Spring 2014 Leader to Leader

Description
  • Whitney Hunter shares her journey joining the Idaho Board of Nursing as a consumer member in "A Day in the Life of a Nurse Regulator." Learn how Hunter serves as the voice of the public and what a public member’s role is on a board of nursing.
  • The 2014 legislative session is underway and as many as 18 states have introduced bills that would align with at least one element of the APRN Consensus Model. Learn what states are doing to move closer to consensus.
  • To help combat the growing issue of substance use disorder in nursing, NCSBN has released two new Learning Extension courses, a video and two free brochures to provide nurses and nursing students with much needed education on SUD in the workplace.
Publish Date
2014
Topic
Education, Regulation
From
Magazines
Type
Publication

Leader to Leader

Leader to Leader brings education and regulation together by informing nurse educators of critical issues affecting nursing education and regulation. This newsletter covers a variety of topics, including critical thinking, social media, simulation, professional boundaries and transition to practice, to name a few. Experts from across the country in nursing education and regulation serve as contributing authors, providing their insight on current topics that matter most to nurse educators. Keep up-to-date about the topics of concern to you as a nurse educator with Leader to Leader. Subscribe to Leader to Leader.

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    • NCSBN Learning Extension shares how it’s expanding its online community
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    • Gail Armstrong of the University of Colorado College of Nursing discusses how QSEN is disseminated innursing education and describes the third phase of the project
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    2007 | Publication

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    • Linda Cronenwett and Gwen Sherwood of UNC-Chapel Hill School of Nursing explains how the QSEN project identifies competencies for nursing education
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    • Pamela Boyers of the Riverside Methodist Hospitals describes her hospitals' Virtual Care Unit and its implications for training teams of health care workers in collaboration and communication
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    • A summary of NSCBN research studies on transition experiences and simulation training is explored

    2006 | Publication

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    • Discussion of the transition of newly licensed nurses to practice

    2006 | Publication

  • Fall 2005 Leader to Leader

    • Summaries of the NCSBN publications "Clinical Instruction in Preliscensure Nursing Programs;" "Practical Nurse Scope of Practice White Paper" and "Working with Others" are provided
    • Mi Ja Kim of the Academy of International Leadership Development at the University of Illinois, Chicago discusses nurse educators as global leaders

    2005 | Publication

  • Spring 2005 Leader to Leader

    • Maria A. Connolly of the College of Nursing and Allied Health discusses the use of technology in clinical practice
    • Learn about the new NCSBN Institute of Regulatory Excellence program
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    • Read about the revisions to the NCLEX-PN passing standard

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    • A summary of the NCBSN White Paper on State-of-the-Art Approval/Accreditation Processes at Boards of Nursing is provided
    • Learn about the National Forum for Nursing Practice Doctorate
    • NCSBN is visited by nurses and state officials from Jordan, including Her Royal Highness Princess Muna Al-Hussein, President of the Jordanian Nursing Council

    2004 | Publication

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    • Learn how the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) allows a nurse to practice across state lines with one multistage license
    • Get tips on becoming politically active in order to improve health care
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    2004 | Publication

  • Fall 2003 Leader to Leader

    • Read about the education initiatives at NCSBN
    • Learn about errors and transition issues for entry-level nurses
    • A summary of the 2002 NCSBN position paper on the education of advanced practice nurses is provided

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