Welcome to the TIGER Staff Development and Continuing Education wiki!


TIGER Initiative

Please read the Overview if you are not familiar with the vision and mission of the TIGER program or visit the website at


Staff Development & Continuing Education Collaborative 

The Staff Development & Continuing Education Collaborative Team was formed to identify innovative field-based educational programs that are preparing the nursing work force to better use technology and information systems to provide safer, more effective, more efficient, and patient-centered care.


Work Groups

Read more about the activities of the four work groups that have been formed. 


Work Group 1 - Collect case studies and examples of innovative, effective field-based education.


Work Group 2 - Review, inform and integrate work from the TIGER Competencies Collaborative into this Collaborative's programs.


Work Group 3 - Comprehensive literature review


Work Group 4 - Develop recommendations for industry/academic partnerships


Work Group 5 - Joint Staff Development/Leadership Work Group - a cross collaboration team to evaluate the impact of leadership development on staff development programs


Meet our Collaborative Leaders!


Draft Recommendations

Assignments by section:
1.  Access - Joan Kiel Tigeraccess.doc
2.  Attitudes - Competencies - Pat McCartney TIGER Staff Dev 3 literature Attitudes McCartney.doc
3.  Computer literacy - competencies - assigned to Diane Heine Computer Literacy-competencies.doc
4.  Information literacy - competencies - Josette Jones Information Literacy.doc
5.  Information management - competencies - Josette Jones Information Management.doc
6.  Evidence based practice (EBP) - Pat McCartney TIGER Staff Dev 3 literature EBP McCartney.doc
7.  Effectiveness/Evaluation - assigned to Lisa Rabideau SDLitReviewEval&Effective.doc
8.  Nursing informatics as a specialty - Ken Bowman  Tiger_NursingInformatics.doc
9.  Patient safety - Ken Bowman Tiger_PatientSafety.doc
10. Program delivery type - Liz Johnson Program Delivery Summary v2.doc
11. Workforce readiness - Liz Johnson  Workforce Readiness Summary v2.doc 


 Draft Summary Report


TIGER_Staff Development_Summary Report_single column.doc 

StaffDev_TIGER_Final Report.doc (format example)

Case studies