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Academic Leadership in Nursing: Effective Strategies for Aspiring Faculty and Leaders by This is the first resource to compare the experiences of nursing academic leaders among public, private, and for-profit institutions for nurse educators of all experience levels and ambitions. While most nursing faculty and administrators looking for new professional opportunities often use salary, geographic location, and even school reputation to inform their choice, the importance of culture and organizational structure cannot be overstated. The information and advice in this text addresses misconceptions and myths about all three types of organizations to enable readers to thrive in their chosen institution. Written for instructors looking to expand leadership skills within their teaching roles, those seeking more formal leadership positions, and novice academic leaders, this text delivers a first-hand perspective on what it takes to be a faculty member and nurse academic administrator across three different academic settings--public, private, and for-profit--and provides an in-depth understanding of the key differences among them. Chapters offer concrete tips and suggestions for applying to and working in different types of institutions, and candidly discuss "things I wish I had known" and "lessons learned." The advice in this text discusses specific strategies for each academic setting, covering the nuances of fundraising and advancement, marketing and public relations, recruitment of qualified and diverse faculty, budgeting and allocation of resources, and other topics to promote an informed decision when seeking a career path that is a good fit and a job that provides overall satisfaction. Key FeaturesDescribes both the specifics and the nuances of requisite faculty leadership skills in public, private, and for-profit/career school settings--the first book to do soWritten by three experienced deans of nursing who offer concrete tips and reveal the secrets of successful academic leadership for informed decision makingIncludes candid author commentary regarding "things I wish I had known" and "lessons learned"Designed for instructors who wish to expand leadership skills within their teaching roles, those who seek administrative positions, and those who are new to academic leadershipWritten in an accessible style for faculty at all levels of experience
Call Number: RT90 .N43 2018x
Clinical Nurse Educator Competencies by Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Clinical Nurse Educator Competencies Teresa Shellenbarger, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, Editor Excellence in clinical nursing education is essential in training today's nursing students. The first resource of its kind to address this specialized area of expertise, Clinical Nurse Educator Competencies equips educators with a mastery of the evidence-based competencies and tasks needed to confidently guide students through learning experiences in clinical settings and to produce competent nurses ready for practice. Detailed analysis of each competency synthesizes relevant literature and reflects the insight of the NLN Task Group on Clinical Nurse Educators, providing an authoritative framework to help educators prepare students for the rigors of clinical nursing practice in today's changing healthcare environment. "This synthesis and validation of academic clinical nurse educator competencies defines a scope of practice for the role of the academic clinical nurse educator. The results provide a standard of excellence central to the performance expectations associated with this specialized role." Kathleen A. Poindexter PhD, RN, CNE Associate Professor and Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Programs Michigan State University College of Nursing East Lansing, Michigan Chair, NLN Academic Nurse Educator Certification Program Commission
Call Number: RT71 .C556 2019x
Curriculum Development and Evaluation in Nursing Education by Reorganized and updated to deliver practical guidelines for evidence-based curricular change and development, the fourth edition of this classic text highlights current research in nursing education as a springboard for graduate students and faculty in their quest for research projects, theses, dissertations, and scholarly activities. It also focuses on the specific sciences of nursing education and program evaluation as they pertain to nursing educators. New chapters address the role of faculty regarding curriculum development and approval processes in changing educational environments; course development strategies for applying learning theories, educational taxonomies, and team-building; needs assessment and the frame factors model; ADN and BSN and pathways to higher degrees; and planning for doctoral education. The fourth edition continues to provide the detailed knowledge and practical applications necessary for new and experienced faculty to participate in essential components of the academic role--instruction, curriculum, and evaluation. At its core, the text discusses the importance of needs assessment and evidence as a basis for revising or developing new programs and highlights requisite resources. With a focus on interdisciplinary collaboration, the book addresses the growth of simulation, how to help new faculty transition into the academic role, and use of curriculum in both practice and academic settings. Additionally, the book describes the history and evolution of current nursing curricula and presents the theories, concepts, and tools necessary for curriculum development. Chapters include objectives, discussion points, and learning activities. New to the Fourth Edition: Reorganized and updated to reflect recent evidence-based curricular changes and developmentsHighlights current researchNew chapter on curriculum planning for undergraduate programsNew content on needs assessment and the frame factors modelNew content on planning for doctoral education in nursingNew content on curriculum evaluation, financial support, budget management, and use of evidence Key Features: Supports new faculty as they transition to academeAddresses the need for preparing more faculty educators as defined by the Institute of Medicine, the Affordable Care Act, and the APRN Consensus ModelDescribes the scope of academic curriculum models at every practice and academic levelThreads the concept of interdisciplinary collaboration in education throughoutServes as a CNE certification review
Call Number: RT71 .K43 2018
Medical Education at a Glance by Covering the core concepts, activities and approaches involved in medical education, Medical Education at a Glance provides a concise, accessible introduction to this rapidly expanding area of study and practice. This brand new title from the best-selling at a Glance series covers the range of essential medical education topics which students, trainees, new lecturers and clinical teachers need to know. Written by an experienced author team, Medical Education at a Glance is structured under the major themes of the discipline including teaching skills, learning theory,and assessment, making it an easy-to-digest guide to the practical skills and theory of medical education, teaching and learning. Medical Education at a Glance: Presents core information in a highly visual way, with key concepts and terminology explained. Is a useful companion to the Association for the Study of Medical Education's (ASME) book Understanding Medical Education. Covers a wide range of topics and themes. Is a perfect guide for teaching and learning in both the classroom and clinical setting.
Call Number: R735 .M43 2017x