Fellow of the International Academy of Addictions Nursing (FIAAN)

The application time period is April 30 through July 15

Purpose

The International Academy of Addictions Nursing is to foster excellence in nursing practice, administration, research and education in addictions nursing by recognizing and capitalizing on the wisdom of outstanding individuals in the profession who have contributed to addictions nursing in sustained and significant ways. Fellows are expected to provide visionary leadership in addictions nursing and in the Academy, and to support the vision of the International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA).

Governance

The International Academy of Addictions Nursing is responsible and accountable to the International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA) Board of Directors. Those individuals inducted into the Academy are designated as a Fellow of the International Academy of Addictions Nursing and entitled to use the credential FIAAN. The induction of new fellows and a meeting of fellows in the International Academy of Addictions Nursing are held in conjunction with the International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA's) annual Educational Conference.

Eligibility Criteria Applicants for fellowship in the International Academy of Addictions Nursing must be a current member of the International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA). The applicant for fellowship is ideally currently certified as a CARN (Certified Addictions Registered Nurse) and/or a CARN-AP (Certified Addictions Registered Nurse-Advanced Practice). Certification is not required although highly recommended.

Applicants for fellowship in the International Academy of Addictions Nursing must provide evidence of their enduring and substantial contributions to addictions nursing in one or more of the following areas:

  • Teaching/Learning innovation in addictions nursing
  • Faculty development in addictions nursing
  • Primary Research in addictions nursing
  • Translational Research in addictions nursing
  • Leadership in addictions nursing
  • Public policy related to addictions nursing at a local, state, or national level
  • Collaborative education/practice/ administration/research/community partnerships
  • Exemplary practice as an addictions nurse

Applicants for fellowship in the International Academy of Addictions Nursing must also provide evidence of how they will continue to provide visionary leadership in addictions nursing and in the Academy.

Applicants for fellowship in the International Academy of Addictions Nursing must be current members of the International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA) and they must provide evidence of how their contributions are congruent with the mission and goals of the International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA).

Responsibilities of Fellows

All individuals accepted into fellowship in the International Academy of Addictions Nursing are required to fulfill the following responsibilities:

  • Must attend the Academy Induction Ceremony which takes place at the annual conference each year (Should the individual accepted into fellowship not attend the induction ceremony then their fellowship is waived and the applicant will have to reapply for fellowship at a future date)
  • Maintain membership in the International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA)
  • Pay the induction fee of $400.00
  • Pay annual Academy membership dues of $250.00
  • Participate in the community of Fellows as a means of transforming addictions nursing
  • Remain an active member of the International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA) by attending the annual conference on a frequent basis and by participating in various activities of IntNSA
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IntNSA's Mission: To advance excellence in nursing care for the prevention and treatment of addictions for diverse populations across all practice setting
through advocacy, collaboration, education, research and policy development.
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