Professional Nursing Organization Analysis
Investigate a professional nursing organization such as the ANA that you would be interested in joining. Consider local, national, and international possibilities. It could be focused on a certain aspect pf practice, be targeted at a certain demographic, or be centered around a certain professional issue. Write a paper about the organization, addressing the following points;
Name, website, mission, and purpose
Who is the target membership, who can join?
Types of memberships and associated fees. Is there a special student rate?
What do you get for your money? Describe services and offerings for members; journals, conferences, mentoring etc
How is the organization involved in the profession as a whole? Do they have position papers, legal opinions, do they advocate for certain aspects of nursing or health?
Why are you interested in this particular organization? How would being a member be of benefit to you as a student RN?