• Stories that Inspire: Engaging Learners Through Storytelling 

      Bonczkowski, Leanna; Torres, Karen (2017-11-30)
      In our continuously changing world of healthcare delivery, acute care nurses are required to learn new things daily. They are told these new required learnings will enhance their practice and foster their ability to provide ...
    • Conquering Time and Space with Webinar Technology 

      Webber, Megan; Hauge, Melissa (2017-11-30)
      NPD practitioners at a large academic medical center identified a gap in the attendance at their monthly Nursing Grand Rounds education. In attendance were those whose primary work location was the main hospital campus, ...
    • Differentiating Objectives and Outcomes 

      Dickerson, Pamela (2017-11-30)
      What is an objective? What is an outcome? Why the switch in focus? This session answers those questions and provides a frame of reference for planning educational activities that make a difference in the professional ...
    • Perceptions Related to Ongoing Preceptor Support 

      Donnally, Megan (2017-11-30)
      <p>Nurse preceptors play a pivotal role in the success of new nurses’ transition into practice (Haggerty et al., 2012). Contributing factors rely on the criteria of preceptor selection, education, recognition, ...
    • NPD Transformers Engage: Achieving Optimal and Prime Education Outcome 

      Cappannelli, Elena; Walsh, Stacie (2017-11-30)
      Educating modern learners requires imagination, innovation, and touch of bravery! In the next 24 hours, over one million people around the globe will establish regular access to the internet for the first time (Sanou, ...
    • Transforming Practice Transition with an Academic-Practice Partnership 

      Shinners, Jean; Wackler, Trisha (2017-11-30)
      Standards of Professional Performance for NPD practitioners challenge us to “collaborate with interprofessional teams, leaders, stakeholders, and others to facilitate nursing practice and positive outcomes for ...
    • Transitioning Experienced Nurses: One Acute Care Organization’s Journey 

      Windey, Maryann; Schivinski, Erica (2017-11-30)
      Health care organizations have struggled with recruitment of experienced nurses into many specialty areas. Although there is a plethora of newly-licensed nurses entering the nursing profession, recruiting experienced nurses ...
    • Taking a Byte Out of Orientation: Use of Technology for Onboarding 

      Poplar, Kathie; Lopez, Robin (2017-12-01)
      Hospital orientation had a “Death by Power Point” foundation running over four consecutive days. Orientations run 13 times annually with populations averaging 18-20 participants. This model was costly, utilized ...
    • Using an Electronic Needs Assessment to Develop Unit-based Education Plans 

      Cottman, Ronald; Gabbard, Eileen (2017-12-01)
      <b>Problem: </b>In previous years, formal Educational Needs Assessments were conducted by individual Unit-based Educators utilizing various formats of paper based surveys asking “What kind of topics would ...
    • Video Creation: Transforming Education to Meet the Needs of Bedside Nurses 

      Pignataro, Shelly; Moonan, Marilyn; Memmolo, Shauna (2017-12-01)
      Nursing professional development (NPD) practitioners need to meet the needs of the learner while accounting for their generational differences and learning style preference. The NPD practitioners identified the need for ...
    • Development and Program Evaluation of NPD Practitioner Peer Review Process 

      Basiliere, Ryan; Wilkinson, Laura (2017-12-01)
      Our hospital performed a cultural assessment of nursing practice using Nelson and Burns (2005) framework of high performance programming model. This framework consisted of four levels of development based on characteristics ...
    • Executing Change: TeamSTEPPS™ and Kolb's Learning Theory to Impact Outcomes 

      Chung, Lisa; Geskie, Janet; Davis, Renee (2017-12-01)
      <p>Purpose</p><p>To integrate multi-modal innovations in education into an annual RN skills fair and evaluate its efficacy with regards to effective learning, learner engagement and patient outcomes.&lt ...
    • Saving Competencies, One Tree at a Time 

      Nichols, Dana; Smallwood, Quintina (2017-12-01)
      Per The Joint Commissions (TJC) standards, nursing competency validation is based upon completion of the competency based orientation (CBO) checklist. The Nursing Education team faced barriers in managing the paper CBO ...
    • We Think We Can, We Know We Can… Improving Patient Satisfaction Scores 

      Ashley, Gail; Drake, Lynn (2017-12-01)
      <p>Patient Satisfaction measures play an important role in reimbursement, attracting and retaining patients and patient safety. In 2014, our facility examined our Patient Satisfaction Scores and deemed them less than ...
    • Preceptor Utilization of Learning Style Assessment: Perception vs Reality 

      Rus, Linda; Grimm, Khristina (2017-12-01)
      Learning style assessment instruments are often used in organizations to identify learner’s preference and facilitate the exchange of information during the orientation process. Literature validates orientees learn ...
    • Integrating an ED Nurse Residency Orientation Model with NPD Principles 

      Foote-Lucero, Christine; Miller, Amanda (2017-12-01)
      <p>New Graduate Nurses face unique challenges when beginning their career in a specialty care environment such as the ED. ED nursing is a specialized area of practice that “requires expertise in triage and ...
    • FLIPPED2: Removing the ‘Ouchie’ from Pain Management Education 

      Coufal, Sandi (2017-12-01)
      Proper pediatric pain management is important, especially when caring for patients too young to verbalize their quality or quantity of pain. A detailed, constructive education process is needed to make sure that new pediatric ...
    • “Who Wants to be a Nurse?” Gaming Methods for Teaching Nursing Students 

      Clark, Vanessa Gant (2017-12-01)
      <p>Gaming is an innovative tool for teaching nursing students that is both fun and competitive. Gaming promotes learning activities that encourages critical thinking, active participation, and retention of information ...
    • Preceptor Workshop: “I Wish I’d Known That” 

      Clark, Vanessa Gant (2017-12-01)
      <p>The nurse preceptor class was formulated to introduce the preceptor to the many facets to precepting. Precepting not only entails validation of technical skills but a realm of other vital components to include ...
    • Transitioning New Graduate Nurses: A Look at Magnet® Organizations 

      Cosme, Sheryl (2017-12-01)
      Academy of Medicine, conducted an analysis on the progress of the <i>Future of Nursing </i>report. In the progress report, the implementation of nurse residency programs (recommendation 3), demonstrated an ...

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