From Novice to Mastery-II, The Dreyfus and Dreyfus Model of Skill Acquisition in Nursing Practice

Teaching and learning implications of the Dreyfus and Dreyfus Skill Acquisition Model Patricia Benner, R.N., Ph.D., FAAN May 30, 2022 In this video Patricia Benner describes and explains the changes that occur with the development of expertise and mastery, based upon extensive research using the Dreyfus and Dreyfus model of Skill Acquisition (Benner, Tanner, Chesla, …

Enriching the Practice Apprenticeship During a Time of Limited Clinical Placements: Integrating Classroom, Online and Practice Teaching

Patricia Benner, R.N., Ph.D., FAAN Copyright February 6, 2022 We will explore ways to enrich the Practice Apprenticeship in order to improve practice-readiness of nurse graduates (Chan and Burns, 2021; Kavanagh & Sharpnack, 2021) in the midst of limited clinical placements due to the COVID Pandemic. We examined the Ethical Comportment and Formation and Cognitive …

Enriching the Cognitive Apprenticeship in Nursing Curricula: Combatting Racism and Improving Inter-Professional Communication and Teamwork

November 8, 2021 Patricia Benner, R.N., Ph.D. FAAN We continue to focus on enriching and integrating the three high-end apprenticeships: 1) The Cognitive Apprenticeship dealing with the science, technologies, humanities required for knowledgeable, safe nursing practice; 2) The Practice Apprenticeship focuses on skilled know-how,  the productive higher-order thinking in action required for safe and effective …

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 …