Nurse Educator curriculum option

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The Nurse Educator curriculum option prepares nurses to teach in schools of nursing, continuing education programs, staff development, clinical education or patient education. Curriculum focuses on learning theory, teaching methods, curriculum development and evaluation. Fieldwork experiences are individualized and focus on the nurse educator role in community colleges or universities, hospitals, ambulatory care and community settings.

Students in this curriculum option achieve the following learning outcomes:

  • Apply theories and methods of teaching and learning.
  • Teach diverse learners.
  • Identify learning needs.
  • Develop curriculum and educational programs.
  • Evaluate learning and performance in clinical and academic settings.
  • Use technology in teaching and learning.

Faculty advisor for Nurse Educator: Patsy Maloney

Please contact Dannah Madden @ 253-692-4470 for advising.

Year 1
Quarter Course Credits
Autumn
(6 credits)
T NURS 510: Society and Health 3
T NURS 557: Population Health, Health Promotion, and Clinical Prevention 3
Winter
(8 credits)
T NURS 511: Curriculum Development in Nursing and Health Education 3
T NURS 551: Translating Research into Nursing Practice 5
Spring
(7 credits)
T NURS 512: Evaluation of Academic and Clinical Performance in Nursing Health Care 3
T NURS 552: Organizational and Systems Leadership 3
T NURS 598:  Scholarly Projects (seminar) 1

 

Year 2

Quarter Course Credits
Early Autumn (3 credits) T NURS 558: Individual Health Assessment  3
Autumn
(7 credits)
T NURS 513: Theories and Methods of Teaching and Learning 3
T NURS 527: Healthcare Systems and Health Policy 3
T NURS 598: Scholarly Projects or T NURS 700: Master's Thesis 1-6
Winter
(8 credits)
T NURS 503: Advanced Fieldwork I 3
T NURS 556: Quality and Safety in Healthcare Settings 3
T NURS 598: Scholarly Projects or T NURS 700: Master's Thesis 1-6
Spring
(8 credits)
T NURS 505: Advanced Fieldwork II 3
T NURS 554: Informatics and Healthcare Technology 3
T NURS 598: Scholarly Projects or T NURS 700: Master's Thesis 1-6

Total credits

47-50*

* Students selecting the thesis option will earn 50 credits.