Although AANN has not implemented the recommendation to solicit input from strategic partners such as chief executive officers, government, and corporate entities, an additional recommendation in the 2017 white paper addresses the importance of AANN offering interdisciplinary development programs that focus on leadership to prepare the membership for leadership positions in not only AANN, American Board of Neuroscience Nursing
, and AMWF but also outside healthcare organizations.
Foreward: The Guest Editorial in this issue has been written by Madona Dawn Plueger, a member of INN's Editorial Board and the President of the American Board of Neuroscience Nursing
The American Board of Neuroscience Nursing
(ABNN) was established to design, implement, and evaluate a certification program for professional nurses involved in the specialty practice of neuroscience nursing (American Association of Neuroscience Nurses [AANN], 2006).
In 2000, the American Board of Neuroscience Nursing
(ABNN) formed a task force to re-examine the previous role delineation survey, obtain information to define current neuroscience nursing practice, and provide content validity for future CNRN examinations.