MONA Strategic Plan 2016
STRATEGIC FOCUS 1: ADVOCACY FOR PROFESSIONAL NURSING PRACTICE EXCELLENCE
Promote excellence and protect professional nursing practice in Missouri
Strengthen nurses’ involvement in the formulation of public policy related to nursing and healthcare through grass roots networking, while acknowledging the Missouri Nurses Assocation as the influential leader in Missouri
Collaborate with other nursing and non-nursing organizations, including specialty organizations, academic institutions, and coalitions, consistent with the association's vision and mission.
Advance initiatives that allow registered professional nurses to practice to the fullest extent of their education and competency.
Advocate for patients’ rights and safety, as well as affordable, accessible, high-quality patient-centered health care for all Missourians; where nurses contribute as essential partners in achieving success.
Advocate for nurses’ rights and environmental safety to protect quality nursing practice
STRATEGIC FOCUS 2: PROFESSIONAL & EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Promote the professional development and pursuit of lifelong learning for registered nurses in Missouri
Promote educational advancement of registered professional nurses by supporting recommendations of state and nationally recognized entities.
Encourage professional development, leadership and scholarly activity through association events, publications and communications, as well as through the pursuit of life-long professional learning opportunities.
Strengthen leadership skills and knowledge within the nursing profession to promote interprofessional partnership and improve delivery of care.
STRATEGIC FOCUS 3: VIABILITY
Promote the growth of the organization for the benefit of all registered nurses in Missouri
Serve as a communication link among the Missouri Nurses Association, the American Nurses Association, other registered nurses in Missouri, health care providers and organizations and consumers.
Increase value to members through programs and services that effectively meet, anticipate and exceed their needs. The vision of the Missouri Nurses Association is to be one strong voice for Missouri nurses. The mission of the Missouri Nurses Association is to promote, protect and enhance registered professional nursing practice through advocacy, education, collaboration and partnership.