Sunday, July 21, 2024

Australasian Neuroscience Nurses' Association

A non-profit organisation empowering nurses to unlock the future of neuroscience care


Who are  we

The Australasian Neuroscience Nurses Association (ANNA), is the peak body for neuroscience nurses.

Our mission is for the advancement of neuroscience nursing through education, networking and support to enable optimal care. ANNA achieves this through the provision of opportunities to network, access to resources, promotion and support of the neuroscience speciality.


ANNA Mentorship Program

The ANNA Mentorship Program provides neuroscience nurses with the opportunity for mentoring in clinical, research, and clinical educator pathways, as well as advice regarding career development.

World Federation of Neuroscience Nurses & Events

The Australasian Neuroscience Nurses Association is a member of the World Federation of Neuroscience Nurses.

Quality in Acute Stroke Care Program of Research

Join Simeon Dale as she takes us behind the scenes of the QASC research program. This program of research has introduced protocols to manage Fever, Sugar (Hyperglycaemia), swallow (FeSS protocols), in Australia and across Europe.
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Our Values


Demonstrating integrity and accountability and promoting evidence
based best practice as the respected voice of the profession


Valuing the breadth of specialty skills and knowledge
that encompasses neuroscience nursing


Collaborating with other professional & advocacy groups & broader industry for the advancement of the neuroscience nursing profession


Providing a supportive network of like-minded people
passionate about neuroscience

Life-long learning

Providing opportunities and a platform to learn and share
knowledge for nurses at all career stages

Support Framework

Liaising with community support groups and associations to
provide a framework of support

Movement Disorder Chapter

The Movement Disorder Chapter aims to provide clinical support and professional development opportunities for Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorder Nurse Specialist's (PDMDNS).