If there is only one thing a student or new nurse must know about medication to be safe in practice what is it? Be sure to check out today’s blog and see how simple this answer is and what is needed to help your students be better prepared for real-world clinical practice!
What is required to prepare your students for practice? Simply change the way you teach. In today’s blog, I share seven principles derived from my online course development textbook that can help and strengthen all that you do as a nurse educator in the traditional setting!
Do you remember what it was like to be a nursing student? It has been 35 years since I first graduated from my associate degree program and am now feeling the burn as PhD student! I share my journey to help you as an educator better understand what your students are experiencing and how to support them so they can thrive not just survive nursing school!
Though Socrates, an ancient Greek philosopher lived over 2500 years ago, his unique style of questions that deepen and analyze thinking can be adapted to strengthen the thinking of nursing students. Learn how to practically this powerful pedagogy in your class or clinical settings!
Do your students resist active learning? This is an all too common struggle that many educators struggle with. What influences the way that you teach in your program? See how to find the balance between giving students what they want by giving them what they really need!
Do you use a sandwich to provide feedback to students in the clinical setting? This is what I was taught to do by sandwiching constructive feedback or a clinical concern between two compliments. There is a better way! Learn how to use a WRAP to improve student feedback!
Do your students know what it means to be a nurse? Use these seven questions that can help them determine their weaknesses and strengths so they will be successful as they begin a new school year!
Have you ever stopped to consider what the good Samaritan and a good nurse have in common? There are parallels and Dr. Patricia Benner has a unique perspective that will help you see the importance of caring and compassion to nursing and why it needs to be made intentional in your curriculum!
Life is hard and being a nurse educator is even harder! In order to start the year strong, there are things you must never forget to make a difference and leave a lasting legacy in all you do!
How do you prepare students to face the unexpected dilemmas in clinical practice? Learn how to use a concise case study that addresses the unique challenges and dilemmas to better prepare students for practice!
Do your students struggle to apply F&E to the bedside? Most do. But there is an essential nurse thinking skill that creates a plan of care around a relevant abnormal lab. Download a free tool to help your students think more like a nurse!
Most students struggle to not only see the patient but also the family and their unique needs as an essential element of holistic care. Today’s blog shares practical strategies as well as a free tool that will help your students not only think but also care like a nurse!