• 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, ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Supporting Clinical Nurses in the Dissemination of Best Practices 

      Serwetnyk, Tara; Von Bacho, Stephanie (2017-12-01)
      The Best Practice Showcase at a large, academic medical center, coordinated by a Nursing Professional Development (NPD) practitioner, provides the support and structure for nurses to disseminate research and performance ...
    • Teaching Preceptors Using the Cognitive and Affective Domains 

      Bodine, Jennifer; Listopad, Darlene (2017-12-01)
      The organization experienced a lack of standardization of training for preceptors, and a lack of resources for the orientation of new hires. Numerous conversations with new hires throughout the organization indicated that ...
    • NPD Practitioner Role in an Interprofessional Safe Patient Handling Culture 

      Lesniak, Sarah; Neary, Colleen; Sugarman, Erin (2017-12-01)
      <p>Musculoskeletal injuries related to patient movement and handling are among the leading causes of injuries for healthcare professionals. In January 2016, state legislation was enacted requiring hospital compliance ...
    • 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 ...
    • Using Avatars in a Phased Approach Behavioral Health Education Series 

      Marotta, Samantha (2017-12-01)
      <p>Patients seeking care at health care facilities not only need their medical health care needs addressed, but “the majority of patients receiving services through their health care provider also suffer from ...
    • From Lecture to Learner-centered: Redesign of Hospital Nursing Orientation 

      Walton, Stephanie; Sitter, Debra (2017-12-01)
      <p>A redesign of hospital nursing orientation led to the merging of a standardized program and a learner-centered curriculum. A recent Magnet Journey inspired nurse educators to collaborate and merge resources. The ...
    • Transforming Perioperative Orientation One Employee At A Time 

      Mellott, Thomas (2017-12-01)
      <p>Regional orientation for Perioperative Services was revised to reduce in-classroom orientation time prior to on-unit orientation in order to increase employee and manager satisfaction while decreasing orientation ...
    • Creating Orientation Competencies: From Academic to Community 

      Carraher, Jean; Concannon, Jason (2017-12-01)
      Realignment of multiple hospitals within a larger system resulted in two community hospitals with a shared clinical practice/education team.  Re-development of nursing orientation was undertaken through examination ...
    • New Nurses in a Residency Program Uncover Evidence that Changes Practice 

      Vuong, Ellen; Kelly, Patricia (2017-12-01)
      <p>Action Taken:Nineteen nurse residents were divided into six teams by service lines. Teams reviewed hospital data, queried clinical staff, created EBP questions using the Population, Intervention, Comparison, and ...
    • Creative Patient Tracers for Accreditation Preparation 

      Grey, Mitzi (2017-12-01)
      Patient tracers can be an invaluable tool in the accrediation preparation process. Patient tracers can highlight potential compliance issues and prepare staff for the survey process. The idea of using patient tracers for ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Utilizing Shared Governance Model to Develop a State of Nursing Report 

      Rolston, Elizabeth (2017-12-01)
      Nursing Professional Development Specialists are often called upon to collect evidence about direct care staff achievements and the condition of the patient care units in which they practice in preparation for Magnet®. ...

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