Pathways to a Nursing Education Career: Educating the Next Generation of Nurses

Pathways to a Nursing Education Career: Educating the Next Generation of Nurses

By: Betsy Frank (author), Judith A. Halstead (author)Paperback

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Winner of the Journal of Nursing Education's Top Teaching Tools Award! All too often novice educators enter their first teaching position and find their adjustment to the role of a faculty member daunting.... [This volume] is a 'must read' for any novice educator transitioning from the role of clinician or graduate student to educator....You [will] learn how to become a faculty member, integrating the competencies you bring to the setting with your new role as educator. Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF Professor and Division Chair, School of Nursing University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (From the Foreword) This highly accessible volume is designed to aid novice educators and faculty-in-training in making a smooth transition from nursing practice to the world of academia. Written by two educators with a broad range of experience in both academia and national leadership positions, the volume offers a blueprint for developing the competencies related to stepping into a faculty role. The authors define the unique characteristics of different educational settings, and discuss how to select an environment that reflects one's values and personal and professional goals. Case studies offer strategies for coping with the multiple roles, stresses, and demands that novice educators often encounter. The book will help new and future nurse educators to surmount a potentially overwhelming transition with ease and confidence. Key Topics: Issues and trends of the nursing faculty role Assuming the nursing faculty role Determining institutional fit: finding the perfect faculty position Beginning your faculty career Developing in the role of teacher Developing your identity as a scholar Determining your service commitment Planning your career trajectory

About Author

Judith A. Halstead, PhD, RN, ANEF is Professor and Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis. Prior to beginning her career in nursing education, Dr. Halstead served as a staff nurse in both university and private hospitals, specializing in oncology nursing. Her first appointment in nursing academe was as Instructor at Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing in Evansville, Indiana, and from there she moved to Indiana University SON and Univ of Southern Indiana and back to Indiana Univ SON, where she has been Executive Associate Dean since 2004. Dr. Halstead currently teaches online graduate courses in nursing education In her role as Executive Associate Dean, Dr. Halstead is responsible for providing leadership in curriculum planning, implementation, and evaluation of undergraduate and graduate nursing programs for Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis. She has delivered more than 50 national and international presentations and has been awarded over 4 million dollars in education and program grants. . She is well-published in refereed journals with 16 book chapters and four authored books including the 4th edition of the leading comprehensive nurse educator text (see Billings/Halstead below). She is currently the President-elect of the National League for Nursing (2009-2011) and will assume the role of president 2011-2013.||Betsy Frank, PhD, RN, ANEF is Professor at Indiana State University in the nursing program in the College of Nursing, Health, and Human Services (since 1998) where she was hired as Associate Professor in 1994. She has taught nursing since 1970 at a variety of programs in Ohio, New Mexico and Texas. Her early clinical experience was in Medical-Surgical nursing. Her current teaching responsibilities include teaching in the online RN-BS and LPN-BS programs as well as in the University Honors Program and the graduate program in nursing adminstration. Professor Frank has been awarded 6 Grants, has delivered > 20 professional presentations, published many articles and has served as manuscript and book reviewer for nearly all nursing publishers, and has contributed chapters to numerous books, including: chapters to Feldman, (2005) Educating Nurses for Leadership (Springer Publishing), Oermann, Annual Review of Nursing Education 6 pp 25 -43, (Springer Publishing) and Billings & Halstead, Teaching in Nursing (Elsevier/WBS).

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780826106537
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 210
  • ID: 9780826106537
  • ISBN10: 0826106536

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