Examine the importance of professional associations in nursing.Choose a professional nursing organization that relates to yourspecialty area, or a specialty area in which you are interested. In a750-1,000 word paper, provide a detailed overview the organization andits advantages for members. Include the following:
1.Describe the organization and its significance to nurses inthe specialty area. Include its purpose, mission, and vision.Describe the overall benefits, or “perks,” of being amember. 2.Explain why it is important for a nurse in thisspecialty field to network. Discuss how this organization createsnetworking opportunities for nurses.
3.Discuss how theorganization keeps its members informed of health care changes andchanges to practice that affect the specialty area.
4. Discuss opportunities for continuing education andprofessional development. Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APAStyle Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required. This assignment uses a rubric. Please review therubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with theexpectations for successful completion.