Two Important Goals in 2018

ATHNA is undertaking this one time, unique membership drive to support two important goals in 2018. Your membership is vital, so we can achieve:

  • ANA recognition for the specialty of travel health nursing in 2018
  • Low cost U.S. certification for travel health nursing

While you help ATHNA achieve these goals, your Free membership entitles you to all ATHNA Benefits, so please Join or Renew Today.

  • Courses & Conferences - our most popular feature-a calendar of current CE programs and courses
  • TravelBytes - our monthly blog on travel health topics written by experts
  • TravelByte CE - a quarterly blog that offers free CE credit
  • Annual NED - a unique, free CE day for updates offered at multiple U.S sites
  • Travel Health Nurses Are Asking - Q & A that answers member questions monthly
  • Career Center - members can seek and post new positions
  • Plus Standards and protocols for travel health - a set of the official U.S. Travel Health Nursing Scope & Standards, and more..
For the next ten weeks we will track our progress on this membership journey. Return to this site weekly to see how our numbers grow.

Week #8 of the Campaign: ATHNA welcomes new ACHA members who recently attended their conference in Washington, DC. We will work together to improve the health of student travelers.

Week #6 of the Campaign: This week we extend a special welcome to our new NSNA student members. ATHNA is proud to announce its partnership with the National Student Nurses Association as part of our effort to build awareness of the specialty of travel health nursing. For full details click here.

Gail Rosselot, ATHNA President, explains the importance and procedure for achieving ANA specialty recognition for travel health nursing...


Check our website in late September

Learn about our plans for a 2019 ATHNA trip to Africa!...


Blog #25 Equitable Care for Transgender Travelers

Recently on a television show I saw a transgender character go through a very stressful experience at an airport...

Members Only Benefits

ATHNA is committed to professional development, networking, research and advocacy in travel health nursing. We offer our members resources for clinics, CE programs, an annual free conference day, monthly updates, regional contacts, and much more... Join ATHNA and start enjoying the many benefits of membership.

30th McGill Tropical Medicine Course

Last month, three ATHNA members attended the 30th McGill Tropical Medicine Course. This is an excellent three day meeting held annually in the beautiful Canadian city of Montreal. (Great speakers, nice venue, and delicious luncheons and breaks.) Our membership in ATHNA connected us, so we were able to share accommodations and enjoy "after hours" together in Old Montreal. Collectively Margaret Curry, Julie Richards and I share a rather long string of "clinical pearls" from that meeting with all of you...

What You're Looking For

Starting this month, ATHNA brings together all our latest updates at this one easy access destination. Click here for What's News, the latest Travelbytes blog, Courses and Conferences, Career Center, our monthly Q&A (Ask Us Anything), and more. You'll go nonstop to the most popular features on our website...

What's News