We posed this question to those who are newer in their roles in various organizations across the country. These are some of the answers we received:"I look for someone who is patient, likes to teach and coach not only new nurses, but seasoned ones as well. They must be able to take criticism from th
Janeane Walker, MSN, RN, CPN, CCRN is a Clinical Practice Specialist at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton
Since 2007, I have been a part of nursing education. It has been exhilarating watching nurse residents grow, preceptors develop, experienced nurses expand their knowledge base, and
Susan Bindon, DNP, RN-BC, CNE is an Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland School of Nursing
I am very lucky. I have a job that combines my two professional loves, nursing and teaching. Like other nursing professional development (NPD) practitioners, the chance to do both keeps me b
Cathy Gage, MHA, RN-BC is a Professional Development Coordinator at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill, NC.
I have been in Nursing Professional Development for about 8 years, before that management had been my life. When I graduated nursing school I knew I would end up in education (we did not call i
Greg Durkin, MEd, RN-BC wears a lot of hats, literally and figuratively! Greg is a Staff Development Specialist at Boston Children's Hospital.
Many people think that our role is to do orientation and CPR and that’s about it. But we know better. We are educators, facilitators, mentors, consultan