EDUCATING NURSES A CALL FOR RADICAL TRANSFORMATION

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Educating Nurses

Author : Patricia Benner
ISBN : 9780470457962
Genre : Education
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Educating Nurses The authors outline a clear vision of what nursing education canand should be and provide practical exemplars of how we can achievethis vision. This is a call for us to work together as guardians ofthe discipline to assure that future nurses enter the health caresystem ready and able to meet the challenges ahead. —Pamela M. Ironside, director, Center for Research inNursing Education, Indiana University The profession of nursing in the United States is at asignificant moment. Since the last national nursing education studyalmost forty years ago, profound changes in science, technology,and the nature and settings of nursing practice have reshaped thefield. Yet schools have lagged behind in adapting to these changes.Added to this, the profession faces a shortage of nurses andnursing faculty. To meet these challenges, the authors assert that schools,service providers, and the profession must change. They recommendfour controversial yet essential changes that are needed totransform nursing education. A volume in The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement ofTeaching's Preparation for the Professions series, the bookdiscusses key topics for the future of the field and offersrevolutionary recommendations for change.
Category: Education

Teaching In Nursing

Author : Diane M. Billings
ISBN : 9780323290548
Genre : Nursing
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Prepare for success as a nurse educator. Recommended by the National League for Nursing for comprehensive Certified Nurse Educator preparation, this resource is the only book of its kind to cover all three components of teaching: instruction, curriculum, and evaluation. As it walks you through the day-to-day challenges of teaching, it provides guidance on such topics curriculum and test development, diverse learning styles, the redesign of healthcare systems, and advancements in technology and information. This new edition adds updated information reflecting the latest trends and advances in both education and nursing.--Adapted from back cover.
Category: Nursing

Expertise In Nursing Practice Second Edition

Author : Patricia Benner RN, PhD, FAAN
ISBN : 082618703X
Genre : Medical
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Named a 2013 Doody's Core Title! Nursing practice is a complex and varied field that requires precision, dedication, care, and expertise. Clinicians must have both the skills and the tools to attend to changes in patients' responses, recognize trends, and understand the nature of their patients' conditions over time. This book clearly delineates the skills needed to become an expert nurse. In this new edition, the editors present a report of a six-year study of over 130 hospital nurses working in critical care. Expanding upon the study conducted in the previous edition, this new book documents and analyzes hundreds of new clinical narratives that track the development of clinical skill acquisition, including caring, clinical judgment, workplace ethics, and more. Highlights of this book: Includes transitional guidance for nurses new to the field Discusses the primacy of caring and the importance of good clinical judgment Includes new practice models, including the Dreyfus Model of Skill Acquisition Provides guidelines for strengthening the nurse-patient relationship Presents implications for nursing education and patient safety Ultimately, this work defines expertise in nursing practice. The book serves as a valuable resource that will enable nurses to expand their knowledge base, cultivate their clinical skills, and become successful experts in nursing practice.
Category: Medical

Mastering The Teaching Role

Author : Barbara K Penn
ISBN : 9780803620896
Genre : Medical
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AJN Book of the Year 2008! Turn to this team of expert nurse educators for down-to-earth, practical guidance on the common concerns and problems faced by new teachers in the classroom. Whether you have questions about teaching and learning principles, the technical aspects of planning a course, managing a classroom, or evaluating learning, you’ll find the answers here. You’ll even find advice on professional issues in the higher education setting and strategies for a successful career.
Category: Medical

Classroom Skills For Nurse Educators

Author : Carolyn Chambers Clark
ISBN : 9780763749750
Genre : Medical
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"Assists both new and seasoned nurse educators in creatively applying pedagogical theory in the classroom. The text provides successful teaching strategies and skills, as well as dynamically illustrates interactive simulations and approaches that will help invovlve students in active, independent learning."--
Category: Medical

