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October 30, 2018

How to Conduct a Training Needs Assessment

The best educational plans in healthcare should enable learners to gain new skills and knowledge that they can then confidently implement into their practice to improve patient care. But how do you develop an effective educational plan? This article will discuss: How to design and develop an educational plan using
October 25, 2018

Care to Learn Podcast Episode 7: Dr Pamela Payne Foster

This short episode of the Care to Learn Podcast is about social justice and reflects a session that was recently presented at the 2018 International Rural Nursing Conference held in Nashville, Tennessee USA. Dr Pamela Payne Foster from the University of Alabama initially defines social justice and then proceeds to
October 23, 2018

Implementing Interprofessional Education

Interprofessional education (IPE) describes the shared learning that occurs when students from two or more professions associated with health or social care, are engaged in learning with, from and about each other (Bridges et al. 2011). Yet with such diverse training needs across a broad spectrum of healthcare professionals, implementing
October 18, 2018

Care to Learn Podcast Episode 6: Tracy Edwards

In this episode of the Care to Learn Podcast Tracy Edwards, a highly experienced and respected Nurse Practitioner, speaks passionately about her hunger for education, the intense link between learning and the provision of quality care and how the use of preceptors has evolved in her Emergency Department… Click here
October 16, 2018

Using Technology to Engage Nurses in Continuing Education

Last week, I had lunch with several of my educator colleagues who were expressing their frustrations about cell-phone usage in hospital settings. Following that conversation, I decided to look at the evidence. I was shocked to discover that adults living in the United States spend an average of 3-5 hours