• 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, ...
    • Transforming Practice Transition with an Academic-Practice Partnership 

      Shinners, Jean S.; 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • Increasing the Reach of the NPD Practitioner: Using a Specialized Team 

      Worsley-Hynd, Lesley (2017-12-01)
      Within most work environments, the NPD Practitioner feels they are unable to provide enough continuing education to existing staff.  This is especially true in Emergency, ICU, Pediatric, and Trauma settings, where ...
    • Achieving Specialty Certification at a Community Hospital 

      Goodlett, Deborah; Redfearn, Stuart (2017-12-01)
      <p>Background: Specialty certification of nurses is linked to improved patient outcomes, such as quality, patient safety and patient satisfaction. Nursing Professional Development (NPD) practitioners struggle to ...
    • Bridging the Gap by Supporting Our Future 

      Sweeny, Andrea; Coyne, Danielle (2017-12-01)
      According to Kramer (1974), novice nurses transition through three phases during their first year including a period of reality shock. Between 35-60% of new graduates change their place of employment during the first year ...
    • Linking Centralized and Decentralized Nursing Education 

      Nagy, Sarah; Scribner, Shellie (2017-12-01)
      <p>A large multi-hospital system adopted an innovative strategy to unite the system NPD practitioners in the centralized education department and decentralized unit based NPD practitioners. The goals of this approach ...
    • Improved Interprofessional Continuing Education Process Implementation 

      Eis, Tamara; Von Bacho, Stephanie (2017-12-01)
      At a large academic medical center, continuing nursing education demands have escalated exponentially due to robust specialty certification, career ladder, and Magnet re-designation requirements. Also contributing to the ...
    • Transforming NPD Practice by Increasing Certification Rates 

      Shonka, Nicki M.; Clarke, Susan; Baske, Lisa (2017-12-01)
      <p>Ongoing professional development is essential to maintain the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed for current nursing professional development (NPD) practice. Specialty certification delineates the Professional ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...

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