Oct 01, 2020  
2020-2021 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Saint Joseph’s College Online 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:

  • Integrate the values of professional ethics and professionalism as a nurse educator to build an organizational climate that fosters the development of learners and colleagues. and builds effective interprofessional teams. (MSN Essentials I, VII)

  • Compare and contrast the teaching, scholarship and service domains as influenced by the requirements of the institutional setting and professional nurse educator role. (MSN Essentials III, IV)

  • Integrate the values of professional ethics and professionalism as a nurse educator to build an organizational climate that fosters the development of learners and colleagues and builds effective interprofessional teams. (MSN Essentials I, VII)

  • Analyze the role of the nurse educator as a member of the interprofessional team to establish measurable goals for the students’ academic trajectory. (MSN Essentials VII)

  • Identify the role of the nurse educator when planning and delivering educational content to a variety of audiences. (MSN Essentials VIII)

  • Identify and explain the role of the nurse educator when planning evidence-based strategies designed to positively impact health care education programs and/or the delivery of patient care. (MSN Essentials IV).

  • Demonstrate advancement of nursing education and higher education through political advocacy and institutional policy development. (MSN Essentials VI)

  • Analyze public health trends, health statistics, and current evidence affecting the role of the nurse educator and design effective evidence based educational strategies targeting current educational needs. (MSN Essentials IV, IX)



Credits: 3



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