Become an NPD Practitioner

Getting Started in NPD: A Key to Nursing Professional Development  

Faculty: Bette Case Di Leonardi, PhD, RN-BC

Contact hours: 11.5

Cost: $339; $305 for ANPD members

Course description and objectives: Make a confident transition from clinician or faculty member into a role in Nursing Professional Development (NPD). Learn about concepts, strategies, and tools that work in all clinical disciplines, presented in the NPD framework. You will discover useful, practical information, to use as you implement the process of staff education and NPD in your healthcare organization.

You will:

  • Describe multiple techniques for assessing learning needs of staff members.
  • Construct an effective plan to meet learning needs of staff members.
  • Identify issues and strategies in implementing learning activities in a clinical setting.
  • Create a sound approach to evaluating staff learning, considering process, content, and outcome evaluation.

See website for details: http://nursing.iu.edu/development/online-courses/staff-education.shtml