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Development of the ANPD Discussion Paper on Academic Advisement

Woolforde, Launette EdD, DNP, RN-BC; Noble, Michele MN, APRN, RN-BC

Section Editor(s): Woolforde, Launette EdD, DNP, RN-BC

Journal for Nurses in Professional Development: January/February 2018 - Volume 34 - Issue 1 - p 47–48
doi: 10.1097/NND.0000000000000410
Departments: ANPD Update

Nursing professional development practitioners regularly provide future nurses, and those advancing their nursing expertise, with mentorship and guidance on academic progression. However, we often wonder how we should approach advisement and what we should include in our discussions with those who have sought our expertise. An Association for Nursing Professional Development task force explored the many facets related to academic advisement and produced a must-have discussion paper as a resource for nursing professional development practitioners everywhere.

Launette Woolforde, EdD, DNP, RN-BC, is Vice President, Nursing Education, Northwell Health, New Hyde Park, New York; and member of the ANPD Board of Directors.

Michele Noble, MN, APRN, RN-BC, is Assistant Professor, Clinical Faculty Coordinator, MidAmerica Nazarene University, Olathe, Kansas.

The authors have disclosed that they have no significant relationship with, or financial interest in, any commercial companies pertaining to this article.

ADDRESS FOR CORRESPONDENCE: Launette Woolforde, 400 Lakeville Road, Suite 170, New Hyde Park, NY 11040 (e-mail:

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