those persons accepted in accordance with qualifications and other requirements described in the ISNA Bylaws, unrestricted by consideration of age, color, creed, disability, gender, health status, lifestyle, nationality, race, religion, sexual orientation, or any other consideration in accordance with the Bylaws of the ANA.

Why Join ISNA?

We understand the professional and personal challenges you face every day as a nurse. As an ISNA member, you will enjoy a variety of customized programs and services to meet your needs that will help you to succeed – professionally and personally. Below is an overview of some of the products, services and benefits available to ISNA members. If you are already a member and would like additional information about any of these items, please send us an email or call 317-299-4575. 

How Can I Join if I am a Nursing Student


Nursing students can become Student Subscribers for $10, that’s 60% savings off the non-student subscriber rate. Members of National Student Nurses Association (NSNA) can become Student Subscribers for free.

Student Subscribers receive digital access to the following:

  • Full access to the digital Welcome to the Profession Kit
  • Student Nurse online community
  • Full ANA Position and Policy papers on important nursing issues
  • Members-only content on
  • ANA publications such as American Nurse TodayOJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing as well as ANA SmartBrief

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How You Can Participate

Throughout the year, ISNA forms a variety of nursing committees and special study groups that examine topics that have a tremendous impact on the nursing profession. If you are interested in serving with one or more of these groups, the board of directors is very interested in hearing from you. This is a great opportunity to influence decision-making, meet and network with new people and to promote nursing and ISNA. 

Tax Deductibility

Every year, there is a estimated amount of your ISNA/ANA membership dues are allocated to state and federal lobbying expenses. Therefore, we will let you know the amount of your membership dues which may not be deducted as a business expense if you itemize your federal income tax. We will let you know the amount you may deduct here.  

Protecting the Nursing Profession

ISNA monitors legislation and proposed rules changes at the state level. Each session of the Indiana General Assembly, the Indiana State Nurses Association tracks over 100 bills that have an effect on Indiana’s nurses. In addition, we attend hearings and study commission meetings and provide expert testimony to committees and review groups. ISNA staff and lobbyists are at the Indiana State House every day the legislature is in session and during any meetings throughout the year where the nursing profession is discussed. We also keep our members informed about pending legislation at the federal level which is monitored by the American Nurses Association.

Personal Service

ISNA is here to help you. As a member you can call, email or write us anytime with your questions or concerns. We can help answer your questions, locate valuable resources and provide helpful advice you won’t get anywhere else.

Discounts and Financial Services

Receive exceptional discounts and exclusive services that are available only to ISNA members. The money you save and value received from using just a fraction of these products and services is greater than your membership dues.


NSO Professional Liability Insurance Nurses Service Organization (NSO) is the nation’s largest provider of nurses professional liability insurance coverage, with over 650,000 nursing professionals insured in the program today. NSO is the endorsed professional liability insurance provider for the ISNA. To learn more about the NSO professional liability insurance, please visit or by phone at 1-800-247-1500.


Affordable Personal Legal Services Henn Haworth Cummings + Page Law will provide discounted legal advise.  If you are a member of the Indiana State Nurses Association in good standing, you are eligible to take advantage of our ISNA Preferred Legal Pricing Program.
Henn Haworth Cummings + Page Law is a law firm located in Indianapolis that can service legal needs anywhere in the state of Indiana. We strive to be as accessible as possible to members of our community who need legal assistance.  We affiliate with great organizations like the Indiana State Nurses Association to better serve the important people that take good care of our community.  Please reach out to our office at 317-885-0041 with your questions and service requests, and be sure to let us know you are a member of the ISNA!


Performance Scrubs will provide a 10% discount for ISNA members purchasing their scrubs.  Their scrubs are comfortable, durable, stain and fade resistant, odor control, fast drying, anti-wrinkle, and antimicrobial.  They are made in the USA.   Check them out at the their website, www.performance


Health Literature Database The CINAHL database is a multi-disciplinary electronic database covering nursing, allied health, biomedicine, and consumer health literature from 1982 to present. CINAHLdirect® online service provides users with access to the CINAHL® database (1982-2005) on the World Wide Web with access to over one million records indexed from over 1,800 journals — including over 25,000 full-text records. To take advantage of this benefit, you must first create an online account here.


ANA Discounts and Services All members receive the American Nurse newsletter and the American Nurses Today magazine. An unlimited number of discounts for hotel rooms, car rentals and restaurants are also included. Educational discounts for books, continuing education courses and certifications are also available with ISNA membership. Check out the latest benefits here.

Advocacy for Nursing

Representing and supporting nursing is a primary mission of the association. For more than 100 years, ISNA has been there to advance and protect the profession. We regularly meet with state legislators and government representatives about topics of interest to nurses. ISNA monitors the legislative sessions and is relied upon by officials to provide expert testimony and feedback on matters that are being reviewed and debated. n the past legislative session, ISNA monitored more than 150 bills that had potential impacts on standards of practice and the care nurses provide to their patients. ANA performs similar work at the national level to advocate and represent the nurses at the national level.


ISNA and ANA provide extensive courses to help you stay up-to-date in your practice area and to expand your career potential. From continuing education, certification to credentialing you have many opportunities to expand your horizons and achieve your personal and professional goals. Members also receive significant discounts on education materials and courses.


Through the Internet, at meetings and over the phone, ISNA members have the opportunity to meet and network with peers and mentors. You can learn about the latest news, studies and trends; discover interesting employment opportunities; and receive answers to just about any questions you have. Belonging to ISNA provides unparalleled opportunities to network with nursing colleagues at all levels and in all specialties. Members work with, learn from (and become) nursing mentors and leaders. You have the chance to plan and influence the path of nursing on the local, state and national level. ISNA is largest professional organization for nurses in Indiana.