Nursing Education I

NURSE-GN 2170, 3 Credits, (Spring)

Establishing the foundation for competency-based nursing education, this course examines past, current, and future issues and research that impact the implementation of associate?s, baccalaureate, and master?s degree nursing programs, including the role of the nurse educator in academic and health care settings. Topics include theory and research related to the following aspects of nursing curricula: creating caring, culturally sensitive teaching/learning environments; principles of adult teaching/learning; problem-based learning; cultural competency; diverse and interdisciplinary learning needs of nursing students; classroom and clinical assessment techniques; information technology resources; distance education; finance; and accreditation process. Practicum experiences expose students to the administrative and scholarship role of the nurse educator, as well as student and faculty teaching issues.