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NURS 5590 Professional Nurse Educator Practicum

3 hours

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This course will prepare the student for the role of nurse educator in both academic and clinical settings. Precepted practicum experiences will include working with an experienced nurse educator at the MSN level to complete a teaching project which promotes best practices and integrates teaching/learning theory into direct patient care. In addition to the main project, students will choose from the following opportunities such as staff development, academic classroom preparation and lecture, and academic clinical including simulation, or skills lab. This course is offered during a 16-week period, to fulfill the 135 practicum hours.

Prerequisite(s): 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..