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Authors

  1. Webb, Tammy MS, RN, NE-BC
  2. Diamond-Wells, Tammy MS, RN, NE-BC
  3. Jeffs, Debra PhD, RN-BC, FAAN

Abstract

Career mapping facilitates professional development of nurses by education specialists and nurse managers. On the basis of national Nursing Professional Development Scope and Standards, our education and professional development framework supports the organization's professional practice model and provides a foundation for the professional career map. This article describes development, implementation, and evaluation of the professional career map for nurses at a large children's hospital to support achievement of the nursing strategic goals for succession planning and professional development.