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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 …

Child speaking

Discussion Triggers can Help Students Discover Blind Spots, and Biases

Patricia Benner, RN., Ph.D., FAAN June 24, 2016 Copyrighted This month,  we offer all our newsletter subscribers free access to a wonderful new video on people’s responses to the news that someone has been recently diagnosed with cancer. Kristin Johansen and Ben Dziuba collaborated on this collection of people’s responses to the news that Ben was …

Sarah Shannon teaching a class

Learning From First Person Experience Near Narratives

Patricia Benner, R.N., Ph.D. FAAN Copyright 2016 During the past 30 years, more ethicists have paid attention to the role of narratives in presenting exemplary practice. More attention in learning and understanding moral life and ethical comportment is being paid to exemplary people and events that reveal and demonstrate excellent ethical comportment. Narratives can reveal …

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 …

The Master Teacher Sparks Curiosity and Facilitates Transformative Learning – ARTICLE

By Patricia Benner, R.N., Ph.D. FAAN April  28, 2015, copyright 2015 Our EducatingNurses.com Team and I are reflecting on the many provocative and engaging conversations at the ATI Summit in San Diego April 19-22nd, 2015. Our Co-Producer, June Hagman, was asked, “What does being a ‘Master Teacher’ mean? Master Teacher, Dr. Hubert L. Dreyfus describes master …

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 …

Sarah Shannon Teaching

Teaching for Ethical Comportment, Moral Imagination and Formation

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 Sarah Shannon is a highly respected master teacher at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA. She gives insights about how her teaching has developed over time, offers candid appraisals of …