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Critical Skills for the Nurse Educator
DVD Video
$219.99 USD
Product Details
DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
5 hr 31 min
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
PESI HealthCare
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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Upon completion of this self-study package, you should be able to:
  1. Discuss one approach to designing learning strategies.
  2. Demonstrate three ice breakers/team building activities that can be implemented in teaching practice.
  3. Summarize five active teaching/learning strategies for lecture.
  4. Examine ten website resources for nurse educators.
  5. Explain three ways to make assignments meaningful in the real world.
  6. Identify five active teaching/learning strategies for the clinical setting.
  7. Identify five active teaching/learning strategies for the lab setting.
  1. New Approaches to Designing Learning Strategies
    1. Ken Bain
    2. Patricia Benner
    3. White Water Analogy
  2. Getting Started
    1. Ice breakers
    2. Team builders
    3. How to "kick off" a program/class
  3. During Class
    1. Transitions
    2. Wake-ups
    3. Ways to emphasize main points
    4. How to provide ongoing support to learners
    5. The "Good Lecturer" checklist
  4. How to Avoid Death by PowerPoint
    1. Using the slide master function in Word
    2. Guided lecture
    3. Concept mapping
    4. Student response systems (ex. iClicker)
    5. Lecture capture
    6. Text messaging
    7. Podcasting
    8. Wiki's
    9. PDA's
    10. Virtual educational environments
    11. Using digital recordings to provide feedback
  5. Must-Know Strategies for any Teaching Situation
    1. Activity-based
    2. Arts-based
    3. Cooperative
    4. Direct instructional
    5. Independent learning
    6. Ways to foster reflection
  6. Free Stuff
    1. Open courseware
    2. Open electronic health record
    3. Free online books/articles
    4. Free course management systems
    5. Free web conferencing sites
    6. Websites for cartoons, jokes, pictures, interviews, stories, poems, videos, case studies and crossword puzzle makers
  7. Making Assignments Meaningful in the Real World
    1. Article depositories
    2. Blogging
    3. Newsletters
    4. Portfolios
    5. Internal/external conferences
    6. Community service
    7. Service learning
  8. Strategies for the Clinical Setting
    1. Apprenticeship model vs. conceptual learning
    2. Critical thinking vs. clinical reasoning
    3. Developing a practice database
    4. Strategies for teaching assessment, delegation, and specific content areas for geriatrics, pediatrics, OB, and psych
    5. The "Good Clinical Instructor" checklist
  9. Strategies for the Lab Setting
    1. Simulation strategies
    2. Simulation scenarios
    3. Using standardized patients
    4. Virtual lab resources
    5. Remote presence faculty robot
    6. Incorporating IOM and QSEN competencies
    7. De-briefing strategies
    8. The "Good Lab Instructor" checklist


Theresa Puckett has experienced many opportunities to develop and refine communication strategies while a charge nurse at the Cleveland Clinic, a nursing supervisor at Laurelwood Hospital and Nursing Program Director at Bryant & Stratton College, Akron campus. She recognizes that effective communication takes practice and is directly related to results.

Theresa earned a BSN from Ursuline College, MSN and PhD from University of Akron. She has presented at several national and state conferences and is known for her engaging presentation style. She looks forward to sharing many creative and useful communication strategies that will immediately impact your own work setting!

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Theresa Puckett has an employment relationship with University Hospitals Richmond Medical Center; Euclid Hospital, Lutheran Hospital Cleveland Clinic Foundation; and Stark State College. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Theresa Puckett is a member of the American Nurses Association; American Psychiatric Nurses Association; and American Psychological Association.
Continuing Education Credits
Save time and $10 off the price of other submission methods – purchase & take the CE test online for $9.99 USD per participant. Additional processing fees apply for other submission methods (i.e. mail, fax, etc.). Please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations.

Certificates of Successful Completion are available for email, download and/or printing from your online account immediately following the successful completion of the post-test/evaluation.

**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

Nurses/Nurse Practitioners/Clinical Nurse Specialists - Credit Expired: 5/13/2019
No CE available for this board.

California Nurses: PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #:17118 for 6.0 self-study contact hours.

You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.

Florida Nurses:
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 6.0 self-study contact hours.

Iowa Nurses: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 7.2 self-study contact hours.

You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.

Other Professions
This self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 clock hours of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Retain your certificate of completion and contact your board or organization for specific filing requirements.

Disclaimer: **Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.
**It is your ethical responsibility to report accurate hours to your licensing board.
**All self-study participants must complete and pass (80% or better) a post-test/evaluation prior to receiving a certificate of completion. If you require a copy of the test/evaluation for CE purposes, please print at the time you take the test. Or you may call our customer service department and a copy of your test/evaluation will be emailed to you. Please allow 30-45 days.

Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Staff Development Nurses, Nurse Educators