The Ethical Comportment and Formation Apprenticeship: “Nursing Ethics as Evident in Early Writings on Ethics for Nursing Education”

Patricia Benner, R.N. Ph.D., FAAN Copyright September 20, 2021 Provisions of the 2015 ANA CODE OF ETHICS:  American Nurses Association, Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements 2015. Marsha Fowler, Lead Co-Writer, committee “Historian and Code Scholar” Provision 1: The nurse practices with compassion and respect for the inherent dignity, worth, and unique attributes of every …

The Three Universal Professional Apprenticeships: The Ethical Comportment and Formation Apprenticeship featuring Dr. Sarah Shannon

Patricia Benner, R N. Ph.D., FAAN copyright July 2021, EducatingNurses.com “I’m guessing that many of you teach ethics and it’s either your least favorite or most favorite course…I’m here to talk with you about how to make it your most favorite course.” Sarah Shannon We are featuring video selections on EducatingNurses.com by leaders who are …

Learning from Experience—Mistakes and Successes in Caring for COVID-19 Patients

Patricia Benner, R.N., Ph.D., FAAN EducatingNurses.com  June 3, 2021 The COVID-19 Pandemic confronted healthcare workers at all levels with a new disease fraught with uncertainty, unknown pathology, uncharted trajectories with high acuity, and mortality rates, especially in older age groups. Common clinical trends, signs and symptoms, sequelae, best treatments, prevention, and intervention strategies, and more, …

Two New Modules Added

Two new modules to tell you about on EducatingNurses.com from this most tumultuous year. We’ve organized the individual videos and articles into these categories to help you find what you need in this new age of nursing education: Module 10: Online Teaching-Learning Module 11: COVID-19 Teaching-Learning   From “Finding Online Clinical Replacement Solutions” to “Reviewing …

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 …

Designing Online Nursing Education Based Upon Learning Science and High Impact Learning Strategies

Patricia Benner, R.N., Ph.D., FAAN John Benner, Ph.D. Candidate, School of Education, University of Washington, Seattle June  9, 2020 With the COVID-19 Pandemic, nurse educators must transform in-classroom teaching and learning to online learning. Understanding how students learn is the starting point for all teaching and learning, regardless of how a course is taught. Joshua …

COVID-19 Spotlight on Nursing and the Role of Art as a Moral Source for Empathy, Imagination and Caring

Patricia Benner, R.N., Ph.D., FAAN EducatingNurses.com, copyright May 10, 2020 The 200th birthday of Florence Nightingale finds nursing under the COVID-19 spotlight. While it will take years to capture and absorb what this time has meant, I encourage nurses on the front line to tell their stories; clarify and record their experiences. Rather than try to protect …