Nov 27, 2021  
2018 - 2019 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
2018 - 2019 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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NU 641 - Faculty Role in Nursing & Healthcare Education

This course provides a forum for the analysis and synthesis of role behaviors specific to the nurse educator within academic and health care settings.  Integration and application of theoretical and evidence-based practice knowledge that the nurse educator will use as it relates to the design, coordination and evaluation of health care programs will be explored. Emphasis is on the role of the advanced practice nurse educator expectations in regards to scholarship, teaching and service; institutional purposes and goals; challenges of nursing curricula; instructional design and distance learning, evaluation, and technology; and professional, social, political, and ethical issues related to the nurse educator role.

Prerequisites & Notes
All MSN core courses

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following:

  • Learn and manage the teaching, scholarship and service domains as influenced by the requirements of the institutional setting. (MSN Essential I, IV,IX )
  • Analyze the role of the nurse educator and establish measurable goals for your academic trajectory. (MSN Essential IX )
  • Understand and apply theoretical, evidence-based knowledge and teaching and learning principles to impact future educational or health organizations through design, coordination and evaluation of health care education programs and/or the delivery of patient care. (MSN Essential IX).
  • Integrate the values of collegiality and professionalism to build an organizational climate that foster the development of learners and colleagues. (MSN Essential VII,IX )
  • Advocate for nursing education and higher education in the political arena (MSN Essential VI).
  • Analyze trends and issues effecting the role of the nurse educator. (MSN Essential IX )

Credits: 3

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