Key Features

  • Engaging, interactive Q & A format
  • Concise answers with valuable pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets"
  • 22 succinct chapters written for quick review
  • All the most important, "need-to-know" questions and answers in the proven format of the highly acclaimed Secret Series®
  • Thorough, highly detailed index

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

Details

No. of pages:
228
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2002
Published:
Imprint:
Hanley & Belfus
Print ISBN:
9781560535256

About the editor

Kristen O'Shea

Affiliations and Expertise

Team Leader for Clinical Education, Wellspan Health, York, PA