Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) Review Manual, Second Edition

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Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) Review Manual, Second Edition

SKU# 9780826110060

Author: Ruth Wittmann-Price PhD, CNS, RN, CNE, Maryann Godshall PhD, CNE, CCRN, CPN, Linda Wilson PhD, RN, CPAN, CAPA, BC, CNE, CHSE, CHSE-A, ANEF, FAAN


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This is a treasure trove for those preparing for the CNE examination. For those adding certification to their goals list, this book is a must have."--Doody's Medical Reviews

I truly believe that your book made it possible for me to successfully complete the CNE exam! It truly is the only book you need to pass the CNE exam - I'm living proof! Thanks so much! I learned a lot from your book and intend to keep it on my desk for future reference!

-Sue Carroll, MSN, RN
Sentara College of Health Sciences

This is the only CNE review book for both novice and expert nurse educators that offers a systematic approach to preparing for the CNE Certification Exam. This concise Manual is aligned with the NLN's test blueprint to reflect not only requisite knowledge but also the percentages of content distribution in the new test plan.

The book is organized into fifteen chapters that address the core content of topics outlined in the exam blueprint. Additionally, each chapter is organized into bite-size segments to facilitate ease of use. Chapters contains case studies, tips for test success, and critical thinking questions along with web links for accessing additional content on a particular topic. Review questions complete each chapter and a sample CNE test is provided. Three practice tests are also included along with an answer key and rationale for self-assessment.

New to the Second Edition:

  • Reflects shifting paradigms in nursing education
  • Focuses on specific change theory, mentoring, incivility, curriculum design, and technology
  • Revises content to reflect the new NLN CNL test plan
  • Includes additional questions and teaching examples

Product Details 

  • Publication Date May 22, 2013
  • Page Count 440
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826110060
  • EISBN 9780826110077

About The Author(s) 

Maryann Godshall, PhD, CNE, CCRN, CPN, is an assistant clinical professor at Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She obtained her BSN from Allentown College of St. Francis DeSales, Center Valley, Pennsylvania, and her MSN from DeSales University, Center Valley, Pennsylvania. She has a postmaster’s degree in nursing education from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She completed her PhD at Duquesne University (2014), where her research topic was "Exploring Learning of Pediatric Burn Patients Through Storytelling." Dr. Godshall has been a nurse for more than 20 years and has worked in pediatric critical care, inpatient pediatrics, and pediatric rehabilitation nursing. She holds certifications in both pediatrics and pediatric critical care and has been teaching for over 14 years in both the university and hospital setting. Dr. Godshall is coeditor of The Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) Review Manual (2013; Springer Publishing Company), and author of Fast Facts of Evidence-Based Practice, Second Edition (2015; Springer Publishing Company). She has published chapters in several books and textbooks, including Maternal-Child Nursing Care: Optimizing Outcomes for Mothers, Children and Families, Second Edition (2016), NCLEX-RN EXCEL (2010; Springer Publishing Company), and Disaster Nursing: A Handbook for Practice (2009), and has written many journal articles. In 2008, Dr. Godshall won the Nightingale Award of Pennsylvania Nursing Scholarship.

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Table of Contents 




Chapter 1: Introducing the CNE Test and Its Blueprint

Chapter 2: Facilitating Learning

Chapter 3: Educational Technology

Chapter 4: Online Learning

Chapter 5: Skills Laboratory Learning

Chapter 6: Clinical Teaching and Learning

Chapter 7: Learning with Simulation

Chapter 8: Service Learning

Chapter 9: Facilitating Learner Development and Socialization

Chapter 10: Using Assessment and Evaluation Strategies

Chapter 11: Curriculum Design and Evaluation of Program Outcomes, Clinical Teaching, and Learning

Chapter 12: Pursuing Continuous Quality Improvement in the Nurse Educator Role

Chapter 13: Functioning as a Change Agent and Leader

Chapter 14: Engaging in Scholarship

Chapter 15: Functioning Effectively Within the Institutional Environment and Academic Community

Comprehensive Exam

Chapter Answers

Additional References


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