The NPD Leadership Academy is a 12-month mentored program based on the content of Leadership in Nursing Professional Development: An Organizational and System Focus (Smith & Harper, 2016). The purpose of the Academy is to prepare NPD practitioners to assume leadership of a NPD department in a variet
If your experience was like mine, your introduction to nursing professional development (NPD) occurred because you were a good clinician and were asked to share your knowledge with others. Chances are you were a preceptor and the “go-to” nurse for patient or equipment problems. You were probably the
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Expiration Date: July 22, 2021
Jo-Ann R. Robinson, DNP, APN-BC, RN-BC, C-OB (pictured on the right with, from left, 2017 ANPD Annual Convention attendees Kari Schmidt and Kelli Baron) is the System Director for Professional Development & Education at Bon Secours Charity Health System in Suffern, NJ.
I hope that you had the oppo
Kristine Buffa, MSN, RN, OCN, BMTCN
I remember standing in the kitchen of my childhood home, approximately fifteen years old and full of angst, telling my father that I wanted to be a nurse and that I had plans to attend graduate school too. Let’s just say I was a bit of a nerd. I reflected on this