Nursing Professional Development Online Certification Preparation Course: Full Course

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    • Non-member - $525
    • Member - $350
    • PD Associate - $350
    • Organizational - $350
    • Group - $350
    • Military - $350
    • Retired - $350
    • Lifetime - $350

This 29-module learner-paced, online course is designed to prepare nursing professional development (NPD) practitioners for the basic NPD certification examination administered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The content is also applicable (although not exhaustive) for individuals preparing for the Certified Healthcare Continuing Professional Development Professionals (CHCP) certification or Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Associate Certificate administered by the Alliance for Continuing Education in Health Professionals.

Modules include:

  1. Introduction to the Certification and Test-Taking Strategies
  2. Intro to NPD Practice
  3. Learning Theories
  4. Introduction to Planning Quality Continuing Professional Development
  5. Identifying Need for Educational Activity
  6. Outcomes and Objectives
  7. Educational Activity Content
  8. Learner Engagement
  9. Commercial Support
  10. Con´Čéict of Interest
  11. Evaluation
  12. Interprofessional Continuing Education
  13. Test Construction
  14. Role Development
  15. Leadership
  16. Change Agent
  17. Competency Management
  18. Resource Management
  19. Healthy Work Environment/Teambuilding
  20. Decision Making
  21. Delegation
  22. Communication
  23. Ethical/Legal Considerations of NPD Practice
  24. Copyright
  25. Evidence-Based Practice & Research
  26. Process Improvement
  27. Technology
  28. Program and Project Management Part I: Phases
  29. Program and Project Management Part II: Tools