New Directions in Teaching and Learning Within Nursing Education. New Mexico Statewide Nursing Faculty Conference June 3-4, 2009. Jean Giddens, PhD RN, Professor Interim Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs College of Nursing, University of New Mexico. Student Centered Learning.
New Directions in Teaching and Learning Within Nursing Education
New Mexico Statewide Nursing Faculty Conference
June 3-4, 2009
Jean Giddens, PhD RN, Professor
Interim Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
College of Nursing, University of New Mexico
Decades of educational research have shown that learning is most effective when…….
The difference between concept- and content-focused learning is… “the difference between facts of the Alaska oil spill and an understanding of the importance of environmental sustainability”(Erickson, 1998 p. 50).
Concept: Oxygenation and possible exemplars
Concept: Oxygenation & selected exemplars
Focus on Concept
Exemplars provide content knowledge
Application of content to interrelated concepts
Application of other content to the concept
Peripheral Artery Disease
How could you teach this so students can understand the underlying concept or concepts could explain this?
What concept(s) apply?
How could you apply this to your skills lab teaching?
After starting an IV, what steps are necessary to properly secure the IV?
Mr. Ocampo is short of breath, experiences intermittent chest pain, and is fatigued.
He obviously should seek medical attention, but he won’t.
Why won’t he seek medical care?
Anthony Martin has been arrested for indecent exposure at a local park.
He is taken to the ED because he is combative and disoriented.
What is causing Anthony to act this way?
Kelsey Young has a new baby sister.
What is Kelsey's family like? Does she have adequate support systems?
What things trouble her?
Giddens - ODU, 2008
Each character has a story update each week.
Stories unfold weekly over 3 academic semesters.
Photos & Video Clips
Virtual Experiential Communities
Story of individual with HF
Story depicts issues associated with disease management and navigating health care system
Changes in status depicted time over weeks; acute exacerbation not primary focus of story – just an event within the story.
Context = acute phase; perspective of the nurse
Context = daily life; perspective of individual
PHASE OF NURSING CARE
Incorporated in Lecture
Compare and Contrast
Learning Activities that are Purposeful
Calculate medication dosages
Analyze medication or treatment plan
Develop a Care Plan
Develop a Teaching Plan
Identify Risk Factors
Hold a Team Meeting
Analyze a Medical Record
Plan a Home Visit
Analyze payment structures
Develop a Policy or Protocol
Propose a Community Health Plan
Identify a researchable problem
Apply principles of ethics to an ethical dilemma
Apply evidence-based standards to situation
Develop Discharge Instructions
Plan a Health Fair
Identify Safety Hazards