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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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Larissa Africa Selected to be Inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing

August 10th, 2021: We are pleased to announce that Versant President Larissa Africa, MBA, BSN, RN has been selected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing!                         We are pleased to announce that Versant President Larissa Africa, MBA, BSN, RN has been selected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (Academy). Induction into the Academy is a significant milestone in a nurse leader’s career in which their accomplishments are honored by colleagues within and outside the profession. Fellows are selected based on their contributions and

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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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ANCC MAGNET CONFERENCE 2019

September 25, 2019: Las Vegas, NV – Versant is pleased to announce we will be attending the 2019 ANCC National Magnet Conference in Orlando Florida, as well as sponsoring the Annual ANCC Practice Transition Accreditation Program®(PTAP) Symposium. For 20 years, Versant has helped its clients achieve magnet status. We look forward to interacting with clients and engaging with the broader nursing field. We will be exhibiting at booth 314. Stop by and say hello! Additionally, we will be hosting a cocktail hour/networking event on Friday, October 11th, at the Cypress Room at the Doubletree Orlando located at 10100 International Drive.

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Case Study: Baxter Regional Medical Center

Baster Regional Medical Center, a 268 private bed non-profit hospital in Arkansas, was facing challenges with recruitment and retention. Just a few years later, their employee satisfaction has skyrocketed – and they’ve retained nearly 100% of their employees. Find out how the Versant New Graduate Nurse Residency™ helped Baxter Regional Medical Center achieve their goals in our new case study, which can be found here.

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