Nursing

Nurse Educator

This concentration is designed to prepare practicing nurses to assume roles as educators in baccalaureate and associate degree nursing programs, staff development programs, continuing education programs, and community health education programs.  After a minimum of two years of full-time employment in an academic faculty role, graduates are eligible to take the National League for Nursing (NLN) nurse educator certification examination.

Plan of Study

Semester

Course #

Course

Semester Hrs.

Fall

NUR 5000

Advanced Nursing Concepts in Theory and Practice

3

 

NUR 5010

Research Methods for Evidence-Based Practice

3

 

NUR 5020

Advanced Pathophysiology

3

Spring

NUR 5300

Educating Diverse Populations

3

 

NUR 5040

Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Decision Making

3

 

NUR 5310

Curriculum Theory and Design in Nursing Education

3

Summer

NUR 5030

Advanced Concepts of Pharmacology in Nursing

3

Fall

NUR 5320

Classroom Teaching and Integration of Technology

3

 

NUR 5330

Clinical Teaching Strategies for Nurse Educators

3

 

NUR 5340

Measurement and Evaluation in Nursing Education

3

Spring

NUR 5350

Nurse Educator Capstone Practicum

6

 

NUR 5360

Master’s Nurse Educator Research or Action Project

3

 

 

Total Hours

39