Why gain expertise as a nurse educator?
- Strong demand
- The nation's critical nursing shortage reflects a shortage of nursing faculty.
- Nursing schools need qualified teachers.
- Career satisfaction
- Help solve our state and nationwide nursing shortage.
- Prepare, guide and mentor tomorrow's nurse leaders
- Flexible entry options
Students may gain expertise in nursing education through one of two pathways:
- Stimulating curriculum
There are four nurse educator courses for a total of 12 credits.
MSN and DNP students should register for 600 level courses. PhD students should register for 800 level courses. Course descriptions in the UNMC Catalog.
|NRSG 691/891||Designing and Evaluating Learner-Centered Curricula
No pre-requisites but recommend completing 692 before 691 or with permission of instructor
|NRSG 692/892||Teaching & Learning Strategies
No pre-requisites or with permission of instructor
|NRSG 693/893||Using Technology to Enhance Teaching & Learning Strategies
Pre-requisites: Complete 691 and 692 or with permission of instructor
|NRSG 694/894||Implementation of the Educator Role: Practicum
Can be taken as a co-requisite with 693. No prerequisites but recommend completing 691, 692, & 693 or with permission of instructor
|TOTAL for Nurse Educator Sequence||12 cr|
Recommended order for course completion: 692 -> 691 -> 694 -> or 692 -> 691 -> 693 & 694 together
Recommended order for course completion: 892 -> 891 -> 894 -> or 892 -> 891 -> 893 & 894 together
* Permission of faculty based on faculty availability to supervise this practicum