NUR 425:

Educating Educators Program:

Clock Hours: 71 Student -Teacher Ratio Class 20
Lecture 38/ Lab 33 Duration: 5 week
Educational Requirements:
Active Illinois Registered Professional Nursing License, BSN, two years nursing experience, CPR (BLS), Physical Exam performed by medical health care provider, 5 panel drug Screen, Background Check. Official College Transcripts, Computer Literacy NUR 425 Educating Educators Program.
This program is intended for the professional nurse with an Active Illinois Nursing License, A minimum of a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Nursing, two years of nursing experience and a goal to transition his or her nursing career into the academic formal nursing instructor role. This Comprehensive Program is delivered by one of Illinois premier expert nursing educators and curriculum writers whom apply the standards of nursing education and adult learning principles.
The program content is designed to prepare students to teach didactic theoretical nursing program content. Teach application principles of the nursing process as it relates to the Illinois Nurse Practice Act; discuss history and trends in nursing education. Under the direction of nursing faculty, use established teaching guidelines to assist the nursing student in meeting course objectives, evaluate and document student's performance in the simulation/clinical lab, demonstrate the ability to advise students, develop a syllabus, and develop examinations that reflect the current NCLEX test plan.
Methods of professional educator job preparedness will also be discussed. This program combines classroom, simulation/clinical laboratory experience. Upon completion of this program, the professional student, with respect to cultural diversity will be able to: Assign students appropriate patient assignments and defend students assignments, Develop a syllabus that reflect J'ReneƩ mission and philosophy, of current nursing education and practice, Explain the role of nursing and of the practical nurse in meeting the basic needs of the patient and family, Discuss the current nurse practice act as it relates to nursing education, Describe intervention modalities (natural, diagnostic, pharmacologic, medical-surgical, and alternative) used during the process. Use effective therapeutic communication techniques with peers and the health team to assist with needs of patients across the life span. Describe the process to transition to formal nursing educator Incorporate knowledge of community resources in providing education to nursing students Use established teaching guides to assist the nursing student in meeting the teaching and learning needs of the patient and family as they relate to the prevention of health problems. Utilize the nursing process to meet the basic needs Recognize the role of the person's culture when using the nursing process to deliver theoretical nursing content Utilize the nursing process to meet the basic needs of the normal newborn and the needs of newborns and infants with selected impairments that interfere with basic needs. Describe the management of student behaviors in the classroom simulation lab and clinical setting Compose an exam reflecting 2011 NCEX-PN Test Plan Identify ethical and legal issues and possible nursing responses in relation to events occurring in the classroom simulation lab and clinical.