Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) Review Manual [NOOK Book]


"Nurse Educators can no longer be just experts in their specific fields; they need to be able to teach a variety of students in a variety of settings. This book encompasses all topics necessary to assist nurses to become educators. I am not aware any other books that address this area so thoroughly." Score: 98, 5 stars


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"Nurse Educators can no longer be just experts in their specific fields; they need to be able to teach a variety of students in a variety of settings. This book encompasses all topics necessary to assist nurses to become educators. I am not aware any other books that address this area so thoroughly." Score: 98, 5 stars


"I truly believe that your book made it possible for me to successfully complete the CNE exam! It truly is the only book you need to pass the CNE exam - I'm living proof! Thanks so much! I learned a lot from your book and intend to keep it on my desk for future reference!"

-Sue Carroll, MSN, RN

Sentara College of Health Sciences

This is the only Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) examination prep book that addresses each of the key topics outlined in the actual NLN test blueprint. The review manual serves as an indespensible resource for novice and expert nurse educators seeking to master the content needed for CNE Certification.

Each chapter contains only the most important information needed for the test, breaking each topic down into its parts to facilitate quick access to core content. No other review manual offers comprehensive coverage of everything nurse educators need to know for the CNE exam, including guidelines for classroom management, practal teaching strategies, and much more.

Why you need this book:

  • Chapter content presents nurse educator core competencies as outlined in the NLN test blueprint

  • Features practice questions in each chapter and an answer key in the back of the book with full explanations of correct answers

  • Includes comprehensive practice test at the end of the book, also with explanations of correct answers

  • Contains essential information on practical teaching strategies, developing lesson plans, culturally diverse students, student evaluation, and much more

This guide contains the essential knowledge that all nurse educators need to pass the test and excel in teaching, thus serving as an invaluable resource for systematic review of content before taking the NLN CNE examination.

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Reviewer: Erika Porter, MSN(Delaware Technical & Community College)
Description: This book is designed to help nursing educators or advanced degree nurses preparing to teach to become certified and knowledgeable in the teaching process.
Purpose: The purpose is to prepare nurses to become certified nursing educators. Nurse educators now occupy a place in a new specialty in which certification is necessary.
Audience: Current nurse educators and those desiring to become educators are the intended audience. The authors are all experts in their fields.
Features: Nurse educators can no longer be just expert in their specific fields, they need to be able to teach a variety of students in a variety of settings. This book encompasses all topics necessary to assist nurses to become educators. Tables summarize important information. The CNE core competencies are addressed as well. Also included is information on the test blueprint, practice questions, and a list of additional resources.
Assessment: I am not aware any other books that address this area so thoroughly.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826105066
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/15/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,245,614
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Maryann Godshall, MSN, RN, CCRN, CPN is an Assistant Professor at De-
Sales University in the Department of Nursing and Health. She received her
BSN from Allentown College of St. Francis DeSales and her MSN from De-
Sales University. She has a post-master's degree in Nursing Education from
Duquesne University and is a PhD candidate at Duquesne University. She has
been teaching for 9 years and her expertise is in pediatrics. She holds a certification
in both pediatrics and pediatric critical care. Her current research
interest is with pediatric burn patients. She has published several articles
and most recently a chapter in Disaster Nursing and Maternal Child Nursing
Across the Lifespan. Her accomplishments include the 2008 Nightingale
Award of Pennsylvania Nursing Scholarship.
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Table of Contents

