Implementing a Certification Review on a Shoestring Budget
- The Development of a Practice-Driven, Reality-Based Program for Rural Acute Care Registered Nurses. MacLeod, Martha L. P.; Lindsey, A. Elizabeth; Ulrich, Catherine H.; Fulton, Thomas; John, Norma // Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing;Jul2008, Vol. 39 Issue 7, p298
Few education programs adequately prepare rural registered nurses (RNs) for "multispecialist" roles within small acute care facilities. This article describes the development of a post-RN rural acute care certificate program. To plan relevant curriculum and program delivery approaches, a series...
- Aged Care focus for Nursing at Notre Dame. Ebbs, Michelle // Australian Nursing Journal;Feb2008, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p37
The article reports that applications for nursing at Notre Dame in Fremantle, Western Australia have increased despite negative reports about the state of health care services in Australia. Based on the article, the school's success can be attributed to the dedicated and committed staff along...
- The Role of the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner in the Implementation of the Commission on Cancer's Standards on Palliative Care. Fox, Kristin // Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing;Feb2014 Supplement, Vol. 18, p39
As valuable members of the oncology team, acute care nurse practitioners (ACNPs) are in the perfect position to deliver high-quality palliative care. They are instrumental in coordinating the palliative care needs of their patients. Through proper training, ACNPs are able to assess, plan,...
- MANDATORY CE: It's time to keep up--or get out. Wolf, D. Heidi // RN;Jan77, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p39
Provides information on the mandatory continuing education (MCE) for registered nurses in the U.S. Implications of MCE for nurses; Curricula of MCE; Legislation governing MCE for nurses across the U.S.
- From Critical Care Nurse to Nephrology Nurse In the Intensive Care Unit. Ford, Linda; Santa-Teresa, Evangelina // Nephrology Nursing Journal;Sep/Oct2013, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p451
The article provides an answer to a question about strategies for training the nursing staff to providing hemodialysis in an intensive care setting.
- Education Directory. // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2011, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p102
An education directory for nursing courses in several states across the U.S., including California, Florida and Illinois is presented.
- Statewide Efforts to Improve Palliative Care in Critical Care Settings. Ferrell, Betty R.; Virani, Rose; Paice, Judith A.; Malloy, Pam; Dahlin, Constance // Critical Care Nurse;Dec2010, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p40
The article focuses on the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium-Critical Care (ELNEC-CC) training programs funded by the Archstone Foundation which aim to improve the end-of-life care education of critical care nurses in California. It states that the ELNEC-CC curriculum offers emphasis on...
- Appraisal of the Graduate End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium Training Program. Paice, Judith A.; Ferrell, Betty R.; Virani, Rose; Grant, Marcia; Malloy, Pam; Rhome, Anne // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Apr2006, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p353
Background: Advanced practice nurses (APNs) are crucial in the provision of quality end-oflife care. However, little attention is devoted to palliative care in most graduate nursing curricula, leaving advanced practice nurses poorly prepared to meet the needs of those approaching the end of...
- Learning Through Drama in the Field of Global Nursing. Lepp, Margret; Halabi, Jehad O.; Abdalrahim, Maysoon S.; Olausson, Sepideh; Suserud, Björn-Ove // Applied Theatre Researcher/IDEA Journal;2011, Issue 12, Special section p1
This article explores how nurses (nurse educators, and doctoral and masters students) from three countries experienced learning through drama in the field of nursing education. In this era of internationalisation, there is an urgent need to prepare nurses with global perspectives. This...