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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27918402/leading-dnp-professionals-practice-competencies-for-organizational-excellence-and-advancement
#1
Kathy Malloch
The doctorate in nursing practice (DNP) role is quickly emerging across the United States in numerous practice settings, especially in hospitals, outpatient services, and academic institutions. There is now a need for guidelines to evaluate the enactment of the standards used to create DNP education and practice, competencies expected in practice, and the outcomes and value created by this role. This article presents a DNP Performance Demonstration and Impact template created on the basis of the AACN (American Association of Colleges of Nursing), NONPF (National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties), and AONE (American Organization of Nurse Executives) standards to assist leaders in evaluating DNP performance from a standards-driven perspective...
January 2017: Nursing Administration Quarterly
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27723516/characterization-of-the-occult-nature-of-injury-for-frequently-occurring-motor-vehicle-crash-injuries
#2
Samantha L Schoell, Andrea N Doud, Ashley A Weaver, Jennifer W Talton, Ryan T Barnard, James E Winslow, Joel D Stitzel
BACKGROUND: Occult injuries are not easily detected and can be potentially life-threatening. The purpose of this study was to quantify the perceived occultness of the most frequent motor vehicle crash injuries according to emergency medical services (EMS) professionals. STUDY DESIGN: An electronic survey was distributed to 1,125 EMS professionals who were asked to quantify the likelihood that first responders would miss symptoms related to a particular injury on a 5-point Likert scale...
October 7, 2016: Accident; Analysis and Prevention
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27649590/cares-aacn-s-new-competencies-and-recommendations-for-educating-undergraduate-nursing-students-to-improve-palliative-care
#3
Betty Ferrell, Pam Malloy, Polly Mazanec, Rose Virani
Nurses spend the most time of any health care professional caring for patients and families dealing with the challenges of serious illness. The demand for nursing expertise in palliative care is growing as more people are living with chronic, life-limiting illnesses. Nursing faculty must prepare future nurses to meet this demand. The new American Association of Colleges of Nursing Palliative Competencies And Recommendations for Educating undergraduate nursing Students document, released February 2016, identifies the 17 competencies that all undergraduate nursing students should achieve by the time of graduation...
September 2016: Journal of Professional Nursing: Official Journal of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27556655/describing-nurse-leaders-and-direct-care-nurses-perceptions-of-a-healthy-work-environment-in-acute-care-settings-part-2
#4
Penny Huddleston, Jennifer Gray
BACKGROUND: The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) Healthy Work Environment Assessment Tool was developed as a simple screening tool to assess the characteristics of a healthy work environment (HWE) in critical care environments. PURPOSES: The purposes of these 2 qualitative research studies are to explore the nurse leaders' and direct care nurses' perceptions of the meaning of a HWE, to describe the nurse leaders' and direct care nurses' perceptions of a HWE, and to define the characteristics of a HWE in acute care settings...
September 2016: Journal of Nursing Administration
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27525995/defining-futile-and-potentially-inappropriate-interventions-a-policy-statement-from-the-society-of-critical-care-medicine-ethics-committee
#5
Alexander A Kon, Eric K Shepard, Nneka O Sederstrom, Sandra M Swoboda, Mary Faith Marshall, Barbara Birriel, Fred Rincon
OBJECTIVES: The Society of Critical Care Medicine and four other major critical care organizations have endorsed a seven-step process to resolve disagreements about potentially inappropriate treatments. The multiorganization statement (entitled: An official ATS/AACN/ACCP/ESICM/SCCM Policy Statement: Responding to Requests for Potentially Inappropriate Treatments in Intensive Care Units) provides examples of potentially inappropriate treatments; however, no clear definition is provided...
September 2016: Critical Care Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27442900/measuring-nurse-leaders-and-direct-care-nurses-perceptions-of-a-healthy-work-environment-in-an-acute-care-setting-part-1-a-pilot-study
#6
Penny Huddleston, Jennifer Gray
BACKGROUND: The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Healthy Work Environment Assessment tool (AACN HWEAT) was developed as a simple screening assessment for clinical units to quickly get individual feedback on the status of the nurses' work environments based on the AACN standards of a healthy work environment (HWE). Pilot studies were conducted to determine the psychometric properties of the tool after seeking permission from AACN and the Vital Smarts Company. PURPOSES: The purposes of these research studies were to assess the psychometric properties of the AACN HWEAT and to measure the nurse leaders' and direct care nurses' perceptions of an HWE in an acute care setting...
July 2016: Journal of Nursing Administration
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27417690/strategic-innovation-between-phd-and-dnp-programs-collaboration-collegiality-and-shared-resources
#7
Joellen Edwards, Kathleen Rayman, Sandra Diffenderfer, April Stidham
BACKGROUND: At least 111 schools and colleges of nursing across the nation provide both PhD and DNP programs (AACN, 2014a). Collaboration between nurses with doctoral preparation as researchers (PhD) and practitioners (DNP) has been recommended as essential to further the profession; that collaboration can begin during the educational process. PURPOSE: The purpose of this paper is to describe the development and implementation of successful DNP and PhD program collaboration, and to share the results of that collaboration in an educational setting...
July 2016: Nursing Outlook
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27348789/winners-of-the-first-annual-tcn-aacn-student-project-competition
#8
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No abstract text is available yet for this article.
