Author: Jeff Carman

Versant Presents at Organization for Associate Degree Nursing Annual Convention

We are pleased to announce that two Versant team members will be presenting at the 2022 Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN) Convention. Larissa Africa, MBA, BSN, RN, FAAN and Martha Grubaugh, PhD, RN, NE-BC, will be presenting on Saturday, November 19 in New Orleans, LA. Their presentation titled “Status of New Graduate Nurses: Pre-Pandemic and Current Times” will share findings among new graduate nurses’ perception of their work environment pre-COVID and during the height of the COVID pandemic.

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Versant Presents at Association for Leadership Science in Nursing International Conference

We are pleased to announce that two Versant team members will be presenting at the Association for Leadership Science in Nursing (ALSN) 2022 International Conference. Larissa Africa, MBA, BSN, RN, FAAN, Figaro L. Loresto Jr., PhD, RN, and Martha Grubaugh, PhD, RN, NE-BC, will be presenting on Friday, November 4, 2022 in Cleveland, OH. Their presentation titled “Exploring the Relationship Between New Graduate Nurse Psychological Capital and Turnover” will discuss how Psychological Capital influences actual turnover among new graduate nurses.

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Versant Presents at American Academy of Nursing Health Policy Conference

We are pleased to announce three Versant team members will be presenting posters at the American Academy of Nursing Health Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. Ashley Badders, MSN, RN, CCRN will be presenting her poster titled “Policy Engagement Among Staff Nurses” on October 27, 2022. This poster presents a pilot study looking at levels of policy engagement among staff nurses in Ohio. This study was done as part of Ashley’s DNP scholarly project through Case Western Reserve University with support from faculty mentors. Larissa Africa, MBA, BSN, RN, FAAN, Martha Grubaugh, PhD, RN, NE-BC, and Figaro L. Loresto Jr., PhD,

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ANCC 2022 Content Hub

Challenging Times, New Opportunities – PDF Download Best Nurses Video 2021 Annual Report Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Origin Story Accelerated Competency-Based Staffing In Time Of Crisis A New Era In Health Care – eBook Download Schedule A Call With Versant President Larissa Africa About Versant:The only nurse competency‐based system for transforming the continuum of care, Versant is focused on the assessment, remediation, validation and tracking of the competency of all nurses. Using empirical evidence and robust data, Versant provides its partners with a streamlined process for quantifying organizational performance. Since 1998, Versant has helped its partners increase retention and nurse

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Versant Partners With AAACN

August 4th, 2022: Versant®, the only competency‐based solution dedicated to developing all nurses, has partnered with AAACN! Click for more. August 4th, 2022: Las Vegas, NV Versant Healthcare Competency Solutions® and the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) have partnered to better serve the workforce development needs of nurses across the ambulatory care setting. Utilizing AAACN educational content and Versant’s competency-based workforce development offerings, both organizations will collaborate to develop and integrate ambulatory care-specific clinical competencies into a workforce development framework. Versant and AAACN agree on the critical importance of standardizing a model for workforce development that is competency-based

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Introducing Versant 3.0

The first Versant suite designed with the flexibility to be implemented modularly, releasing in June of 2022. Click for more. In 2015, Versant released Versant 2.0, extending our competency-based solution for onboarding new graduate nurses to address the strategic development needs of the entire nursing workforce. Versant 2.0 provided a comprehensive system with a tightly integrated sequence of workflows and processes to achieve your organization’s workforce development goals. Our clients were required to implement most components of our competency-based system across the workforce development spectrum in their organization. In the last two years, COVID-19 has accelerated the challenge for healthcare

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Versant 2021 Annual Report Released

April 11th, 2022: COVID-19 has exponentially increased the pressure on all sectors of healthcare. Our partners answered the call. The pandemic has exposed vulnerabilities in traditional onboarding practices and abilities to staff organizations quickly and efficiently. If data analytics on the state of our workforce were important pre-COVID-19, it is now essential as we develop, direct, and implement the workforce staffing solutions that we seek. Therefore, the Versant® 2021 Annual Report will report on the state of new graduate nurses and transition fellows, highlighting differences between the groups while identifying successes and opportunities. Find out how our partner organizations answered

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Case Study: Wayne HealthCare

December 7th, 2021: Wayne HealthCare, based out of Greenville, was facing challenges with the recruitment of new and experienced nurses.&nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp Wayne HealthCare, based out of Greenville, OH, was facing challenges with the recruitment of new and experienced nurses. Just a few years later, their actual retention rate at year one is 92% – and they’ve seen elevated clinical practice from their preceptors! Find out how the Versant New Graduate Nurse Residency™, Versant Student Nurse Capstone™, and the Versant Competency Currency Management Program™ helped Wayne HealthCare achieve their goals in

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Versant Partners with BassetT Healthcare Network

July 16th, 2021: Versant®, the only competency‐based solution dedicated to developing all nurses, has partnered with Bassett Healthcare Network! &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp July 16th, 2021: Las Vegas, NV Versant®, the only competency‐based solution dedicated to developing all nurses, has partnered with Bassett Healthcare Network and its Family Nurse Practitioner Residency Program to implement the Versant Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Fellowship™. The Versant Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Fellowship utilizes Versant’s Competency-Based System to transition primary and acute care APRNs into competent and confident practitioners. Over the last 20 years, Versant has proven

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Bahamas Vaccination Campaign A Success!

Versant is pleased to announce the success of our Bahamas “Family Island” Covid-19 Vaccination Rollout. A big thank you to all who made this happen! Between June 20th to 26th, our volunteer medical teams administered vaccines in the Family Islands, home to 25% of Bahamians. Twenty vaccination sites were set up across nine islands, ultimately vaccinating thousands of people. The vaccine rollout in the Bahamas is a tremendous logistical challenge, given the number of rural communities that are spread across the islands. Our team used small aircraft to deliver vaccines and our medical personnel. Four aircraft made 48 flights in

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