Pathways to a Nursing Education Career, Second Edition

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Pathways to a Nursing Education Career, Second Edition

SKU# 9780826139986

Transitioning From Practice to Academia

Author: Judith A. Halstead PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, Betsy Frank PhD, RN, ANEF

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First Edition Winner of the Journal of Nursing Education’s Top Teaching Tools Award!

This award-winning text presents top-notch guidance and a host of practical tools for nursing clinicians transitioning into a faculty role. The second edition is updated to address the many significant innovations taking place in nursing education and how they affect the faculty role including expanding emphasis on interprofessional education, increasing use of interactive teaching strategies and technology enhanced learning, acquiring research funding in a competitive environment, and the growing importance of fostering faculty leadership and succession.

Enriching new chapter features include examples of tools, rubrics, and strategies to illustrate concept application; "Getting Started" callouts offering "first step" strategies/activities to help novice educators apply chapter concepts in their faculty role—also serving as ready-made faculty assignments. The second edition also includes real life case examples that guide novice educators in managing common challenges in academia. Extensive resources, strategies and tips along with guidance for self-assessment help new educators to adapt and even excel during the challenging first year in a faculty role.

Content New to the Second Edition:

  • Discusses key changes and challenges in the nursing profession, health care, higher education, and nursing education
  • Covers teaching in interprofessional education environments
  • Addresses teaching in technology enhanced learning environments and evolving curricular models
  • Explains how to establish teaching “presence”
  • Emphasizes developing faculty leaders and leadership succession
  • Addresses acquiring funding to support research
  • Includes new chapter on establishing student-faculty relationships

Key Features:

  • Delivers proven strategies to help novice educators assume the faculty role
  • Provides real-life case studies describing how to manage common challenges
  • Includes resources, tips, and strategies on navigating the first faculty year
  • Helps novice educators to engage in self-assessment to determine “best fit” in the academic environment

Product Details 

  • Publication Date August 05, 2017
  • Page Count 200
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826139986
  • EISBN 9780826139993

Table of Contents 




Introduction: Test Structure, General Suggestions, and Specific Advice

I. Content Review

1. First Test Category: Professional Practices, Practices That Permeate All Aspects of Service Delivery

Domain 1: Data-Based Decision Making

Domain 2: Consultation and Collaboration

2. Second Test Category: Direct and Indirect Services for Children, Families, and Schools

Domain 1: Academic Interventions and Instructional Supports

Domain 2: Mental Health Interventions and Related Services

3. Third Test Category: Systems-Level Services

Domain 1: Schoolwide Practices to Promote Learning

Domain 2: Prevention and Responsive Services

Domain 3: Family–School Collaboration Services

4. Fourth Test Category: Foundations of School Psychological Service Delivery

Domain 1: Diversity in Development and Learning

Domain 2: Research and Program Evaluation

Domain 3: Legal, Ethical, and Professional Practices

5. Special Content Areas: School Neuropsychology, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Other Concepts

II. Practice Tests

Note to the Reader

Practice Test I

Practice Test II

Practice Tests: Answers and Explanations

Bibliography and Resources

Abbreviations and Acronyms


Editorial Review(s) 

""This is a comprehensive overview of useful information for emerging nurse faculty as well as the most up-to-date, evidence-based strategies in teaching. This is a valuable resource for both graduate nursing education students and developing faculty members. The ebook is useful for reading the book on the go.""

-- Doody's Medical Reviews