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Our Vision

“Making a difference in the lives of women and newborns.”
Our members are committed to the health of women and newborns.  

 

Our Mission

The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit membership organization.  

 

Our Mission Statement

Empower and support nurses caring for women, newborns, and their families through research, education, and advocacy.

 

Core Values: (as expressed in the acronym "CARING") 
 

Commitment to professional and social responsibility

 

Accountability for personal and professional contributions

 

Respect for diversity of and among colleagues and clients

 

Integrity in exemplifying the highest standards in personal and professional behavior

 

Nursing Excellence for quality outcomes in practice, education, research, advocacy and management

 

Generation of Knowledge to enhance the science and practice of nursing to improve the health of women and newborns

 

 

AWHONN’s Strategic Goals 

A. DIVERSITY: Promote diversity and inclusion in our organization and profession. 

B. AWARENESS: Advocate for critical issues that impact nursing care to women and newborns while developing collaborations with other communities and organizations. 

C. COMMITMENT TO MEMBERS: Maximize the member experience. 

D. KNOWLEDGE: Advance AWHONN as the trusted leader in research, education, and evidence-based practice. 

E. INFRASTRUCTURE: Invest in people, technology, and facilities to advance the mission of the organization.


AWHONN's Diversity Statement

 

AWHONN is committed to promoting diversity throughout the organization by recruiting, retaining and mentoring a diverse workforce of women’s health and maternal child nurses. We are dedicated to integrate cultural competence and diversity into all aspects of our work and the communities we serve.

 

Guiding Principles

  • AWHONN strives to shape a diverse work environment that promotes opportunity for personal and professional growth.
  • AWHONN has a responsibility to incorporate evidence based practice in all educational materials for the diverse populations we serve.
  • AWHONN encourages a diverse workforce that complements that of women, newborns
    and their families.

AWHONN Bylaws

 

View AWHONN's 2018 Annual Report

 

Financial Reports

 

Meet Our Executive Staff

 

AWHONN Board of Directors

Committees, Coalitions, Advisory and Expert Panels

 

Careers at AWHONN

 

Find Your Section view the AWHONN Interactive Member Map

 

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Online Learning Center
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Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

AWHONN is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP580. Accredited status does not imply endorsement by AWHONN or the American Nurses Credentialing Center of any commercial products displayed or discussed in conjunction with educational activities.

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