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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/182742
Category:
Abstract
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Designing a Nursing Fellowship Program to Support the Experienced Clinician
Author(s):
Good, Elizabeth; Elgin, Kim
Author Details:
Elizabeth Good, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA, email: ewg5a@virginia.edu; Kim Elgin
Abstract:
Poster Presentation: Retaining and supporting the experienced nurse is essential to Magnet institutions. The experienced nurse's educational needs and professional goals can become lost in the shuffle of addressing the daily needs of the unit. Fostering the professional growth and development of the experienced acute care nurse was identified as an area in need of innovative ideas and change. To further excellence in nursing practice an educational program dedicated to the experienced clinician was designed to honor and support the experienced nurse's professional goals, interests and clinical knowledge. This unique program called The Nursing Fellowship Program focuses on challenging and developing experienced clinicians in an acute care inpatient setting. Two Forces of Magnetism - interdisciplinary relationships and professional development - are the focus of this program. The Nursing Fellowship Program is a unique opportunity for experienced clinicians to challenge their clinical knowledge and achieve greater insight and understanding of a specific patient population. The program enables a nurse to select a patient population cared for on the unit and to spend 32 hours of educational time learning about this patient group. The program is open to full-time or flex clinicians >0.6 with 2 or more years of adult inpatient acute care nursing practice. Performance management must be in good standing. The experienced clinician authors a 2-page essay identifying the patient population of interest and to what extent involvement in the fellowship program would promote individual clinical growth and meet professional goals. One experienced clinician is selected to complete the fellowship. The Nursing Fellowship Program promotes and encourages partnering between the selected applicant and the expert nurse as well as other members of the interdisciplinary team. The clinician is open to design the fellowship experience and is encouraged by an expert nurse to further refine identified interests...[Please contact the primary investigator for more information about this poster presentation.]
Repository Posting Date:
28-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
28-Oct-2011
Conference Date:
2008
Conference Name:
ANCC National Magnet Conference
Conference Host:
American Nurses Credentialing Center
Conference Location:
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Description:
The 12th American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) National Magnet Conference, held 15-17 October, 2008 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
Note:
This is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item based on this abstract, you may find it by browsing the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository by author. If author contact information is available in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission. Alternatively, please contact the conference host, journal, or publisher (according to the circumstance) for further details regarding this item. If a citation is listed in this record, the item has been published and is available via open-access avenues or a journal/database subscription. Contact your library for assistance in obtaining the as-published article.

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dc.type.categoryAbstracten_US
dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleDesigning a Nursing Fellowship Program to Support the Experienced Clinicianen_GB
dc.contributor.authorGood, Elizabethen_US
dc.contributor.authorElgin, Kimen_US
dc.author.detailsElizabeth Good, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA, email: ewg5a@virginia.edu; Kim Elginen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/182742-
dc.description.abstractPoster Presentation: Retaining and supporting the experienced nurse is essential to Magnet institutions. The experienced nurse's educational needs and professional goals can become lost in the shuffle of addressing the daily needs of the unit. Fostering the professional growth and development of the experienced acute care nurse was identified as an area in need of innovative ideas and change. To further excellence in nursing practice an educational program dedicated to the experienced clinician was designed to honor and support the experienced nurse's professional goals, interests and clinical knowledge. This unique program called The Nursing Fellowship Program focuses on challenging and developing experienced clinicians in an acute care inpatient setting. Two Forces of Magnetism - interdisciplinary relationships and professional development - are the focus of this program. The Nursing Fellowship Program is a unique opportunity for experienced clinicians to challenge their clinical knowledge and achieve greater insight and understanding of a specific patient population. The program enables a nurse to select a patient population cared for on the unit and to spend 32 hours of educational time learning about this patient group. The program is open to full-time or flex clinicians >0.6 with 2 or more years of adult inpatient acute care nursing practice. Performance management must be in good standing. The experienced clinician authors a 2-page essay identifying the patient population of interest and to what extent involvement in the fellowship program would promote individual clinical growth and meet professional goals. One experienced clinician is selected to complete the fellowship. The Nursing Fellowship Program promotes and encourages partnering between the selected applicant and the expert nurse as well as other members of the interdisciplinary team. The clinician is open to design the fellowship experience and is encouraged by an expert nurse to further refine identified interests...[Please contact the primary investigator for more information about this poster presentation.]en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-28T15:38:06Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-28en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-28T15:38:06Z-
dc.conference.date2008en_US
dc.conference.nameANCC National Magnet Conferenceen_US
dc.conference.hostAmerican Nurses Credentialing Centeren_US
dc.conference.locationSalt Lake City, Utah, USAen_US
dc.descriptionThe 12th American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) National Magnet Conference, held 15-17 October, 2008 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.en_US
dc.description.noteThis is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item based on this abstract, you may find it by browsing the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository by author. If author contact information is available in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission. Alternatively, please contact the conference host, journal, or publisher (according to the circumstance) for further details regarding this item. If a citation is listed in this record, the item has been published and is available via open-access avenues or a journal/database subscription. Contact your library for assistance in obtaining the as-published article.-
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