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February 10, 2016

Versant Authors in Upcoming Leadership Text

Jean Shinners PhD, RN-BC, Executive Director Versant’s Center for the Advancement of Nursing (Vcan) is a current member of the Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD) Scope and Standards Task Force. Based on a NPD Role Delineation Study (Warren & Harper, 2015) the revised Scope and Standards will be published this summer 2016. The Scope and Standards provides direction for ANPD practitioners in the area of education and clinical practice.

Concurrently, Dr. Shinners and Chris Schumacher MS, MSN, RN-BC are using the revised ANPD Scope and Standards in a leadership text: Application of the Nursing Professional Development Scope and Standards of Practice, in the publication: Leadership in Nursing Professional Development: An Organizational and System Focus, Charlene Smith (Ed.) to be release this summer. Dr. Shinners and Ms. Schumacher will also be presenting their leadership perspectives at the ANPD Annual Convention in Pittsburgh July 19-22.

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