3032: Got Faculty? Transitioning Advance Practice Nurses into Faculty Roles
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3032:  Got Faculty? Transitioning Advance Practice Nurses into Faculty Roles
Due to the critical nursing faculty shortage nursing schools are forced to turn away qualified applicants (AACN, 2010). Partnering academia with APNís from PMH practice fills the critical nursing faculty shortage, is a natural extension of a practice role and addresses the recent IOM report (2010) that emphasizes nurses practicing to the full extent of their education and training. This presentation will discuss strategies designed to promote and ease the transition of APNís to PMH faculty roles.

 

Speakers: Grace Wlasowicz, PhD, RN; Debra Kloesz MS, RN, CNE-BC

Disclosures: The speakers have no conflict of interest, commercial support, or off-label use to disclose. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

 

Session Length: 45 minutes

 

Target Audience: APRN

 

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Discuss the historical and pragmatic issues associated with the nursing faculty shortage.
2. Describe essential skills for nurse educators transitioning from practice roles.
3. Explain issues associated with role transition issues and a mentoring program to ease the transition.

 

Key words:  nursing faculty, education, advanced practice nurses, role transition

 

Continuing Nursing Education
0.75 contact hours. * In order to receive contact hours, you must:  Listen to the entire session, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post test.  Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. We cannot award credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

 

Originally Presented
Friday, October 21, 2011: 2:15pm Ė 3:00pm
Graduate Education Track
APNA 25th Annual Conference
Anaheim, California

 

Release Date: March 30, 2012
The contact hours for this session expire: October 1, 2013

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.