NUR 610 : NURSING AND HEALTH EDUCATION (F)
This is the first graduate nursing education course in a three course sequence designed to prepare the master’s-level nurse for beginning teaching roles in nursing education, staff development, and public/ health education. The course explores the historical and philosophical underpinnings of education and their relevance to the education of nurses and the public. Emphasis is given to nursing education theory, critical analysis of theories of learning and teaching strategies, and exploration of current issues in nursing education, nursing practice, and public/health education.
NUR 611 : METHODS OF EDUCATION IN NURSING (S)
This course builds on the content of NUR 610 and focuses on the way in which the components of the teaching/learning process are organized in order to meet the needs of the learner—nursing student, client/patient and family, or practicing nurse. The emphasis in this course is on the application of models and strategies in any classroom or clinical setting where nurses are responsible for others’ learning.
NUR 612: FIELD STUDY IN NURSING EDUCATION
This seminar and preceptored practical course is designed to integrate educational theory and methods. Students will participate in a variety of experiences that focus on educating nursing students, other nurses, and nursing’s clients. The ethical and legal issues of education will be explored. Prerequisite: NUR 610, NUR 611