Navigation Links
NYUCN receives $994,000 HRSA grant to research increasing nursing faculty diversity
Date:11/1/2011

New York University College of Nursing (NYUCN) received a three-year, $994,741.00 grant from the Human Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) to research "Nursing Education Masters and Post Masters Certificate Program Enhancement." The project's overall purpose is to increase the number, diversity, and competencies of graduates of the NYUCN Nursing Education MS and Post MS Certificate Programs who will be available to teach diverse nursing students and graduate culturally competent RNs.

"HRSA has noted that there is a severe shortage and lack of diversity among nursing faculty in the US, particularly among persons of Hispanic/Latino heritage," said NYUCN's Associate Dean of Academic and Clinical Affairs Barbara Krainovich-Miller, EdD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, ANEF, FAAN. "This shortage threatens the overall integrity of the nation's health care system. In order to meet Healthy People (HP) 2010 National Goals (NG) I and II requires a sufficient number of diverse and culturally competent nurse educators (NEs) to teach future RNs."

Central to developing diverse, culturally competent NEs, in sufficient numbers, requires a paradigm shift from NEs using traditional didactic teaching methods (i.e., "talking head" lecturing/covering the content with power points) to using innovative approaches in didactic courses to impact large numbers of students in a consistent manner.

Dr. Kellie Bryant, NYUCN's Director of Simulation, stated that to date, simulation has not been used in the didactic setting in nursing education. Didactic simulation enhanced teaching strategies (D-SETS) was designed as a unique teaching strategy to translate theory into practice and bring patient context to the didactic setting; it specifically integrates theory related to cultural competency (CC), and motivational interviewing (MI) and simulation principles to address major health problems/ disparities (MHP/D) e.g., Obesity or Diabetes (HP NG I & II).

D-SETS clinically contextualizes vulnerable, underserved patients with MHP/D for students in large didactic classes. D-SETS requires NE competencies demonstrating their use of (a) trained standardized patient (SP) and/or a portable Hi-Fidelity simulator, such as Sim-Man 3; (b) realistic MHP/D patient case scenarios (PCS) which require use of CC and MI skills for clinical assessment/intervention; and (c) videotaping for self-evaluation, use of feedback from SP, if used, and faculty facilitated debriefing (simulation principles).

Consultants, Dr. Larry Purnell, internationally known for his Purnell model for interprofessional cultural competence and Dr. Pamela Jeffries, nationally recognized as an expert in simulation teaching learning strategies, as well as Dr. Donna Shelley, a physician from NYUSOM, an expert on motivational interviewing will assist in developing and evaluating MHP/D PCSs for D-SETS for use with SP and mobile simulator. NEs with D-SETS competencies will contribute to increasing CC and MI competencies in nursing students to care for vulnerable populations with MHP/D.

A second component of this project develops/implements and evaluates an aggressive minority recruitment and retention plan (MRRP) to attract, enroll, retain, and graduate an increased number of minority NE MS students, especially Hispanic/Latino students with D-SETS competencies. Dr. Jackie Klein, NYUCN's Director of Academic Advising stated that the MRRP builds on NYUCN's current R&R strategies and will use a task force of minority faculty/ students/staff along with Dr. Purnell to develop the MRRP.

"A major contribution of this project will be an increased number of available NE, in particular minority NEs, to teach in nursing programs with minority populations, e.g., community colleges and NYS health care agencies," said Dr. Maria Dolce, Program Coordinator of the NE MS program. "The NE graduates of this Project with enhanced D-SETS competencies will be better prepared to innovatively teach nursing students how to apply theory (CC & MI) in practice to appropriately care for medically underserved vulnerable patients experiencing MHP/D. In turn, the graduates from nursing programs taught by NYUCN NEs will join the RN workforce and be better prepared to provide culturally competent and safe quality nursing care to underserved populations."


'/>"/>

Contact: Christopher James
christopher.james@nyu.edu
212-998-6876
New York University
Source:Eurekalert

Related medicine news :

1. NYUCN receives $4.2 million NIH/NIDA grant to study injecting drug users in Kenya
2. NYUCN receives $1 million HRSA grant to incorporate primary care into nurse-midwives education
3. NYUCN receives $7.56 million NIH grant to research heterosexuals at high risk of HIV infection
4. NYUCN receives $2.8 million NIH/NIAID grant to study combination HIV prevention for Kenyan youth
5. NYUCN receives $299 thousand from NCSBN to study patient safety in nursing homes
6. NYU College of Nursing receives 450 thousand dollar NIH grant to research post-breast cancer lymphedema
7. Gail Besner, MD, receives RO1 grant to continue research on necrotizing enterocolitis
8. BUSM receives $13.6m grant to develop tools for the early detection of lung cancer
9. Einstein College of Medicine receives $5.7 million for developmental disabilities research
10. BGU professor receives US National Distinguished International Science Award for substance abuse work
11. SUNY receives $4.3 million for research in neuroscience, pediatric pharmacology and vision
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... February 08, 2016 , ... The Federal ... federallabs.org . The site houses a wealth of federal resources that businesses ... the process called technology transfer (T2). As a network of over 300 federal ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... Peachtree City, GA (PRWEB) , ... February 08, 2016 , ... ... healthy and cavity-free. February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and family dentist Yvonne ... to 3 p.m. at Coast Dental , located next to Target at 1207 ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... February 08, 2016 , ... The Valentine’s Season is famous for gift giving with flowers, chocolates ... they are loved. This year, for more than 5.6 million Americans suffering with Alzheimer’s, ... be enough to remind them of the lives they’ve led and the people they’ve touched. ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... 08, 2016 , ... Brenton Engineering , powered by ... flow wrapped products at WestPack 2015, February 9-11, in Anaheim, California. This new ... semi-automatic or fully-automatic case packing with a small footprint, rugged, highly flexible, and ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... February 08, 2016 , ... ... footwear and clothing, announced expansion into Canada to provide its range of unique ... a sales office in Quebec City that will provide bilingual customer service and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/9/2016)... 9, 2016 The global prefilled syringes market ... is expected to grow with a CAGR of 12.9% ... syringes segment dominated the global prefilled syringes market, with ... --> The global market of prefilled syringes ... increasing geriatric population, increasing demand for vaccines, increasing prevalence ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... 2016  Increasingly, health care professionals are enhancing patient ... wireless technology. With the Vios Monitoring System from Vios ... remotely detect problems before they become serious by continuously ... the United States . ... --> The Vios Monitoring System connects ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... , Feb. 9, 2016 Athenex, Inc. announced ... as Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Business Development based ... MBA has joined as Senior Director and Deputy Head of Clinical Research ... . Simon Pedder stated, "Athenex has a ... a while. Coupled together with their unique business model and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: