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.



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.



Teaching in Nursing

Teaching in Nursing Author Diane M. Billings
ISBN-10 9780323290548
Release 2015-12-01
Pages 576
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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.



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.



Classroom Skills for Nurse Educators

Classroom Skills for Nurse Educators Author Carolyn Chambers Clark
ISBN-10 9780763749750
Release 2008-07-08
Pages 417
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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."--



Theory and Research for Academic Nurse Educators

Theory and Research for Academic Nurse Educators Author Rose Utley
ISBN-10 0763774138
Release 2010-08-15
Pages 408
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Theory and Research for Academic Nurse Educators: Application to Practice is an essential guide to nursing education theory, research and it's application in the classroom. Designed for the nurse educator, this comprehensive guide is focused around the National League for Nursing's eight core competencies for academic nurse educators. This textbook contains an overview of the academic nurse educator role, core competencies, strategies for applying theory and research-based knowledge to further professional development. This text is an ideal resource for nurses preparing for the Certified Nurse Educator Exam (CNE) and nursing education students.



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!



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



Scholarship Reconsidered

Scholarship Reconsidered Author Ernest L. Boyer
ISBN-10 9781119005865
Release 2015-10-06
Pages 224
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Shifting faculty roles in a changing landscape Ernest L. Boyer's landmark book Scholarship Reconsidered: Priorities of the Professoriate challenged the publish-or-perish status quo that dominated the academic landscape for generations. His powerful and enduring argument for a new approach to faculty roles and rewards continues to play a significant part of the national conversation on scholarship in the academy. Though steeped in tradition, the role of faculty in the academic world has shifted significantly in recent decades. The rise of the non-tenure-track class of professors is well documented. If the historic rule of promotion and tenure is waning, what role can scholarship play in a fragmented, unbundled academy? Boyer offers a still much-needed approach. He calls for a broadened view of scholarship, audaciously refocusing its gaze from the tenure file and to a wider community. This expanded edition offers, in addition to the original text, a critical introduction that explores the impact of Boyer's views, a call to action for applying Boyer's message to the changing nature of faculty work, and a discussion guide to help readers start a new conversation about how Scholarship Reconsidered applies today.



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 52
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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



From Vocational to Professional Education

From Vocational to Professional Education Author Jens-Christian Smeby
ISBN-10 9781317632252
Release 2014-11-27
Pages 176
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One of the most important routes to employment within the social welfare sector worldwide is higher education, which equips students not only with the knowledge for employment, but with the tools to use and build on this knowledge. During the last few decades there has been an academic drift in professional education, especially for many shorter professional programmes. Many of these shorter programmes have left the realm of vocational education to enter higher education. On the one hand, graduates are confronted by an increased demand for research and evidence-based knowledge, and on the other, they are criticised for lacking the knowledge and skills relevant for professional work. From Vocational to Professional Education presents new research into programmes suggesting how best to prepare students for professional work and addresses the challenges facing the education of professionals for social welfare. The book identifies and clarifies key problems, as well as outlining the political and historical context in which they are embedded. Chapters discuss theoretical and analytical ways to address these challenges and suggest recommendations for the further development of education for professional practice. Based on comprehensive longitudinal research data, the book will appeal to policy makers, leaders of higher education, and teachers and researchers involved in programmes qualifying students for professional work.



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"



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?



The Future of Nursing

The Future of Nursing Author Institute of Medicine
ISBN-10 9780309208956
Release 2011-02-08
Pages 700
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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.



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.



Nursing Faculty Secrets

Nursing Faculty Secrets Author Linda Jean Scheetz
ISBN-10 1560534230
Release 2000
Pages 199
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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.



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.