Geri-Res: RN Resident Course

Course Overview

This online Nurse Residency Program focuses on nurses working within long term care (LTC) settings. It explores the nurse’s role in LTC, including the required skills and knowledge base, as well as methods for clinical coaches to use when helping new nurses develop clinical skills and providing feedback. The case-driven format allows for high learner engagement more likely to result in sustained change. Learning resources including articles and handouts are to learners to reinforce learning and change.

To view the Geri-Res course visit: https://outreach.son.wisc.edu/.

Elements of Competence

This CE activity has been designed to change learner competence and focuses on the Nursing areas of values/ethics for inteprofessional practice, roles/responsibilities interprofessional communication, and teams/teamwork.

Statement of Need and Purpose

The 2010 Institute of Medicine Future of Nursing Report suggests that action be taken to support nurses' completion of a transition to practice program, such as nurse residency programs. This should happen after completion of a degree program or when nurses transition to a new clinical practice area. Yet, nurse residencies are almost non-existent in long term care (LTC) settings.

Providing a Nurse Residency program can increase the skills and knowledge of nurses new to practice or new to LTC and reduce staff turnover that can impact residents’ outcomes. Turnover is higher when nurses do not feel supported by their organization and do not feel they are able to provide high quality care. Providing professional development, specifically in gerontological nursing, and by providing a better orientation to the work environment can positively impact turnover.

Increasing coaching/mentoring capacity of nurses serving as clinical coaches can help them to support new nurses as they transition into their roles in LTC settings.

Target Audience

This CE (continuing education) activity is part of Geri-Res: A Long Term Care RN Residency Program and is intended for nurses new to practice or new to LTC settings, and their clinical coaches.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity:

  • RN Residents will describe the role of the nurse in long term care, including required skills and knowledge base to effectively care for older adults in nursing homes.
  • Clinical Coaches will list a variety of effective methods for helping RN Residents develop clinical competence and cite methods for providing effective feedback to RN Residents.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 24.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 24.00 Iowa Board of Nursing Contact Hours
  • 24.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
Course opens: 
06/01/2018
Course expires: 
05/31/2021
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
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NAME

ROLE

FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS DISCLOSURE

DISCUSSION OF UNLABELED/UNAPPROVED USES OF DRUGS/DEVICES IN PRESENTATION?

Barbara Bowers, PhD, RN, FAAN

Planning Committee/Course Director

No relevant financial relationships to disclose

No

Leah Brandis, RDN

Content Contributor

No relevant financial relationships to disclose

No

Anne Delmar, NHA

Content Contributor

No relevant financial relationships to disclose

No

Sarah Endicott, DNP, RN, GNP-BC

Content Contributor

No relevant financial relationships to disclose

No

Sandra Galles, MS, RN, APNP, GNP-BC

Planning Committee/Nurse Planner/Course Reviewer

No relevant financial relationships to disclose

No

Darlene Gayheart, BSN, RN

Content Contributor

No relevant financial relationships to disclose

No

Andrea Gilmore Bykovskyi, PHD, RN

Content Contributor

No relevant financial relationships to disclose

No

Teresa Goodell, BSN, RN

Content Contributor

No relevant financial relationships to disclose

No

Terri Harvath, PhD, RN

Planning Committee/Course Reviewer

No relevant financial relationships to disclose

No

Barbara J. King, PHD, APRNBC

Content Contributor

No relevant financial relationships to disclose

No

Sarah T. Kruger, APRN, APRNBC, DNP

Content Contributor

No relevant financial relationships to disclose

No

Lily Lee, GNP

Content Contributor

No relevant financial relationships to disclose

No

Lois Miller, PhD, RN, FGSA

Content Contributor

No relevant financial relationships to disclose

No

Tracy Mrochek, MPA, RN

Planner

No relevant financial relationships to disclose

No

Kim Nolet, MS

Planning Committee/Curriculum Manager

No relevant financial relationships to disclose

No

Catherine Van Son, PhD, RN

Content Contributor

No relevant financial relationships to disclose

No

Diana White, PhD

Content Contributor

No relevant financial relationships to disclose

No

Policy on Disclosure

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this continuing education (CE) activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests* in order to allow CE staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation. For this educational activity all conflicts of interest have been resolved and detailed disclosures are listed below.

The University of Wisconsin provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title IX requirements. The University of Wisconsin fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please contact info@icep.wisc.edu.

*The ACCME, ACPE, and ANCC defines a commercial interest as any entity producing, marketing, re‐selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The ACCME, ACPE, and ANCC does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP. The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP 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.

Credit Designation Statement

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) & Iowa Board of Nursing

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 24.00 ANCC and Iowa contact hours for the RN Resident modules and a maximum of 5.00 ANCC and Iowa contact hours for the Clinical Coach modules.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing is Iowa Board of Nursing provider 350. A copy of the evaluation(s) may be sent to the Iowa Board of Nursing, 400 SW 8th St., Suite B, Des Moines, IA 50309.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes the RN Resident modules for 2.40 CEUs or 24.00 hours and the Clinical Coach modules for 0.50 or 5.00 hours.

Policy on Disclosure

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this continuing education (CE) activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests* in order to allow CE staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation. For this educational activity all conflicts of interest have been resolved and detailed disclosures are listed on the faculty tab.

The University of Wisconsin provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title IX requirements. The University of Wisconsin fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please contact info@icep.wisc.edu.

*The ACCME, ACPE, and ANCC defines a commercial interest as any entity producing, marketing, re‐selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The ACCME, ACPE, and ANCC does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests.

Available Credit

  • 24.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 24.00 Iowa Board of Nursing Contact Hours
  • 24.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
06/01/2018
Course expires: 
05/31/2021

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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