Educating Nurses

Educating Nurses Author Patricia E. Benner
ISBN-10 9780470457962
Release 2010
Pages 260
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"The profession of nursing in the United States is at a significant moment. Since the last national nursing education study almost forty years ago, profound changes in science, technology, and the nature and settings of nursing practice have reshaped the field. Yet schools have lagged behind in adapting to these changes. Added to this, the profession faces a shortage of nurses and nursing faculty." "To meet these challenges, the authors assert that schools, service providers, and the profession must change. They recommend four controversial yet essential changes that are needed to transform nursing education." "A volume in The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teachings Preparation for the Professions series, the book discusses key topics for the future of the field and offers revolutionary recommendations for change." --Book Jacket.



Teaching IOM

Teaching IOM Author Anita Ward Finkelman
ISBN-10 9781558102699
Release 2009-01-01
Pages 272
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Teaching IOM has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Teaching IOM also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Teaching IOM book for free.



Curriculum Development in Nursing Education

Curriculum Development in Nursing Education Author Carroll L. Iwasiw
ISBN-10 9781284026290
Release 2014-07-14
Pages 360
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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"



Fast Facts for Curriculum Development in Nursing

Fast Facts for Curriculum Development in Nursing Author Jan L. McCoy, PhD, RN
ISBN-10 9780826109996
Release 2012-06-20
Pages 200
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This new addition to the Fast Facts series is a pithy guide for novice nurse educators to the development, revision, and evaluation of programs and curricula that meet the standard requirements of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, the NLNAC, and CCNE. Applying the concepts and principles of Systems Theory, the guide moves through the development process to include evaluation procedures where decisions are based on data. It addresses the common definitions of curriculum, how to design a curriculum, and how to design courses in accordance with the organizing elements of the program. The guide covers the purposes and development of a mission statement and of a program philosophy, as well as how to select an organizational framework. Curriculum implementation and faculty development requirements are also explored, in addition to educational and program outcomes and their evaluation. Organized for quick access and ease of use, each chapter defines key terms, summarizes important points, and lists resources for additional study. Key Features: Designed for use by all nursing educators regardless of educational environment or type of learner Breaks each step of the program development process into manageable parts that build on each other Uses concepts and principles of Systems Theory to guide curriculum development and evaluation Assists new nurse educators in quickly identifying the individual elements of a program and grasping the connections between them



The Making of Nurse Professionals

The Making of Nurse Professionals Author Nancy Crigger
ISBN-10 9780763780562
Release 2010-10-22
Pages 145
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A new and updated version of this best-selling resource! Jones and Bartlett Publisher's 2011 Nurse's Drug Handbook is the most up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-use nursing drug reference! It provides: Accurate, timely facts on hundreds of drugs from abacavir sulfate to Zyvox; Concise, consistently formatted drug entries organized alphabetically; No-nonsense writing style that speaks your language in terms you use everyday; Index of all generic, trade, and alternate drug names for quick reference. It has all the vital information you need at your fingertips: Chemical and therapeutic classes, FDA pregnancy risk category and controlled substance schedule; Indications and dosages, as well as route, onset, peak, and duration information; Incompatibilities, contraindications; interactions with drugs, food, and activities, and adverse reactions; Nursing considerations, including key patient-teaching points; Vital features include mechanism-of-action illustrations showing how drugs at the cellular, tissue, or organ levels and dosage adjustments help individualize care for elderly patients, patients with renal impairment, and others with special needs; Warnings and precautions that keep you informed and alert.



