Overview of a Professional Practice Framework to Guide Transformation

Wednesday, 14 July 2010: 11:00 AM

Bonnie L. Wesorick, RN, MSN, DPNAP, FAAN
CPM Resource Center / Elsevier, Grand Rapids, MI

Purpose: the purpose of this session is to reveiw the components of a professional practice framework that is being used to guide transformation of practice and education in mutliple clinical and academic settings across the continent.

Methods: Each component of the framework will be defined and correlated to the essence of nursing practice both within a clinical and academic perspective 

Results: The impact on changes in the curriculum both on faculty educational approaches and students perceptions as well as the impact of student learning in the clinical rotations and  practice infrastrucutres will be reviewed. The impact of testing and clinical outcomes will be compared to national statistics, credentialing, JCAHO, NQF and magnet expectations. 

Conclusion: The importance of Framework Driven Change and Project Driven Change will be focused on in order to achieve sustainable educational, practice and clinical outcomes