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1

A coalition is formed when _

Individuals or organizations that share a common interest in a single issue work together toward a goal.

2

The student nurse should begin the networking process _ to assist with future educational and career undertakings.

Upon graduation.

3

Nurses who disagree with an assignment should _

Submit their objection in writing when the assignment could violate the patient protection language of the state nurse practice act.

4

Tips for networking

1. Consciously build and nurture a pool of associates whose skills and connections augment your own.
2. Build a network over your career.
3. Reciprocate with your resources.

5

Coalition

1. A group of individuals or organizations that share a common interest in a single issue.
2. Build with people or organizations *more powerful* than you.

6

Benefits of belonging to a professional organization

1. Representation and influence in the legislature.
2. Continuing education.
3. Develop leadership skills.
4. Resources.
5. Personal benefits.
6. Networking.
7. Playing a part in reshaping the future of nursing.