Certification Review Includes

  • Communication, Feedback and Conflict Management

    1. The goal of this review course is to help learners prepare for the Nursing Professional Development Certification (NPD-BC) Examination. After studying the information presented here, the learner will be able to:
      Define and discuss communication barriers in nursing professional development and learning activities
      Describe the behaviors of the B.E.E.R. feedback model and what they communicate
      Discuss the role of conflict management in nursing professional development
      Explore the purpose of boundaries in nursing professional development and conflict management
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Education: Design, Delivery and Evaluation

    1. The goal of this review course is to help learners prepare for the Nursing Professional Development Certification (NPD-BC) Examination. After studying the information presented here, the learner will be able to:
      Describe the design and delivery of nursing professional development activities
      Describe the difference between learning outcomes and institutional impact
      Identify three methods of evaluation for NPD programs
      Identify the four levels of evaluation in the basic Kirkpatrick model
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Education: Theories, Models and Principles

    1. The goal of this review course is to help learners prepare for the Nursing Professional Development Certification (NPD-BC) Examination. After studying the information presented here, the learner will be able to:
      Discuss the three components (inputs, throughputs, and outputs) of the Nursing Professional Development System Model
      Identify the cultural characteristics of adult learners
      Discuss the six principles of learning styles and how learners prefer to approach learning
      Review three key educational theories and professional development models related to the practice of nursing professional development (NPD) as a specialty practice
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Ethical and Legal Considerations in Nursing Professional Development

    1. The goal of this review course is to help learners prepare for the Nursing Professional Development Certification (NPD-BC) Examination. After studying the information presented here, the learner will be able to:
      Discuss the process for managing continuing education credits
      Identify three gaps in practice indicating a potential risk management issue
      Describe three ethical issues in NPD and their implications for practice
      Identify three boundaries to ethical practice in nursing education and staff development
      Discuss regulatory considerations for managing ethical and legal issues in NPD
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Leadership Within Nursing Professional Development

    1. The goal of this review course is to help learners prepare for the Nursing Professional Development Certification (NPD-BC) Examination. After studying the information presented here, the learner will be able to:
      Define terms related to leadership within NPD: organizational culture, mission, vision, values and goals, and strategic planning
      Identify three factors that affect the activities of the NPD specialist when engaging in the leader role
      Describe two responsibilities and two accountabilities integrated into the NPD leader role
      Discuss approaches to evaluate effectiveness of NPD specialists functioning in a leadership role
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Practice and Process Improvement

    1. After studying the information presented here, the learner will be able to:
      Describe the research process in nursing professional development
      Discuss the difference between evidence-based practice and practice-based evidence
      Explore the PDSA/PDCA process improvement method for nursing professional development
      Identify key trends in process improvement being incorporated into NPD practice
    2. Contact Hours: 2
  • Program and Project Management

    1. The goal of this review course is to help learners prepare for the Nursing Professional Development Certification (NPD-BC) Examination. After studying the information presented here, the learner will be able to:
      Differentiate between a performance or system issue and an educational need
      Describe two key outcome measures to determine impact of NPD activities
      Discuss two practice and excellence initiatives and the role of NPD specialists
      Identify at least three performance indicators used by NPD specialists in process improvement
      Define performance improvement
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Technology in Nursing Professional Development

    1. The goal of this review course is to help learners prepare for the Nursing Professional Development Certification (NPD-BC) Examination. After studying the information presented here, the learner will be able to:
      Discuss the role of technology in nursing professional development
      Describe e-learning in nursing professional development activities
      Describe the differences among confidentiality, copyright, and intellectual property in learning
      Explore steps in evaluation and selection of software and hardware in nursing professional development
    2. Contact Hours: 1

Accreditation Information

NURSES

In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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