Co-Editors: Susan L. Bindon, DNP, RN-BC, CNE, and Kari L. Schmidt, MS, RN-BC, ACC
ISSN: 2169-9798
Online ISSN: 2169-981X
Frequency: 6 issues / year
From the Editors July/Aug 2016

​Happy heart of summer!  Like us, many JNPD readers may have just returned from the 2016 ANPD convention in Pittsburgh, PA.  What an informative and inspiring week!  We enjoyed presenting a "Writing for Publication" workshop, and meeting and interacting with so many JNPD readers. Your ideas and energy are contagious!

Attendees learned first hand about the hot-off-the-press new NPD Scope and Standards of practice, and got a preview of two important ANPD research projects that will influence all NPD practitioners going forward. The posters were plentiful and better than ever-reflecting innovation and evidence based practice from across the country.

The new issue of JNPD is packed with great information, too, covering topics from return on investment (ROI), dedicated education units (DEUs), debriefing, ​​​​needs assessment, and more!  Our "Ask an Expert" column features preeminent simulation expert Sue Forneris,​ and the Scope and Standards column outlines the major revisions for the 2016 version.   How will your practice change as you and your colleagues adopt the new roles and standards?  We look forward to hearing from you!  

​Cheers!

Susan L. Bindon, DNP, RN-BC, CNE and Kari L. Schmidt, MS, RN-BC, ACC

Co-Editors, JNPD

 

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Measuring Return on Investment for Professional Development Activities: A Review of the Evidence

Watch a special introduction from the author of this featured JNPD Continuing Education (CE) article, Cathleen Opperman, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, CPN

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​The article "Professional Develop​ment of Preceptors Improves Nursing Outcomes" by Cotter and Dienemann, features a hospital preceptor program that used a blended teaching approach, including online modules and nursing professional development practitioner-led sessions that engaged preceptors in reflection and problem solving.  In 2013, the hospital patient/nurse ratio was changed from 8:1 to 6:1, increasing new graduate nurse hiring and necessitating additional preceptors. The authors share preceptor selection and development processes to support these new nurses, and the program outcomes.​

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​​​​​​​​This section lists articles that will be published in upcoming issue of JNPD, July/August 2016

  • Measuring Return on Investment for Professional Development Activities:  Implications for Practice
  • Learning Needs Assessment:  Not Just for Continuing Education
  • Professional Development of Preceptors Improves Nurse Outcomes
  • Transition of Experienced and New Graduates to a Pediatric Hospital 
  • Preparing DEU Staff Nurses for the Role of Clinical Teacher
  • Debriefing as a Supportive Component for RNs in Transition
  • Introduction of the Engaged Feedback Reflective Inventory During a Preceptor Training Program