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
You may be an expert Nursing Professional Development (NPD) Practitioner. Or you may be brand new to the professional development role. Allow me to ask you both the same questions: “Do you have a mentor?” And, “Are you mentoring others?”
I distinctly remember my first mentor, Laura (Gasparais) Vonf
If I asked you to estimate the amount of time your average learner has to focus each week on training and development, what would you say? Perhaps 10%? Maybe even as little as 5%?
According to Bersin by Deloitte, the percentage is actually 1%, which equates to less than a half hour each week of a f
Persephone Munnings, MSN, RN-BC, CM is Manager of the Continuing Nursing Education Department at Princess Margaret Hospital in Nassau, Bahamas, as well as Adjunct Nursing Faculty at the University of The Bahamas.
As a little girl growing up on the rural island of Mayaguana in The Bahamas, I observe
Mary G. Harper, PhD, RN-BC is the Director of Nursing Professional Development for ANPD. Certified in NPD, she obtained her MSN at the University of Florida and her PhD at the University of Central Florida. Dr. Harper co-chaired the work group that revised the Scope and Standards for Nursing Profess