One of the pillars in advancing the nursing profession is ensuring that nurses are prepared to provide care in the 21st century. The Institute of Medicine report highlights nurse residency programs as one tool to receive the clinical expertise they need to complement their classroom experience. Additionally, enhancing interprofessional education opportunities so that all members of the health care team are trained to work collaboratively and incorporate the knowledge and experience that each professional brings to the health care setting.
This portal is designed to provide students, faculty and others interested in learning about nursing access to the latest data, research, analysis, and developments in field. Educators in the fields of health policy, nursing and medicine will find examples of syllabi that will guide them in incorporating lessons from nurse-led models of care into their teaching.
In addition to sample syllabi, educators will have access to presentations, webinars, videos, lectures, and materials.
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The syllabi provided below present an opportunity for faculty from health policy and health professional education to collaborate in identifying and increasing content and concepts related to nursing's role in the future of health care in higher education classrooms. Each entry identifies the school, the professor and the course name and provides a link to the course syllabus.
Presentations & Tools
The RWJF New Careers in Nursing (NCIN) Scholarship Program - Leadership Development Toolkit
The NCIN Leadership Development Toolkit is designed to guide accelerated degree nursing programs in developing leadership activities for nursing students. Intended to be used as a curriculum, this toolkit includes a series of lessons plans that are highly interactive and engaging. By providing continuous, consistent leadership development activities to students, faculty can play a large role in preparing future nurse leaders.
The Center to Champion Nursing in America's Nurse Leaders in the Boardroom PowerPoint and DVD Presentation
CCNA is pleased to offer an hour-long introductory program to help prepare nurse leaders who are considering board leadership.