This clear, concise book transcends professional and geographical boundaries in order to focus on the essential characteristics of effective mentorship. The book examines learning theories, teaching and communication skills and assessment methods. It also contains helpful advice on dealing with overseas students and students with special needs. Activities encourage reflection, and quotations and tables enable readers to absorb the content and relate theory to practice.
This book explores the stress-fatigue-burnout connection, the risks involved, and defines the health concerns and practice considerations for how to move the profession forward. Author Suzanne Waddill-Goad provides nurses with the tools they need set boundaries and combat compassion fatigue in order to renew energy to be at your personal and professional best.
Offers the perspectives of leaders in other health care disciplines that interface with nurses. These professionals describe and analyze their interactions with nurse leaders regarding their role in quality health care delivery, patient safety, health care reform, and partnering outside the profession, along with suggested improvements. The book will enable nurse leaders to clarify strengths and opportunities for growth and to develop strategies for effective collaborations that are necessary for advancing and transforming our health care system. Each chapter is written by an accomplished health care leader outside the nursing profession, and follows a consistent format that includes definitions of leadership, best and worst professional experience with nurse leaders (in terms of strategic vision, risk-taking, creativity, interpersonal and communication effectiveness, inspiring change and self-knowledge), lessons learned, and implications for leaders within and outside nursing.
... guides readers in creating and sustaining a high-quality orientation and onboarding program that meets the needs of nurses, organizations, and patients...provide all the tools staff educator's need to successfully develop a nursing and healthcare workforce. Whether the staff educator is new to leading orientation efforts or a seasoned nursing staff development specialist, this book will help readers: ? Understand and use the ADDIE model ? Analyze, design, and implement an orientation program ? Evaluate an individual's competency ? Conduct surveys and focus groups ? Manage orientee errors and personality conflicts.
From assessing and evaluating competency, to developing creative learning activities, to revising large educational programs, Staff Educator's Guide to Nursing Competences book explores the nuts and bolts of nursing professional development practice (along with some theory) related to promoting competency. Whether you're new to leading assessment and development programs or a seasoned nursing staff development specialist, this book will help you: design, develop, and analyze professional development activities, implement professional development activities, evaluate and individual's growth, evaluate an education program's performance, understand ethical and legal consideration, use technology to enhance learning activities.