Dr. John R. Stone and Dr. Benner speaking

Interprofessional Education and Civic Professionalism to Improve Health Care

An Introduction to Classroom Discussion Triggers by Patricia Benner, copyright 1-30-2015 In honor and appreciation for my Mentor in Nursing Education, Dr. Rheba De Tornay, and with encouragement and examples from Dr. Sarah Shannon at University of Washington, I am introducing the Pedagogical Strategy of “Discussion Triggers”, a provocative, often dramatic introduction to a topic …

Painting featuring the word Clinical Judgement

Less is More: Thinking about Deep Learning

Copyright Patricia Benner Newsletter for February 2013   Teaching for a Professional Practice has many additional demands than an introductory survey course. In a professional practice we expect students to develop deep learning that includes the three professional apprenticeships common to Professional Education. Along with my Carnegie colleagues, I am using the word “apprenticeship” metaphorically, and …