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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/182972
Category:
Abstract
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Growing Our Own Nurses: Tapping Internal Employee Talent and Desire
Author(s):
Robinson, Mary; Eubanks, David
Author Details:
Mary Robinson, PhD, RN, BC, Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital, Fort Worth, Texas, USA, email: maryrobinson@texashealth.org; David Eubanks, MSN, RN
Abstract:
This poster session will focus on the partnership of a community hospital and a local community college in a proactive innovative approach to "grow our own nurses," from our existing untapped employee pool, as well as addressing the current reality of the nursing shortage while meeting the growing healthcare needs of this community. The local community college was a strategic community partner assisted us in bringing an Associate Degree in Nursing (A.D.N) Program on site for didactic and clinical experiences for our learners using distance learning education technologies and faculty and resources supplied by the sponsoring hospitals. Creative and innovative organizational practices that are used to support this program include: workload balance, front-end tuition reimbursement, onsite lecture and clinical rotations, practitioner-faculty model, a unique preceptor model, orientation and work-life balance, support services and peer mentoring efforts are used. This program has created opportunities for advancement and growth for individuals from diverse backgrounds who may have never been able to go to nursing school without this program of the type of support that is provided. Successful strategies as well as lessons learned in the 2 years of this program will be shared. Since its inception this program has enrolled more than 80 nurses from the 13 system hospitals involved in this joint effort.
Repository Posting Date:
28-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
28-Oct-2011
Conference Date:
2006
Conference Name:
ANCC National Magnet Conference
Conference Host:
American Nurses Credentialing Center
Conference Location:
Denver, Colorado, USA
Description:
10th American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) National Magnet Conference, held 4-6 October, 2006 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado, 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.titleGrowing Our Own Nurses: Tapping Internal Employee Talent and Desireen_GB
dc.contributor.authorRobinson, Maryen_US
dc.contributor.authorEubanks, Daviden_US
dc.author.detailsMary Robinson, PhD, RN, BC, Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital, Fort Worth, Texas, USA, email: maryrobinson@texashealth.org; David Eubanks, MSN, RNen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/182972-
dc.description.abstractThis poster session will focus on the partnership of a community hospital and a local community college in a proactive innovative approach to "grow our own nurses," from our existing untapped employee pool, as well as addressing the current reality of the nursing shortage while meeting the growing healthcare needs of this community. The local community college was a strategic community partner assisted us in bringing an Associate Degree in Nursing (A.D.N) Program on site for didactic and clinical experiences for our learners using distance learning education technologies and faculty and resources supplied by the sponsoring hospitals. Creative and innovative organizational practices that are used to support this program include: workload balance, front-end tuition reimbursement, onsite lecture and clinical rotations, practitioner-faculty model, a unique preceptor model, orientation and work-life balance, support services and peer mentoring efforts are used. This program has created opportunities for advancement and growth for individuals from diverse backgrounds who may have never been able to go to nursing school without this program of the type of support that is provided. Successful strategies as well as lessons learned in the 2 years of this program will be shared. Since its inception this program has enrolled more than 80 nurses from the 13 system hospitals involved in this joint effort.en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-28T15:48:33Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-28en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-28T15:48:33Z-
dc.conference.date2006en_US
dc.conference.nameANCC National Magnet Conferenceen_US
dc.conference.hostAmerican Nurses Credentialing Centeren_US
dc.conference.locationDenver, Colorado, USAen_US
dc.description10th American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) National Magnet Conference, held 4-6 October, 2006 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado, 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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