Posted on August 7, 2014
The practice of teaching online has a firm place in nursing education. No longer a novelty, online education can be found in most campus-based nursing education programs with web-supported resources, hybrid (mixed online and on-campus) classes, and fully online classes. Even entire degree programs are provided using online technologies.
When I took the job at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, I was expected to teach all graduate classes using online technologies. I know many other...
Posted on March 14, 2014
Due to a nurse educator shortage, the University of Wisconsin has been forced to limit the amount of nursing students admitted to nursing programs. In response the Nurses for Wisconsin Initiative will ...
Posted on February 14, 2014
Wisconsin is a great place to become a nurse educator – the $3.2 million Nurses for Wisconsin initiative...
Posted on January 2, 2014
The employment of registered nurses is expected to increase through this decade at a faster pace than the average for all occupations (U.S. Department of Labor, 2013). There were no statistics reported from the Department of Labor on the job market for nurse educators, but someone is needed to teach those nurses. According to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) (2012), there are nearly 1,200 faculty vacancies in schools of nursing in the United States, affecting the number of...
Posted on December 20, 2013
Marilyn H. Oermann, professor and director of evaluation and educational research at Duke University School of Nursing, received the Elizabeth Russell Belford Founders Award for Excellence in Education from Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), the honor society of nursing.
The award, named in honor of one...