Membership in the ELPNA is currently defined by participation and meeting the following criteria:
In addition, the nurse must meet one of the following criteria:
Dues options are $40.00 for one year, $60 for two years, and $300.00 for a lifetime membership. New members joining in November or December are enrolled for the first full subsequent year. New members joining July 1 and following will pay prorated dues of $20 for the remainder of the calendar year, with renewal for the full amount in the following year.
Whether you are a paid or unpaid parish nurse, you may want to ask your congregation to support you by paying your dues to ELPNA. Attached is the draft of a letter you can personalize and send to your pastor, parish council president, supervisor, or appropriate committee to support you in this process. This letter is to request payment of your membership dues by your organization or church in support of your practice. Request for Support
Note: If you prefer to join and pay dues by personal check, please contact the Membership Committee chair, Phyllis Bruce at firstname.lastname@example.org or you may send a check designated for dues to ELPNA, PO Box 8117, St. Paul, MN 55108-0117. After the check is received Phyllis Bruce will call you to obtain your information for the member list and profile.