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Pros and Cons of Mandatory ContinuingNursing Education
ObjectivesCompare the Pros and Cons of Continuing Nursing Education and its Impact on:●Competency●Knowledge and attitudes●Professional certification●American Nurses Association’s (ANA) Scope and Standards of Practice●ANA’s Code of Ethics?biw=1366&bih=651&tbm=isch&sa=1&ei=WaCvW_77B8Wvgge5yIGoBw&q=nursing+education&oq=nursing+education&gs_l=img.3..0i67j0l9.338952.339743..340315...0.0..0.100.561.7j1......1....1..gws-wiz-img.......0i7i30.QLzrvb_jfjo#imgrc=ff1Fg8ykZ4OSWM:
Pros and Cons of Continuing EducationsPros●Mandates education●Displays professionalism●Improves patients outcomes●Utilizes staff development as a risk management tool●Promotes networkingCons●Costly●Time consuming●Education does not assure Knowledge or competence●Difficult to evaluate effectiveness●Nurses in remote areas have less access to CE
Impact of Continuing Nursing Education On:Competency - ●Establishes definitions and structures for nursing competency necessary for registered nurse professionals●Improves patient outcomes through a commitment to learning●Ability to apply new techniques and knowledge from education learned●Provide care in a fast-changing complex clinical settings using abilities acquired through knowledge and skill processes-vW56oH6yvggeloqj4BA&q=education&oq=education&gs_l=img.3..0i67l8j0l2.100162.100969..101896...0.0..0.147.636.8j1......1....1..gws-wiz-img.......35i39.Uv6lvAdjjSQ#imgrc=2tdvYk3fA7_61M:
Impact of Continuing Nursing Education on:Knowledge and Attitudes●Keep current in Evidenced-based practice●Provide the latest in quality care to patients●CEUs can transform practice through multiple sources of learning●Provides a sense of empowerment and professionalism●