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Mission

The National League for Nursing promotes excellence in nursing education to build a strong and diverse nursing workforce to advance the health of our nation and the global community.


Goals and Objectives

Goal I
Leader in Nursing Education: Enhance the NLN's national and international impact as the recognized leader in nursing education.

Objectives

The NLN will:

  • Be a key player in initiatives to build diversity in the nurse educator workforce
  • Promote the preparation of a nursing workforce that contributes to health care quality and safety
  • Be acknowledged as the leader in advancing excellence and innovation in nursing education
  • Be the primary source of data for legislation, regulations, or decisions about nursing education and the nurse educator workforce; and that informs teaching practices across all types of nursing education programs for diverse student populations
  • Be a key player in creating a community of nurse educators from around the world to address and influence issues related to excellence in nursing education

Goal II
Commitment to Members: Build a diverse, sustainable, member-led organization with the capacity to deliver our mission effectively, efficiently, and in accordance with our values.

Objectives

The NLN will:

  • Continually seek out, engage, and be responsive to full- and part-time nurse faculty, individuals preparing for the faculty role, nursing education researchers, and other health care and academic professionals
  • Be the leading provider of products and services for the continuous professional development of nursing faculty
  • Build a diverse membership through comprehensive, inclusive, and aggressive methods
  • Design all NLN programs and initiatives, including activities of affiliated constituent leagues, to provide maximum benefit to NLN members
  • Achieve its annual revenue goals while ensuring that the infrastructure meets the growing needs of the organization

Goal III

Champion for Nurse Educators: Be the voice of nurse educators and champion their interests in political, academic, and professional arenas.

Objectives

The NLN will:

  • Continue to provide opportunities to dialogue with the nurse educator community
  • Promote nursing education as an advanced practice role
  • Shape and inform public policy on nursing education
  • Lead efforts to create and sustain healthful work environments that value and support a diverse community of nurse educators
  • Expand and sustain alliances with other influential organizations

Goal IV

Advancement of the Science of Nursing Education: Promote evidence-based nursing education and the scholarship of teaching.

Objectives

The NLN will:

  • Promote the continuous development of faculty as educator-scholars
  • Advocate for resources to support nursing education research
  • Develop, design, and advance research initiatives that have broad-based significance, promote evidence-based teaching practices, are critical to decision making at institutional and national levels, and serve to transform nursing education

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