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AACN bylaws require chapter members to also be national members.

APRN, RN and GN Chapter applications accepted and processed only after current National AACN memberships are verified.  LVN and GVN Chapter applications do not require National AACN memberships.


Houston Gulf Coast Chapter is the local chapter of AACN composed of members from the different hospitals located throughout the Texas Medical Center and surrounding areas. We have over two-hundred fifty members from various specialties of nursing practice. Our board is composed of voluntary nurses.


Our monthly meetings are usually held every first Thursday of the month from Sept to May.  No meetings June to Aug.


 Join / Renew:

We only accept online applications and payment.  

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Benefits of HGCC membership:

No registration fee to attend our monthly meetings, opportunity for networking and reduced fee to our special events.  We offer CE/CERP credits at our monthly meetings.

Cancellations/Refunds :

All HGCC membership payments are FINAL / NO REFUND.


Benefits of national membership:

Include subscriptions to American Journal of Critical Care, Critical Care Nurse, AACN Bold Voices and UNLIMITED FREE ONLINE CE CREDITS.  Pay $69.00/per year if you join through our local chapter; otherwise it's $78.00/per year through National.


How do I renew my AACN National membership?