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The New Nurse Educator

Author : Deborah Dolan Hunt, PhD, RN
ISBN : 9780826106421
Genre : Medical
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This practical text guides novice nurse educators step-by-step through the process of becoming a confident nurse educator, and discusses how to transition from the service setting to the academic setting. It is the only text to comprehensively address not just the teaching and curriculum development components of being an educator, but also the many other skills and duties inherent in this role.Based on the authorís personal journey from nursing practice to academe, the text offers a hands-on approach to this challenging process and conveys the authorís hard-earned wisdom as she faced hurdle after hurdle but eventually gained tremendous gratification as a nurse educator. The book addresses ways to ìtest the watersî to see if the teaching role is right for you, outlines educational preparation requirements, and demonstrates how to utilize past nursing experiences in this new role. It discusses learning styles, curriculum development, theoretical frameworks, legal issues, professional ethics, cultural diversity, and students with learning disabilities. The role of the faculty member is covered in such topics as tenure and promotion, collegiality, service, leadership, and mentoring. The book also addresses writing for publication, research, and scholarly activities. Included in each chapter are learning objectives and review questions, along with suggested assignments intended to assist the teacher and student in professional role development. Additionally, the text prepares students for the interview process and includes sample CVs, patient education handouts, course objectives, and additional resources. The book will be of value in both academic and hospital settings. Key Features: Provides highly practical, step-by-step information on all components of being a nurse educator/faculty member Helps nurses transition from service role to educator/faculty role Includes reflections and advice from novice and seasoned nurse educators, nurse leaders, and a well-known nursing theorist Includes learning objectives and review questions in each chapter Provides samples of forms and documents for developing course content and sample CVs

The New Nurse Educator

Author : Deborah Dolan Hunt
ISBN : 9780826106414
Genre : Medical
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The New Nurse Educator Second Edition

Author : Deborah Dolan Hunt, PhD, RN
ISBN : 9780826181831
Genre : Medical
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Praise for the first edition from Amazon reviews: " . . . a wonderful resource for new and experienced nurse educators. This book contains valuable information on teaching, service, and scholarship. It also contains expert advice from well-known faculty. For example, Dr. Jean Watson and Dr. Geraldine Bednash. There is also a chapter on Mentoring by Dr. Connie Vance. I would highly recommend this book to all nurse educators." ". . . an excellent resource for both new and experienced educators. It contains a wealth of information on all aspects of nursing education with a focus on teaching, service, and scholarship. It also contains expert advice from seasoned nurse educators and faculty members. I would highly recommend this book to all current and aspiring nurse educators." This unequalled resource guides novice nurse educators step-by-step through the challenging process of transitioning from service to academe. It comprehensively addresses not only the fundamentals of teaching, evaluation, and curriculum development, but also the entire spectrum of skills and duties required of the nurse educator. This second edition delivers two new chapters devoted to the hospital-based educator, global health issues, and the future of nursing education. It includes new clinical teaching models and pedagogies and emphasizes the use of technology in a variety of teaching and learning strategies. Key updates examine the current and future nursing workforce, emerging and evolving nursing programs, and innovative trends in curricula design, along with new information on infectious diseases, genomics, and legal and ethical concerns. Based on the author's personal journey from nursing practice to academe, the text addresses ways to "test the waters" of the new role. It outlines preparation requirements and discusses learning styles, curriculum development, theoretical frameworks, cultural diversity, and students with learning disabilities. It addresses tenure and promotion, collegiality, service, leadership, mentoring, writing for publication, and scholarship. Additionally, the text prepares students for the interview process and includes sample CVs, patient education handouts, and course objectives. Learning objectives, review questions, and case vignettes in each chapter, along with tables and bulleted information, further contribute to the text’s value as an outstanding resource for both academic and hospital settings. New to the Second Edition: New chapter devoted to the role of the hospital-based educator New chapter on global health and education, health care policy, and the future of nursing education Noted experts discuss simulation, gaming and education, legal concerns, and global health nursing New clinical teaching models and pedagogies Emphasizes the use of technology Examines the current and future nursing workforce Emerging and evolving nursing programs Innovative trends in curricula design New information on infectious diseases and genomics Key Features: Provides highly practical, step-by-step information on all components of being a nurse educator/faculty member Helps nurses transition from service role to educator/faculty role Includes advice from novice and seasoned nurse educators, nurse leaders, and nursing theorists Includes learning objectives and review questions in each chapter Provides sample forms and documents for CVs and developing course content

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.

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.

Teaching Nursing

Author : Lynne E. Young
ISBN : 078175772X
Genre : Medical
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Examines the complexities of teaching and learning nursing, explains the theoretical foundations of student-centered learning, describes various methods and models for student-centered learning in nursing, and explores the issues and challenges of constructing nursing curricula and implementing student-centered pedagogies.

Nurse As Educator Principles Of Teaching And Learning For Nursing Practice

Author : Bastable
ISBN : 9781284127201
Genre : Medical
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urse as Educator: Principles of Teaching and Learning for Nursing Practice, Fifth Edition prepares nurse educators, clinical nurse specialists, and nurse practitioners for their ever-increasing role in patient teaching, health education, health promotion, and nursing education.

