Coming to SAGE in 2015!

AAPINA's Official Journal





Affiliation to National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations (NCEMNA)



NCEMNA is a unified force advocating for equity and justice in nursing and health care for ethnic minority populations.  The Asian American / Pacific Islander Nurses is a proud affiliate of NCEMNA.









Announcing the First Issue of the "Asian Pacific Island Nursing Journal," AAPINA's Official Journal

This is to announce that the Official Journal of the Asian American/Pacific Islander Nurses Association (AAPINA) will be published by Sage Publications, Inc., titled Asian/Pacific Island Nursing Journal, a peer-reviewed open access journal with quarterly publications.

Okura Foundation Seeking Mentors and Fellow Mentees

Deadline is January 15, 2015. Through a grant funded by the Okura Foundation we are seeking  six mentors from members with expertise in psych-mental health nursing. and 12 fellows interested in studying mental health issues in Asian Pacific Islander communities. If you are not a member you can join NOW and be eligible. If you are interested click here to view and download the criteria for more details.

Reminder to Submit Abstracts for 2015 Nursing Conference

Reminder to submit your abstracts for podium, poster, or symposia presentations for the 2015 Nursing Conference in Las Vegas, NV. Click here for more details. Deadline to submit the abstract is November 16. Top 10 selected abstracts will be invited to submit full article for consideration to be published in the Asian Pacific Island Nursing Journal (APN)

Call for Abstract - 12th Annual AAPINA Conference (March 27 - 28, Las Vegas, NV)

Next Year's theme is "Protecting the Health of Diverse and Vulnerable Communities: Self and Symptom Management." Deadline to submit abstract is on Sunday, November 16, 2014, 5 pm (PST). Click here to download and view  the instructions for the abstract format. Abstracts should be submitted to Nada Lukkahatai, Ph D, RN, chair of the Abstract Committee be careful to follow the instru

Online Payments Now Accepted

Online payment (via PayPal) is now being accepted when applying or renewing memberships, and for registering for the upcoming conferences.

AAPINA's First Digital Photo Contest

Show off your photography skills during AAPINA's 11th annual conference! First prize winner will receive a conference reduction rate worth $50.00. The second prize winner will receive a $30.00 conference reduction rate and the third prize winner will receive a $20.00 conference reduction rate. All photos, consent, and permission must be submitted via email to

Poster Presentations for the 11th Annual AAPINA Nursing Conference

For those doing poster presentations at our 11th Annual AAPINA Nursing Conference, please format your posters to fit a 36"x48" poster board. Mahalo!

2014 AAPINA Scholarship Notice

The Asian American/Pacific Islander Nurses Association (AAPINA) is pleased to award $1,000 to one of its members pursuing an undergraduate or a graduate nursing degree. The purpose of this scholarship is to support nursing education for AAPINA members and thus enhance the contribution of our membership in achieving AAPINA’s core mission. For more information on eligibility requirements, application procedures and selection criteria, click here to view and download the flyer and application form.

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