Description This course consists of three online modules. Each module includes a recording of a webinar ... show more
Description This course consists of three online modules. Each module includes a recording of a webinar designed specifically for the professional development of nurses in the Second Year Enrichment Program.
Objectives The module number, webinar title, and corresponding objectives for each webinar follow:
1. Webinar #1 "Career Planning" objectives: At the end of this module, the learner will be able to...
Apply Benner's framework to the current level of professional nursing practice.
Articulate a professional development plan for the next 12-24 months of one's professional nursing career.
Discuss formation of a professional identity in nursing.
Discuss some potential nursing career paths and consideration for going back to school.
Explain the benefit of participating in nursing professional organization activities relevant to current specialty practice area.
Identify resources within the organization and practice environment that will promote growth in professional practice.
Review the objectives, structure, and expectations of the Second Year Program.
Review the Skills Assessment Inventory.
2. Webinar #2 "Role Socialization and Facilitative Practice" objectives: At the end of this module, the learner will be able to...
Describe networking etiquette.
Identify a mentor who can guide individual professional development in a specified area of nursing practice.
Describe the facilitator's role in group process to promote professional growth of new nurses.
Demonstrate effective skills in using facilitated reflection as a learning strategy.
3. Webinar #3 "Evidence-Based Practice (EBP)" objectives: At the end of this module, the learner will be able to...
Identify appropriate, clinically relevant evidence-based project issues to consider as topics.
Understand institutional resources available for EBP Projects.
Develop an implementation and dissemination plan with identified stakeholders.
Evaluate the implementation processes and outcomes.
Compose an appropriate abstract for the EBP project.
Develop a poster for the EBP project.
Understand the steps for presenting the EBP project at Medstar Health Research Conference and at a national conference.