The Future of Nursing

The Future of Nursing Author Committee on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the Institute of Medicine
ISBN-10 9780309158237
Release 2011-02-08
Pages 620
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The Future of Nursing explores how nurses' roles, responsibilities, and education should change significantly to meet the increased demand for care that will be created by health care reform and to advance improvements in America's increasingly complex health system. At more than 3 million in number, nurses make up the single largest segment of the health care work force. They also spend the greatest amount of time in delivering patient care as a profession. Nurses therefore have valuable insights and unique abilities to contribute as partners with other health care professionals in improving the quality and safety of care as envisioned in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) enacted this year. Nurses should be fully engaged with other health professionals and assume leadership roles in redesigning care in the United States. To ensure its members are well-prepared, the profession should institute residency training for nurses, increase the percentage of nurses who attain a bachelor's degree to 80 percent by 2020, and double the number who pursue doctorates. Furthermore, regulatory and institutional obstacles -- including limits on nurses' scope of practice -- should be removed so that the health system can reap the full benefit of nurses' training, skills, and knowledge in patient care. In this book, the Institute of Medicine makes recommendations for an action-oriented blueprint for the future of nursing.



Educating Physicians

Educating Physicians Author Molly Cooke
ISBN-10 9780470617649
Release 2010-05-05
Pages 352
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Praise for Educating Physicians "Educating Physicians provides a masterful analysis of undergraduate and graduate medical education in the United States today. It represents a major educational document, based firmly on educational psychology, learning theory, empirical studies, and careful personal observations of many individual programs. It also recognizes the importance of financing, regulation, and institutional culture on the learning environment, which suffuses its recommendations for reform with cogency and power. Most important, like Abraham Flexner's classic study a century ago, the report recognizes that medical education and practice, at their core, are profoundly moral enterprises. This is a landmark volume that merits attention from anyone even peripherally involved with medical education." —Kenneth M. Ludmerer, author, Time to Heal: American Medical Education from the Turn of the Century to the Era of Managed Care "This is a very important book that comes at a critical time in our nation's history. We will not have enduring health care reform in this country unless we rethink our medical education paradigms. This book is a call to arms for doing just that." —George E. Thibault, president, Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation "The authors provide us with the evidence-based model for physician education with associated changes in infrastructure, policy, and our roles as educators. Whether you agree or not with their conclusions, if you are a teacher this book is a must-read as it will frame both what and how we discuss medical education throughout the current century." —Deborah Simpson, associate dean for educational support and evaluation, Medical College of Wisconsin "A provocative book that provides us with a creative vision for medical education. Using in-depth case studies of innovative educational practices illustrating what is actually possible, the authors provide sage advice for transforming medical education on the basis of learning theories and educational research." —Judith L. Bowen, professor of medicine, Oregon Health & Science University



Expertise in Nursing Practice Second Edition

Expertise in Nursing Practice  Second Edition Author Patricia Benner RN, PhD, FAAN
ISBN-10 082618703X
Release 2009-03-16
Pages 528
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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.



Best Practices in Teaching and Learning in Nursing Education

Best Practices in Teaching and Learning in Nursing Education Author Linda Felver
ISBN-10 1934758132
Release 2012-11-30
Pages 60
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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



Teaching in Nursing

Teaching in Nursing Author Diane M. Billings
ISBN-10 9780323290548
Release 2015-12-01
Pages 576
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Set yourself up for success as a nurse educator with the award-winning Teaching in Nursing: A Guide for Faculty, 5th Edition. Recommended by the NLN for comprehensive CNE prep, this insightful text is the only one of its kind to cover all three components of teaching: instruction, curriculum, and evaluation. As it walks through the day-to-day challenges of teaching, readers will benefit from its expert guidance on key issues, such as curriculum and test development, diverse learning styles, the redesign of healthcare systems, and advancements in technology and information. This new edition contains all the helpful narrative that earned this title an AJN Book of the Year award, along with updated information on technology-empowered learning, the flipped classroom, interprofessional collaborative practice, and much more. Coverage of concept-based curricula includes strategies on how to approach and implement concept-based lessons. Extensive information on online education discusses the use of webinars and other practical guidance for effective online instruction. Evidence-based teaching boxes cover issues, such as: how to do evidence-based teaching; applications of evidence-based teaching; implications for faculty development, administration, and the institution; and how to use the open-ended application questions at the end of each chapter for faculty-guided discussion. Strategies to promote critical thinking and active learning are incorporated throughout the text, highlighting various evaluation techniques, lesson planning insights, and tips for developing examinations. Updated research and references address forward-thinking approaches to education and trends for the future. Guidance on teaching in diverse settings addresses topics such as the models of clinical teaching, teaching in interdisciplinary settings, how to evaluate students in the clinical setting, and how to adapt teaching for community-based practice. Strong focus on practical content - including extensive coverage of curriculum development - equips future educators to handle the daily challenges and opportunities of teaching. NEW! Chapter on Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice focuses on the collaboration of care across patient care providers, emphasizing clear communication and shared patient outcomes. NEW! Renamed unit on Curriculum as a Process better reflects the latest QSEN competencies and other leading national standards. NEW! Renamed unit on Technology-Empowered Learning covers the use of technology for learning - including non-traditional course formats, active learning, flipped classrooms, and more.



