Texas Association of Deans and Directors of Professional Nursing Programs

Texas Association of Deans and Directors of Professional Nursing Programs

Welcome

TADDPNP

The Texas Association of Deans and Directors of Professional Nursing Programs (TADDPNP)  mission is to ensure that professional nursing education in Texas is proactive in addressing contemporary issues and trends in practice.

Association members are made up of a single representative from a Texas institution that conducts a professional nursing program.

However, please feel free to review the news, reports and presentations posted. 

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TADDPNP

The Texas Association of Deans and Directors of Professional Nursing Programs (TADDPNP)  mission is to ensure that professional nursing education in Texas is proactive in addressing contemporary issues and trends in practice.

Association members are made up of a single representative from a Texas institution that conducts a professional nursing program.

However, please feel free to review the news, reports and presentations posted. 

CONTACT
14000 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Phone: 8328428218
OFFICERS

Kathryn Tart--President
Joan Becker--President-Elect
Julie Hoff--Treasurer
Michele Hackney--Secretary
Cheryl Livengood--Past-President

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  • Free training material on palliative/hospice care

    Posted Jun 7, 2019 by Kathryn Tart
    https://www.nursingworld.org/resources/defining-hope/?utm_campaign=204402_Defining%20Hope%202019%20Promotion&utm_campaign=204402_Defining%20Hope%202019%20Promotion&utm_source=email&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=Email%20Marketing&utm_medium=email&utm_term=Defining%20Hope&utm_content=Email%201&utm_content=73389830&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--2P5C1LI0Y8IZ8I6ppaqk16ewu9Dwz3aacildC4xbMmgspIwZbq91Z6R8v6pKKko9clFryHqB67yFPQa9bQvWCNLjnOHLZFIn668bc70nV5gncb2s&_hsmi=73389830 Specifically designed for nurse educators, this award-winning film, “Defining Hope” has been made into free and easy-to-digest educational materials. • Deciding the best care options for their patients' needs • Dealing with new emotions and patients' reliance on the heart-felt relationships with their nurses • Understanding factors and considerations each unique patient faces • Recognizing the best way to help each family work through the process Training Materials Include: - Complete study guide PDFs - 14 video segments to be considered individually - 14 study guides related to each of the 14 chapters in the complete guide Plus, your students will also have the opportunity to get a free .25 CE credit for each of the 14 segments they watch, for a total of 3.5 credits. Read Less
  • Nursing Faculty Loan Repayment Assistance Program

    Posted May 20, 2019 by Kathryn Tart

    The Nursing Faculty Loan Repayment Assistance Program was authorized by the 83rd Texas Legislature. This program was created to improve access to nursing education programs by encouraging qualified nurses to serve as faculty at eligible institutions of higher education, in positions that require an advanced degree in professional nursing Qualified applicants may receiv...

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    The Nursing Faculty Loan Repayment Assistance Program was authorized by the 83rd Texas Legislature. This program was created to improve access to nursing education programs by encouraging qualified nurses to serve as faculty at eligible institutions of higher education, in positions that require an advanced degree in professional nursing Qualified applicants may receive up to $7,000 in student loan repayment assistance based on full-time employment for a completed academic year. Program requirements, the fillable application for enrollment form, and link to the administrative rules of the program are posted on the program web page, which can be found at Nursing Faculty LRP. The original application deadline for the 2018-2019 academic year was October 31, 2018. Funds remain available to provide loan repayment assistance to additional participants for the 2018-2019 academic year. The application deadline is June 28, 2019. Spread the word about this opportunity for nursing faculty members. Please feel free to contact the loan repayment programs staff by e-mail at Nursing Faculty LRP using the “Contact Us” link, or by phone at (800) 242-3062, if you have any questions.
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  • Lone Star College Recruiting for Director of Nursing Program

    Posted Mar 29, 2019 by Timothy Armes

    Lone Star College-Kingwood Director, Nursing Program #19000326 Position Summary: The Director, Nursing Program is responsible for managing staff and/or resources of the Nursing program to provide specific program or service offerings to internal or external stakeholders. Responsible for program success through marketing and enrollment, and budget planning & allocation...

