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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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Spotlight Series: Meaningful Recognition From the Perspective of The DAISY Award Nominees

Welcome back to Episode 2 in the Versant Spotlight Series, in which we offer a platform to our partner organizations to collaborate and shine a light on their own proven strategies for success. In this vignette, Bonnie Barnes, co-founder and CEO of the DAISY Foundation, returns and is joined by two exemplary nurses from Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital in Los Angeles. Amanda Tuazon was a member of the first Versant cohort at MLKCH three years ago and is now a Med Surg/Telemetry nurse there, as well as a preceptor to new graduates in the Versant residency program. She

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Versant 2020 Annual Report Released

March 2nd, 2021: 2020 shed light on the vulnerabilities of every health system. Our partners answered the call. Click here. The events of 2020 have shed light on the vulnerabilities of every health system, exposing pain points that have been ignored for years. Find out how our partner organizations answered the call in Versant’s 2020 annual report, downloadable by clicking here. Healthcare organizations that have implemented Versant’s Competency-Based System™ have reported numbers that indicate stability and, at times, improved outcomes. This stability is a testament to decades of experience, expert knowledge, preceptor and participant buy-in, and clinical competency development that

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Dr. Jean Shinners Published in Journal of Continuing EducatioN in Nursing

We are pleased to announce Dr. Jean Shinners’ article “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: A Call to Action” has been published in the Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing. Versant supports an environment of diversity, equity, and inclusion. This article provides insight into how practitioners and administrators can work to create an environment of DE&I that starts with awareness and culminates in creating a nursing workforce and practice environment that reflects the values and beliefs of our profession. For more information: https://www.healio.com/…/diversity-equity-and-inclusion…

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Spotlight Series: Maintaining & Enhancing Meaningful Recognition Strategies in Our New Normal

Welcome back to Episode 2 in the Versant Spotlight Series, in which we offer a platform to our partner organizations to collaborate and shine a light on their own proven strategies for success. In this vignette, Bonnie Barnes, co-founder and CEO of The DAISY Foundation, returns and is joined by two champions of meaningful recognition from Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital in Los Angeles, California. Tammy Turner serves as Perinatal Nurse Manager at MLKCH. She has chaired The DAISY Award Program, co-chaired the Reward and Recognition Committee, and is committed to continually developing strategies to recognize and celebrate the

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Larissa Africa Featured on Cover of Nurse Leader

Larissa Africa, Versant’s President, was featured on the cover of the February 2021 edition of Nurse Leader, the official journal of the American Organization for Nursing Leadership. Within the issue, she was honored as a “Leader to Watch” and was interviewed by Rose O. Sherman about her career path to date, advice for emerging nurse leaders, and the evolution of transition to practice programs. For more information, the full article is available via Nurse Leader online. Congratulations, Larissa!

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