Dr. Cosme has been a nurse for seventeen years. She worked as a surgical specialty and the operating room nurse. She also has experience as a clinical nurse educator at a major academic teaching hospital in Washington, DC. Dr. Cosme has taught at the bachelors, masters, and doctoral level. She specializes in transition to practice programs and successfully ran a home grown and vendor-based program for 7 years. As the Director of the Practice Transition Accreditation Program at the American Nurses Credentialing Center she is responsible for ensuring transition to practice programs abide by the accreditation criteria set forth by the ANCC. She has published several articles on transition to practice programs and evidence-based practice. Dr. Cosme presents both nationally and internationally on transition to practice.
Sheri Cosme, DNP, RN, NPD-BC
Director, Practice Transition Accreditation Program® (PTAP) and Nursing Skills Competency Program
American Nurse Credentialing Center
Overview: The widespread impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has created a disruption across the globe in every community, industry, and facet of daily living. At the epicenter, healthcare delivery systems now realize a new normal of working together, delivering care in strained environments, and educating the next generation of healthcare providers. Specifically, the effects of the pandemic on the clinical learning environment have had national and global implications. This panel will share the perspectives of several health professions organizations on what has been learned about the…