This series presents the latest trends in nursing education written by the nurse educators pioneering these innovations. Focusing on the practice of teaching across settings, this review is written for nurse educators in associate, baccalaureate, and graduate nursing programs, staff development, and continuing education. Volume 2 presents an overview of the current status of nursing education, and a rich array of strategies and experiences that can enrich your teaching. Chapters discuss critical thinking, grading, implementing technology in clinical teaching, developing certificate programs, and preparing students for the workforce.
Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, is a Professor and Chair of Adult and Geriatric Health in the School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She is author or co-author of 12 nursing education books and many articles on clinical teaching and evaluation, teaching in nursing, and writing for publication as a nurse educator. She is the Editor of the Journal of Nursing Care Quality and past editor of the Annual Review of Nursing Education. Dr. Oermann lectures widely on teaching and evaluation in nursing.
Preface / Contributors; Part I: Current Trends; An Overview of Trends in Nursing Education / Certificate Programs in Nursing: Service-Education / Collaboration in the Age of the Knowledge Worker / Service Learning: One School's Experience; Part II: Assessment and Evaluation; Program Evaluation and Public Accountability / Assessing the Ineffable: A Creative / Challenge for Nursing Educators and Students / A Praxis for Grading / Computers and Testing / Usability Testing for Online Nursing Education; Part III: Simulation Labs in Nursing Education; Using Simulation in Nursing Education: The Experience of The University of Maryland and Georgetown University / Using the Human Patient Simulator in Nursing Education; Part IV: Innovative Strategies for Teaching in Nursing; Critical Thinking: What's New and How to Foster Thinking Among Nursing Students / From Traditional Care Plans to Innovative Concept Maps / Peace and Power as a Critical / Feminist Framework for Nursing Education / Information Technology Applications in a Community-Based Curriculum; Part V: Development of Students; Nurses, and Teachers / Student Academic Dishonesty / Transition to Professional Nursing Practice / The Nurse Educator Role in Staff Competency / Preparing New Faculty for Teaching: Caring Coach with a Vision / Using the Holistic Paradigm in Teaching