From Detached Concern to Empathy

From Detached Concern to Empathy Author M.D., Ph.D. Jodi Halpern
ISBN-10 0199747717
Release 2001-05-10
Pages 190
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Physicians recognize the importance of patients' emotions in healing yet believe their own emotional responses represent lapses in objectivity. Patients complain that physicians are too detached. Halpern argues that by empathizing with patients, rather than detaching, physicians can best help them. Yet there is no consistent view of what, precisely, clinical empathy involves. This book challenges the traditional assumption that empathy is either purely intellectual or an expression of sympathy. Sympathy, according to many physicians, involves over-identifying with patients, threatening objectivity and respect for patient autonomy. How can doctors use empathy in diagnosing and treating patients rithout jeopardizing objectivity or projecting their values onto patients? Jodi Halpern, a psychiatrist, medical ethicist and philosopher, develops a groundbreaking account of emotional reasoning as the core of clinical empathy. She argues that empathy cannot be based on detached reasoning because it involves emotional skills, including associating with another person's images and spontaneously following another's mood shifts. Yet she argues that these emotional links need not lead to over-identifying with patients or other lapses in rationality but rather can inform medical judgement in ways that detached reasoning cannot. For reflective physicians and discerning patients, this book provides a road map for cultivating empathy in medical practice. For a more general audience, it addresses a basic human question: how can one person's emotions lead to an understanding of how another person is feeling?



Nurse as Educator Principles of Teaching and Learning for Nursing Practice

Nurse as Educator  Principles of Teaching and Learning for Nursing Practice Author Bastable
ISBN-10 9781284155556
Release 2017-12-01
Pages 650
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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.



Nurse Educator Competencies

Nurse Educator Competencies Author Judith Halstead
ISBN-10 1934758388
Release 2007
Pages 178
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Nurse Educator Competencies: Creating An Evidence-Based Practice For Nurse Educators is a compelling critical synthesis of the research related to educator competencies. Drawing on literature in nursing and many other fields, the authors present an analysis of the work done to date regarding each competency (e.g., facilitate learning, use assessment and evaluation strategies), draws conclusions about what we do and do not know related to that area of practice, and proposes priorities for future research related to that competency. This book grew out of the intensive work of the NLN's Task Group on Nurse Educator Competencies and is an essential resource for every faculty member and an invaluable source of information and insight for students in master's or doctoral teacher preparation programs.



