At the completion of this presentation, the learner should be able to
- Discuss opportunities in the Orientation Process of a new ED Nurse including a new model of the Tiered Skilled Acquisition Model (TSAM) and a Nursing Residency Program.
- Discuss benefits of ongoing education including simulation, certification courses, and advanced trauma curriculum.
- Identify evaluation opportunities in annual competencies including “hands on” evaluation of high risk, low volume equipment and presentations.
Michon C. Dohlman, MSN, RN is a Charge Nurse and Instructor in Nursing, College of Medicine at Mayo Clinic Hospital – Rochester (MN), Saint Marys Emergency Department, Level One Trauma Center.
She attended Franciscan University of Steubenville, OH, receiving her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and South Dakota State University with her Masters in Nursing. She has worked in the Emergency Department for 14 years, serving as Nurse Manager for four years, heavily involved in the remodeling and construction of a new Emergency Department.
Areas of expertise and interest include, though are not limited to, Workplace Violence- supporting staff to report, Throughput and Admissions process’, and RFID (Radio-frequency identification)- tracking flow and location of staff, patient, and equipment for accurate metrics and process improvement.
She remains active in the National Emergency Nurses Association, serving as her chapter president within the state of Minnesota. She enjoys taking opportunities to share nursing knowledge and education outside of the United States including Haiti, Ecuador, and Denmark. She currently serves as a Charge Nurse in the Department and is active with new hires, orientation, preceptorship and mentoring after orientation is complete.