Troops to nurses presentationPresentation Transcript
Running head: TROOPS TO NURSES PROJECT Troops to Nurses Project Chaluza Kapaale and Tammie J. Coffman NURS 6450/673 Education Practicum Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing Graduate Program In Partial Fulfillment of Nurse Educator Practicum Dr. Jeanne Tucker, PhD, MSN, RN May 1, 2012
Troops to Nurses
Troops to Nurses• Objective Explore the design for a Troops to Nurses program• Model Schlossberg’s Model of Transition The four S’s
Mission Statement• Transition to nursing for those with healthcare related backgrounds or degrees• Use military experience to enhance transition• Expedited transition• Graduate nurses to meet growing demand for nurses world wide
Transition• Why Schlossberg’s Model of Transition? Applicable to the target population Applicable to program Addresses factors that influence transition success Has been used in similar transition programs like Boots to Books.
Schlossberg Transition Model• Dr. Nancy K. Schlossberg Bernard College 1951 B.A Sociology Colombia University 1961 Ed.D Counseling First woman executive at the American Council of Education Former faculty Wayne, Howard, Pratt and Maryland Universities
Schlossberg Transition Model• Dr. Nancy K. Schlossberg NASPA Outstanding Contribution to Literature and Research recipient Former president National Career Development Association Author of several books on Adult development Currently retired Professor Emerita University of Maryland
Schlossberg Transition Model• The Four S’s Situation Situation Self Self Support Strategies Support Strategies
Situation• Budget cuts• Conclusion of Military engagements• Increase in education Benefits for veterans
Situation• Need for support in accessing benefits• Need for post military career• Demand for nurses
SelfWho are these veterans?
Self• Military life experience Team work Dedication/Loyalty/advocacy Traumatic experiences• Academic credit for life experiences Concerns
Support• Faculty and staff training• Need to optimize support systems
Strategies• Low residency expedited transition Pros and cons• Enrollment Increase veteran specific services to boost enrollment Simplify enrollment procedures for veterans Screening and self identification
Strategies• Mentoring and Advising• Financial services• Academic credit for life experience Utilizing life experience Testing and awarding credit American Council on Education
Curriculum COURSE CALENDAR• Accessibility WEEK DATE VENUE CONTENT Drug Action: Pharmaceuticals, Pharmacokinetic Face to Face and Pharmacodynamics Phases. CHAPTERS 1,2,3,4,5 Faculty and *introductio Nursing Process and Client Teaching. n to class Principles of Drug Administration Medication Calculation Concepts The Drug Approval Process 6,7,8,9,10, Transcultural and Genetic Considerations 12,13 information 1 6/4/2012 Online Drug Interactions and Over the counter Drugs Drugs of Abuse Herbal Therapy with Nursing Implications availability Medication Administration in Community Settings Geriatric Pharmacology Adult immunizations 6/8/2012 Face to Face Med calculation test 1 & TEST 1 Technology 2 6/11/2012 Online Adrenergic and Adrenergic Blockers Cholinergic and Anticholinergic Central Nervous System Stimulants 18,19,20,2 1 Central Nervous System Depressants and 6/15/2012 Online Anticonvulsants TEST 2 22,23,49,5 Drugs for Neurologic Disorders 0,51,52 delivery 3 6/18/2012 Online Disorders of the Eye, Ears and skin Drugs for Neuromuscular Disorders Endocrine Drugs Antidiabetics methods 6/22/2012 Online TEST 3 Penicillins and cephalosporin Macrolides, Tetracyclines, Aminoglycosides and 29,30,31 Fluroquinolones Antituberculars, Antifungals, Peptides and 32,33,34 6/25/2012 Online 4 metronidazoles Antivirals,Antimalarials and Antihelmintics Drugs for Urinary Tract Disorders MED CALCULATION TEST 3 (Face to Face) 6/29/2012 Face to Face TEST 4 & Med Calc #2
Curriculum• Accessibility WEEK DATE VENUE CONTENT Vitamin and Mineral Replacement CHAPTERS 15,16,17,2 Fluid and Electrolyte Replacement 5,26,47,48 Faculty and 5 7/2/2012 Online Nutritional Support Drugs for Gastrointestinal Disorders Antiulcer Drugs Opioid and Non Opioid Analgesics information 7/6/2012 Online Antiinflamitory Agents TEST 5 Drugs for Upper Respiratory Disorders 40,41 availability 6 7/9/2012 Online Drugs for Lower Respiratory Disorders Pediatric Pharmacology 11,59 Adult and Pediatric Emergency Drugs Technology 7/13/2012 Face to Face TEST 6 & Med Calc #3 Cardiac Glycosides, Antianginals and 42,43,44 Antidysrythmics Diuretics and 7 7/16/2012 Online Antihypertensives Anticoagulants, Antiplatelets and Thrombolytics 45,46 Antilipidemics and peripheral Vasodilators delivery 7/20/2012 Face to Face Anticancer Drugs TEST 7 35,36,37,3 Targeted Therapies to Treat Cancer 8,39 methods 7/23/2012 Online 8 Biologic Response Modifiers HIV and AIDS 7/27/2012 Online TEST 8 7/30/2012 Face to Face REVIEW FOR EXIT 8/3/2012 Face to Face PHARM EXIT EXAM
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