APHN's History


The Association of Public Health Nurses (APHN) has a rich history. APHN began as the Association of State and Territorial Directors of Nursing (ASTDN) in 1935 as an advisory group of state health department nurses. The organization has grown over the years with members from across the United States and territories. APHN is an affiliate of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO). Get help with questions APHN Administrative Assistant Membership categories Who should join APHN? APHN is the voice of public health nurses on a national level. APHN provides a forum for public health nurses at all levels of practice to network and exchange ideas.

The Association of Public Health Nurses (APHN) was formed on July 1, 2012. The association was formerly the Association of State & Territorial Directors of Nursing (ASTDN). ASTDN was created in 1935 as an advisory group of state health department nurses. Over the years the membership was expanded to include public health nurses at all levels and others interested in public health nursing. The name of the association was changed to better reflect the expanded membership.

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