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Nursing Professional Development Exam Cram

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Course Description

The Nursing Professional Development Exam Cram will provide the learner with the foundational review materials required to take and pass the certification test. The class describes the template of the NPD professional and covers core materials, such as education, adult learning and change theory, legal considerations and methodology.

Program Learning Outcomes

This program prepares the learner to:

  • Possess familiarity with foundational concepts of the NPD role, including, but not limited to, knowledge of education and adult learning theory, change theory, legal considerations and methodology.


Sign-in begins at 7:30 am. Each day includes a one-hour lunch (on your own), as well as a morning and afternoon break of 15 minutes each. The order of lectures presented and break times may vary according to speaker preference.

8:00 am to 4:30 pm

  • Introduction | The Exam
  • Adult Learning
    Primary Theorists and Real-Life Application | Definition
  • Ethical Guidelines and Legal Issues
    Criminal vs. Civil Law and Application | Primary Ethical Concepts | Principles of Copyright and Conflict of Interest
  • Certification and Change Theory
    Primary Change Theorists | Concepts of Decision-Making | Just Culture
  • Evaluation and Design
    Gap Analyis and Assessment Technique | Educational Design Models | Options in Testing
  • Management Aspects
    Communication | Group Formation | Feedback | Resource Management and Project Planning
  • Summary, Questions and Evaluation