Title

Ninety Years and Counting: The Past, Present, and Future of the Nursing Professional Development Specialty

Publication Date

2019

Document Type

Article

Abstract

This article describes the long history of the specialty of nursing professional development (NPD), the founding of NPD's specialty organization, National Nursing Staff Development Organization, and the organization's transformation and growth to meet the ever-changing needs of NPD practitioners. Finally, the future of the NPD specialty is envisioned. This article provides the NPD practitioner with critical information to advocate for the specialty. © 2019 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Publication Title

Journal for Nurses in Professional Development

Volume

35

Issue

2

First Page

56

Last Page

65

DOI

10.1097/NND.0000000000000532

Version

post print (12 month embargo)

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