Professional nursing organizations support the field of nursing in many ways depending on the organization involed. For example , the American Nurses Association (ANA) support nursing practice by strenghtening the profession through protecting the nursing practice act and lobbing advocating for change in nursing at the local and national levels. Moreover, ANA allow nurses to network with like-minded individuals through the ANA online community. In addition, they have courses and certifications in nursing to become better educate and certified in practice and offer mentorship programs for nurses from the more seasoned practice nurses. ANA brings value to nursing through education, certification and networking, so nurses remain current trends in practice. Another ANA professional nursing organization brings value in advocacy and activism related to patient is by making sure that nurses are practicing within their scope and know the boundries of licensure. Moreover, advocating nurse staffing measures, supporting state and federal regulations for adequate nurse staffing plans.
Amerian Critical Nurse (AACN) supports the bedside critical nurse with education, CE, and certification. Evidence-base practice is huge factor in caring for acute care patientsand AACN provide the tool and knowledge for nurses to keep up with the trends in this field by offering events, conferences. Moreover, it gives a common platform for lioke-minded nurse that srieve for excellent in their area. AACN also work environments and scope of practice standards for Acute Care Nurse Practioners.
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