Academia's Role in Creating Healthy Work Environments
Bringing Back Field Day: An Innovative Approach to Cultivating Healthy Work Environments
Sara K. Kaylor, EdD, RN, CNE; and Paige Johnson, PhD, RN
This presentation summarizes how a “Faculty-Staff Field Day” event was used to cultivate a healthy academic-based work environment. A discussion on the planning, implementation, and feedback evaluation of the event and recommendations for future implementation will be offered. Activities used for this event will also be shared.
Today’s Nursing Student as Tomorrow’s Nurse: The Role of Academia in Shaping Healthy Work Environments
Kristi L. Frisbee, DNP, RN; and Susan Luparell, PhD, APRN, ACNS-BC, CNE, ANEF
Do poorly behaving nursing students go on to become poorly behaving nurses? Results of a large national study investigating student incivility in nursing school and subsequent nursing practice will be reported. Implications for academia and strategies for management and mitigation of incivility in nursing programs will be addressed.
Successful DNP Transition: Nurse Practitioner to Academician
Lisa B. Robinson, DNP, RN, CCRN, CNE, NP-C
The last decade has seen increasing numbers of DNPs entering academia. The tripartite role of teaching, scholarship, and service impact the successful transition of nurses to the roles of nurse educators. Support and development are needed for a successful transition of a DNP to the role of nurse educator.
The Forgotten Ones' Improving the Onboarding of Clinical Staff in the Ambulatory Care Setting
Jennifer L. Densmore, MSN, RN, CNL, AGPRNP, PDS; and Rebecca Deal, MSN, RN
The ambulatory setting is a forgotten area that does not get nearly the attention it deserves. The creation of a comprehensive onboarding program for outpatient staff including simulation, extensive preceptorship, and competency completion is important, ensuring patient safety and quality is met before the new employee steps into their new role.
Collaborations to Enhance Professional Development
Collaboration Between Academia and Practice on Service Excellence and Core Measures
Crystal Joy Wilkinson, DNP, RN, CNS-CH, CPHQ; and Elizabeth H. Boyd, MSN, BS, RN, RNC-MSN
Changes in federal reimbursement have highlighted competency deficits in new graduates in service excellence and core quality measures. Hospitals and schools collaborated to develop curriculum to improve nursing graduate's competency and reduce the time and cost to orient nurse residents on these important topics that impact hospital reimbursement.
Mentoring Approach to Professional Development
Leighsa Sharoff, EdD, RN, NPP, AHN-BC; and Judith Aponte, PhD, RN, CDE, CCM, APHN-BC
This presentation will explore the collaborative mentoring approach between nurse educators/researchers and nursing students in all levels of education. Mentoring will be discussed as a way to teach students about professional and personal development in order to be successful and will include capacity building and principles of mentoring.
Developing Student Communication Skills
Resolving Conflict with Staff, Patients, Families, and Friends and Improve Patient Safety
Terri L. Bogue, MSN, RN, PCNS-BC
Conflict occurs naturally in all environments. In healthcare, unresolved conflict affects not only staff but also patient safety. Most healthcare leaders can improve their ability to resolve conflict effectively. Learn to identify the conditions that create conflict, the specific causes that trigger it, and the techniques for resolving conflict.
Helping Nursing Students Develop Professional Values, Morals, and Ethics Through Reflective Practices
Elizabeth Ann Fiske, PhD, RN, CNE, PCNS-BC, NNP-BC
Different learning activities are needed to help students become thoughtful, reflective practitioners and develop professional values, morals, and ethics. In this presentation, a range of contemplative activities, including meditation, compassion practice, attending art exhibits, and attending vigils, will be discussed.
The Effective Strategies of Teaching Nursing Students Therapeutic Communication in the Psychiatric Mental Health Unit
Pi-Ming Yeh, PhD, RN
Can a Tool Be Used to Improve Work Environments?
White River Ballroom A-C
Verbal De-Escalation for Nurse and Healthcare Worker Improved Self-Efficacy When Caring for Violent Patients
Julia Mason Jubb, DNP, RN, CNE
Use of the BMI as a Tool to Assist the Nurse in Communication
Joanne Adams, DNP, RN, CNOR