• 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Class is Over, Now What? Transform Quaility with Microlearning Refreshers 

      Campbell, William; Crawford, Kathy (2017-12-01)
      As a group, Nurse Professional Development specialists do an extraordinary job of creating meaningful learning events to advance hospital goals. However, NPD specialists can become frustrated when education projects do not ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • “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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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®. ...
    • Nurse Fellowships: Facilitating the Transition to Specialty Practice 

      Diaz, Brenda; Corbett, Anne; Camiling, April (2017-12-01)
      A Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) Registered Nurse (RN) Fellowship was developed in a large teaching hospital to increase RN retention, increase professional certification, and encourage the development of evidence based ...

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