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. Practicum 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.
Sample Program Plan
The program plan presented below is set up for students planning on completing scholarly inquiry project. Students that choose course work option or thesis should contact the MN advisor to receive a new program plan.