Lighting the Way: A Quality Improvement Project to Increase Public Health Nursing Staff Effectiveness in Precepting Nursing Students
Learning Areas:Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related education
Public health or related nursing
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Identify the quality improvement gaps or barriers to effective PHN precepting of baccalaureate nursing students in a community setting. Design a preceptor staff development program for PHN staff employing both online and face-to-face modules. Discuss the benefits of a dual-intervention QI approach of staff development and organizational consultation to create sustainable organizational change.
Keyword(s): Nursing Education, Workforce Development
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I completed the QI program discussed as my DNP project in 2014. I have taught PHN and nursing for 35+ years. I have long term experience as an organizational consultant. I am a co-author of a text on public health nursing and used material from this text in staff development curriculum.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.