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    Lone Star College-Kingwood Director, Nursing Program #19000326 Position Summary: The Director, Nursing Program is responsible for managing staff and/or resources of the Nursing program to provide specific program or service offerings to internal or external stakeholders. Responsible for program success through marketing and enrollment, and budget planning & allocation. The Director directs all aspects of the LVN & ADN program including admission, orientation, advising, progression, graduation and, when necessary, the probation, appeal and dismissal of students. Job Functions: Gather, collate, and disseminate program outcome data. Prepare and submit reports to Texas Board of Nursing for MEEP and ADN programs, Accrediting Commission for Nursing Education (ACEN) for ADN program, National League for Nursing (NLN), The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), and others. Monitor the quality of all instruction including program review and strategic planning. Evaluate nursing faculty and staff. Maintain approval and accreditation standards, preparing for self-studies, site visits, and follow-up reports. Ensure all applicants are qualified by meeting program admission requirements for respective program. Ensure that students meet graduation and licensure requirements. Participate on college and system-wide hiring and other committees as needed. Serve as facilitator on all system-wide nursing committees and chair of campus specific nursing committees. Participate in and attend all advisory committee meetings. Schedule classes and clinical sites for respective college, using agreed upon system rotation. Schedule full time and adjunct faculty to appropriate workload and clinical sites based on clinical expertise. Work with academic affairs to establish and maintain affiliation agreements with clinical sites and universities. Mediate concerns between students and faculty. If conflict is unresolved, follow college procedures for grievance. Maintain community relationships, effectively communicate with community partners, participate in marketing, and advocate for the program in the community. Work with academic affairs to establish and maintain affiliation agreements with clinical sites and universities. Ensure that all admitted students receive adequate orientation to program and provide information sessions as needed for potential applicants. Develop and maintain current degree plan, keeping website and printed materials current. Ensure that all graduates meet the TBON standards for graduation and licensure requirements. Evaluate adjunct faculty as per system policy- in conjunction with Dean, evaluate full time faculty per system policy. Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned. Salary: $79,960 Required: Master’s degree in Nursing and at least 5 years of related work experience Must have been employed in the nursing field within the last 3years Must have a minimum of 3 years teaching experience in a professional nursing education program Current Texas R.N. license by application review date How to Apply: ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY! We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered. Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC). If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview. Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States. More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check http://jobs.lonestar.edu Read Less
  • 61.7% BSN or higher

    Posted Mar 13, 2019 by Kathryn Tart
    61.7% of nurses in Texas have a BSN or higher http://healthdata.dshs.texas.gov/NurseDemographics
  • TADDPNP letter to TNA re: position for Baccalaureate Nursing Education in the State of Texas

    Posted Feb 26, 2019 by Kathryn Tart
  • TADDPNP letter to TNA regarding TPAPN

    Posted Feb 25, 2019 by Kathryn Tart
    Requesting TADDPNP representation on TPAPN board.
  • Feb. 1, 2019 Presentation from THECB

    Posted Feb 25, 2019 by Kathryn Tart

    1. Stacey Silverman's presentation. 2. The link is the PowerPoint that provides an overview of the process for bachelor degrees at community colleges: http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/reports/PDF/9858.PDF?CFID=92975281&CFTOKEN=83582306 3. This is the link to the THECB website that has the request form and provides additional information: http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/i...

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    1. Stacey Silverman's presentation. 2. The link is the PowerPoint that provides an overview of the process for bachelor degrees at community colleges: http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/reports/PDF/9858.PDF?CFID=92975281&CFTOKEN=83582306 3. This is the link to the THECB website that has the request form and provides additional information: http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/index.cfm?objectid=C1B46CE0-1C18-11E8-BC500050560100A9
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  • Feb. 1, 2019 Presentation from TCNWS

    Posted Jan 28, 2019 by Kathryn Tart
    Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies Department of State Health Services
  • Feb. 1, 2019 Treasurer's Report

    Posted Jan 23, 2019 by Kathryn Tart
    If you have questions please send them to Dr. Julie Hoff: julie.hoff@tamucc.edu
  • Dear Colleagues, Here is another set of slides from Dr. Kristin Benton from the Texas Board of Nursing.

    Posted Jan 22, 2019 by Kathryn Tart

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