Free Webinars for NP Educators

Introducing a series of educational webinars designed specifically for NP Faculty.

NP Faculty are mission critical to educating the next generation of NP, but you can’t do it alone. So we decided to roll out a new series of educational webinars — specifically for NP educators — where we can address the challenges you’re facing and support one another.

Upcoming Webinars

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Program Directors, Faculty and University Leadership at Universities with NP Programs

After the Site Visit: How to Respond to Program Deficiencies

You never want to hear of a program deficiency, but it does happen. Let’s talk about the reasons why and what you can do.

Topics to cover:

  • Signs things are going wrong (data)
  • The value of collecting the right data before it’s too late
  • What happens if a standard is not met
  • Composing your program response
  • Responding to opportunities for improvement

Presented by: Dr. Sally K. Miller

Thursday, September 15, 2022
12 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. CST
Zoom Video

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On-Demand Webinars

Surviving & Thriving Program Accreditation to Successfully Meet the Four Standards

Join Fitzgerald Faculty member Dr. Sally K. Miller in this special month-long webinar series. Dr. Miller will deep dive into each of the Primary Standards of Accreditation to demystify the process and shed light on what matters most – and, more importantly, how you can apply this in your role to make your job easier.

BONUS! Every webinar participant will receive a walkthrough of how we aligned all of the Fitzgerald courses to the latest Essentials.

Presented by: Dr. Sally K. Miller

Standard 1: Program Quality – Mission Governance
Thurs, August 4 from 12-12:30 pm

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Standard 2: Program Quality – Institutional Commitment & Resources
Thurs, August 11 from 12-12:30 pm

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Standard 3: Program Quality – Curriculum and Teaching-Learning Practices
Thurs, August 18 from 12-12:30 pm

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Standard 4: Program Effectiveness: Assessment & Achievement of Program Outcomes
Thurs, August 25 from 12-12:30 pm

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Prepare Your Students for NP Certification

Join Dr. Margaret Fitzgerald for this info-packed session that covers everything NP faculty should consider as they prepare students for the exam.

With more than 30 years’ experience leading 150,000+ NP and 100+ Universities through Fitzgerald’s proven Review program, this is a rare opportunity to hear the most impactful strategies that have led to Fitzgerald’s impressive 99%+ pass rates.

In addition to practical tips for NP faculty, Dr. Fitzgerald will share:

  • NP certification’s purpose
  • Strategies to boost student success on boards
  • How to identify the correlation between NP certification success and readiness to practice
  • Recommendations on how to develop a successful NP board study plan

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Presented by: Dr. Margaret Fitzgerald

Thursday, July 21
12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. CST
Zoom Video

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NP Faculty Turnover —Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Prevention

Universities are also feeling the impact of The Great Resignation. Let’s discuss the reasons why NP faculty are resigning, and what can be done to prevent further attrition.

Topics we’ll cover:

  • A look at national statistics about “The Great Resignation” and NP Faculty
  • Top reasons Faculty resign
  • Attracting and retaining talent
  • Preventing burnout

Presented by: Dr. Sally K. Miller

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
12 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. CST
Zoom Video

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Keeping Curriculum Current — The Roadblocks No One Talks About & How to Manage Them

The top question we get from faculty is how to keep program curriculum current amongst many other responsibilities.

Topics we’ll cover:

  • Reconciling practice essentials and curriculum essentials
  • Practical strategies to build strong curricula
  • What NP Faculty don’t talk about
  • Strategies to save time & add value

Presented by: Dr. Sally K. Miller

Thursday, May 26, 2022
12 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. CST
Zoom Video

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You Won’t Want to Miss These

This Webinar Series is designed specifically for NP Faculty working at Universities across the country who bear the responsibility of educating the next generation of NP.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
We encourage NP Faculty to register and invite their colleagues to join them.

CONNECT
Connect with fellow NP Faculty to discuss the topics impacting your role and ways to address them.

LEARN
Get the information you need to make your job easier and learn how others are tackling similar challenges.

GROW
Apply the learnings to your work immediately and (re)gain a sense of confidence in the direction you’re heading.

Meet Your Presenters

Dr. Margaret Fitzgerald
DNP, FNP-BC, NP-C, FAANP, CSP, FAAN, DCC, FNAP

Dr. Margaret Fitzgerald is a clinician, entrepreneur, author, and speaker. She is founder of Fitzgerald Health Education Associates, a leading national provider of NP certification preparation and CE. Dr. Fitzgerald has contributed to the advancement of the nursing profession and practice through numerous publications and presentations. A sought-after national speaker, Dr. Fitzgerald is a recognized for her pharmacology, clinical assessment, and infectious disease expertise. Dr. Fitzgerald practices at a federally qualified health center in Lawrence, MA, where for more than 3 decades she has provided family, primary, and urgent care. She serves on the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee at one of New England’s largest HMOs. Dr. Fitzgerald’s book, Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam Prep received the prestigious AJN Book of the Year award. She is also Adjunct Associate Professor at Case Western Reserve University, in Cleveland, Ohio. A tenacious advocate, her achievements have earned her many honors.

Sally K. Miller
PhD, AGACNP, AGPCNP, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, FAANP

Dr. Miller is a Fitzgerald Faculty member and certified as an adult-gerontology acute care, adult-gerontology primary care, family, and psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

She practices in rural health with NextGen Family Care Clinic and iCarePsychiatry in Las Vegas, NV. Dr. Miller is a fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and a clinical professor at the Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions, Philadelphia, PA. Additionally, Dr. Miller is the APRN consultant/investigator to the Nevada State Board of Nursing.