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Staff Development Nursing Secrets

Staff Development Nursing Secrets is a practical guide for nurse educators working in staff development. The question and answer format helps provide readers with specific answers to their everyday questions and challenges. The text explores the state of today's healthcare world and identifies the myriad of competencies and skills necessary for a nurse educator to succeed. In addition, nurse educators will gain useful tips and knowledge regarding the planning, implementation and evaluation of many types of educational programming. The text concludes with a section on the nuts and bolts of common staff development programs.

Audience
Nursing Staff Development Educators

Paperback, 228 Pages

Published: June 2002

Imprint: Hanley And Belfus Medical Publishers

ISBN: 978-1-56053-525-6

Contents

  • Staff Development Nursing Secrets
    Table of Contents:


    STATE OF THE PRACTICE
    Nursing Staff Development and Health Care Today
    Roles of the Staff Development Educator
    Factors That Affect the Educator's Role
    Educator Competencies
    Computer Skills for Educators
    Staff Development Department Management
    Legal and Ethical Issues in Education

    PLANNING ISSUES
    Needs Assessment
    Program Planning
    Credentialing
    When the Problem Is Not an Educational Issue

    CREATING A LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
    Adult Learning Theory
    Dealing with Diversity in Learners
    Presentation Skills
    Creative Teaching Strategies
    Using Computers in Education
    Evaluation

    THE NUTS AND BOLTS OF COMMON NURSING STAFF DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
    Orientation
    The "C" Word: Competencies
    The Mandatories
    Making Sense of Life Support Courses
    Clinical Ladders

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