The Nurse Professional

Author : Deborah Dolan Hunt, PhD, MS, RN
ISBN : 9780826168788
Genre : Medical
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“Nursing school did not adequately prepare me for this role” and “Why didn’t anyone tell me about this when I was a student?” are commonly heard complaints from new nurses during their first two “rite of passage” years following graduation. But this transition to professional practice—fraught with challenges, anxiety, triumphs, and tears—does not have to be so difficult. The Nurse Professional helps novices prepare for their transition into a “real world” role from being a student through graduation, NCLEX success, job search, first job, and beyond. It is the only book to cover all of the steps that new nurses must take to ensure a smooth transition into the professional role. The author is a nurse educator and mentor with extensive experience in recruiting and orienting nurses. Dr. Hunt is also co-founder of the Nurse Advocacy Forum, providing advocacy, support, networking, professional development, leadership, and mentoring to students and new graduate nurses. She offers sound advice regarding the most current issues facing new nurses and practical strategies for obtaining a job of one’s choice, describes steps to take well before graduation to ensure a smooth transition to professional practice, and addresses the various indicators of academic achievement that are required for employment at some nursing facilities. She also discusses the benefits of externships, internships, professional development, and networking, how to develop a winning portfolio, and how to successfully transition into professional practice. This book provides information on workplace bullying and how to deal with it; the importance of self-care, self-advocacy, and networking; writing a résumé; interview skills; and much more. “Top 10 Tips” in each chapter concisely highlight important topics. Samples of useful forms and documents are available in chapter appendices. A PowerPoint presentation and templates for role play/simulation scenarios for faculty use are also available. Key Features: • “Top 10 Tips” in chapters concisely highlight important topics • Samples of useful forms and documents are available in chapter appendices • Delivers specific, practical strategies and exercises for a successful transition and entry into practice • Written by an experienced nurse/educator and nurse mentor who has extensive experience regarding how new nurses transition into practice

Legal Issues Confronting Today S Nursing Faculty

Author : Mary Ellen Smith Glasgow
ISBN : 0803624891
Genre : Medical
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Awarded a 2012 AJN Book of the Year Award! The perfect resource for learning how to manage the vast array of legal issues that arise in nursing education and clinical environments! Experts in the fields of both nursing and law present case-based scenarios within a legal and institutional framework. Step-by-step they guide you through an introduction, an analysis of the case, and the identification of the salient issues, including policy-based decision making. You'll also find a wealth of additional resources, including lists of relevant case law, resources available on specific issues, and recommendations. With the guidance of this text, you'll have the information you need to face the legal and ethical challenges you'll encounter in the real world. "The best practices presented in the closing chapters should be required reading for all nursing faculty members involved with evaluating clinical performance, managing students at risk for failure, maintaining professional boundaries, and creating safe classroom and clinical environments in schools of nursing." "This book presents a wealth of information on legal issues in nursing and contemporary higher education settings. It is a timely resource for nursing education administrators, faculty members, and graduate students who plan to pursue a career in nursing education." --Journal of Nursing Regulation

Fast Facts For Developing A Nursing Academic Portfolio

Author : Ruth Wittmann-Price, PhD, CNS, RN, CNE
ISBN : 9780826120397
Genre : Medical
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"[A] great guide and resource for a nurse at any level who wishes to construct and present a professional nurse portfolio."--Journal for Nurses in Professional Development "With an academic portfolio nursing faculty members can monitor their career development and present their work for others to review and critique. This is an easy-to-read book that will serve as a valuable resource for nursing faculty members in developing their academic portfolios." Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF Professor and Chair of Adult and Geriatric Health School of Nursing University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Using the Fast Facts style of concise, easy-to-access information, this book is the only comprehensive guide to creating an outstanding professional academic portfolio for entry into, and promotion and tenure within, an academic nursing setting. It is designed for recent nursing graduates who want to teach, faculty who need to polish their academic portfolio, and individuals already established in academia who seek promotion or tenure. This volume will help nursing academics: Assess their strengths and weaknesses Write a personal statement Demonstrate their teaching skills Showcase their research/scholarship Organize and present their portfolio Develop an E-portfolio The book provides clear guidelines on what to include in a professional portfolio, and elements to highlight when seeking work in a specific discipline or academic role. It describes pitfalls to be avoided and how to insure effective coverage of teaching, scholarship, and service, as well as addresses the differences between systems and policies of academia, versus those of community college nursing programs and diploma schools of nursing. This guide also helps prepare nurses for the rigors of promotion and tenure by clarifying what to expect and how candidates are evaluated. Numerous examples illustrate actual professional faculty experience and include personal statements written by successful nurse educators. Key Features: Provides a concise, step-by-step guide for aspiring, new, and experienced nurse faculty who need to prepare an outstanding professional portfolio for promotion and tenure Organized for quick access to types of content to be included in portfolio Includes numerous examples from real-life portfolios Features "Fast Facts in a Nutshell" to clearly guide new nurse faculty Provides recommendations for achieving academic advancement Based on SBAR (Situation, Background, Assessment, and Recommendation) method of communication

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