What do the best clinical educators have in common? Students identified seven essential traits in a journal article. Reflect and see if you are a “rock-star” clinical educator or if you need to do anything differently to strengthen student learning.Details
How are you preparing students for real-world clinical practice in your nursing program? This needs to begin in the first semester by contextualizing the challenges inherent in the practice setting. I had a relevant example recently when inserting a Foley catheter that your students can learn from!Details
Questions that Student’s Need to Answer: What are You Willing to Give Up to Make Nursing School a Priority?
Students experience reality shock making the transition to being a nursing student and as a result spin too many platters. Encourage your students to step back, reflect, and recognize the need to do what is needed to make nursing school a priority and why it matters…it’s all about patient outcomes!Details
What could a nurse or nurse educator possibly have in common with Spiderman? Once this similarity is recognized, it empowers both students and nurse educators to make a difference as you see and think differently about the value and importance of what you do!Details
How can nurse educators support and help students be successful in a challenging program? There are three things that begin with “E” that educators can communicate that stressed and overwhelmed students need!Details
Though diploma programs are “old school” they had strengths that need to be captured today to help students understand the importance of teamwork and being a member of a profession…Details