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Rural Nurse Education

In 2023, AHHA conducted a member survey on specialty nurse training needs. In response to collected feedback, we have curated a pilot year of programming serving nurses in critical access and small, rural hospitals, especially newly graduated nurses or nurses who are new to the rural setting.

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Self-paced learning

online

About the Event

In 2023, AHHA conducted a member survey on specialty nurse training needs. In response to collected feedback, we have curated a pilot year of programming serving nurses in critical access and small, rural hospitals, especially newly graduated nurses or nurses who are new to the rural setting.

AHHA’s workforce development contract funds allow us to offer these trainings at no cost to our members. During the registration process, nurses will need to provide verification of approval to take the course from their supervisor or facility nurse leader.

Courses:

  • Emergency Nurses Association: Clinical Practice Novice Pathway
  • Novice to Expert: Clinical Thinking & Reasoning
  • Lecturio Nursing: Professional Development for Hospitals

REGISTER HERE for any of the courses

1. Emergency Nurses Association: Clinical Practice Novice Pathway

For RNs needing foundational knowledge and competencies in caring for emergency department patients

The Clinical Practice-Novice Pathway includes mentorship (if selected), ENA membership and 14 self-paced, online educational offerings that includes up to 20.75 accredited continuing education covering three primary content categories: Clinical, Professional, and Well-Being:

Clinical Content:

  • Caring for Adult Patients
  • Caring for Pediatric Patients
  • Geriatric Emergency Nursing
  • Emergency Severity Index
  • Managing Adult Behavioral Health in the ED
  • Pediatric Behavioral Health Concerns in the ED
  • Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections
  • ED Nurses Role in a Disaster
  • Medication Administration Considerations for Special Patient Populations

Professional Content:

  • Structural Racism in Healthcare
  • In Case of Emergency Study Guide

Well-Being Content:

  • Workplace Violence Prevention
  • Self-Assessment (Stress/Burnout)
  • Healthy Coping Mechanisms

Training method (two options):

  • Online, cohort enrollment with monthly ENA mentor facilitated zoom discussions. Two start periods – late July/early August or January
  • Online, self-paced learning, no cohort involvement, preceptor involvement at discretion of facility

Length of training:

14 modules over 12 months

CEUs: 20.75

Consider joining a learning cohort for this course and participating in monthly discussions - topics found here

ENA Emergency Nursing Novice Pathway Description

ENA Membership  Benefits Fact Sheet

Visit the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) University site

2. Novice to Expert: Clinical Thinking & Reasoning

For new and minimally experienced RNs working on any floor

Content in each module is based on evidence-based, cost-effective, and clinically relevant practices. The learning modules focus on mission-critical content and are highly interactive. NovE-Cases accompany the lessons to compel learners to use knowledge as it is gained, develop clinical thinking and reasoning, use good clinical judgment, and ensure safety in high risk and context-specific situations. Learners are actively engaged to be immersed in each situation to think and act like a real clinician.

  • Pre- and post-tests available
  • Extensive content library
  • All NovE lessons updated every 6 months to reflect best practices

Training method:

Online, asynchronous, self-paced

Facility requirement:

Online 1-2 hour local educator/preceptor training with NovEx, details about scheduling will be communicated after registration

Length of training: 12-month subscription

CEUs: Potential

Visit the NovEx site

3. Lecturio Nursing: Professional Development for Hospitals

For new and minimally experienced RNs working on any floor

Lecturio’s clinical learning paths cover all key aspects of care delivery, from foundational concepts to practical tasks and assist nurses with mastering the vast amount of foundational science needed to become outstanding healthcare providers.

This high-quality digital medical education resource is adaptive, personalized, and combines state-of-the-art learning technology with comprehensive monitoring and assessment features. Lecturio’s team is made up of  people with diverse backgrounds including physicians and educators from prestigious medical schools.

Training method:

Online, asynchronous, self-paced

Facility requirement:

Online 1-2 hour orientation for local educator/ preceptor and student(s)

Length of training: 12-month subscription

  • Comprehensive video library and interactive 3D anatomy models
  • Smart learning and evaluation tools to reduce gaps in clinical knowledge
  • Multiple learning path options- content easily modified for individual learning paths/specialties: Maternity Nursing, Pediatric Nursing, Med-Surg Nursing,Critical Care, Emergency Nursing, Fundamentals, Clinical Skills

Visit the Lecturio site

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