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A New Mindset

From Tasks to Professional Identity
Published:January 03, 2023DOI:
      The new systems-based domains for professional identity in nursing provide a pathway for leadership in the conceptualization and thinking about practice and problem-solving by using them as a new strategy to reframe our mindsets from listing tasks to using systems thinking by applying professional identity domains. The recent recommendations from the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) can be reframed using this new mindset and its context of professional identity domains to operationalize recommendations and competencies.
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      M. Lindell Joseph, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAONL is a Distinguished Scholar in Nursing, Clinical Professor, and Director for the Health Systems/Administration and CNL Programs at the University of Iowa College of Nursing, Iowa City, Iowa, Email: [email protected] Nelda Godfrey, PhD, ACNS-BC, RN, FAAN, ANEF is a Professor and Associate Dean, Innovative Partnerships and Practice, University of Kansas School of Nursing, Kansas City, Kansas.