State and national nursing associations are a great resource for recent graduates and working professionals. They serve as advocating bodies and keep members informed about policies and issues affecting the workplace today and future changes within the health care industry and nursing profession.
Nursing association membership lends your voice to the nursing profession and offers you the opportunity to become an active leader in the nursing community. They are extremely useful for networking, educational resources and job searches; many employers will look for nursing association membership on your resume.
Active nursing association membership is a valuable tool that can help you grow both personally and professionally.