Membership Options

As a member of Rochester Black Nurses Association (RBNA), you will join over 250,000 that National Black Nurses Association represents and those who recognize the value of belonging to the only professional African American nursing association. Through our 117 chapters, we provide countless hours of community-based health care services and outreach to African American communities across our Nation.

The National Black Nurses Association provides leadership to advance nursing practice, improve health care for all Americans, particularly the un-served and the underserved and shape health policy for the access and delivery of health care services. We are actively engaged in the many issues currently challenging the profession of nursing. There is no better time than now that African American nurses need to work together in their professional association to not only survive, but to prosper in this time of change in the reform of our health care system.

Who Can Join?

  • Registered Nurses
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
  • Licensed Practical Nurses
  • Student Nurses
  • Retired Nurses
  • New Graduate Nurses
  • Associate Members (those who support our mission)

Member Benefits

  1. A unified voice for the profession of nursing
  2. Networking and mentoring
  3. Scholarships and awards
  4. Leadership opportunities
  5. National and local conferences
  6. Webinars (CE and Non-CEU)
  7. Local Business Discounts

Membership Payment Options

Please submit application and payment via PayPal, Venmo-@RBNA-24 or mail check/money order to or the PO Box address provided on the membership application.  To access application, click the link below (Become a Member) and submit with BOTH national and local payments.

Become a member