This comprehensive text offers essential information for excelling in the Canadian academic nurse educator role. Experienced academic educators, as well as novice instructors in nursing education, will find foundational and current practice concepts that include philosophy, learning theories, course and curriculum development, program evaluation, teaching-learning strategies, simulation, interprofessional and intraprofessional approaches, diversity and the indigenous learner, assessment and evaluation techniques, leadership, mentorship, and scholarship. The content reflects the Canadian Association Schools of Nursing (CASN) standards for excellence for undergraduate and undergraduate academic nurse educators and assists the reader with preparing for the Canadian Certified Nurse Educator (CCNE) Certification examination.
The respected contributors from across Canada share research and evidence and provide essential teaching approaches in this landmark text. Each chapter includes learning outcomes and helpful graphics and tables. The theoretical and practice-focused content recognizes the specialized practice of nursing education knowledge and expertise. The text supports the achievement of nurse educator competencies and fosters excellence in this role in Canada.