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Title: How Do DNP-Program Graduates Affect Healthcare Outcomes?
Date: Tuesday March 18, 2014
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET
(1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CT; 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM MT; 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT)
|The number of DNP programs has proliferated in recent years in response to healthcare demands and education recommendations. What are the expectations of DNP graduates and how do DNP's affect care quality and patient outcomes? This webinar will discuss the value DNP-prepared RNs bring to the healthcare setting as well as their influence on outcomes.
- Registered Nurses: 1.0 contact hour
Course delivery format: Online - Webinar
The goal of this webinar is to provide an overview of employer expectations and impact that DNP graduates are having and can have on the healthcare system and care outcomes.
Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:
1. Describe the current state and needs in the healthcare system
2. Describe the gaps within the healthcare system that DNP graduates can be expected to address
3. Describe the changes and outcomes employers are seeking from DNP graduates
4. Give an example of change in practice made by a DNP graduate
|Joan Stanley, RN, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP
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Joan M. Stanley, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP is Senior Director of Education Policy at The American Association of Colleges of Nursing. Dr. Stanley serves as AACN's representative to numerous initiatives including the APRN Consensus Process which developed the new Model for APRN Regulation: Licensure, Accreditation, Certification, and Education. Dr. Stanley has provided leadership for the development of the Essentials and many major position statements on a variety of nursing education issues, including the Clinical Nurse Leader, the Research-Focused Doctorate, and the move of Advanced Practice Nursing to the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree. She is author of Advanced Practice Nursing: Emphasizing Common Roles, Edition 3. Dr. Stanley held a faculty position, 1977-1982, in the Adult Primary Care NP Program at the University of Maryland. Since 1973, Dr. Stanley has continued to practice as an Adult NP a the University of Maryland Medical System. Dr. Stanley received her BSN from Duke University in 1971, an MS in Nursing from the University of Maryland at Baltimore in 1978, and a PhD in Higher Education Policy and Organization from the University of Maryland at College Park in 1990.
Tracy Williams, RN, DNP
Tracy E. Williams, DNP, R.N., was promoted to her current role in December 2006 after serving as vice president and system chief nursing officer since May 2005. Williams oversees all nursing and management of care functions for Norton Healthcare's adult-service hospitals, Norton Immediate Care Centers and physician practices. Her areas of accountability within Norton Healthcare have included quality, care management, service excellence, project management, clinical information analysis, emergency services, the organization's integration and alignment agenda, women's services, nursing informatics, nursing system, Norton Clinical agency, the Norton healthcare Institute for Nursing and the overall development of nursing staff and leadership throughout the organization. Williams has been recognized as a Business First Partner in Health Care from 2007 through 2012. In 2011, Williams received HCPro's prestigious Nursing Image Award for her action-oriented leadership in implementing a culture centered on patients and their families. The Florida Nurses Association named Williams one of District II's 100 best nurses in 200 and District II Nurse Administrator of the Year in 1996. She is a frequent national speaker on nursing, health care, innovation and leadership topics. She is active in many professional organizations, including the American Organization of Nurse Executives, American College of Healthcare Executives, National League for Nursing and Sigma Theta Tau nursing honor society, a 1994 graduate of Leadership Louisville, Williams currently serves on the boards of the Fund for the Arts, the Kids Center and SOAR.
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