Learning Leadership in an Inner City, Homeless Health Care Center – ARTICLE

Students leave this setting, understanding the difference between managerialism and leadership, and the importance of being an effective change agent as a nurse leader Patricia Benner, R.N., Ph.D., FAAN, Copyright 2015 This month we present three new community health population-based videos and the excellent teaching of Dr. Ann Beckett, Professor at the Oregon Health Sciences School …

Developing Clinical Imagination for Potential Patient Concerns and Problems ­­– Clinical Forethought Part 1

Video LibraryOur comprehensive Educating Nurses video library is available to subscribers only. To become a subscriber click the button below. Join now for full access Master Clinical Teacher, Carol Thorn, demonstrates a guided inquiry about potential clinical problems for a post-operative patient with diabetes, who has had a below-the-knee amputation. Thorn prompts students’ understanding of …

Assessing, Setting, Shifting and Communicating Patient Care Priorities Part 2

Video LibraryOur comprehensive Educating Nurses video library is available to subscribers only. To become a subscriber click the button below. Join now for full access Part II of this Clinical Teaching, guided by Carol Thorn, is focused on setting priorities. This is a great example of contextualized learning! Formation of identity, and taking responsibility for priority …

Students’ Insights on Clinical Learning

Video LibraryOur comprehensive Educating Nurses video library is available to subscribers only. To become a subscriber click the button below. Join now for full access Students offer insights about what is so effective about Carol Thorn's clinical teaching and clinical debriefing seminars. Students describe how much they’ve learned and how much they value the ways …
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A Guide for Clinical Teachers: Deeper Learning in Clinical Learning Experience – ARTICLE

By Patricia Benner, R.N., Ph.D. , Copyright 2015 Increasingly, clinical teaching is done by Clinical Adjunct Faculty, who may or may not have any formal education in teaching. Clinical Adjuncts may not have had much guidance about what the aims of particular clinical courses are or which students need situated coaching to address learning gaps.  …

Learning Activities for Teachers and Nursing Students around Situating Clinical Knowledge Use in the Teaching of Science

By Patricia Benner, copyright 2015 Download PDF   1.     University of Pennsylvania has implemented several strategies for upgrading the teaching of science so that it is more focused on the science most needed in today’s highly technical medical and nursing practice.  For example, their Anatomy and Physiology class has now integrated Health Assessment with a …