Sheila St. Cyr, MS, RN-BC is a Controlled Substance Diversion Prevention Specialist at OU Medicine, Inc. in Oklahoma City, OK. Sheila is pictured above after completing her first 5K!
The American Nurses Association (ANA) defines a healthy nurse as “one who actively focuses on creating and maintaini
Education Requirement for Nursing Professional Development Generalist (2018)
ANPD has released a new position statement, Education Requirement for Nursing Professional Development Specialist. This position statement, and our other position statements and discussion papers, can be accessed from the N
Do you have a person who serves as the "glue" to keep your professional development department functioning? Do you have someone you rely on to provide support and help in carrying out your role as an NPD practitioner? Many of us who work in the field of NPD owe much of our success to those who suppo
Over the past two years, I have had the opportunity and the challenge of serving as editor of the 5th edition of the Core Curriculum for Nursing Professional Development, which was just released in July, 2017, at the ANPD Annual Convention. Retrospectively, I am amazed at how well our NPD Scope and
Dennis Doherty, MSN, RN-BC is a Professional Development Specialist at Boston Children's Hospital in Boston, MA.
This year the NPD Specialists at Boston Children's Hospital want to do something different to recognize our nursing staff. Over the last year I formed a collaborative relationship with t