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Dr. Sylvia Abbeyquaye is the esteemed author of The Talent Retention Code. Hailing from Ghana, she brings with her over two decades of professional nursing experience and exceptional, multifaceted expertise in the healthcare industry.

Presently serving as the CEO and founder of NSDxpert Education and Consultancy LLC, Dr. Abbeyquaye is a dedicated educator and an Adjunct Professor at Endicott College. She enlightens her students with her profound knowledge and insightful understanding of nursing and healthcare management.

From a young age, Sylvia had a fervent desire to make a difference in the lives of others. Helping people cope with their physical and emotional challenges brought her immense satisfaction. This passion led her to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, followed by a Ph.D. in Nursing from UMASS-Amherst in the United States.

Dr. Abbeyquaye’s journey in the healthcare field saw her transition from a certified nurse assistant to Director of Nursing, where she honed her skills and deepened her commitment to improving patient care. Her work with the Virginia Long-Term Care Infrastructure Pilot Projects (VLIPP) and her innovative transition-to-practice program for new graduate and migrant nurses have revolutionized staff retention and training in long-term care facilities across the United States.

Inspired by her experiences and driven by her mission to support and educate the next generation of nurses, Sylvia authored Navigating Long-term Care: A Practical Approach for Nurses and its reflective workbook, both acclaimed by the American Association of Nurses—MA chapter. Her latest endeavor, The Talent Retention Code, introduces a transformative framework for staff retention grounded in her community integration model.

In addition to her written works, Dr. Abbeyquaye is developing mynursepal, a mobile application designed to enhance time management and work processes for long-term care staff.

Through her books and ongoing projects, Dr. Sylvia Abbeyquaye aims to empower nursing students, professionals, and healthcare facilities with the knowledge and tools needed to excel.

Dr. Sylvia Abbeyquaye

Dr. Sylvia Abbeyquaye is the esteemed author of The Talent Retention Code. Hailing from Ghana, she brings with her over two decades of professional nursing experience and exceptional, multifaceted expertise in the healthcare industry.

Presently serving as the CEO and founder of NSDxpert Education and Consultancy LLC, Dr. Abbeyquaye is a dedicated educator and an Adjunct Professor at Endicott College. She enlightens her students with her profound knowledge and insightful understanding of nursing and healthcare management.

From a young age, Sylvia had a fervent desire to make a difference in the lives of others. Helping people cope with their physical and emotional challenges brought her immense satisfaction. This passion led her to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, followed by a Ph.D. in Nursing from UMASS-Amherst in the United States.

Dr. Abbeyquaye’s journey in the healthcare field saw her transition from a certified nurse assistant to Director of Nursing, where she honed her skills and deepened her commitment to improving patient care. Her work with the Virginia Long-Term Care Infrastructure Pilot Projects (VLIPP) and her innovative transition-to-practice program for new graduate and migrant nurses have revolutionized staff retention and training in long-term care facilities across the United States.

Inspired by her experiences and driven by her mission to support and educate the next generation of nurses, Sylvia authored Navigating Long-term Care: A Practical Approach for Nurses and its reflective workbook, both acclaimed by the American Association of Nurses—MA chapter. Her latest endeavor, The Talent Retention Code, introduces a transformative framework for staff retention grounded in her community integration model.

In addition to her written works, Dr. Abbeyquaye is developing mynursepal, a mobile application designed to enhance time management and work processes for long-term care staff.

Through her books and ongoing projects, Dr. Sylvia Abbeyquaye aims to empower nursing students, professionals, and healthcare facilities with the knowledge and tools needed to excel.

The Talent Retention Code

Delve into the captivating tale of Oakshire Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, where Administrator Derrick Mann faces the daunting challenge of staff retention amidst a looming closure threat. When he meets Ms. Onuchukwu, an expert in staff retention, hope is reignited. Through her pioneering community integration model, Derrick embarks on a journey of revitalization, transforming Oakshire into an innovative beacon of employee satisfaction and purpose. This narrative seamlessly blends evidence-based strategies with compelling storytelling, offering actionable insights for healthcare staffing challenges. Experience the power of leadership, innovation, and community in driving meaningful change in the healthcare industry.

Navigating Long-term Care

Enhance your practice, improve resident care, and empower yourself with comprehensive knowledge of organizational structures, regulations, and work processes. With new strategies, case studies, and post-chapter questions, this resource is perfect for facility educators and nurses. Take advantage of this essential tool to provide high-quality care that meets CMS standards. Buy now and elevate your long-term care nursing care

Navigating Long-term Care: A Reflective Workbook for Nurses

This book, “Navigating Long-term Care: A Reflective Workbook for Nurses,” is a practical and essential tool that complements the new training manual, Navigating Long-term Care: A Practical Approach for Nurses. It is designed to bridge training gaps and enhance the quality of care you deliver in your daily work.

In this book, you will evaluate your learning and understanding of critical long-term care work processes through:

  • Case study reviews
  • Interactive individual and group activities
  • Self-reflective exercises
  • Journaling
  • Clinical skill competencies

BOOK CHAPTERS OVERVIEW

CHAPTER 1

Long-term care nursing is complex and challenging. Nurses require specialized skills to manage residents' diverse health conditions, job responsibilities, and regulatory statutes.

CHAPTER 3

Adhering to the organizational structure in long-term care facilities is crucial for effective management, accountability, and maintaining a robust chain of command.

CHAPTER 5

Applying the six principles of good customer service in long-term care ensures client satisfaction and minimizes potential issues.

CHAPTER 7

Maintaining current, organized, and easily referenced health records is crucial for effective communication, continuity of care, and adherence to regulatory standards in long-term care facilities

CHAPTER 8

A robust infection control program is essential for long-term care facilities to effectively prevent and control infectious diseases while understanding the factors influencing transmission and the role of nursing staff in its adherence

CHAPTER 11

Integrating clinical services such as laboratory, radiology, pharmacy, oxygen delivery, and transportation in long- term care facilities ensures efficient, safe, and effective clinical workflow.

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