Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Susan Bakewell-Sachs, PhD, RN, Chair, AACN Board of Directors, and Dean and Vice President for Nursing Affairs, Oregon Health & Science University
Evolution of the AACN Essentials
The Fall Faculty Forum will focus on content and themes central to AACN’s work to update the Essentials, including competency-based education, informatics and technology, professionalism, population health, and innovation. Dr. John McFadden, Co-Chair of the Essentials Task Force, will provide opening remarks and an overview of the work underway to re-envision the Essentials using a consensus-building process. Learn how you can share your feedback on the Essentials through the National Faculty Meeting, which is occurring at many schools of nursing through mid-December.
John McFadden, PhD, CRNA, Co-Chair, Essentials Revision Task Force, and Dean and Professor, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL
Disruptions and Innovation in Healthcare: Building the Nursing Workforce of the Future.
New entrants, worldwide disruptions, and evolving trends in our nursing workforce influence how we prepare future nursing professionals. From education to hospital administration to nursing practice, we need to think differently about how we lead, overcome challenges, and thrive.
Speaker: Dan Weberg, PhD, RN, Head of Clinical Innovations, Trusted Health, San Francisco Bay Area, CA
Competency Based Education: Beginning with the Learner - Available on demand!
In this session, participants receive an overview of the history and philosophical underpinnings of competency-based education (CBE). Contemporary implementation of CBE in health professions education is discussed, and a case for moving to competency-based education in nursing is made. Educational assumptions, principles, definitions, and outcomes of CBE are outlined. The application of CBE principles to create learner-centered assessments in nursing education are explored. The session concludes with a review of the implications of competency-based education for faculty responsibilities and development.
Speaker: Jean Bartels, PhD, RN, Provost and Vice President Emerita of Academic Affairs, and Dean and Professor Emerita of Nursing, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA
Moderator: Michelle Edmonds, PhD, FNP-BC, CNE, Professor, Keigwin School of Nursing, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL, and Member, Faculty Development Conference Planning Sub-Committee
Poster Viewing and Live Chat with Poster Abstract Presenters
Preparing Nurses to Thrive and Lead in a Technology and Data Rich Environment - Available on demand!
Nurses work in technology-rich environments and must make decisions based on data and information using informatics processes. To optimize the information and communication technologies to care for patients, consumers, and populations, nurses must know best practices for using technologies and how to use data to drive decision making. This session will provide guidance on informatics and information technology required of all nurses along with teaching strategies for faculty.
Speaker: Marisa Wilson, DNSc, RN, Associate Professor, Interim Department Chair: Family, Community and Health Systems Leadership Pathway, and Director, Specialty Track Coordinator, MSN Nursing Informatics, School of Nursing, The University of Alabama Birmingham, AL
Meet the Experts
Join today’s presenters for added time to discuss and pose questions related to the content presented to gain additional insights.