Building nurses through

Certification, CE, and Mentoring

Prepare to pass the NPD Exam!

This 1-day workshop provides an overview of the Nursing Professional Development Exam, test taking strategies, and content review based on the Nursing Professional Development Exam content outline provided by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Participants receive information that will not only promote certification exam success, but will also enhance their practice in a nursing professional development role.

Course available in 2 formats:

Topics include:

  • Test-Taking Strategies
  • Education
  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Ethical/Legal
  • Evidence-Based Practice/Practice-Based Evidence/Research/ Scholarship
  • Technology
  • Program and Project Managemen

Course Objectives:

  • Review and discuss nursing professional development certification exam content based on the NPD exam content outline.
  • Attain information to support and enhance practice as an NPD practitioner.

About the course instructor:

Louise Jakubik, PhD, RN, NPD-BC, CSP

Dr. Louise Jakubik is dedicated to preparing nursing professional development (NPD) practitioners for the NPD Exam. She is the Chief Executive and Learning Officer of Nurse Builders, a nursing education company that builds and develops nurses and nursing organizations through certification and mentoring. Louise has served in a variety of NPD roles for over 20 years including the unit-level, department-level, and now as a nurse executive and entrepreneur at a national level. She is a nursing career and workforce development expert as well as a seasoned national speaker, consultant, author, and publisher who has written over 30 books and scholarly articles and published over 40 publications. She currently travels 40 out of 52 weeks per year on paid speaking engagements. Louise has held certification in NPD for 17 years and is published in Nursing Professional Development topics. In addition, she is a certified speaking professional (CSP) from the National Speakers Association (NSA); this is the highest international recognition for professional speakers. She is one of only fewer than 30 nurses in the world who have earned this designation. She presents this 1-day NPD Certification Review Course onsite at hospitals across the country.

About Contact Hours:

Nurse Builders is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Nurse Builders is a CA CE Provider #15118.
Nurse Builders is a CE Provider # 50-9679 for: AR, DC, FL, GA, KY, ND, NM, SC, WV.


1 Day Course Times:
8:00am – 4:30pm
Contact Hours: 7


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Locations with green links are open for public registration


October 29, 2019
Austin, TX
St. David’s

August 21, 2018
Atlanta, GA
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

June 24, 2015
Washington D.C.
Children’s National Health System

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