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Pros and Cons of Mandatory Continuing Nursing Education Grand Canyon University NRS-440VN November 16, 2018
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Continuing Nursing Education Related to Competency: Pros Increased knowledge and skill set for new medical technology Competency in conducting research advancements or assistance in research Expanding one's scope of practice requires more advanced skills and knowledge Being competent in your nursing practice and increase patient safety or prevent medical errors
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Continuing Nursing Education Related to Competency: Cons
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Impact on Knowledge and Attitudes: Pros Increase knowledge and skills Change behavior/ attitudes Maintain competence Continue personal and professional development -Improved quality of care/clinical outcomes Stay up to date -New research, technological advancement and changes in nursing practice
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Impact on Knowledge and Attitudes: Cons Financial considerations Lack of institutional support Time constraints Family commitments Professional journals - Lack of central maintenance of all credits accumulated and offer courses related to one's specialty only Seminars -Costly and time consuming, nurse must pay travel expanses
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Relationship to Professional Certification Pros Promotes continuous learning, which is essential for career development, skill advancement, and optimal patient care Can provide increased feelings of competence and self- confidence Helps foster safer work environments, helps educate colleagues, and contribute to a culture of best practice Provides career opportunities Nurse mangers prefer to hire certified nurses because they have a proven knowledge base in specialty practice and an enhanced ability to function in complex patient care situations
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  • Summer '16
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  • Nursing, nursing practice

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