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April 16, 2019

The Nurse’s Emotional Savings Account

Nursing can be an emotionally taxing career, and working in any healthcare setting can take a toll over time. If you’re a prudent, forward-thinking, and emotionally intelligent nurse, you may already know how to practice good self-care and make deposits to your emotional savings account for future moments when the
April 09, 2019

How to Secure Funding for Continuing Education and Training

It’s natural for healthcare educators to have an implicit appreciation of the benefits of their educational services. After all, it’s logical to assume that a more knowledgeable and highly skilled workforce can provide better patient care. Yet health administrators don’t always understand or appreciate how a training program can result
April 01, 2019

New LMS Feature: Upload Learning Resources to Your Library

We’re excited to announce some key updates to the Your Library section of the Ausmed LMS, that will give our customers the ability to build a rich internal learning library and training modules for their staff. As part of Your Library, educators and managers can upload links to content on the web
March 19, 2019

Conducting Performance Appraisals in Healthcare

A performance appraisal is a regular assessment on how an individual is performing in their job role.  It can have many benefits in practice, being used to: Identify individual learning needs; Identify continuing development needs of employees; and Demonstrate competency in practice. Additionally, it can also assist with the communication
March 05, 2019

Utilising Appreciative Inquiry (AI) as a Foundation for Program Evaluation in Healthcare

Last week, I completed the annual report for our department’s American Nurses Credentialing Commission’s (ANCC) provider unit. Our team of nurse planners and I assessed, implemented and evaluated seventy-seven continuing education programs that were presented across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The exercise of completing this report allowed me to reflect