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Thank you for being a member of the Texas Nurses Association! We are excited to have you as a part of TNA, and hope you enjoy being part of one of the largest communities of nurses in the nation! As a TNA member, you have access to numerous benefits and resources. Get involved today!
Get Involved Today!
Become an Expert Advisor
Each committee of the TNA Policy Council has expert advisors who provide feedback and insight via email into the committee's focus area.
Expert advisors participate completely through email. They receive minutes from the committee meetings and send back comments. To join one of the expert advisor groups, please email TNA Director of Government Affairs Andrew Cates at email@example.com with your name and committee choice.
Mark Your Calendar
The Texas Nurses Association has several annual/biennual events. While the exact date may not be known yet, below are the general times of year so you can be on the lookout.
Apply for a Committee
Much of the work of the Texas Nurses Association is done through committees. The committees of the Policy Council focus on a specific policy issue, conducting environmental scans and research, and ultimately making recommendations to the Policy Council. Other committees may look at broader topics such as practice.
Join the Media Bureau
The Texas Nurses Association receives numerous calls on a variety of nursing and health care issues from reporters from around the state.Often they would like to talk with/film a nurse in their local area.
To apply to the Media Bureau, please email your name, areas of expertise, contact information, and any experience speaking with reporters to Director of Communications Kat Hinson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How TNA Supports Members
Member Benefits & Discounts
The Texas Nurses Association offers a variety of benefits. From practice resources to discounts on various services to our career center and the latest nursing news delivered right to you!
NPA Book and Website
TNA has long-published the "Annotated Guide to the Nursing Practice Act." With notes notes throughout, the guide explained how the law affects nursing practice. TNA members receive a significant discount on the book.
NEW!! FOR MEMBERS ONLY: As a partner to the NPA Guide book, TNA has developed a searchable website that allows users to easily locate various topics and how they affect Texas nurses. Available only to TNA members--and for free--the new website will certainly be bookmark-worthy on all your devices!
The Texas Nurses Association produces Texas Nursing Magazine — a quarterly TNA member publication featuring articles on a wide variety of issues affecting Texas nurses. Weekly, TNA members receive the Check-up e-newsletter, and news alerts regarding policy issues and other items affecting nurses are sent out throughout the year.
A. Louise Dietrich Educational Loan
Available exclusively for TNA members, the A. Louise Dietrich Nursing Educational loan funds of $500 to $2,000 per year are available to a member who is a student or accepted for admission for part-time or full-time study in a Texas public or not-for-profit college or university nursing program that offers a BSN, masters, or doctoral degree.