Off-shift nursing professional development (NPD) practitioners serve unique but valuable roles in the health care setting. In this episode of NPD Forecast, hosts Stephanie Zidek, MSN, RN, AGCNS-BC, NEA-BC, NPD-BC, and Naomi Fox, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, CCRN, discuss the successes and challenges of nightshift NPD work with three experts on the subject: Dorothy Chan, DNP, APN, FNP-C, NPD-BC, CEN, CCRN-K, CNEcl, and Donna DellaFemina, MSN, BSN, RN, of Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center, and Hannah Christophersen, BSN, RN, NPD-BC, CCRN, SCRN, of Allina Health System. Rich discussion on the importance of this role covered the following topics and more:
- Unique experiences as off-shift NPD practitioners
- The role shifts between working nights versus days as an NPD
- The most pressing needs during nightshift
- Fun approaches to nightshift work, from glowsticks to mannequins
- The challenges of nurse transition to nightshift
- What’s most rewarding about working the off-shift
- Advice for future off-shift NPD practitioners
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