One state initiated an "LPN Forum," which provided an opportunity for LPNs to network and receive continuing education through the state nursing organization
. Another state proposed extending membership to LPNs, but this was not supported by a subsequent membership vote.
* Nursing Organization
Afniiafes: School Nurses Organization of Arizona, National Association of Hispanic Nurses Phoenix, Phoenix Chapter Oncology Nursing Society
Do you belong to a nursing organization
that is committed to assuring a viable and appropriate future for the profession?
Librarians were then asked how they came to teach EBP continuing education coursework for a professional nursing organization
. Four of the eight librarians responded that they were contacted by a professional nursing organization
to teach an EBP continuing education workshop.
If you attend a meeting or convention within a nursing organization
, one topic surely to be discussed is how to attract younger members.
At a recent meeting of the Nursing Organization
Alliance (the Alliance), leaders of about 60 nursing organizations
were challenged to mobilize the power of nursing.
For some organizations such as the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), a professional nursing organization
, including research findings in various publications is part of the organizational mission to provide professional development for its members.
Four decades later, I still feel the importance of being a member of a professional nursing organization
. Membership provides me an affiliation with nurses striving to improve nursing practice and healthcare consumer outcomes.
As president of District 3, one of my goals is to educate the members of District 3 as to why being an "involved member" of a professional nursing organization
is so important.
At the 1969 meeting, the nephrology nurses formed an independent nursing organization
known as the American Association for Nephrology Nurses with the purpose of promoting knowledge about the care of patients with renal disease.