Do you counsel patients who travel? Consider joining ATHNA: The American Travel Health Nurses Association

Benefits of ATHNA Membership:

  • Utilize our standards and protocols to help you prepare your patients for travel
  • Keep current with our ongoing blog, Travel Bytes
  • Contribute to the development of travel health as a recognized nursing specialty
  • Access our Membership Directory and network across the US and Canada
  • Share your knowledge and expertise with others
  • Take advantage of the new CE program launching in February
  • Participate in our popular Networking, Education, and Development (NED) events, planning is underway for regional meetings in July, 2017.

Our Mission: Advance nurses engaged in the care of international travelers through professional development, evidence based practice and advocacy.

Our Goals:

  1. Advance the profession of Travel Health Nursing in North America.
  2. Serve as a resource for individuals who provide care to international travelers.
  3. Assist nurses to keep current regarding recommendations and emerging travel health issues.
  4. Promote communication and networking among Travel Health Nurses across North America.
  5. Facilitate the adoption of ATHNAs Scope and Standards of Care in Travel Health Nursing.
  6. Partner with organizations with a shared commitment to promote the health and safety of travelers.


Travel Health Nursing is a growing nursing specialty devoted to the care of the international traveler.

ATHNA is tax-exempt under Section 501(c) (3) of the US Internal Revenue Service and is registered with the NY State Charities Bureau.