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Unformatted text preview: Sojung Suk Discuss the role professional associations play in legislative arenas, education, practice (Chitty & Black Chapter 15) and how you have participated or intend to participate in the future as a student and graduate of the UCLA School of Nursing RN to BS nursing program. According to Chitty and Black, more than 100 nationwide nursing organizations exist. Professional organizations are established to enhance their professionalism and nurses have created many organization based on their wide-ranged purposes and specific needs. Not all the nursing organizations take part in legislative arenas, education, or practice, but some organizations provide various service and resources for nurses; such as, American Nurse Association, the professional association for registered nurses, originated in a nursing leaders meeting at the Worlds Fair in Chicago in 1890, described by Ellis and Hartley, has been recognized as the active organization involved in legislative activity, direct service to members such as a...
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