Staff Development Nursing Secrets - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781560535256

Staff Development Nursing Secrets

1st Edition

Authors: Kristen O'Shea
Paperback ISBN: 9781560535256
Imprint: Hanley & Belfus
Published Date: 13th June 2002
Page Count: 228

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

Description

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.

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

Details

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

About the Authors

Kristen O'Shea Author

Affiliations and Expertise

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