Nurse Scholars Academy Aims to Improve Patient Care

Nurse Scholars Academy Aims to Improve Patient Care

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Kaiser Permanente Northern California’s academic partnership program is less than two years old, but already its participants are seeing positive results. Read about two Kaiser Permanente frontline nurses who are working toward their Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and say the program is helping them to become better nurses, better leaders, and better people.

Read the full story at https://lookinside.kaiserpermanente.org/nurse-scholars-academy-aims-improve-patient-care/

Northern California KFH-HP Nursing Report VISIONS now available online

Northern California KFH/HP Nursing Report VISIONS now available online

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A new report, produced by Northern California Patient Care Services under the leadership of Regional Chief Nurse Executive Theresa Brodrick, RN, highlights many of the accomplishments that region’s hospital nursing achieved in 2016. This engaging and informative publication is now available online. Read about the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery project, medical center-driven initiatives to improve the care experience for patients, the Nurse Scholars Academy’s mission to support nurses’ professional growth, and much more.

Click here to download and read the 2016 Nursing Report

Northern California Nursing Research – January 2017

Northern California Nursing Research
Bimonthly Lunch & Learn Webex Meeting

Date: January 10, 2017
Time: 12 PM to 1 PM PST
Location: WebEx (see event page for details)

How I Use Social Media to Enhance Engagement of Individuals in Their Healthcare

Guest Presenter:

Tanya Scott, DHL, MHR, RN, CHTS-CP, CHTS-PW, CPHIMS
Interim Director, Maternal Child Health, KP-Modesto Medical Center

Dr. Tanya Scott is a nurse executive specializing clinically in Women’s Health/High-Risk Obstetrics and administratively in Nursing Informatics Healthcare Information Technology Design and Development.

Dr. Scott received a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (1992) from East Carolina University and a Masters of Human Relations with an emphasis in Multicultural Organizational Development and Business Management from the University of Oklahoma in 1998 where she was recognized as the Walter Mason Graduate Student of the Year, Graduate Student Leader and Graduate Student Service Award honoree. In 2010, she was honored with a Doctorate in Humane Letters from the Eastern Theological Seminary University for her health care mission and service work in the U.S., Guatemala, Africa, and Cuba.

Dr Tanya Scott

To find out more information about this meeting check out the event page

Northern California Nursing Research – November 2016

Northern California Nursing Research
Bimonthly Q&A WebEx Meeting

The bimonthly Northern California Nursing Research meeting for November 2016 will be held:

  • Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2016
  • Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
  • Location: WebEx (see event page for details)

FEATURING: WHITE HOUSE CULTURE OF HEALTH BREAKTHROUGH LEADER IN NURSING

Monica R. McLemore, PhD, MPH, RN
Assistant Professor, Family Health Care Nursing Department
University of California – San Francisco
Associate Director foe Community-Engaged Research of the Pre-Term Birth Initiative – California

To find out more information about this meeting check out the event page.

Northern California Nursing Research – September 2016

Northern California Nursing Research
Bimonthly Lunch & Learn Meeting

The bimonthly Northern California Nursing Research meeting for September 2016 will be held:

  • Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2016
  • Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
  • Location: WebEx (see event page for details)

ENCORE PRESENTATION: USING SOCIAL MEDIA TO CONDUCT NURSING RESEARCH AND EBP

Guest Presenters:

Candace W. Burton, PhD RN AFN-BC AGN-BC FNAP
Robert Wood Johnson Nurse Faculty Scholar Alumna
Assistant Professor
Program in Nursing Science, School of Nursing
University of California, Irvine
Irvine CA

Kathleen Mullen, PhD RN
Qualitative Nurse Researcher: Hospital Nursing Work/Life Balance
Patient Care Coordinator/RN Case Manager
Kaiser Permanente-San Rafael Medical Center, Emergency Department
San Rafael, CA

To find out more information about this meeting check out the event page.

Get exclusive discounts, grants, and other benefits at Capella University

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Get exclusive discounts, grants, and other benefits at Capella University

Our partnership between Kaiser Permanente and Capella University means big savings for you as you pursue your educational and career goals. Get a $2,000 grant for a graduate certificate in nursing or a $5,000 grant on select degree programs. You’ll also get a 10% tuition discount and have access to free nursing and professional development webinars.

Explore all of your educational possibilities at Capella.edu/KaiserPermanente.

Happy Nurses’ Week From Us

It is Nurses’ Week! Thank you for your excellent care!

Here are the Nurses’ Week Greetings from some of our Northern California Leaders.

Nurses' Week Greeting from Janet A. Liang, Chief Operating Officer, Kaiser Permanente Northern California

Nurses’ Week Greeting from Janet A. Liang, Chief Operating Officer, Kaiser Permanente Northern California

 

Nurses' Week Greeting from Theresa Brodrick, Regional Chief Nursing Officer, Kaiser Permanente Northern California

Nurses’ Week Greeting from Theresa Brodrick, Regional Chief Nursing Officer, Kaiser Permanente Northern California

 

Nurses' Week Greeting from Priscilla Javed, Regional Director of Nursing Professional Practice and Jim D'Alfonso, Executive Director of Kaiser Permanente Nurse Scholars Academy

Nurses’ Week Greeting from Priscilla Javed, Regional Director of Nursing Professional Practice and Jim D’Alfonso, Executive Director of Kaiser Permanente Nurse Scholars Academy

Mindfulness Matters – How you can be the Future of Nursing

The University of San Francisco shares how it is integrating Caring Science into their nursing programs.

“Powerful, beautiful, and a testimony of what quality partnerships and alignment look like in our communities helping us co-create the future we envision in KP”. That is what Jim D’Alfonso, our Executive Director, had to say when he saw the video featured in this article:

https://www.usfca.edu/news/mindfulness-matters

Get motivated – Learn more about the MSN Clinical Nurse Leader Program

The University of San Francisco’s newsletter recently featured their MSN Clinical Nurse Leader program.

Learn more about the MSN Clinical Nurse Leader program through the eyes of fellow nurses. One of them is a Kaiser Permanente nurse currently enrolled in one of the MSN Clinical Nurse Leader Cohorts. Click the link below to read the article:

https://www.usfca.edu/news/saving-lives-better-care