I’m not an AADNS Member.

With AADNS, you will have access to resources and tools to help you excel in your leadership role including articles, training kits, and a searchable resource library. On the members-only community, you can network and engage with others in a safe and collaborative setting.

Yes. However, if you become a member you will receive up to 50% off education and certification opportunities, discounted conference and event registrations, and free access to all live topic-based webinars.

No, you cannot receive education discounts with a trial membership. We encourage you to join AADNS to receive full member benefits.

Multiple users are not permitted to access the benefits of an individual’s membership account. An individual membership is only for the member whose name the account is in. This is important to maintain the integrity of each member’s education records.

Yes. AADNS offers a student membership for $49 per year. Membership with AADNS helps students to be knowledgeable about changes in the field, gives students access to AADNS publications which can be used for scholarly work, gives students access to the career center, and the ability to network with seasoned DNS professionals! For more information, check out our student membership page for eligibility requirements. If you have additional questions, you can contact Scott Hammond at shammond@AADNS-LTC.org.

A two-year membership provides you with a discounted rate, as well as the convenience of only having to renew your membership every two years, saving you time and money.

Yes, partner opportunities are available for facilities/companies who would like to provide membership for 10 or more people. For more information, see our partner options page.

No. Payment of $199 is due as a one-time installment to join or renew your membership for a one-year term, or you may join/renew at a two-year membership rate of $349.

AADNS is based in Denver, Colorado, but we have members across the United States. Our 1-800 number allows you to call us toll-free, Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm MT, with any questions you have regarding membership or education opportunities.

Yes. You can register for live webinars or purchase recorded webinars and invite multiple staff to participate in the webinar with you. However, the only person who will receive CEU credits is the one registered for the webinar.

AADNS has a career center where you can find your next dream job or hire a new team member. Jobs can be posted by members or non-members, although members receive a discounted rate for job postings and resumes. To explore the career center, find “Careers” on the top toolbar of this page. Once on the career page, select “Employers,” “Job Seekers,” or “Post a Job.”

I am an AADNS Member.

On the AADNS-LTC.org website, find the orange “My Account” button at the top right of the page. Click on the button, which will take you to a new page with your account and contact information for review and edit, as well as a link to receipts, downloads, and transcript.

Find “My Account” in the top right corner of the page. Select it and find the option to renew in the center of the page.

You can ask your question on the AADNS Network, AADNS’s members-only private, online community including peers and other nurse leaders working in the long-term care field. AADNS Network is a great place to seek advice, offer expertise, find tools and documents, and build a network of support. To access the AADNS Network, sign in on AADNS-LTC.org and find “Community” on the top toolbar of the AADNS homepage.

That’s okay. If you have a complicated question, write out the question as clearly as possible to start the conversation. Once you receive a response to your question, you will have the opportunity to respond and clarify as needed.

We generally suggest that you wait 24 hours for a response. Each morning, a digest email of the previous day’s questions are sent out to all subscribers. Many questions receive a response after this email is sent. If you need a question answered sooner, put “urgent” in the subject line.

AADNS is based in Denver, Colorado, but we have members across the United States. Our 1-800 number allows you to call us toll-free, Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm MT.

No. Your membership and certification have two separate cycles. Membership dues may be purchased for one or two years at a time, and DNS-CT and QAPI recertification needs to be completed every four years and the courses and exams are priced individually.

A two-year membership provides you with a discounted rate, as well as the convenience of only having to renew your membership every two years, saving you time and money.

No. If you renew early, your membership will be extended one year from the current expiration date.

Yes. AADNS offers a student membership for $49 per year. Membership with AADNS helps students to be knowledgeable about changes in the field, gives students access to AADNS publications which can be used for scholarly work, gives students access to the career center, and the ability to network with seasoned DNS professionals! For more information, check out our student membership page for eligibility requirements. If you have additional questions, you can contact Scott Hammond at shammond@AADNS-LTC.org.

No, each individual’s membership is non-transferrable and non-refundable.

When you login to AADNS-LTC.org, find “My Receipts” in the upper right hand corner of the page under “My Account.” Here you can download your upcoming membership invoice to provide to your employer.

On AADNS-LTC.org, find the “Careers” link on the toolbar at the top-center of the page. On the career center page, be sure that the “Employers” tab is selected. From here, you can choose to “Post a Job,” “View Resumes,” or “View Products.” When you select “Post a Job,” you can sign in as an AADNS member to receive member pricing. Or, you can sign in as a “Guest.” If you choose to sign in as a “Guest,” you will be prompted to create an account.

Yes. You can register for live webinars or purchase recorded webinars and invite multiple staff to participate in the webinar with you. However, the only person who will receive CEU credits is the one registered for the webinar.

Yes, by joining AADNS you will have the opportunity to participate in advocacy efforts and volunteer to help shape the future of long-term care. To get started, visit our advocacy page.