• 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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, ...
    • Nursing Accuracy Improves with Embedded Clinical Decision Support Tools 

      Lee-Riggins, Andrea (2017-12-01)
      Providing anticoagulation therapy safely is a Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goal that can impact the safety of patients when performed incorrectly. The Nursing Professional Development Generalist and Informatics ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Class is Over, Now What? Transform Quaility with Microlearning Refreshers 

      Campbell, William David; 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...

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