Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
    
    Oct 15, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2019-2020

NUR 572 - Nurse Educator Role: Innovative Teaching Strategies

(3) This theory and clinical nursing education practicum course focuses on the role of the nurse educator to apply appropriate teaching techniques for diverse learners and learning settings. A wide selection of instructional methodologies appropriate for higher education and staff development settings will be examined. Demonstration of clinical expertise is required as a critical value for nurse educators. Students will also examine methods of successfully using technology to design and implement effective teaching strategies to improve health of communities or populations. This course includes 70 clinical hours with a preceptor; 40 of these are direct care hours. Competencies for the Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) or Nursing Professional Development (NPD) specialist are emphasized. Exploration or refinement of the student’s capstone project is included in this course.

Prerequisites: NUR 552  or approval of Program Director.