The purpose of AAMN is to provide a framework for nurses, as a group, to meet, to discuss and influence factors, which affect men as nurses. AAMN is the only professional organization for nurses that has improved gender inclusion in nursing profession by offering an environment of belongingness and collective learning for its members to excel in the profession.
AAMN Objectives include:
•Encourage men of all ages to become nurses and join together with all nurses in strengthening and humanizing health care.
•Support men who are nurses to grow professionally and demonstrate to each other and to society the increasing contributions being made by men within the nursing profession.
•Advocate for continued research, education and dissemination of information about men's health issues, men in nursing, and nursing knowledge at the local and national levels.
•Support members' full participation in the nursing profession and it's organizations and use this Assembly for the limited objectives stated above.
AAMN is a national organization with local chapters recognized and sanctioned under the Bylaws of AAMN. Chapters may have independent bylaws and a separate dues structure. Membership in the national organization does not require membership in a local chapter.