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 …

Glenis McKenzie teaches

Concept-Based Curricula in a Practice Discipline

“…concept-based curricula must not only attend to formal concepts in the general…” Patricia Benner, R.N., Ph.D., FAAN Copyright October, 2nd, 2016 Many nursing curricula are using selected formal concepts to organize courses and curriculum. When students learn concepts in one context, it is expected that they will carry that understanding of the concept to other …

Rhonda Vander Sluis and Dr. Benner Talking

Focusing on Student Learning with a Flipped Classroom

Rhonda Vander Sluis, who was nursing educator at Oregon Health Sciences University, and Dr. Scott Christian, who also was at OHSU, demonstrate active Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in these two videos. Rhonda Vander Sluis uses unfolding clinical case studies to *flip* her classroom. Students come to class to present their part of an unfolding …

Lisa Day Teaching

Can Students be “Test Ready,” “Practice Ready” and be Prepared for the Future?

As nursing educators we need a new appreciation of experiential learning, of perception wedded to action. Our role is to stimulate the student’s curiosity, ability to engage in inquiry, and openness to learn from clinical experience.  Watch brief video excerpts in this newsletter – transformative teaching ahead!   Patricia Benner, R.N., Ph.D., FAAN I do …

Students speak to an actor as a sullen teen

Deep Learning While Teaching the Discipline’s Most Important Concepts

Patricia Benner, copyright September 2014 This month we present Dr. Glenise McKenzie’s flipped classroom video, which focuses on the concept of age-appropriate therapeutic communication. Dr. McKenzie demonstrates how she approaches The Oregon Consortium of Nursing Education (OCNE) concept-based curriculum where the teaching of concepts are contextualized in the four foci of care: Recovery from acute illness …

Glenis McKenzie Interviews with Dr. Benner

Creating a Climate for Curiosity, Engagement, and Developing Therapeutic Communication Skills

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 Dr. Glenise McKenzie describes how she structures her classroom teaching for knowledge use, and extensive preparation for a classroom that integrates practice and theory. Situated thinking and coaching are emphasized. …
Glenis McKenzie in a Simulation

Situated Coaching and Knowledge Use in a “Flipped” Classroom

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 Dr. Glenise McKenzie demonstrates how to use classroom preparation in order to set up class for engaged dialogue, knowledge use, the development of clinical reasoning across time, and clinical forethought …
Glenis McKenzie Simulation with students

Background Knowledge For Assessing Depression and Suicidal Risk

Camtasia Podcast By Dr. Glenise McKenzie This podcast prepares students for an Assessment of Depression and Suicide risk on an “adolescent” in the classroom. Dr. McKenzie presents the epidemiology of depression across the lifespan, as well as presenting the assessment tools, genetic, biochemical, and environmental risk factors for depression and suicide across the lifespan. This …