The Association of Foreign Nursing Professionals in America (AFNPA) has been established by health care institutions as a collaborative effort to help address the shortage of nurses in the USA.AFNPA supports efforts to improve training,assessment,and verification of credentials for foreign nursing professionals.

These efforts include partnerships with foreign colleges and universities with nursing programs,through which AFNPA facilltates professional development for nursing faculty and program advancement consultation at these institutions to promote alignment with international standards.


The vision of the Association of Foreign Nursing Professionals in America is to improve the health of individuals and diverse communities locally and globally through leadership and excellence in nursing, research, practice, and service.