Strategic Objectives

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The American Society of Registered Nurses has the following strategic objectives:

  • Promoting scholarly research and communication, domestically and internationally. 

  • Promoting high quality teaching and education for nurses. 

  • Diversifying the profession and representing its diversity. 

  • Increasing academic and non-academic opportunities for its members. 

  • Strengthening the professional environment for nurses. 

  • Stimulating scholarship and intelligent interest in nursing. 

  • Recognizing outstanding work in the discipline. 

  • Encouraging the application of rigorous ethical and intellectual standards in the profession. 

  • Serving the public.



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