Professionalism Versus Heroism in Nursing #Covid19

The narrative of nursing in COVID19 is exemplified in some of the images below, but does this hero and saviour image of healthcare workers challenge the professional? Journal Article: Stokes‐Parish, J., Elliott, R., Rolls, K., & Massey, D. (2020). Angels and Heroes: The Unintended Consequence of the Hero Narrative. Journal of Nursing Scholarship. Follow some of…

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Mentorship & Mastermind Groups: Peer Support Networks

Building a network of support through mentorship, peer networking and engaging in mastermind groups as a community of practice are essential for growth and development. Mastermind groups can provide honest feedback, help refine ideas, and share insights. For nurse educators this mastermind group could be a way for like minded individuals to connect and create…

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Virtual Communities of Practice (vCoP)

Physical isolation need not be the end of partaking in shared human endeavour. Technology platforms, including social media can provide learning and sharing in a social process through online communities of practice, also known as vCoP’s. This socio-cultural perspective of learning moves online with the same working method and purpose of shared interest through .…

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Clinician-Educator in Nursing

Listening to a discussion on development pathways for educators really highlighted some career and focus points to consider. The main area that made me reflect was that some healthcare professionals would like to develop education skills and knowledge but their clinical roles are the priority and this development is one aspect of their portfolio, not…

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Science of Network

Networks are everywhere with Albert-László Barabási Resources Barabási, A. L. (2012). The network takeover. Nature Physics, 8(1), 14-16. Barabási Lab Science & Cocktails Follow on Twitter @SciCocktailsCPH Science & Cocktail YouTube Playlist

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Happy International Day of Education Jan 24th

Jan 24th: Happy International Day of Education aiming for inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong opportunities for all. UNESCO: International Day of Education

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Nursing Education Network Presentations

Here is the playlist for all presentations to date. Remember its a work in progress so they will increase in number, and hopefully in quality and presenting skills over time. They are based around microlearning so are perfect for on the go learning. If you go to the original post for each recording, the presentation…

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Harvard Macy Institute Community Resources

This post is to share a fantastic health care education resource that provides resources, discussion, hot topics and is a global community of practice. One to definitely follow. Harvard Macy Community Blog: “Fostering the ongoing connectedness of health professions educators committed to transforming health care delivery and education” Resources Harvard Macy Blog #HMIChat Key terms:…

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Heutagogy

Introduce and provide an overview of heutagogy: What is heutagogy Challenges of sandpit approach in healthcare This is part of the presentation series from Nursing Education Network. All based on microlearning, they will be short quick snippets on education topics to provide an introductory overview. Resources Nursing Education Network. (2018). Heutagogy & Nursing.

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Adult Learning

Introduce and provide an overview of adult learning: Knowles 4 principles Lifelong learning This is the second presentation from Nursing Education Network. All based on microlearning, they will be short quick snippets on education topics to provide an introductory overview.

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