Educating the Next Generation of Nurses in Person-Directed Care
This webinar will provide specific strategies about how to partner with schools of nursing and engage your nursing staff in being guides and mentors for nursing students in providing person-directed care. Learn how your organization can be a place to foster enthusiasm in nursing students about working in long-term care.
- Describe four factors that lead to successful clinical learning experiences for nursing students in long-term care organizations.
- Describe how to create person-directed clinical learning experiences for nursing students.
- Identify how staff can mentor and guide nursing students to gain the knowledge and skill to provide person-directed care.
Dr. Christine Mueller is Professor & Associate Dean for Academic Programs at the School of Nursing at the University of Minnesota. She has worked on many projects throughout her career focused on improving the quality of life and care of nursing home residents. Two recent projects including a study to evaluate quality improvement initiatives in nursing homes and implementation of a 4-state education program on clinical teaching in nursing homes with a focus on person-directed care. Dr. Mueller has taught innumerable courses at the University level as well as many workshops and presentations at national, regional and local conferences. She has served on the Pioneer Network Board of Directors and most recently as Board President.