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2020 Faculty Practice Pre-Conference Presentations

Practice Leadership Network Membership Forum
Join practice colleagues at this informal breakfast discussion. Open to members and guests at no charge. 

Program Session
Lessons Learned from 20 Years in Faculty Practice: Passion, Purpose, Persistence

In this interactive session, participants will reflect on challenges in the implementation and ongoing support of faculty practice within their institutions. Following a theory-burst introduction, participants will select the order of topics to discuss. Each topic will consist of a 15 minute segment of theory burst, polling, and think-pair-share activity. Topics include University Relations; Faculty Structure/Workload; Financing Faculty Practice; Care in the Community. The conclusion will consist of a summary and lessons learned.
Speaker: Amy Barton, PhD, Editor, Journal of nursing Education and Associate Dean for Clinical and Community Affairs, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO

Program Session
Building Faculty Practice Financial Sustainability While Staying True to a Service-focused Mission
With three decades of experience, the Rush University College of Nursing Office of Faculty Practice is a leader in innovative nursing care of vulnerable populations. Following an operational redesign in 2014 it has grown 550% and represents 15% of the college’s revenue. The practice supports 100% of its own personnel and operating costs and makes financial investments in the CON, including through student tuition assistance. Our presentation will describe our staffing strategies, the process for developing our business plan, and our financial structure including revenue strategies relating to community partners, philanthropy, grants, and direct billing for services.
Speaker: Angela Moss, PhD, Assistant Dean of Faculty Practice & Assistant Professor, Rush University, Chicago, IL

Program Session
Building a Faculty Practice Model without Bricks and Mortar

The Faculty Practice Model (FPM) does not require a physical building for implementation. The FPM supports collaboration between APRN faculty and community healthcare organizations producing stainable win-win outcomes. The innovative FPM also supports APRN student’s clinical education by combining faculty practice, the clinical preceptor and the DNP project in a seamless process.
Speakers: Allen Prettyman, PhD, Director of Practice Innovations, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Program Session
The Perceived Impact of Faculty Practice on Nurse Practitioner Education

A discussion of the results and implications of a study done at our Midwest university on the perceived impact of faculty practice on nurse practitioner education from both students’ and faculty perspectives.
Speaker: LeAnn Holmes, DNP, Clinical Assistant Professor, Director, Morehead Center for Nursing Practice, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Lincoln, NE