• 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • It’s Big, and it’s Not Easy: Implementing a Transition to Practice Program 

      Parrish, William; Stalsbroten, Valerie (2017-12-01)
      Implementation of an evidence-based (EB) transition to practice (TTP) program has been shown to improve retention of new graduate nurses in the hospital setting (Spector et al, 2015). A twelve-month EB TTP curriculum was ...
    • If You Build It, They Will Use It. Creating Task Trainers for Simulation 

      Harder, Leslie (2017-12-01)
      <b>Background:</b> There was an identified gap in recognizing the risk of harm from PIV infiltrations and extravasations and, to uncircumcised males pre, during, and post catheterization. This indicated a need ...
    • The Model and the Way: Pairing the Wright Model with Education Extenders 

      Myers, Rebecca (2017-12-01)
      Nurse Professional Development (NPD) practitioners at one facility are transforming annual competencies into on-going competency assessment. The Wright Model for Competency Assessment has been around for several years and ...
    • Preparing for a Massive Influx of New Graduate Nurses 

      Harradine, Brian; Smith-Ransaw, Mazurah; Rupp, Diane (2017-12-01)
      This organization will present the scenarios encountered when preparing for and training a large group (over 50) new graduate nurses starting at one time. The presentation will focus on planning steps, execution steps, and ...
    • Leadership Development for Clinical Staff Nurses: Program Design 

      Cambier, Elizabeth (2017-12-01)
      The Nursing Professional Development (NPD) practitioner is responsible for facilitating role development of nurses and healthcare team members, and promoting quality improvement (QI) activities. Using the nursing process ...
    • Applying the Revised NPD Practice Model: Strategies and Lessons Learned 

      Cobb, Susan (2017-12-01)
      The revised NPD Practice Model provides NPD practitioners with a conceptual framework for NPD practice and an opportunity to apply the model in their institution and individual practice. Use of the model can help to clarify ...
    • Simulation and the Second Victim 

      Powers, Rebekah; Sanchez, Lynda (2017-12-01)
      A series of simulation scenarios that had the potential for practice errors to occur were developed and implemented with registered nurse residents. High risk procedures and reported medication errors were reviewed and ...
    • Interprofessional Continuing Education Panel: Lessons From the Real World 

      Cheramie, Kim V.; Morgan, Sally; Czyzewski, Katherine; Walker-Vischer, Lisa; Gunn, Heather; Wechsler, Ashley; Tinio, Gina Reid; Hedges, Cathleen (2017-12-01)
      This session features a panel that focuses on team-based professional development—building the right education with the right team and working together! Components of the discussion center on the following experiences ...
    • It's Fat Tuesday! Get the Skinny on Lean and the NPD Scope and Standards 

      Price, Greta (2017-12-01)
      One NPD department director was faced with a choice: become irrelevant and extinct or radically change the work being produced within the department. Upon direction from a chief nursing officer to “blow-up” the ...

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