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Membership, Recruitment and Retention


Since the start of Central California Association of Neonatal Nurses (CCANN) 11 years ago, our association enjoys continued success because of its outstanding members. CCANN would like to share exciting highlights of several accomplishments that were achieved in the areas of membership.

CCANN started in 2008 with 103 members. It has been our priority over the past years to grow our membership. Through the leadership of our founder, Kamela Loo, we remain strong and successful, as, our association reached 180 members as of January 2018. We were honored in 2013 to be the recipient of national award for Membership, Recruitment and Retention. In October 2015, we are proud to be the recipient of the highest national award as “Chapter of the Year”.

While building our membership, we have maintained our goals of education, fundraising, donating to community organizations, and offers scholarship rewards for professional development. To become a member of CCANN, you must also be a member of National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) as well. Nurses grow with NANN and CCANN membership. As a member of NANN, you belong to the premier professional organization of neonatal nurses.

There are countless opportunities to broaden your horizon as a member of this association including neonatal networking, collaboration and volunteering. Together, we can improve patient care and advance the neonatal nursing profession.

The benefits of being a member are as follows :

Opportunity to receive discounts on educational events and conferences both regional and national, free subscription to NANN nursing journal to keep members in the loop on current neonatal nursing news, free breakfast conferences and earn CEU’S, chances to earn Nursing Scholarship rewards for professional development, and participate in the discount promotion. NANN offers group discount rates for new members and group renewal as well, to make it easier and less expensive.
CCANN welcomes you to join us and be an advocate to connect with the NICU nurses In the Central Valley and experience being a part of this strong, inspirational and compassionate organization.




CCANN Core Foundation Values



We remain committed in providing innovative learning experiences to all neonatal practitioners in the Central Valley with emphasis in maintaining awareness of current scientifically research based practices.  In collaboration with our team of medical advisors, we strive for excellence in the quality of all our educational offerings. We offer Regional Conferences in the spring and fall and breakfast conferences two to three times a year.  Our website and our CCANN Newsletter, published biannually, provide information and educational resources reflecting the most current nursing and medical trend in the local, national and international sectors.



It is our mission to engage our members in resources and activities designed to increase success of multi-faceted professionals.  Through an environment of effective collaboration and evidence based practice, it is our goal to increase knowledge, improve performance and enhance professional satisfaction.



It is our goal to empower our members to be better leaders in the community and experience a committed and essential service to others.  By embracing and providing diversity, our services expand our view of the world and ourselves and come to realization that we can make a positive difference in the lives of others. 





The goal of NANN Central California Chapter (CCANN) is to serve our community and bridge the gap between the various nursing professionals. Neonatal Nurses are uniting to serve and foster professional growth with a simple goal of providing excellent and safe care to the little ones we love and work with daily.


NANN, National Association of Neonatal Nurses, is the professional voice that shapes neonatal nursing through excellence in practice, education, research and professional development.


Click here link for NANN online membership application and renewal


Please print then complete the application form and
mail to

CCANN, 8709 North Fuller Fresno CA 93720.

Make all checks payable to NANN (NANN and CCANN Fees will be combined)

SPECIAL MEMBERSHIP OFFER (For group of 10 applicants or more)

NANN $130.00 (REG. $110.00) & CCANN $25.00

Regional Conference Fees
Non-members $65
Members $45


FREE Breakfast Conferences
(1 Hour CEU per conference)


FREE Subscription to NANN Nursing Journal, Advances in Neonatal Care
(6 issues per year)


For any inquiries regarding membership and scholarship application, please email
Kamela Loo (


Chance to EARN Nursing Scholarship Award

Chance to EARN FREE NANN National Conference


If you are interested to apply for nursing scholarship or education rewards, please click on the link to Education. You must be eligible to apply. Please see Education Rewards Bank for details.