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Promoting occupational health nursing training: an educational outreach with a blended model of distance and traditional learning approaches.

Authors
Ward-JA; Beaton-RD; Bruck-AM; de Castro-AB
Source
AAOHN J 2011 Sep; 59(9):401-406
NIOSHTIC No.
20039889
Abstract
In 2009, occupational health nursing faculty and professionals at the University of Washington developed an innovative continuing nursing education offering, the OHN Institute. The OHN Institute was designed to meet the following objectives: (1) extend basic occupational health nursing training to non-occupational health nurses in Federal Region X, (2) target new occupational health nurses or those who possessed little or no advanced education in occupational health nursing, and (3) offer a hybrid continuing nursing education program consisting of on-site and distance learning modalities. Evaluation findings suggested that the various continuing nursing education modalities and formats (e.g., asynchronous vs. synchronous, online modules vs. live modules) were essentially comparable in terms of effectiveness. Perhaps most importantly, the OHN Institute evaluation demonstrated that quality continuing nursing education outcomes for occupational health nurses depended largely on knowledgeable and engaging faculty and a compelling vision of desired outcomes, including the application of learned content to professional practice.
Keywords
Nurses; Nursing; Health-care-personnel; Training; Education; Educational-research-centers
Contact
Julie A. Ward, MN, RN, 160 E. Pauline Drive, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
CODEN
AAJOEP
Publication Date
20110901
Document Type
Journal Article
Email Address
juliew2@u.washington.edu
Funding Type
Grant
Fiscal Year
2011
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Grant-Number-T42-OH-008433; B11232011
Issue of Publication
9
ISSN
0891-0162
Source Name
AAOHN Journal - American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Journal
State
WA; AZ
Performing Organization
University of Washington
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