• 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, ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Outcome and Impact Evaluation of a Peripheral IV Removal Competency for UAP 

      Kautzmann, Cynthia (2017-12-01)
      <p>Professional Practice Gap: Nursing Professional Development (NPD) practitioners create educational programs based on facility needs and measure outcomes of learners, yet effects on the system are measured less ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Serving Up Surveys: Maximize Your Response Rates 

      Politsky, Susan M. (2017-12-01)
      The purpose of this educational activity is designed to share with NPD Practitioners evidenced-based strategies that will maximize survey response rates. The Tailored Design Method is one method used to accomplish this. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...

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