Marye Fuqua discussing with Dr. Benner

Coaching for Autonomy, and Authenticity with Marye Fuqua pt 1

Marye Fuqua provides some valuable insight into what makes an effective preceptor of new graduates. Since she is relatively new to nursing herself, she has a clear memory of the learning challenges of transitioning school to work, and what coaching practices did and did not work for her when she was a  preceptee. She fosters autonomy in …

Marye Fuqua talking to Dr. Benner

Learning Time Management and Organizational Skills with Marye Fuqua pt 2

Marye Fuqua provides some valuable insight into what makes an effective preceptor of new graduates. Since she is relatively new to nursing herself, she has a clear memory of the learning challenges of transitioning school to work, and what coaching practices did and did not work for her when she was a  preceptee. She fosters autonomy in …

Vickie Sattler and Dr. Benner Talking

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 …

Lynn Stapleton speaking with Dr. Benner

Lynn Stapleton on Socialization & Formation on the First Job

The transition from nursing school to working on the hospital floor as a nurse is huge. What happens when a system-wide program supports the entry of the nurse into their new setting? How does a Preceptor Training Program help expert clinicians become excellent at situated coaching? I interviewed Lynn Stapleton in Spokane, Washington to learn …

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 …

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 …

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 …