The Nurse Educator program will prepare students to function in the Nurse Educator role. Students will learn about the theoretical foundations of nursing education, how to assess educational needs, various evidence-based teaching and assessment strategies, curriculum design and development, and program evaluation.
The Nurse Educator program is a 12-month course of study that includes three didactic courses and one clinical practicum course. The Nurse Educator Curriculum includes the following courses: Theoretical Foundations in Education and the Nurse Educator Role, Teaching and Assessment Strategies for the Nurse Educator, Curriculum Development for the Nurse Educator, and Nurse Educator Practicum.
The Nurse Educator Curriculum meets eligibility requirements of the National League for Nursing (NLN) Academic Nurse Educator Certification. The curriculum uses the NLN Core Competencies (NLN-CC) of Academic Nurse Educators© with task statements as a framework. Upon completion of the Nurse Anesthesia Educator Track, graduates will be eligible to sit for the Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) Examination developed by the NLN Academic Nurse Educator Certification Program (ANECP).