Essentials for the Clinical Nursing Instructor, Third Edition

Essentials for the Clinical Nursing Instructor, Third Edition

SKU# 9780826188175

Clinical Teaching in a Nutshell

Author: Eden Zabat Kan PhD, RN, Susan Stabler-Haas MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC



Replete with new information that helps nurses to become first-rate clinical instructors

Newly expanded and updated with a wealth of practical information, the third edition of this bestselling Fast Facts guide offers pragmatic advice on how to tailor teaching to nurses in different clinical sites, specialties, and student populations; and addresses new requirements regarding online learning and hospital electronic documentation. Providing concrete tools for anxiety and stress reduction, the third edition also focuses on the importance of self-care.

Following the instructor from day one through an entire rotation, the book helps readers to organize the clinical experience, develop effective relationships with staff at clinical facilities, make clinical assignments, plan orientation days, develop clinical rotations, and understand relevant legal issues. It covers key information about policies and procedures, from school to clinical site. Delivered in a concise, quick-access, easy-to-read format, the book helps both new and experienced instructors to optimize the learning experience for their students.

    New to the Third Edition:
  • Describes how to tailor teaching to various clinical sites, specialties, and different student populations
  • Provides helpful stress- and anxiety-reduction tools for instructors and their students
  • Covers the requirements of online learning and hospital electronic documentation
  • Highlights ways to retain clinical faculty
    Key Features:
  • Disseminates practical information in concise, quick-access "Fast Facts" style
  • Useful for both novice and experienced clinical instructors
  • Describes what every clinical instructor needs to know about policies and procedures, from school to clinical site.
  • Discusses documentation and student evaluations, student clinical conferences, and NCLEX preparation
  • Reviews legal issues, including confidentiality and patient privacy

Product Details 

  • Publication Date September 28, 2017
  • Page Count 234
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826188175

About The Author(s) 

Eden Zabat Kan, PhD, RN, is Assistant Professor, Nursing Department, Health Sciences Division, The College of Southern Maryland, where she is responsible for didactic and clinical instruction for first semester students. Dr. Kan received her bachelor's degree in nursing from the Penn State University at State College, PA., her master’s degree in nursing education from Villanova University, Villanova, PA, and her doctorate in nursing science from Widener University, Chester, PA.

Susan Stabler-Haas, PMHCNS-BC, RN is a clinical nursing instructor at Villanova University, PA. She has over 30 years of classroom and clinical teaching experience in the areas of medical-surgical, critical care, geriatric, and psychiatric nursing. Her instruction is influenced by her prior roles as staff nurse, rehab nurse, and critical care nurse manager in five Philadelphia area hospitals. Professor Stabler-Haas has earned a psychiatric clinical nurse specialist designation from the University of Pennsylvania. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist, a trained Mindfulness-Based Meditation teacher, and author of Fast Facts for the Student Nurse.