NCP Peer Review Webinar

On August 8, 2013 NCP presented the following:

Peer Review
Peer Evaluation

peer-review-in-nursing-book Authors:
Dr. Barb Haag-Heitman (speaker)
Dr. Vicki George


During this session we described:

  • The history of peer review and its relationship to professionalism
  • The distinctions between the annual performance review, peer evaluation and peer review
  • The six principals of an effective peer review program to obtain sustainable safety and quality outcomes
  • The requirements for the ANCC Magnet® program

There are multiple tools that help create safer patient environments. Among them, peer review is powerful because it give professionals authentic performance feedback from someone who does the same job. These peer exchanges drive a culture of professionalism, learning and practice advancement.

An effective peer review program requires an application of evidence-based peer review principals, and understanding the distinction between peer review, peer evaluation, and the annual performance review.

About the Presenter:

barb-haag-heitmanBarb Haag-Heitman, PhD, RN, PHCNS-BC has been involved in health care for over 30 years and has consulted, presented workshops, researched and authored multiple articles and 2 books on peer review.

Dr. Haag-Heitman provides consultation on peer review, shared governance and other organizational features that create the best professional practice environments to achieve quality outcomes. These outcomes include the attainment of Magnet®, Pathway to Excellence® and Malcolm Balridge quality designations.

If you attended this webinar and are looking for the supporting documents, please click here to download.