Nurse Educator Role: A Guide For The New Nurse Educator

Starting out as a nurse educator can be a daunting and ‘thrown in at the deep end’ experience. Teaching to students, colleagues and other nurses in the workplace or higher education setting presents an array of challenges. But now you’re in the role, your expected to be able to deliver many types of education and…

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Nursing Education Network Yearly Stats

As part of open access and transparency, here is a performance summary of our blog. The blog remains a free resource to access for anyone interested in nursing education theory.

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Kirkpatrick 10 Requirements for an Effective Training Program

Learning & Development Training & Evaluation guidance for delivering quality education programs: ” we strongly suggest that you take the right steps to ensure that training is actually accomplishing what it was intended to do and contributing to the bottom line. Don’t think about evaluation in terms of demonstrating overall value until you are sure…

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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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Book Club: Visible learning for teachers: Maximizing impact on learning by John Hattie

Book Club: Hattie, J. (2012). Visible learning for teachers: Maximizing impact on learning. Routledge. 6 signposts towards education excellence: Teachers are one of the most powerful learning influencers, Teachers need to be passionately engaged, Teachers need to provide effective individualistic feedback, Both student and teacher need to know and understand the learning intentions, The learners construction of…

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Teamwork and team training in the ICU: Where do the similarities with aviation end?

Journal Club Article: Reader, T. W., & Cuthbertson, B. H. (2011). Teamwork and team training in the ICU: Where do the similarities with aviation end?. Critical care, 15(6), 313. Background Comparing the lessons learnt and development of team training approaches in the aviation industry to the complex needs of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The importance of teamwork…

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Nursing & Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

This post is one of curiosity and interest in a socialist country that is largely a mystery of what occurs in everyday life. How is the healthcare system, what sort of technology and resources are available, what training do the nurses receive, is it hospital or university based? This post is not based on any…

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NNEC2018 Notes & Thoughts (Day 2)

Session: Changing World, Change in Clinical Practice Focus: Overcoming the theory-practice gap Research translation: slow process of change, translation of evidence Deimplementation of Practice The transition from hospital nurse education to Tertiary (university) sector. Nurse researching and impact by Florence Difficulty staying up to date through impact of information overload: volume of research, guidelines. Value…

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NNEC2018 Notes & Thoughts (Day 1)

Session: Safer Care Victoria Importance and power of storytelling and the narrative for learning in nursing.         Aims and approaches for safer care: Targeting zero avoidable harm, Sharing excellence, Collecting and sharing data to improve patient care. Resources Safer Care Victoria website Safer Care Strategic Plan  Session: Assessment & Learner Engagement Impact…

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Blog It: Free Open Access to Nursing Education (#FOANed)

This poster was submitted to the 17th National Nurse Education conference (#NNEC18) and is based around Free Open Access to Nursing education (#FOANed) and specialist online communities of practice (eCOP) that can develop with social media. The blog metrics to measure the global reach of Nursing Education Network, are a method for showing the impact of…

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