Nursing students and their professional identity in nursing formation: How can we foster it?
Joann Klaassen, JD, MN, RN; Rhoda A. Owens, PhD, RN; Kristen D. Priddy, PhD, RN, CNS
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Professional Identity in Nursing is “a sense of oneself, and in relationship with others, that is influenced by characteristics, norms, and values of the nursing discipline, resulting in an individual thinking, acting, and feeling like a nurse”. This session explores the critical need to form professional identity in nursing. Evidence will be presented on how nurse educators can foster professional identity in nursing students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
- Discuss the definition of Professional Identity in Nursing.
- Describe challenges and barrier to professional identity formation.
- Identify nurse educator practices that will foster Professional Identity in Nursing.
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|Evidence Level||Expert Opinion (nationally/internationally recognized)|
|Keywords||Professional Identity in Nursing;
|Series||Professional Identity in Nursing : 3|
|Publisher||International Society for Professional Identity in Nursing ;
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