Using the available evidence, a recommendation for nurse leaders to voluntarily obtain and maintain certification in nursing leadership is presented. This recommendation for voluntary certification in nursing leadership is based on advancing nurse leadership as a profession, the commitment to lifelong learning, demonstration of specialty knowledge, commitment to nursing leadership, and role modeling professional behaviors. Nurse leaders with certification in nursing leadership demonstrate a commitment to provide quality leadership to the nursing profession, to health care organizations, stakeholders, and other nurses and health care providers.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Leadership and Management