develop Nursing leadership amongst colleagues which can advance the profession. Professional NURSING organizations create opportunities to develop leadership skills in a mutually respectful environment. Professional NURSING organizations advocate for lifelong learning, and Nursing empowerment as members of a shared profession. This assignment is an invitation to find an organization which fulfills your long-term professional NURSING goals.
This assignment meets the course objectives to develop strategies for exercising leadership in Nursing, promoting excellence, and being professionally involved in the profession to create nursing’s preferred future; and to evaluate the adoption of professional scholarly Nursing actions to develop standards of excellence across practice settings. Membership in organizations creates networking which leads to mentoring and role modeling of leadership behaviors. (A 50% grade will be assigned to this paper if attendance is not with a Professional NURSING Organization. Attending an INTERDISCIPLINARY organization does not meet the criteria for this assignment nor does attending a shared governance council within your organization).
A. Attend a meeting in your particular area of expertise; or if you are currently an active member of a Professional organization discover a different one.
B. Attend the meeting prior to the due date for this assignment.
C. Write a 3-5 page critique of this meeting using APA format for any cited resources and create a document which describes:
Mission, goals, and focus
Examine traits of Followers and Leaders in the meeting
Conduct a brief interview with an officer discussing why they chose to lead? Were they elected volunteered? or selected? What leadership role would you feel comfortable in? Secretary, Treasurer, President, Vice President, etc.?What are the advantages of being a member of this professional group? What percentage of members are certified in this group (estimate or ask person taking attendance)? Would you consider joining the organization? Could you actively participate as a member? If not, explain why?