Opening Nurses’ Eyes to Professional Opportunities

In October 2021, SVMHS held a Professional Development Fair to show nurses opportunities to grow in their careers. Topics included advanced degrees, specialty certifications and mentoring.

On October 26, 2021, Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital held a fair for nurses that highlighted various professional development opportunities available to them and supported by SVMH. Topics included:

  • Specialty-specific certifications
  • Advanced nursing degrees
  • Shared governance council membership opportunities
  • Advice for climbing the clinical ladder
  • Professional nursing organization membership
  • Evidence-based practice engagement opportunities
  • Medical library access
  • Mentoring and succession planning

Representatives from some SVMH-affiliated colleges also attended the Professional Development Fair to provide information and answer questions about their programs.

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