Orienting new correctional health nurses consistently across multiple facilities can be very challenging. This session will discuss a collaboration between clinical and operations departments to improve nursing orientation using a blended format of live and virtual courses, self-directed learning, and in-person training. The speakers will discuss how the program significantly improved retention, engagement, and satisfaction, and explain how education design was used to address the challenges of orienting new nurses from all levels and backgrounds.
- Discuss goals and barriers to effective nursing orientation in correctional settings
- Describe the education design process
- Differentiate between different types of educational materials and their uses