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William F. Connell School of Nursing

Goals & Objectives

roy adaptation association

  • Advance nursing practice by developing basic and clinical nursing knowledge based on the Roy Adaptation Model and its philosophical perspective.
  • Provide scholarly collegiality needed for creative vision, knowledge development and research.
  • Enhance networks of dissemination of knowledge for practice and education.
  • Encourage scholars in the field and facilitate related programs of research and implementation projects.
  • Provide forums for special interest in Roy Adaptation Model based research, education, and practice all focused on creative social change.

Annual strategic plan for 2009-2010

    1. Develop a skills and resource database of members and associates of RAA
    2. Survey the needs and levels of knowledge of the model to make resources user friendly and appropriate. 
    3. Establish regular ongoing virtual joint synchronous communication with members and international chapters.
    4. Conduct a national survey of nursing schools to identify the extent of use of nursing conceptual frameworks and to identify those schools that use the RAM.
    5. Update the review of research based on the RAM from January 2001 to January 2009.
    6. Include international chapter presidents in the activities of the Executive Board.
    7. Increase Public relations, marketing and targeted reach out to increase US membership


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