Teacher Strategies in Nursing

Course Number: NURS 672
Credit(s): 3
Prerequisite(s):
Course Categories: 
DNP, Master's, PhD

This competency based course will provide an introduction to the role and function of the nurse involved in staff development, patient education, and a faculty role.  Following the consideration of philosophies and theories of teaching and learning, students will focus on applying the principles of curriculum and training program development for nursing through an understanding of the characteristics of learners, analysis of needs assessments, development of instructional objectives and design of a course.  A variety of both traditional and innovative teaching and evaluation methodologies will be explored as will the process of course construction.  An individual practical application assignment in designing and presenting a course module will facilitate development of knowledge and skill.