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ANPD Certification Review

Target Audience
• Registered nurses preparing for certification in Nursing Professional Development (NPD)
• RNs new to the NPD role
• RNs desiring additional education in the NPD processes

Program Outcome
This program is intended to enable the learner to successfully complete the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) generalist examination in nursing professional development. This course also enables novice NPD practitioners to develop foundational knowledge for the specialty practice.

Instructed by Kari L. Schmidt, MS, RN-BC, ACC Kari has extensive experience in nursing professional development and adult education. She received her Master of Science in Administrative Leadership and Supervision in Adult Education from the University of Wisconsin and is certified in nursing professional development. Kari has facilitated the NPD Certification Preparation Course for over twenty years and is committed to the advancement of the nursing professional development specialty. Kari has published numerous articles on various professional development and adult education topics. She served as co-editor of the Journal for Nurses in Professional Development (JNPD); is CEO and trainer for her own consulting firm, Training for Impact; and served as vice president and is past president of the Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD). She is co-contributor for two editions of the ANPD Nursing Professional Development Certification Preparation Study Guide. Kari has served as section editor for three editions of the ANPD Core Curriculum for Nursing Professional Development. She is also a mentor for the ANPD Leadership Academy. Kari is a certified coach through the International Coach Federation. She received the Excellence in Educational Design ANPD award, and the prestigious ANPD Belinda E. Puetz award.

Continuing Nursing Education
16 Contact Hours
Association for Nursing Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Course Completion
Attendance at each full day required to receive contact hours. Partial credit may be awarded for each day. Notify the instructor if partial credit is needed. Completion of the online course evaluation is required.

Conflict of Interest
No faculty or planners have a conflict of interest with the development or implementation of this course.

Cost and Cancellation
$280 for the 2-day course. No discounts for 1 day participation. Refunds provided until 7 days prior.

Pre- and Post-test Information
Earn up to two (2) additional contact hours by taking the NPD Cert Prep Course Pre- and/or Post-test in the ANPD Professional Development Center. Each test, which contains 60 questions, awards one (1) contact hour. Measure your progress made during the course by comparing your pre-test score with your post-test score. In addition, you can see which domains should be areas of focus when preparing for the certification exam. Instructions to access the Pre- and Post-test will be provided to attendees two (2) weeks in advance of the course.

(registration opens at 730a)
Day 1 (4/16/19) – (8:00 AM – 5:00 pm)
• Education
• Leadership

Day 2 (4/17/19)- (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM)
• Communication
• Ethical/Legal
• Practice and Process Improvement
• Technology
• Program and Project Management

*Breakfast, lunch and snacks are included in your registration.
4/16/2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The Grotto
8840 NE Skidmore Street
Portland, OR 97220
Main entrance is located at NE 85th Avenue and Sandy Boulevard
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