Professional Nursing

Professional Nursing Author Kay Kittrell Chitty
ISBN-10 1416044736
Release 2007
Pages 488
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An ideal choice for anyone who wants to gain a professional edge in the world of nursing today, the latest edition of this popular book introduces you to the issues and trends you're likely to encounter in any practice setting. Each stand-alone chapter introduces and explores a specific topic, enabling them to be read in any order. You'll find insightful discussions of professionalization in nursing, standards and scope of practice, socialization and nursing theories surrounding the profession, critical thinking, research and evidence-based practice, the health care delivery system, and professional associations and political action facing nurses. Additionally, thought provoking questions, practical strategies, real-life scenarios, self-assessments, and personal viewpoints and interviews help you extend and apply the ideas presented. Critical Thinking Challenges and self-development activities help you develop your applied knowledge skills, guide your professional socialization initiatives, and envision your personal philosophy of nursing. Case studies identify the professional behaviors demonstrated, in a column adjacent to that behavior mentioned in the text. Interviews with established and respected professional nurses offer their perspectives on current issues facing the nursing profession today. Evidence-Based Practice Notes offer descriptions of relevant studies to show the importance of evidence-based practice and insights that nursing research provides. News Notes compile excerpts from general press resources to illustrate public perceptions of nurses and the nursing profession. Where appropriate, historical notes supplement and enhance chapter content. Updated content throughout includes discussions on collective bargaining, the status of the Nursing Doctorate Degree, the faculty shortage, nursing theorists, evidence-based practice, critical thinking, spirituality and caring, and death and dying. Additional content has been added to this edition on Aiken studies, the impact of computerized records, alternative/complementary care, Bloom's taxonomy to domains of learning, crisis intervention, adult teaching learning principles, delegation and stress, and the Patient Self-Determination Act. Cultural Consideration Challenges weave a common thread of cultural diversity throughout the book for sensitive patient care. Additional clinical examples throughout help improve your understanding of concepts. Bolded key terms integrated into the narrative of every chapter familiarize you with terminology presented in the context of the discussion. A revised glossary includes additional words and phrases beyond the key terms in each chapter, to improve your general understanding.



Creative Teaching Strategies for the Nurse Educator

Creative Teaching Strategies for the Nurse Educator Author Judith W Herrman
ISBN-10 9780803646735
Release 2015-03-18
Pages 384
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Be more creative in any setting. Here are more than 130 practical, relevant, and easy-to-implement teaching strategies that will help you to be more creative in any classroom setting. Dr. Judith Herrman offers techniques gathered over many years from her own teaching experiences that are adaptable to personal teaching content, meet the needs of a variety of learning styles, and demonstrate innovation in nursing education.



Clinical Nursing Education

Clinical Nursing Education Author Nell Ard
ISBN-10 1934758078
Release 2012-11-30
Pages 311
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Clinical Nursing Education: Current Reflections was conceived as a unique resource for seasoned and novice faculty as well as for graduate students on the nurse educator track. The book aims to help the profession re-imagine clinical education, historically, the essential core of nursing education, and examine the impact of new models for clinical education in an increasingly complex environment of health care delivery. It also provides readers a variety of reflections on simulation, performance evaluation, student experiences, and faculty responsibilities related to these critical aspects of a nurse's education. The book grew out of the editors' experiences as part of the NLN's Task Group on Clinical Education, Blue Ribbon Panel on Research in Nursing Education, and Think Tank on Transforming Clinical Nursing Education.



THINK Like a Nurse

THINK Like a Nurse Author Keith A. Rischer
ISBN-10 0989936902
Release 2013-09-03
Pages 182
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About: To prepare you for real world practice, this book will highlight content areas most relevant to the bedside and why they must be mastered and understood. To help visualize the professional development that is needed as you transition to the responsibilities of the professional nurse, I use the metaphor of building a house; not a static structure, but a unique, vibrant "living" house that is a reflection of how you choose to build and add to it over time. Nursing is a living and vibrant practice that requires your personal involvement and engagement to promote the well-being of those you care for. The components of this "living" home include: Foundation: A house must have a firm and stable foundation. The ethical comportment or the art of nursing is this foundation for every nurse. Caring behaviors, nurse engagement, and professionalism in practice must be present or your nursing practice could be on shaky ground before it even begins! Walls: The applied sciences of nursing: pharmacology, fluid and electrolytes, and anatomy and physiology. I contextualize these sciences to the bedside so the relevance of mastering this content becomes apparent. Roof: Critical thinking and clinical reasoning, which is the thinking that is required by the nurse that completes the house and ties everything together. Skeletons in the closet: Every house has closets and some have a few skeletons in them! Incivility and men in nursing will be explored in detail!