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APHON Membership Categories

If you are joining APHON for the first time, please see below for a brief description of our membership categories.

Active Membership

Active members are registered nurses practicing in or interested in pediatric, adolescent, or young adult hematology/oncology. Active members receive all member benefits and are eligible to vote, hold elected office, and serve on committees.

US & High-Income Economies  Dues: $120
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Associate Membership

Associate members are non-registered nurse healthcare professionals who care for children, adolescents, or young adults with cancer and blood disorders and their families and who are interested in APHON’s mission. Associate members may serve on volunteer task forces and committees and receive all member benefits except voting or holding an elected office.

US & High-Income Economies Dues: $110

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Optional Discount Membership Categories

Group Discounts

New members may join with their fellow pediatric hematology/oncology nursing colleagues throughout the US and high-income countries at a reduced rate when they assemble ten or more new nurses that qualify.

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International Membership

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses from middle-low income countries receive a discount on the annual membership fee. Low-income economies are defined as those with a GNI per capita, calculated using the World Bank Atlas method, of $1,005 or less. Middle-income economies are those with a GNI per capita between $1,006 and $3955. Upper middle-income economies have a GNI per capita between $3,956 and $12,235, and high-income economies are those with a GNI per capita of $12,236 or more.

View the Tier 1: Low-Income Economy Countries (80% Discount) 24 USD

Afghanistan | Burkina Faso | Burundi | Central African Republic | Chad | Congo, Dem. Rep. | Eritrea| Ethiopia | Gambia, The | Guinea | Guinea-Bissau | Korea, Dem. People's Rep. | Liberia | Madagascar | Malawi | Mali | Mozambique | Niger | Rwanda | Sierra Leone | Somalia | Sudan | Togo | Uganda |Yemen, Rep.

View the Tier 2: Low-Middle Income Economy Countries (70% Discount) 36 USD

Angola | Benin | Bangladesh | Bhutan | Bolivia | Cabo Verde | Cambodia | Cameroon | Comoros | Congo, Rep. | Côte d'Ivoire | Djibouti | Egypt, Arab Rep. | Eswatini | Ghana | Haiti | Honduras | India | Kenya | Kiribati | Kyrgyz Republic | Lao PDR | Lesotho | Mauritania | Micronesia, Fed. Sts. | Mongolia | Morocco | Myanmar | Nepal | Nicaragua | Nigeria | Pakistan | Papua New Guinea | Philippines | São Tomé and Principe | Senegal | Solomon Islands | South Sudan | Syrian Arab Republic | Tajikistan | Tanzania | Timor-Leste | Tunisia | Ukraine | Uzbekistan | Vanuatu | Vietnam | Yemen, Rep. | Zambia | Zimbabwe

View Tier 3: Upper-Middle Income Economy Countries (60% Discount) 48 USD

Albania | Algeria | American Samoa | Argentina | Armenia | Azerbaijan | Belarus Belize | Bosnia and Herzegovina | Botswana | Brazil | Bulgaria | China | Colombia | Costa Rica | Cuba | Dominica | Dominican Republic | Ecuador | El Salvador | Equatorial Guinea | Fiji | Gabon | Georgia | Grenada | Guatemala | Guyana | Indonesia | Iran, Islamic Rep. | Iraq | Jamaica | Jordan | Kazakhstan | Kosovo | Lebanon | Libya | Macedonia, FYR | Malaysia | Maldives| Marshall Islands | Mexico | Moldova | Montenegro | Namibia | Paraguay | Peru | Russian Federation | Samoa | Serbia | South Africa | Sri Lanka | St. Lucia | St. Vincent and the Grenadines | Suriname | Thailand | Tonga | Turkey | Turkmenistan | Tuvalu | West Bank and Gaza | Panama

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Graduate Nursing Students

Registered nurses enrolled full-time in graduate nursing programs are not eligible to vote or hold elected office but may serve on volunteer task forces and committees. Documentation is required with a membership application.

US & High-Income Economies  Dues: $100

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Emeritus Status

APHON members who have retired from nursing practice or reached the age of 65+ may enroll for Emeritus membership status.

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NSNA Student Members

APHON is a proud partner of the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA) and offers undergraduate nursing students membership for a special reduced rate. NSNA student members receive the following student-specific benefits: a subscription to the APHON Counts Newsletter, member discount on APHON products, and meeting registration may serve on volunteer task forces and committees but are not eligible to vote or hold elected office. To apply, download the APHON Membership Application for NSNA Members. Send the completed application, a photocopy of your current NSNA membership card, and your payment to the address on the application.

US and High-Income Economies Dues: $25

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