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 …

The Growing Conversation and Controversy on Rationing Urgent Care in the COVID-19 Pandemic — A Teaching-Learning Resource

My last article for EducatingNurses.com, “What Happens When Hospitals Run Out of Ventilators and Other Emergency Rescue Equipment,” joined the growing conversations about the prioritizing of ICUs, ventilators, oxygen supplies, etc. This article provides a review of published discussions around this current COVID-19 pandemic health care crisis. The article is designed as a source of …