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  • Promoting Nursing Honors Education Sustainability Through Best Practices 

    Wilson, Jennifer; Buckner, Ellen B.; Huston, Carol L. (2017-10-16)
    The challenges associated with quality nursing honors education are complex. This poster describes strategies employed by a nursing honors faculty team who developed a strategic plan to sustain the projected growth of a ...
  • Preparing Faculty to Advance the Science of Nursing Education 

    Welch, Susan; Valiga, Theresa M.; Nickitas, Donna M. (2017-10-16)
    A faculty development initiative, focusing on pedagogy, scholarship, and leadership, was created in a moderate-research-intensive university to help faculty expand their own education-focused scholarship and position the ...
  • Transition to a Student-Driven, Competency-Based Clinical Placement Model for Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Education 

    Slaven-Lee, Pamela W.; Oermann, Marilyn; Nickitas, Donna M. (2017-10-16)
    Advanced practice registered nursing programs must ensure clinical placements meet regulatory requirements, thus minimizing student, clinical site, and institutional risk by stipulating responsibilities and liabilities of ...
  • A Global Healthcare Exchange: Building Relationships to Advance Nursing Excellence in Education and Practice 

    Peltz, Caroline M.; Schultz, Alyce A.; Tanicala, Martha L. (2017-10-16)
    Authentic leadership skills were instrumental in building a relationship between a nursing program in an under resourced country, a Midwest university, and a global health business. Opportunities for faculty and students ...
  • Faculty Development and Engagement in Curriculum Change 

    Page, Julianne B.; Carlson, Karen L.; Lockhart, Joan Such (2017-10-16)
    Curriculum review and revision is a faculty responsibility, but can be challenging. Online modules were developed to prepare faculty for upcoming curriculum change. Based on adult, active learning principles, the modules ...
  • Determining the Regional Need for a Master's Nursing Program 

    Hensel, Desiree; Halstead, Judith A.; Carlson, Karen L. (2017-10-13)
    As part of becoming a Regional Academic Health Center, Indiana University School of Nursing Bloomington conducted a needs assessment to determine directions for graduate education. Participants likely to remain in Southern ...
  • Development of a Campus-Based Clinic 

    Hart, Carolyn; Grigsby, Karen A.; Schultz, Alyce A. (2017-10-13)
    Campus-based health centers that address chronic illnesses, minor injuries, and behavioral health support are an essential component of student success. Because our small, liberal arts college is not able to meet health ...
  • Educator Leader Development 

    Willey, Jeffrey A.; Lancaster, Jeanette (2017-10-13)
    Learning to lead is a skill set that is not often provided in general nursing programs. Developing the skills needed to be a leader is an important aspect in the progression of the profession. The EEAI program provides the ...
  • An Exploration of the Role and Responsibilities of Associate Deans in Schools of Nursing 

    Phillips, Beth; Lancaster, Jeanette; Woodring, Barbara C. (2017-10-13)
    This project was designed to pave the way for professional growth and development and to fulfill the requirements of the EEAI. Through various readings, lectures, and activities within the EEAI structure, the role of ADAA ...
  • Creating a Faculty Scholarship Grid and Policy 

    Pedulla, Michele N.; Bell, Pegge; Pontious, Sherry L. (2017-10-13)
    The project involved the creation of a Faculty Scholarship Grid and Policy based on the Boyer model, including explanations and examples of the four components (discovery, integration, application, and teaching).
  • A Way Toward Ensuring a Relevant Undergraduate Curriculum: BSN Curriculum Assessment Plan 

    Palazzo, Steven J.; Sharts-Hopko, Nancy C.; Stamler, Lynnette Leeseberg (2017-10-13)
    Responsive-situational leadership strategies were used to lead and engage a team of college of nursing faculty in the development, implementation, and evaluation of a comprehensive BSN curriculum assessment plan.
  • Nursing Leadership Role: Development and Implementation of a New Nursing Faculty Clinical Workload Policy 

    Moodt, Grace; Lancaster, Jeanette (2017-10-13)
    This presentation will examine the nursing academic administration role of policy development and implementation. This project demonstrates the process involved to create the amendment to present faculty clinical workload ...
  • Development of a Health Science Division 

    Montalto, Karen; Rose, Karen; Lancaster, Jeanette (2017-10-13)
    A novel approach to determining the needs of area students and health centers in relation to health care careers. A viability evaluation of current educational offerings and a needs assessment of an area healthcare institution ...
  • Interprofessional Education for Undergraduate Health Science 

    McClune, Amy J.; Sharts-Hopko, Nancy C.; Thomas, Anne (2017-10-13)
    Current healthcare, educational and labor market trends support an entry level health science program. A Bachelor of Science (BS) in Health Science (HS) degree integrates interprofessional education to enhance the curriculum ...
  • The Use of Simulation in Clinical Faculty Development 

    Loftus, Joan Grady; Stamler, Lynnette Leeseberg; Foronda, Cynthia L. (2017-10-13)
    Simulation has been used extensively to teach and evaluate the clinical practices of nursing students but rarely is simulation utilized to teach clinical faculty. By providing active learning and prompt feedback faculty-centered ...
  • Expanding Diversity: Disability-Related Competency Development for BSN Curriculum 

    Kronk, Rebecca A.; Stamler, Lynnette Leeseberg; Smeltzer, Suzanne C. (2017-10-13)
    The next generation of nurses must be equipped to care for individuals with disabilities across the life span. This leadership project addressed the gap in BSN education to better prepare undergraduate nursing students to ...
  • Interdisciplinary Education Curriculum Revision: Application of a Change Leading Model 

    Kopp, Mary Lou; Bell, Pegge (2017-10-13)
    The leadership journey was guided by the application of the Influencer Change Model to create a study abroad course that met learning objectives for multi-disciplinary students across the university. Leadership skills were ...
  • Improving Transition-to-Practice by Strengthening Community Partnerships: A Delphi Approach 

    Holland, Brian; Lancaster, Jeanette (2017-10-13)
    Improving transition to practice for nursing students can be a challenging process. A Delphi method was used to identify competency gaps among new nurses in order to align nursing education curricula and healthcare practice.
  • Creating a Governance Structure Consistent With the Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (CNEA) Standards 

    Hart, Carolyn; Bell, Pegge; Dzurec, Laura C. (2017-10-13)
    The purpose of this leadership project was to develop a governance structure consistent with CNEA accreditation standards for a newly developed BSN program at a private, liberal arts college in the Northeast that will seek ...

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