Vickie Sattler: Two Key Roles for Preceptors pt 2

A strong preceptor program can dramatically improve a hospital’s retention rate of new nurses. However, the of the emergency department preceptor faces unique challenges as they work quickly in situations that may fall outside the orientee’s experience and clinical knowledge. Vickie Sattler of Spokane, WA, meets the challenge with excellent situated coaching and local knowledge …

Vickie Sattler: Two Key Roles for Preceptors pt 1

A strong preceptor program can dramatically improve a hospital’s retention rate of new nurses. However, the of the emergency department preceptor faces unique challenges as they work quickly in situations that may fall outside the orientee’s experience and clinical knowledge. Vickie Sattler of Spokane, WA, meets the challenge with excellent situated coaching and local knowledge …

Alyssa Boldt sits down with Dr. Benner

The Essential Role of the Preceptor – Pt. 1

The Essential Role of the Preceptor  The best clinical teachers coach new nurses to develop habits of mind that allow them to learn directly from whole practice situations. Some of the most important coaching for the advanced beginner comes from the preceptor. We interviewed excellent preceptors in Spokane, Washington  who teach for highly reliable practice …

Alyssa Boldt sits down with Dr. Benner

The Essential Role of the Preceptor – Pt. 2

The best clinical teachers coach new nurses to develop habits of mind that allow them to learn directly from whole practice situations. Some of the most important coaching for the advanced beginner comes from the preceptor. We interviewed excellent preceptors in Spokane, Washington  who teach for highly reliable practice and feature them on EducatingNurses.com. This preview is …

Interview: Dr. Elizabeth Gross Cohn, “Often, first year students feel there’s nothing they can do….”

Dr. Cohn provides the background behind her monologue, “The Patient in 9-Window”. She tells us about the different responses from students as they’ve watched her perform this monologue in Nursing Fundamentals. And she tells us about other innovative ways she engages with her students throughout their time in her class. Our thanks to Adelphi University in …

Linda Wagner speaking

OCNE In-Depth: Moving the Boundaries for Clinical Education Part 2

For this series, we interviewed nurse educator change agents, leaders and students, tracing how the OCNE story unfolded over the last ten years. Both students and educators animated and pushed this change forward in Oregon; faculty and administrators told us of their triumphs in this successful change project. Faculty were honest in describing their initial …

Linda Wagner and Paula Gubrud -Howe sit down with Dr. Benner

OCNE In-Depth: Moving the Boundaries for Clinical Education pt 1

For this series, we interviewed nurse educator change agents, leaders and students, tracing how the OCNE story unfolded over the last ten years. Both students and educators animated and pushed this change forward in Oregon; faculty and administrators told us of their triumphs in this successful change project. Faculty were honest in describing their initial …

Two Men Conversing

Learning Guide to Educating Nurses Video: “The Stupid Things People Say When You Have Cancer”

A Video Directed and Produced by Kristin Johansen and Benjamin Dziuba Patricia Benner, R.N., Ph.D., FAAN Please note, this learning guide is for your personal use only. It will not be shared with others. You may select to share verbally some of your comments and insights with your classmates, but any sharing with classmates is …