Faculty Appraisals and Experiences in Switching to Online Teaching-Learning as a Result of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Patricia Benner, RN, PhD, FAAN copyright February 9, 2021 EducatingNurses.com surveyed educators to discover the major challenges and experiential learning from moving classes online due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The 290 Faculty respondents indicated there was little preparation time, prior experience, and almost no infrastructure for online course design and delivery, except for pre-existing Learning …

Revisiting: Rationing Urgent Care in the COVID-19 Pandemic. What Happens When Hospitals Run out of Emergency Rescue Equipment.

UPDATE 12/29/20: Unfortunately, our national numbers have worsened since April 2020, when we first posted these articles. Our hospitals in many cities are in a crisis due to a shortage of beds, ventilators, and other emergency equipment. The hard questions posed in this newsletter are still asked each day and will continue through the winter. We endorse the ethical stance that …

Finding Teaching-Learning Opportunities in the Current Crisis of COVID-19 and the Demand for Online Nursing Education

Patricia Benner, R.N., Ph.D., FAAN Copyright October 14, 2020 The current demand for online learning in the COVID-19 pandemic generates opportunities through growth, innovation, and new insights spawned by changes. There are also challenges and hardships. We have a widespread call for change and innovation in moving nursing education online and to screen-based learning. To …

Developing Online Courses in Nursing Education: Guidance from Expert Online Educators

Patricia Benner, R.N., Ph.D., FAAN August 11, 2020 We are excited to bring you four inspiring and informative interviews about developing online learning. Our goal is to help faculty “get started” putting classes online in effective ways, despite the current time-demand of moving all courses online in the COVID-19 Pandemic. These interviews were conducted via …