Foreword xiii

Preface xvii

Acknowledgments xxi

Chapter 1 Introducing the CNE Test and Its Blueprint Brenda Reap Thompson 1

Introduction 2

Preparing for the CNE Examination 4

Planning and Registering for the CNE Examination 6

Nuts and Bolts of the CNE Examination 6

Tips for Success 7

Chapter 2 Facilitating Learning Ruth A. Wittmann-Price 15

Introduction 16

Educational Philosophies 16

Learning Philosophies 16

Learning Theories 19

Assessing the Learner and the Teacher 25

Using Learning Style Assessments to Facilitate Learning Outcomes 30

Assessing Faculty Teaching Styles 31

Learning Outcomes Versus Learning Objectives 35

Developing a Lesson Plan 38

Critical Thinking 39

Role Modeling 43

Teaching Strategies 45

Classroom Management 57

Closing and Not Just "Ending" a Course 58

Case Studies 58

Practice Questions 59

Chapter 3 Facilitating Learner Development and Socialization Maryann Godshall 67

Introduction 68

Assessing Readiness to Learn 68

Individual Learning Styles 68

Other Learning Styles 71

Adult Learners 73

Web-Based Learning 74

Addressing Incivility 76

Service Learning 77

Culturally Diverse Students 78

Learning Disabilities 80

Student Socialization 82

Case Studies 84

Practice Questions 85

Chapter 4 Using Assessment and Evaluation Strategies Rosemary Fliszar 89

Introduction 90

Standards of the University/College/Nursing Program 91

The Evaluation/Assessment Process 93

Planning the Test 100

Outcome Evaluation 109

Case Studies 112

Practice Questions 112

Chapter 5 Curriculum Design and Evaluation of Program Outcomes, Clinical Teaching, and Learning Marylou K. McHugh 117

Introduction 118

Leadingthe Program 120

Responsibilities of Faculty in Curriculum Development 124

Theoretical and Conceptual Frameworks 126

Program Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes 128

Level Objectives 128

Baccalaureate Outcomes of the AACN 129

Changing or Revising the Curriculum 131

Change Theory 133

Planning Learning Within the Curriculum 134

Clinical Teaching and Learning 134

Selecting Appropriate Clinical Experiences Throughout the Curriculum 135

Good Attributes for Clinical Teachers 136

Instructional Techniques for the Clinical Setting 137

Making Assignments 139

Pre-and Postconference 141

The Affective Domain in Clinical Practice 142

Strategies for Evaluating Student Learning in the Clinical Area 142

Case Study 143

Practice Questions 143

Chapter 6 Functioning as a Change Agent and Leader Fran Cornelius 149

Introduction 150

The Nurse Educator's Role as a Leader and Change Agent 150

Clinical Faculty Orientation 162

Interfacing With the Larger Academic Community and Administration 165

Strategies for Improving University-Community Collaboration 167

Partnerships to Expand the Learning Environment 168

Political Action Resources 171

Service Learning 172

Case Studies 176

Practice Questions 177

Chapter 7 Pursuing Continuous Quality Improvement in the Nurse Educator Role Linda Wilson Fran Cornelius 181

Introduction 182

Socialization to the Educator Role 182

Mentor and Support Faculty Colleagues 183

Membership in Professional Organizations 185

Active Participation in Professional Organizations 185

Commitment to Lifelong Learning/Faculty Development 187

Participation in Professional Development Opportunities to Enhance Ongoing Development 187

Keeping Up With Information and Advances in Technology 189

Technology in the Learning Environment 190

Informatics in the Learning Environment 192

The Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform (TIGER) Initiative 193

Informatics Competencies 194

Balancing Teaching, Scholarship, Service, and Institutional Demands 195

Use Feedback to Improve Role Effectiveness 195

Engage in Self-Reflection for Professional Growth and Development 197

Case Studies 198

Practice Questions 199

Chapter 8 Engaging in Scholarship Diane M. Billings 203

Introduction 204

Scholarship in Nursing Education 204

The Scholar's Role 204

Boyer's Model of Scholarship 204

The Use of Boyer's Model 206

Teaching, Scholarly Teaching, Scholarship of Teaching, and Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 206

The Science of Nursing Education 207

Developing the Science of Nursing Education 208

Funding the Science of Nursing Education 208

Evidence-Based Nursing Education 208

Summary 209

Case Study 209

Practice Questions 209

Chapter 9 Functioning Effectively Within the Institutional Environment and Academic Community Mary Ellen Smith Glasgow 213

Introduction 214

Internal and External Forces Influencing Nursing and Higher Education 214

The Academic Setting 216

Academic Responsibilities 218

Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure 220

Career Development for Nurse Educators 221

Case Study 225

Practice Questions 228

Comprehensive Practice Questions 233

Answers to End-of-Chapter Practice Questions 249

Additional Study Resources 265

Index 269

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