Jan 28, 2023  
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online [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.
  • Analyze the role of the nurse educator and establish measurable goals for your academic trajectory.
  • 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. (AACN IX).
  • Integrate the values of collegiality and professionalism to build an organizational climate that foster the development of learners and colleagues.
  • Advocate for nursing education and higher education in the political arena (AACN VI).
  • Analyze trends and issues effecting the role of the nurse educator.

Credits: 3

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