A certificate designed for nurses and other healthcare professionals who seek a position as an educator, clinical instructor, or clinical education coordinator.
D'Youville's advanced certificate in Nursing and Health-Related Professions Education is designed for nurses and other health care professionals such as occupational therapists, physical therapists, dietitians and physician assistants who wish to seek a position as a faculty/teacher, clinical instructor, in-service educator, or clinical education coordinator.
Those who have earned a master's or doctoral degree in a clinical specialty, or who do not have a background in education will benefit from enrolling in this advanced certificate. Others who will benefit include individuals who hold an educational position and who desire to update their knowledge of healthcare education pedagogy.
Nursing and Health Related Professions
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This course is an overview of past and present curricular trends and development processes.
Principles and techniques of curriculum design, development, implementation, and evaluation
in educational programs are explored.
Synthesis of learning acquired in clinical, field experience, education, and research
courses. The art, principles and strategies of teaching in higher education and other
healthcare organizations are explored.Emphasis is placed on class, clinical, and other
learning experiences and evaluation of students, course outcomes, and program outcomes.
This course involves observation, participation, and practice in teaching. Nursing
students and other healthcare students will be placed in appropriate teaching situations.
Weekly discussions enable students to synthesize previous learning and discuss teaching
strategies, clinical/field evaluation, and problems associated with college/healthcare
facilities teaching. A total of 150 hours is required.
Admission RequirementsCandidate must have earned a baccalaureate degree in a healthcare or education discipline.
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