Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD)
The Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD) advances the specialty practice of nursing professional development for the enhancement of healthcare outcomes. Professional development as a specialty of nursing practice is defined by standards, based on research, and critical to quality patient and organizational outcomes. Founded in 1989 as the National Nursing Staff Development Organization (NNSDO), ANPD has grown to nearly 4000 members who provide lifelong learning opportunities to licensed nurses. ANPD is committed to providing research and resources that enhance our practice locally, in each of our organizations. As we integrate professional development best practices in achieving our organizations’ goals we truly enhance healthcare outcomes. As we focus on priorities, we enhance collaboration and provide valuable expertise in our organizations. Mission: ANPD advances quality healthcare by defining and promoting nursing professional development practice. Vision: ANPD is the thought and practice leader for nursing professional development. We inspire our members to excel by providing educational services, networking, advocacy and research to support the unique needs of nursing professional development. Visit http://www.anpd.org to learn more about nursing professional development or to become a member of ANPD.
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(2016-10-12)In view of the changes in the healthcare environment and the recommendations of the IOM, the ANPD Board of Directors commissioned a study to examine variables related to facility size and structure, NPD practitioner ...
(2016-10-11)Consumers and payers demand highly reliable, accessible, and affordable healthcare (Findlay, 2012). In 2010 legislators dramatically altered the trajectory of healthcare with passage of The Patient Protection andAffordable ...
(2016-02-03)The Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) project was initiated in 2005 with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to prepare nurses to “improve the quality and safety of the healthcare systems in which ...
Role of Nursing Professional Development in Helping Meet Institute of Medicine’s Future of Nursing Recommendations (2013)The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Initiative on The Future of Nursing at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) (Committee, 2011) was formed with the goal of identifying ways to transform the nursing profession to meet the ...