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Hi there! I just thought I'd post a couple questions for anyone who is willing to answer them. I am a 2nd year graduate student working on my MSN in Nursing Education. So far I love the program... Read More
Jul 7, '03Staff Development is the nursing specialty that focuses on the learning needs of nurses (and often, support staff) within a hospital or other health care organization.
We are the folks responsible for orientation, on-going inservices, etc. as well as a whole bunch of other miscellaneous tasks.
If you go to a nursing library, you will probably find several books specifically devoted to this specialty -- as well as a couple of journals, most notably, the Journal for Nurses in Staff Development. Skimming through some of them will give you a good idea of that specialty.