Staff Development Nursing Secrets

By

  • Kristen O'Shea, RN, MS, Team Leader for Clinical Education, Wellspan Health, York, PA

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.
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Audience

Nursing Staff Development Educators

 

Book information

  • Published: June 2002
  • Imprint: HANLEY AND BELFUS MEDICAL PUBLISHERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-56053-525-6


Table of 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