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Keywords

committee membership, Internet, membership retention, online nursing program, nursing students, social media

 

Authors

  1. Hopkins, Emily E. PhD, RN, FNP-BC
  2. Wasco, Jennifer J. DNP, RN

Abstract

Membership retention in an honor society or organization is of utmost importance for sustainability. However, retaining members in organizations that serve online education nursing students can be a challenging task. Understanding the importance of creating a sense of community to promote retention within an honor society chapter, nursing faculty at a small private university implemented different online approaches. This article highlights successful information technology strategies to promote membership retention in organizations for online nursing students.