Join the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) to connect with others and gain knowledge that you will apply immediately to your practice.

We invite you to connect with a dynamic network of professional nurses who will inspire your passion for ambulatory care nursing. Our members have the same goals and face the same challenges as you, and they generously share their experiences and best practices.

When you join our community, you’ll experience camaraderie that is unmatched. The American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) understands, appreciates, and supports you in your unique role as an RN in the ambulatory care setting. With our resources, you will enhance your knowledge and expertise, polish your leadership skills, and advocate for your specialty.

You will have the tools you need to energize your career and meet your patients’ increasingly complex needs.

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Ambulatory Care Nursing Roles

  • Administrators and directors
  • Advanced practice nurses
  • Care coordinators
  • Consultants
  • Educators
  • Hospital-based outpatient clinics/centers
  • Managers and supervisors
  • Researchers
  • Staff nurses

Ambulatory Care Nursing Settings

  • Colleges/educational institutions
  • Community hospitals
  • Free standing facilities
  • Military and VA settings
  • Managed care/HMOs/PPOs
  • Patient homes
  • Solo/Group medical practices
  • Telehealth call centers
  • University hospitals

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Connect with a community of ambulatory care colleagues

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Develop your leadership skills

Advocate for your specialty


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