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MSN 506: Professional Transitions: Clinician to Educator

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MSN 506: Professional Transitions: Clinician to Educator
Delivery Modality: Distance (Online Didactic Instruction)
Semester Credits: 3 (Didactic Only)
Contact Hours: 45 (Online Didactic)
Outside Preparation: An average of three (3) hours per week for every didactic credit hour
Typically Offered:
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Requisites: None
Description: This course focuses on the theoretical foundations and practical strategies essential for successful educational practice. Learners will explore core concepts of teaching and learning in nursing education, including curriculum development, instructional design, and assessment methods. They will deepen their understanding of the principles of adult learning and how to apply them effectively in an educational setting. Learners will examine the role of the nurse educator in facilitating the professional development of nursing learners and practicing nurses. They will learn strategies for creating a positive learning environment, promoting critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills, and fostering interprofessional collaboration. Additionally, this course will cover the ethical and legal considerations specific to nursing education. Learners will examine professional standards and guidelines for nurse educators and explore strategies for ensuring learner and patient safety in the educational setting.
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