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Membership in the American Society of Professionals in Patient Safety (ASPPS) is designed to provide you with the tools to satisfy continuing education requirements and achieve professional certification, keep you informed and aware of trends and information, and connect you with a diverse and informed network of peers and experts. Learn more about the value of ASPPS membership by exploring the program offerings below or by downloading the ASPPS Member Benefits and Dues Structure At-a-Glance.


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Member Benefits


  • Current Awareness Literature Alert. Abstracts of recent articles of interest to the patient safety community. Published 22 times per year, with notice of new issues delivered by email.
  • ASPPS e-News. Members receive monthly emails including updates on member activities and benefits, as well as notices of recent news of interest.
  • Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare. Members receive a complimentary subscription to this print magazine published six times a year, delivered by postal mail.
  • BMJ Quality & Safety. Members receive a complimentary online subscription to this monthly, peer-reviewed journal. 

Member Discounts

  • 50 percent discount on the Online Patient Safety Curriculum. 
  • Special member rate of $20 to participate in Professional Learning Series Webcasts. 
  • Special member rate to purchase the online, self-paced, educational modules developed by distinguished experts in the field. Each module addresses specific clinical topics through the lens of patient safety science principles.
  • $105 discount on the certification exam to earn the Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) credential as well as a $15 discount on the CPPS Practice Exam.
  • $50 discount when recertifying as a Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS).
  • 10 percent discount on IHI products, course offerings, and event registrations.
  • 10 percent discount on Patient Safety Awareness Week items from the Patient Safety Store.
  • 10 percent discount on registration for the Annual IHI Patient Safety Congress. 

Join Today

Joining ASPPS will ensure your voice is a part of the discussions that are shaping the evolution of the profession. We’re creating a framework for the future. The next steps are up to you. Click on the link below to register online now, or scroll to the bottom of the page for PDF documents if you prefer submitting a paper application.


Click here to join ASPPS now! Already a member? Sign in and visit the ASPPS Member Welcome Page to learn how to access your benefits.

ASPPS is proud to announce its partnership with the NSNA. NSNA members can now sign up for an ASPPS 1-Yr Student membership at a rate of $50 (member code required). That's over 30 percent off the regular student rate! 



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Professional Member


 1 Year


2 Years


3 Years



4 Years


5 Years


Any individual who is actively involved in the patient safety field in a professional capacity or whose role has an impact on patient safety.

  $150.00   $270.00   $396.00   $516.00   $630.00  



Patient Advocate Member 


Any individual who is actively involved in the patient safety field representing the patient and family perspective.

   $75.00    $135.00    $198.00    $258.00   $315.00    

Affiliate Member


Any individual who has a strong interest in learning about and supporting patient safety work, but is ineligible for Professional, Patient Advocate or Student Membership. 

   $75.00    $135.00    $198.00    $258.00    $315.00    

Student Member


Any individual who is currently pursuing a degree in healthcare, whether clinical or administrative, and is interested in patient safety.

  $75.00   $135.00   $198.00   $258.00   N/A    

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ASPPS Member Applications and Related Documents

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
ASPPS Brochure PDF (541.09 KB) Administration 2/14/2019
ASPPS Professional Membership Application PDF (263.82 KB) Administration 2/14/2019
ASPPS Affiliate Membership Application PDF (265.97 KB) Administration 2/14/2019
ASPPS Patient Advocate Membership Application PDF (265.37 KB) Administration 2/14/2019
ASPPS Student Membership Application PDF (742.92 KB) Administration 1/25/2018
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