Essay on The National League Of Nursing

767 Words Apr 14th, 2015 4 Pages
The National League of Nursing (NLN) (2012), along with its fellow organizations in the Tri-Council for Nursing, which include the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, the American Nurses Association, the American Organization of Nurse Executives, strongly endorsed the Institute of Medicine’s The Future of Nursing and called for collaboration among stakeholders. One of the “four messages in the report is that nurses should practice to the full extent of their education and training, calling for actions that maximize the contributions of all nurses and eliminate barriers that prevent them from practicing to the full extent of their education and training”(para.1). According to Hunt (2013), the role and responsibilities of a hospital based NE include “staff orientations, continuing education and to facilitate staff nurse competencies” (pp. 5). All of these responsibilities play a vital role in assisting a staff nurse to provide excellent care to patients. The benefit a NE provides in the development of clinical nurse is focused toward patient moving into their individual illness-wellness continuum (Hunt, 2013).
U.S. News & World Report (2015) states The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (UTMDACC) is one of the major cancer centers in America. Oncology NEs at the UTMDACC are required to possess the following skills, such as a current RN license, a BSN and five years clinical nursing experience in oncology or assigned specialty practice area to include two…

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