PHILIPPINE NURSES ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, INC.
An organization responsive to Filipino-American nurses' needs and a positive force in the world arena of nursing
Established in 1979, the Philippine Nurses Association of America, Inc. (PNAA) is a 501c(6) non-profit professional nursing organization representing 55 chapters with over 5,000 ++ members. Our mission is to uphold and foster the positive image and welfare of Filipino-American nurses, promote professional excellence, and contribute to significant outcomes to healthcare and society through education, research, and clinical practice. PNAA is a member of the National Coalition for Ethnic Minority Nurses Association (NCEMNA) and an affiliate member of the American Nurses Association.
What we do
PNAA offers its members mentorship, leadership development, and educational programs essential for professional advancement through its regional, national, and international conferences in the U.S. and in the Philippines. The Leadership Institute provides career development, team building activities, and organizational skills program for rising and future leaders of PNAA. PNAA actively advocates and collaborates with other organizations/agencies to address and support policy development and legislation that affect the nursing profession, minority health, and diversity in the workforce.