How well is your current onboarding program preparing your new graduate nurses to handle both a wide variety of patients as well as their own emotional health? Now you can help them strengthen the critical skills needed to provide quality patient care and become proficient in real-world practice faster, while ensuring that they feel supported in their role.
Recorded: Thursday, May 23rd
Speakers: Tammy Purcell, MSN, RNC-OB - Clinical Nurse Executive, Elsevier and
Kandi Helminiak, RN, BSN - Clinical Nurse Executive
Participants will learn how to:
Help novice nurses practice professional skills and clinical reasoning before interacting with patients to build a more effective, empowered nursing team.
Better understand challenge areas for novice nurses.
Open lines of communication between new nurses and their support teams so they feel supported through their onboarding and beyond.
Kandi Helminiak, RN, BSN serves as a Clinical Nurse Executive with Elsevier Clinical Solutions. In this role, she collaborates with health care systems, academic centers and physician practices to reduce variation in care, standardize practice and improve patient outcomes through the application of evidence-based decisions at the point-of-care. Prior to joining Elsevier, Kandi held several leadership roles, where she spearheaded initiatives to improve the quality of care delivered to perioperative and neurovascular patients. She then transitioned to Healthcare Software IT, helping her customers select and achieve successful adoption and optimization of their resources. She has dedicated over 28 years to her passion as a registered nurse.
Tammy Purcell, MSN, RNC-OB, is a Registered Nurse with more than 30 years of experience in nursing. She began her career in Labor & Delivery and also spent time working in the specialties of Pediatrics, ED, Oncology, Home Health and Hospice. Transitioning from the bedside into progressively more advanced leadership roles, Tammy spent the majority of her career in healthcare leadership including positions beginning with a charge nurse role and ending as a Director of Inpatient and Emergency Services. Tammy then made the move from hospital leadership to healthcare IT where she works to support sales from the clinical perspective. She currently serves as a Clinical Executive with Elsevier and has been a part of our team since October 2014.
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