Nurse Educ 2021 Jul 14. Epub 2021 Jul 14.
Author Affiliations: Assistant Professor (Dr Landis) and Associate Professor and Vice Chancellor for Research (Dr Barbosa-Leiker), College of Nursing, Washington State University, Spokane; Associate Dean, Innovative Partnerships and Practice Professor (Dr Godfrey), University of Kansas; Professor Emeritus and Founder of Civility Matters (Dr Clark), Boise State University, Idaho; Position Chief Program Officer (Dr Brewington), National League for Nursing, Washington, DC; Clinical Professor and Director Health Systems/Administration (Dr Joseph), University of Iowa College of Nursing; Professor (Dr Luparell), Montana State University College of Nursing, Bozeman; Associate Professor, Director (Dr Phillips), Institute for Educational Excellence, Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, North Carolina; Adjunct Faculty (Dr Priddy), Texas Christian University, Fort Worth; and Campus Assistant Director (Ms Weybrew), ADN Program, American Career College, Los Angeles, California.
Background: Establishing a professional identity in nursing is integral to professional development, yet this area of inquiry remains understudied.
Purpose: This segment of a multiphased national study measured nursing faculty's perceived level of importance regarding key components of professional identity in nursing using the newly developed Professional Identity in Nursing Survey (PINS).
Methods: Fifty subject matter experts from nursing education, practice, and regulation utilized the DeVellis scale development process to develop the PINS over the course of 2 years. Read More