Professional nurses are expected to maintain competency in their practice and seek advanced knowledge or continual growth for their practice. They work to ensure an environment of learning and development.
They utilize Just Culture that supports an open learning environment, recognizes that competent professionals make mistakes, and manages system design and behavioral choices
All clinicians are required to work under the Code of Clinical Values that are based on and used in conjunction with the ANA Code of Ethics.
Professional development ensure that the environment in which each nurse practices supports, recognizes, and rewards innovation, creativity, and productivity. The organization works to foster this by recognizing clinicians by: Clinical Ladder, Professional Certifications, Education advancement, and public recognition.