Title

Making the transition to a hospital-wide department of education: strategies for success

UMMS Affiliation

Graduate School of Nursing

Date

5-23-2001

Document Type

Article

Subjects

Education Department, Hospital; Faculty; Humans; Nursing Staff, Hospital; Organizational Innovation; Personnel, Hospital; Rhode Island; Teaching

Disciplines

Nursing

Abstract

In today's healthcare environment, staff development specialists have experienced a shift from a nursing-focused approach to education to an organization-wide approach. The change fosters both challenges and opportunities for the staff development specialist. This article describes the strategies used by a department of nursing education to successfully transition to a hospital-wide department of education.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: J Nurses Staff Dev. 2001 Jul-Aug;17(4):175-9; quiz 180-1.

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

12759999