Curriculum Development In Nursing Education

Author : Carroll L. Iwasiw
ISBN : 9781284026290
Genre : Medical
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Curriculum Development in Nursing Education, Third Edition provides nursing students with the theory and practical ideas necessary to develop an evidence-based, context-relevant, unified curriculum. Throughout the text the authors guide students to develop this type of curriculum with an emphasis on a concept-based curriculum. The Third Edition also emphasizes the importance of a conceptually and visually unified curriculum and offers ideas on how to achieve this throughout the text. The Third Edition focuses on the concepts of faculty development, ongoing appraisal, and scholarship which are new to nursing education literature. This text includes a chapter dedicated to each of these concepts: curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation as well as concrete examples around how to execute them. New content also addresses development, implementation, and evaluation of a curriculum offered via distance learning. New to the Third Edition: Continued emphasis on the development of evidence-informed, context-relevant, and unified nursing curriculums New sections on designing a concept-based curriculum and concept-based courses Exploration of new ideas around readiness for curriculum implementation including fidelity of implementation Expanded section on distance learning in nursing education featuring ideas around exemplary teaching Key Features: Specific examples around the development of an evidence-based curriculum In-depth coverage of the role of faculty development, ongoing appraisal, and scholarship as core processes of curriculum work Instruction for how to design concept based courses Brain-based learning"
Category: Medical

Best Practices In Teaching And Learning In Nursing Education

Author : Linda Felver
ISBN : 1934758132
Genre : Medical
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Best Practices in Teaching and Learning in Nursing Education presents evidence demonstrating how people learn and suggests best practices in teaching and learning with implications for curricular development. With the intention of guiding and motivating faculty towards implementation of the methods discussed, this document provides a platform for faculty development and a guide for administrators who must prioritize budget decision. The considerations, supported by literature, will serve as a framework for nursing faculty and administrators in the development of teaching and learning resources. The discussion is divided into five sections, moving from broad evidence to specific suggestions: Research on Learning Evidence on Best Practices in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Evidence on Aspects of Teaching and Learning in Nursing Education Evidence Regarding Pedagogical Strategies Faculty Development and Evaluation
Category: Medical

Affective Teaching In Nursing

Author : Dennis Ondrejka, PhD, RN, CNS
ISBN : 9780826117939
Genre : Medical
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Although nursing education today offers copious amounts of information geared to test preparation, it does not adequately harness the emotional intelligence of individual studentsóa quality that can greatly enrich the nursing profession. This expert resource for understanding the importance of affective teachingówhat it is and how to incorporate it into the classroomóprovides a plentiful array of affective teaching pedagogy and references. Drawing from the emotional and social intelligence movement, the text offers both new and traditional insights into the importance of linking intellectual and emotional intelligence in knowledge acquisition. It provides helpful strategies for nurse educators to enrich their teaching with affective teaching strategies, methods, and skills in the classroom, and describes successful models for creating an affective teaching infrastructure that will endure. Designed for use in masterís and doctoral programs in nursing and health care education, the book espouses a paradigm that is embraced by leaders in education and major institutions. It discusses the major themes of entrenched, traditional teaching methods, and contrasts them with the theory, research, and practice underlying affective teaching in nursing. The book follows the history of affective teaching from its inception in Bloomís Taxonomy to the present day. It addresses teaching infrastructure needs, affective teaching models, tools for measuring the results of affective teaching, the use of affective teaching in distance learning and at conferences, and international perspectives. The text also identifies the risks and advantages of affective teaching, and how they have been addressed by a variety of nursing educators and encourages reflective practices that help students gain inner awareness. It will be a valuable addition to the teaching arsenal of nurse educators who wish to go beyond the objective domain of teaching to explore the enriching possibilities of subjective knowing. Key Features: Provides the most authoritative information available on affective teaching in nursing Supports NLNís and AACNís nurse educator competencies to achieve desired outcomes in the cognitive, affective, and psychomotor areas of learning Clarifies affective pedagogy, how to discuss it, and what it implies for teaching success Addresses philosophy, taxonomy, teaching infrastructure needs, affective teaching models, and assessment tools Covers the use of affective pedagogy with distance learning and at conferences
Category: Medical

Nursing Faculty Secrets

Author : Linda Jean Scheetz
ISBN : 1560534230
Genre : Medical
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Using the popular question-and-answer format of The Secrets Series®, this helpful resource offers practical tips, answers, and secrets from expert nursing faculty. From securing the very first faculty assignment to preparing for tenure review, this book addresses those frequently asked questions posed by faculty in their "early" years. Updated coverage is included on new and emerging subjects such as integrating technology in the classroom, mentoring, distance learning, landing that faculty position, organizational structure, and much more.
Category: Medical