Chapter 6 from Staff Educator’s Guide to Clinical Orientation, 2nd Edition
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Repository Posting Date2018-05-08T17:52:32Z
Author DetailsAlvin D. Jeffery, PhD, RN-BC, CCRN-K, FNP-BC, is a Research Fellow with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, where he studies nursing-focused informatics interventions. He currently holds part-time appointments as an Education Consultant at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and as a Nurse Scientist with Hospital Corporation of America. Robin L. Jarvis, MS, SPHR, is Principal of R.L. Jarvis & Associates, providing leadership development and strategic facilitation. Amy J. Word-Allen, BSN, RN, is a case manager with Avalon Hospice in Rutherford County, Tennessee.
Lead Author Sigma AffliationIota
Original PublisherSigma Theta Tau International
Other Title(s)Chapter 6: Evaluating an Orientation Program
Level of EvidenceExpert Opinion (nationally recognized)
Keywordsclinical orientation programs; ADDIE model; assessment tools; competency; documentation; onboarding; employment laws/regulations; management
Staff Educator's Guide to Clinical Orientation guides you in creating and sustaining a high-quality orientation and onboarding program that meets the needs of nurses, organizations, and patients. In this fully revised second edition, authors Alvin Jeffery, Robin Jarvis, and Amy Word-Allen provide all the tools you need to successfully develop a nursing and healthcare workforce.
Whether you're new to leading orientation efforts or a seasoned nursing staff development specialist, this book will help you:
- Understand and use the ADDIE model
- Analyze, design, and implement an orientation program
- Evaluate an individual's competency
- Conduct surveys and focus groups
- Manage orientee errors and personality conflicts
New to this edition:
- Understand the role of the preceptor in clinical orientation activities
- Assess and ensure competency of contract or temporary staff
- Collaborate with academic affiliates
This item record pertains to pp. 129–148 in Staff Educator's Guide to Clinical Orientation, 2nd ed., provided free of charge by the publisher. To purchase the entire book from the publisher, click here.
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Date of Publication2018
Citation of Original PublicationJeffery, A. D., Jarvis, R. L., & Word-Allen, A. J. (2018). Evaluating an orientation program. In A. D. Jeffery, R. L. Jarvis, & A. J. Allen, Staff educator's guide to clinical orientation (2nd ed., pp. 129–148). Indianapolis, IN: Sigma Theta Tau International. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10755/624128
ISBN: PDF: 9781945157691
ISBN: ePub: 9781945157684
ISBN: Mobi: 9781945157707
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