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July/August 2020 - Volume 36 - Issue 4

  • Kathleen G. Burke, PhD, RN, NPD-BC, CENP, FAAN
  • 2169-9798
  • 2169-981X
  • 6 issues / year

To all NPD practitioners:

During this evolving and unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, the role of the NPD practitioner has never been more key.  I am sure many of you are implementing innovative teaching strategies and approaches to help keep your staff and patients safe. The work you are doing is extremely valuable and very timely!!


Tell us your story. Tell us what you are doing to address the COVID-19 pandemic at your organization for our column,"From the Front Lines to the Back Page". We are looking for concise, data and/or evidence-based reports or brief exemplars of new projects, initiatives and teaching strategies related to how you are dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic as a NPD practitioners and leaders. Our intention is to get practical, useful ideas to readers and share what you are currently doing and learning.The goal of these pieces is to use the collective skills and wisdom of NPD practitioners to inspire, guide, and connect with others facing similar challenges.


If you are interested in contributing, please consider submitting a brief paragraph piece describing the:

• challenge you faced

• decisions that were made

• resources needed

• outcomes identified

• key stakeholders included

• results of your work( if known)

• risks, facilitators or obstacles encountered along the way

Ideas or questions can be submitted to the Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Kathleen Burke, at Kgb314@Gmail.com


As Patsy Maloney, the ANPD president stated in the March ANPD Trendlines, "you are the experts in prioritizing and providing the education and training necessary for front-line healthcare providers to safely and efficiently care for the victims of this new virus. Our leadership and optimistic professional presence are needed now more than ever."


Thank you for all the work you are doing to support our front-line staff. Be sure to stay connected with JNPD in real time through our new LinkedIn page, and find us on Facebook and TwitterStay safe and make sure to take care of yourself!


Guest Editorial


Leadership


Transition to Practice


Preceptorship


ANPD Update


Ask the Leader


From the Front Lines to the Back Page



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