Staff Educator’s Guide to Professional Development: Assessing and Enhancing Nurse Competency
We all know how important it is to help professional nurses maintain and grow their competence in order to provide excellent care for the people they serve, but when busy nurse educators and development specialists are often just trying to “put out the next fire”, they need a concise, just-in-time aid to help make competency assessments and educational delivery programs successful for their nurses.
From assessing and evaluating competency, to developing creative learning activities, to revising large educational programs, Staff Educator’s Guide to Nursing Competences book explores the nuts and bolts of nursing professional development practice (along with some theory) related to promoting competency. Whether you’re new to leading assessment and development programs or a seasoned nursing staff development specialist, this book will help you:
* Design, develop, and analyze professional development activities* Implement professional development activities* Evaluate and individual’s growth* Evaluate an education program’s performance* Understand ethical and legal consideration* Use technology to enhance learning activities