Examine the importance of professional associations in nursing. Choose a professional nursing organization that relates to your specialty area, or a specialty area in which you are interested.
Professional Associations In Nursing
In a 750-1,000 word paper, provide a detailed overview of the organization and its advantages for members. Include the following:
1.) Describe the organization and its significance to nurses in the specialty area. Include its purpose, mission, and vision. Describe the overall benefits, or “perks,” of being a member.
2.) Explain why it is important for a nurse in this specialty field to network. Discuss how this organization creates networking opportunities for nurses.
3.) Discuss how the organization keeps its members informed of healthcare changes and changes to practice that affect the specialty area.
4.) Discuss opportunities for continuing education and professional development.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.