This CE activity was recorded for the 2022 AANP Fall Conference.
|August 31, 2024 (11:55 p.m. CT)
CE for this activity will not be available after this date.
| This activity includes closed captioning.
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|Delivery Note: The content for this activity was previously presented during the 2022 AANP Fall Conference. If you already completed all or part of the content of this activity while attending the live or virtual conference, you should not complete this content a second time. Learners should only complete ONE delivery-method to earn credit. Completing multiple delivery options for the same activity is considered duplicate credit for the same content and will not be accepted by regulatory bodies.
Session Descriptions and Objectives This activity is the FULL BUNDLE of all 12 sessions of the Education Leadership series.
Philosophy of Teaching - Adult Learning Theories
This session is aimed at the novice/ potential NP faculty, helping to develop a personal philosophy of teaching as well as important considerations when teaching adult learners.
- Describe the importance of developing a philosophy of teaching.
- Identify key components of adult learning principles.
- Recognize important considerations in adult learning with application to NP education.
Knowing the Learner
This session will introduce evidence-based steps to increase student motivation and learning.
- Examine theoretical and research based learning principles.
- Describe metacognition for both the educator and the learner.
- Identify practical steps to enhance student learning.
The principles of backwards course design are introduced along with cognitive, psychomotor and affective learning domains.
- Describe lesson planning principles using Backwards Design.
- Identify Cognitive, Psychomotor and Affective components of Course Design.
- Examine the power of images in presentations.
Developing Course & Learning Objectives
This session relates to course design, program outcomes and syllabi construction.
- Describe the principles surrounding course design.
- Examine the process of planning an effective instructional presentation.
- Identify best practices in Syllabus and Powerpoint Construction.
Engaging Students through Active Learning
This session emphasizes establishing neuronal networks and promoting retention through active learning.
- Examine the concept of Brain-based learning.
- Differentiate active learning and passive learning.
- Describe strategies to engage students in classroom settings.
- Apply principles of brain-based learning and active learning to teaching.
Promoting Positive & Inclusive Learning
Strategies to promote inclusivity and professionalism in the classroom and clinical environment will be discussed in this session.
- Examine the concept of inclusivity in education.
- Identify intellectual, social and emotional aspects that impact course climate.
- Describe facility and student incivilities in educational setting.
- Outline strategies to promote positive and inclusive learning.
Special Teaching/ Learning Considerations in NP/APRN Education
This session looks at the unique needs of the NP/APRN learner, with a focus of the application of sound learning principles and theory.
- Describe the unique learning needs of the NP/APRN student.
- Apply select teaching/ learning principles and theory in NP/ APRN education.
- Identify common challenges when addressing the teaching/ learning needs for the NP/APRN student.
Fostering Clinical Judgment
This session emphasizes the importance of developing clinical judgement in nursing students as well as upcoming changes to the NCLEX exam.
- Examine the concept of Clinical Judgment.
- Explain the use of the Clinical Judgment Model in NCLEX exam redesign.
- Explore developing case studies using the Clinical Judgment Model.
- Discuss APRN role preparation and links to Clinical Judgment.
Exam Development and Analysis
Best practices in test development, analysis and elimination of cultural bias are explored.
- Describe the rationale for developing an exam.
- Consider student Characteristics in choosing an assessment.
- Examine Strategies to eliminate cultural bias.
- Identify best practices in constructing and evaluating questions.
Evaluation & Assessment Strategies
Assessment and evaluation of student learning are examined in this session with examples provided.
- Describe creation of assessments as the educator.
- Differentiate formative and summative evaluation.
- Examine strategies to evaluate the learner.
- Consider the value of reflective activities.
Preparing APRNs for Certification & Practice
This session is focused on the intersection and association of certification and practice, including discussion of common errors in clinical decision-making.
- Describe the purpose of NP/ APRN certification.
- Identify specific factors within the NP/ APRN certification exams and practice.
- Recognize common errors in clinical decision-making leading to challenges in NP/APRN certification and entry-to-practice success.
The Faculty Role - Function & Competencies
In this session the faculty role is described along with mentoring support needs for nurse educators.
- Describe the needs of newly appoint faculty.
- Analyze faculty role expectations and evaluation.
- Discuss considerations when considering faculty employment.
- Identify scholarship aspects in academic nursing.
Molly Jackson, DNP, APRN, CNE, ACHPNMargaret Fitzgerald, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-C, FAANP, CSP, FAAN, DCC, FNAP
This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies.
Molly Jackson disclosure information:
Margaret Fitzgerald disclosure information:
- Speaker has no relationships to disclose.
- No real or potential conflict of interest to disclose.
- No off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices will be presented.
- Dr. Fitzgerald is the founder of Fitzgerald Health Education Associates (FHEA) and the developer of FHEA’s certification prep program.
- All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.
This educational activity may contain opinions of the authors from their personal experience. The activity may contain discussion of published and/ or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings. Further, attendees/ participants should appraise the information presented critically and are encouraged to consult appropriate resources for any product or device mentioned in this program.
DisclaimerIndividuals who have contributed to the CE Center (content originally from the 2022 AANP Fall Conference) were carefully selected for their knowledge and experience in the subject area under review. This presentation is informational only and may contain opinions of the authors from their personal experience that do not necessarily express the opinions of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). The activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings. Clinical practice is a constantly changing process and new information becomes available every day. Neither AANP nor the contributing individuals can warrant that the material will continue to be accurate, nor do they warrant that the material is completely free of errors upon publication. Attendees and participants should appraise the information presented critically and are encouraged to consult appropriate resources for any product or device mentioned in this program.
CE Credit Instructions
- Read this activity description, including objectives and disclosures.
- Complete all 12 modules of educational content:
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