• 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • A Key to Success in Healthcare Education: Getting Stakeholder Commitment 

      Carney, Linda Parry (2017-12-01)
      A large teaching hospital in the Middle Atlantic United States has been working to improve outcomes related to falls, delirium, pressure ulcers and length of stay. One contributor to all of these concerns is a lack of ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...

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