Who We Are

The American Association of Directors of Nursing Services (AADNS) is a national association advancing post-acute care through innovative nurse leadership. AADNS represents DONs and other nurse leaders in long-term care by providing fresh and cutting-edge resources that nurse leaders need now. AADNS is sophisticated in its expertise and has a greater relevancy with tools and products, all while promoting a collaborative approach between the DON and team members.

Why Join AADNS

AADNS has taken a fresh approach to member benefits to fully meet the needs of nurse leaders in long-term care. If you're a student nurse interested in a leadership role in long-term and post-acute care, there couldn't be a better place for you to call "home." AADNS is a place for you to connect with other leaders, prepare for your role, and stay informed on the changing regulatory landscape. Featured benefits for students include: 

  • Career center access
  • Networking 
  • Mentoring opportunities
  • DNS Starter Kit
  • An online community of support from peers and other nurse leaders

Student membership with AADNS is $49/yr. We're honored to be a partner member of NSNA to offer you an additional 10% using code NSNA10 at checkout. 

Join today! We look forward to supporting you in your role as a future nurse leader.