Finding Mentorship in a Remote Format: The Value of Online Nursing Communities

Author(s): Sara Grieshop

Contact Hours 1.00

CERP B 1.00

Expires Dec 15, 2026

Topics: Career Development, Education

Role: Staff

Member: Free
NonMember: $10.00

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Activity Summary

Required reading for all learners: Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes

AACN’s moderated community for undergraduate nursing students and nurses new to the profession. Learn about our space to find support and information on common nurse mistakes, balance new roles and foster resiliency. This session focuses on how to find mentorship virtually without the snark of social media. This is a safe space to connect, share ideas, and ideate through meaningful connections. Experienced RNs are welcome to join to learn ways to connect with new nurses in your departments!


  • Describe three benefits of joining an online community for support.
  • List three barriers to finding support as a new or future nurse.
  • Understand how AACN can support their nursing journey.

Continuing Education Disclosure Statement

Successful Completion

Learners must attend/view/read the entire activity, read Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes, and complete the associated evaluation to be awarded the contact hours or CERP. No partial credit will be awarded.


The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider number CEP 1036, for 1.00 contact hours.

Accreditation refers to recognition of continuing education only and does not imply AACN, ANCC, or CBRN approval or endorsement of any commercial products discussed or displayed in conjunction with this educational activity.


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