July 2016: Clinical Neuropsychologist
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27348787/2015-american-academy-of-clinical-neuropsychology-aacn-student-affairs-committee-survey-of-neuropsychology-trainees
#9
Douglas M Whiteside, Leslie M Guidotti Breting, Alissa M Butts, Amanda E Hahn-Ketter, Katie Osborn, Stephanie J Towns, Mark Barisa, Octavio A Santos, Daniel Smith
OBJECTIVE: Surveys of practicing neuropsychologists have been conducted for years; however, there have been no comprehensive surveys of neuropsychology trainees, which may result in important issues being overlooked by the profession. This survey assessed trainees' experiences in areas such as student debt, professional development, and training satisfaction. METHOD: Survey items were written by a task force of the AACN Student Affairs Committee (SAC), and neuropsychology trainees were recruited via neuropsychology-focused listservs...
July 2016: Clinical Neuropsychologist
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27332329/health-informatics-competencies-workforce-and-the-dnp-why-connect-these-dots
#10
Juliana J Brixey
This panel will provide the perspectives of nurse informatics experts on the development of informatics education integrating health information technology (HIT) and immersive simulation. The panel will also address student and provider access to the electronic health record (EHR) for educational purposes. This panel examines the education and preparation of students and practicing nurses to meaningfully use EHRs. The target audience is clinicians, educators, trainers, students and those interested in the meaningful use of EHRs and achievement of the Informatics competencies defined by AACN and TIGER...
2016: Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27332209/operationalizing-the-tanic-and-nica-l3-l4-tools-to-improve-informatics-competencies
#11
Carolyn Sipes, Dee McGonigle, Kathy Hunter, Toni Hebda, Taryn Hill, Jean Lamblin
Two tools were developed for nurses to self-assess different levels of informatics competencies. The TANIC is used for all nurses to self-assess; the NICA-L3/L4 is a tool for the informatics nurse specialist (INS) to self-assess skill levels. There are 167 informatics items in the TANIC and 178 advanced informatics items in the NICA-L3/L4. These tools were piloted; the results presented here. Based on the evaluation, the tools have been integrated into informatics courses at the BSN and MSN programs at Chamberlain College of Nursing, and presented in two AACN webinars and other national conferences...
2016: Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27263232/the-workplace-environment-for-african-american-faculty-employed-in-predominately-white-institutions
#12
REVIEW
Lisa Whitfield-Harris, Joan Such Lockhart
Diversity in academia requires attention, especially with the expected increase in minority populations in the United States (American Association of Colleges of Nursing, (AACN) 2014). Despite theoretical papers that suggest that several challenges are encountered by minority faculty employed in predominately White institutions, a dearth of research on this topic has been published. The purpose of this literature review was to analyze the published research that addressed the workplace environment of African-American faculty employed in predominately White institutions...
2016: ABNF Journal: Official Journal of the Association of Black Nursing Faculty in Higher Education, Inc
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27252102/parent-advocacy-group-for-events-of-resuscitation
#13
Tracy Ann Pasek, Jodi Licata
BACKGROUND: The presence of patients' families during resuscitation has been an important practice issue. An American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) practice alert "Family Presence During Resuscitation and Invasive Procedures" supports family members of patients undergoing resuscitation being given the option of bedside presence. Parent Advocacy Group for Events of Resuscitation (PAGER) is an interdisciplinary collaborative in the pediatric intensive care unit. OBJECTIVES: To ensure that patients' families are provided the option of being with their child during cardiopulmonary resuscitation...
June 2016: Critical Care Nurse
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27159799/abstracts-for-the-2016-aacn-scientific-poster-session
#14
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No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 2016: Clinical Neuropsychologist
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27159798/2016-aacn-conference-ce-program
#15
(no author information available yet)
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 2016: Clinical Neuropsychologist
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27159797/14th-annual-aacn-conference-and-workshops-of-the-american-academy-of-clinical-neuropsychology-aacn-at-the-jw-marriott-chicago-151-west-adams-st-chicago-il-june-9-12-2016
#16
(no author information available yet)
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 2016: Clinical Neuropsychologist
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27134240/2016-national-teaching-institute-research-abstracts-presented-at-the-aacn-national-teaching-institute-in-new-orleans-louisiana-may-16-19-2016
#17
(no author information available yet)
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2016: American Journal of Critical Care: An Official Publication, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27123614/the-aacn-recommends-increased-palliative-care-training-in-undergraduate-nursing-education
#18
Joan Zolot
Advice reflects need to provide palliative care earlier during illness.
May 2016: American Journal of Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26914384/want-to-create-lasting-change-it-s-all-about-that-base
#19
Katherine Geyer, Marian Altman
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) created the Clinical Scene Investigator (CSI) Academy for nurses at the bedside to develop leadership and innovation skills to create and sustain lasting change that positively impacts patient outcomes. In our 2015 three-part series, we explored how to redefine "nonproductive" time, change leadership, and the formation of the Massachusetts CSI Nursing Delirium Collaborative. In this first part of our 2016 series, we share the Duke Raleigh CSI Academy team's journey through change management while creating an early progressive mobility (EPM) initiative...
March 2016: Nursing Management
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26910094/redefining-time-to-meet-nursing-s-evolving-demands
#20
Marian Altman, William Rosa
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) developed the Clinical Scene Investigator (CSI) Academy for nurses at the bedside to hone leadership and innovation skills to create and sustain lasting change and improve patient outcomes. In this first part of a three-part series, we take a look at how the AACN CSI Academy helps clinical nurses cultivate skills that measurably demonstrate how "nonproductive time" is a misnomer that interferes with achieving optimal patient outcomes.
March 2016: Nursing
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