Emerging Role of the Nurse

This task force will…

1. Emphasize the importance for the continued and expanding roles of nurses ‘at the table’ where
health delivery decisions are made.
2. Serve as a clearinghouse for those offering or seeking information about the emerging roles of the
nurse, including those nurses who are currently looking at this, e.g. nurses in the Clinical Nurse
Leader role.
3. Champion professional nursing by educating the public and key stakeholders about the emerging
roles of the nurse.
4. Include aspects of culture and diversity within the analysis and to decrease disparities.
5. Educate the WI nursing workforce about emerging roles.

Read the 2014 reference report