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Building the Future and Continuing the Excellence: The UHC/AACN Nurse Residency Program Curriculum Update

Date: December 6, 2012
Time: 2:00 - 3:30 Pm (ET)

Webinar Overview

The 2010 IOM Future of Nursing report has been a call to action throughout the country to integrate a residency experience into nursing education. This session will provide an overview of new curriculum updates and highlight key lessons learned from the gold standard nurse residency program.

Talking Points:

  • IOM: #3 recommendation
  • Quick overview of program: Successes
  • Highlight the role of academic partners - Why AACN / UHC relationship has created a successful model
  • Key considerations for a nurse residency curriculum (NCSBN recommendations)
  • 2012 Curriculum Update: Process
  • Key Components: QSEN, IPEC, Baccalaureate Essentials, Accreditation
  • Measurement: What worked, what will be new

Webinar Speakers

McElroy Debra McElroy, MPH, RN

Debra McElroy is the Director of Nursing Leadership for UHC, an alliance of 116 academic medical centers and 261 of their affiliated hospitals representing approximately 90% of the nation's non-profit academic medical centers. Debra provides oversight and strategic planning for programs and products that interface with and benefit the nursing leaders of UHC members, including the national UHC/AACN Nurse Residency Program ™, the UHC Nursing Quality Data Base, the Advanced Practice Initiative, all continuing education activity for nurses, and the Chief Nursing Officer Council. At UHC she has also worked on operational and clinical performance improvement projects for UHC members.

Drescher Amy Drescher-Crumpley, DNP, CNM

Dr. Drescher-Crumpley currently serves as the manager of nursing leadership at UHC. As manager she is primarily responsible for the day to day operations of the UHC/AACN Nurse Residency Program™ and other responsibilities for the nursing leadership department. She started at UHC in May 2012. Her first major assignment was to provide oversight for the 19 curriculum revision work groups. Prior to working at UHC, Amy has worked in clinical practice as a full scope certified nurse-midwife, managing a major federal grant for women’s health care, taught as adjunct faculty for didactic and clinical education at University Illinois Chicago and Northpark University. Additionally, Amy has been a clinical preceptor to nurses, nurse practitioners, midwives, and medical students and has provided support to OB/GYN and family practice residents.

Webinar Recording

AACN Member Faculty Recording

NOTE: Only faculty of AACN Member Schools can participate in this AACN Faculty Webinar. You must be a member of the AACN Collaboration Community to view this webinar. Please contact Courtney Geanetta, Faculty Programs Coordinator, at cgeanetta@aacn.nche.edu for access.