Kristine Buffa, MSN, RN, OCN, BMTCN
I remember standing in the kitchen of my childhood home, approximately fifteen years old and full of angst, telling my father that I wanted to be a nurse and that I had plans to attend graduate school too. Let’s just say I was a bit of a nerd. I reflected on this
As part of the release of the 2016 Nursing Professional Development (NPD) Scope and Standards, 3rd edition, ANPD introduced the revised Nursing Professional Development Practice model - a systems model designed to meet the unique needs of the NPD practitioner as outside factors continue to broaden t
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
AwardsDo you know a fellow ANPD member going above and beyond to contribute to the profession? ANPD presents prestigious awards recognizing excellence in nursing professional development. The awards have been redesigned to align with the new scope and standards in eight separate categories:
©2015 Photograph by Rand Schmidt, used with permission.
"What is the difference between an obstacle and an opportunity? Our attitude towards it. Every opportunity has a difficulty and every difficulty has an opportunity." —J. Sidlow Baxter
As I stop and reflect on 2016, I take pause. What an incr