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October 2012 Webinar
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NONPF October Webinar

Criteria for Evaluation of Nurse Practitioner Programs: 
The 4th Edition

The Archived Session

 

Description

The multi-organizational National Task Force (NTF) on Quality Nurse Practitioner Programs completed its periodic review and updating of the Criteria for Evaluation of Nurse Practitioner Programs in summer 2012.  This document is nationally recognized as including the standards for all nurse practitioner (NP) educational programs and has been endorsed by 15 nursing groups, including the nursing accrediting organizations.  All program directors and faculty in NP programs should keep abreast of the changes in the evaluation criteria to ensure congruency between their programs and national standards.

The two NTF co-facilitators, Drs. Pat Clinton and Jean Johnson, will be joined by the NONPF representative to the NTF, Dr. Shirlee Drayton-Brooks, in providing an overview of the changes in the evaluation criteria between the current (2012) and last (2008) editions.   The speakers will highlight notable changes, particularly within elaborations of the criteria, and discuss their implications for NP programs.   Participants in the Webinar will have ample opportunity to submit questions to the speakers for clarification of any of the evaluation criteria.

NONPF President, Dr. Debra Barksdale, will provide an introduction and moderate the session.

Speakers

Debra J. Barksdale, PhD, FNP-BC, ANP-BC, CNE, FAANP, President of NONPF; Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill  (MODERATOR)

Patricia Clinton, PhD, ARNP, FAANP, Co-Facilitator of the National Task Force on Quality Nurse Practitioner Education; Clinical Professor and Director of Faculty Practice at the University of Iowa

Shirlee Drayton-Brooks, PhD, CRNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, Past President of NONPF; Professor and Director of the DNP and FNP Programs at Widener University

Jean Johnson, PhD, RN, FAAN, Co-Facilitator of the National Task Force on Quality Nurse Practitioner Education; Dean, School of Nursing, at George Washington University

System Requirements

Participants will need an Internet connection, a computer with speakers, and a Java-enabled Internet browser.

Fee Structure

Fees are per registered site.  An institution can register as a site and make arrangements for multiple faculty members to convene as a group in a single location to view and listen to the presentation. 

Registration Categories:    

                       $125 Member Only, Archived Program (no CE available)
                       $150 Non-Member Only, live or archived version (no CE available)

Register

Register online for the archived session of Criteria for Evaluation of Nurse Practitioner Programs:  4th Edition.