Float Team Utilization: An Examination of a Focused Centralized Education Model Through the Healthcare Delivery Continuum

Track: 60 Minute Podium

Session Number: 202
Date: Thu, Apr 25th, 2019
Time: 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Description:

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Schnidler, J. (2016). Meeting education needs of flexible staffing: Begin with the end in mind. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 47(9) 390-392. DOI:10.3928/00220124-20160817-03

Rainess, M., Archer, W., Hofmann, L., & Nottingham, E., (2015). Empowering float nurses. Nursing Management, (February), 15-19. DOI-10.1097/01.NUMA.0000460046.94309.d0

Session Type: Education

Session Description: Looking to maximize internal resources? Want to expand the role of float team? Discover how clinical nurses from one magnet accredited, pediatric institution partnered with their information services department to develop, implement, and evaluate the impact of an innovative float team led go-live support model for house-wide education initiatives.
Primary Presenter Bio: Jessica Burras-Sando has been a pediatric nurse for 12 years, and a float team nurse at Children's Hospital Los Angeles since 2013. She has been actively involved in advancing the float team's presence at the facility by serving as an educator for multiple house-wide education initiatives. Jessica has an active interest in the impact of nursing research on hospital policy and procedural change that motivates her to continue to conduct her studies.
Primary Presenter Institution: Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Session Type: Education

Session Description: Looking to maximize internal resources? Want to expand the role of float team? Discover how clinical nurses from one magnet accredited, pediatric institution partnered with their information services department to develop, implement, and evaluate the impact of an innovative float team led go-live support model for house-wide education initiatives.
Primary Presenter Bio: Jessica Burras-Sando has been a pediatric nurse for 12 years, and a float team nurse at Children's Hospital Los Angeles since 2013. She has been actively involved in advancing the float team's presence at the facility by serving as an educator for multiple house-wide education initiatives. Jessica has an active interest in the impact of nursing research on hospital policy and procedural change that motivates her to continue to conduct her studies.
Primary Presenter Institution: Children's Hospital Los Angeles