|NURS 5010 Professional Communication in Nursing||1 hour|
|NURS 5520 Curriculum Development in Nursing||3 hours|
|NURS 5530 Nursing Education Roles and Methods||3 hours|
|NURS 5560 Teaching Strategies, Assessment, and Evaluation||3 hours|
|NURS 5590 Professional Nurse Educator Practicum||3 hours|
This course includes experiences and instruction that promote professional communication. Content includes correct utilization of the American Psychological Association (APA) style, construction of professional papers and emails, and using common presentation software. This course is designed to be taken either concurrently or before the first nursing course in which the student is enrolled at Nebraska Wesleyan University.
This course focuses on the analysis and application of curriculum theory in the development and evaluation of programs in nursing education. Development of programs for continuing education for professionals and/or the public also is a component of the course.
Prerequisite(s): NURS 5050 Research and Evidence Based Practice in Nursing and Health Care and NURS 5150 Concepts and Theories in Nursing.
This course focuses on development of the nurse educator role and nursing applications methods used to support the learning process. Emphasis is placed on research-based practices in education through the application of models and theories. A wide selection of instructional methods appropriate for the higher education setting will be examined.
Prerequisite(s): NURS 5050 Research and Evidence Based Practice in Nursing and Health Care and NURS 5150 Concepts and Theories in Nursing
This face-to-face course focuses on teaching strategies to enhance the organization and the delivery of educational content. Assessment and evaluation of educational programs is also emphasized.
Prerequisite(s): NURS 5050 Research and Evidence Based Practice in Nursing and Health Care.
This course requires students to integrate theory as the student develops and implements educational experiences within the educator role for various populations under the supervision of course faculty and preceptor(s). Clinical experiences may include patient education, staff development, academic classroom lecture, academic clinical, and lab. This course is offered during a 16-week period, which includes 15 theory contact hours and 90 practicum contact hours.
Prerequisite(s): NURS 5100 Transcultural Health Care, NURS 5200 Critical Issues in Health Care, NURS 5520 Curriculum Development in Nursing, NURS 5530 Nursing Education Roles and Methods, NURS 5560 Teaching Strategies, Assessment, and Evaluation, NURS 5570 Program Planning in Nursing and NURS 5580 Online Education:Implement & Evaluation.