Resources for the Post-Graduation Plan (also shared during Weeks 6 and 7):
Dickerson, P. S. (2010). Continuing nursing education: Enhancing professional development. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 41(3), 100–101.
This article examines current frames of reference for continuing nursing education and the work that is guiding the future.
American Association of Colleges of Nursing. (2012). Career resource center. Retrieved from http://www.aacn.nche.edu/students/career-resource-center
This website provides a battery of resources for nursing graduates seeking employment.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (2010). Career tools and advice. Retrieved from http://www.newcareersinnursing.org/scholars/career-central/tools
This website supplies a variety of guides on applying for jobs.
American Nurses Association. (2012). Career & credentialing. Retrieved from http://www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/CertificationandAccreditation
This website provides links to guides on careers and credentialing. The website also highlights special membership benefits for ANA members.
Bolles, R. N. (2012). What color is your parachute? 2012: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers. New York, NY: Ten Speed Press.
Isaacs, K. (2010). Surviving and thriving in the workplace: Resume tips for nurses. Ohio Nurses Review, 85(6), 5.
ou have been asked to develop a quality improvement (QI) process for your medical facility employer. You have previously established the skill sets required for QI team members. The chief information officer has asked you what areas you will be analyzing and how you will determine if your project was successful or not. Complete the following:
- Write a paper that details the method that you will use to quantitatively and qualitatively measure your QI process for various QI areas in your health care facility