Ch 18: Leadership Roles of CNEs

About This Chapter

The lessons in this chapter enable you to learn more about the leadership roles of CNEs. Topics covered include teacher leaders, interprofessional communication and the roles of CNEs as change agents, nursing advocates and colleague mentors.

Leadership Roles of CNEs - Chapter Summary

A Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) serves as an educator of nursing students, but also has other interesting roles. Learn about those leadership roles in this chapter. Each lesson covers a different topic to ensure you're able to examine this information at a comfortable pace. Once you've completed this chapter, you will be prepared to:

  • Discuss ways CNEs are able to advocate for change within a nursing program
  • Define the CNE as a nursing advocate, and explain how CNEs can increase the visibility of nursing
  • List different ways CNEs can serve as colleague mentors
  • Share the meaning and characteristics of the teacher leader
  • Explain how medical professionals can communicate effectively to manage conflicts
  • Describe some external factors that could influence nursing programs

This chapter's resources ensure you fully understand the leadership roles of CNEs. Lessons provide in-depth information about this subject, while our Ask Our Experts feature in the Dashboard enables you to expand on the lesson topics to learn even more. Multiple-choice quizzes assess your understanding of concepts covered. The practice chapter exam helps reinforce lesson topics.

6 Lessons in Chapter 18: Leadership Roles of CNEs
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Certified Nurse Educators as Change Agents

1. Certified Nurse Educators as Change Agents

This article will describe what it means to be a leader and a change agent as educators. We will discuss how to bring others on board with those changes in a way that is effective and preserves working relationships.

Certified Nurse Educators as Nursing Advocates

2. Certified Nurse Educators as Nursing Advocates

Nurse educators have a strong influence on others when it comes to the perception of nursing. This article will describe the ways nurse educators can enhance the positive view of nursing with both nursing students and those outside the profession.

Certified Nurse Educators as Colleague Mentors

3. Certified Nurse Educators as Colleague Mentors

A Certified Nurse Educator is viewed as a well credentialed educator, trainer, and instructor. Read this lesson to learn more about the CNE role, and how CNE's empower their colleagues through support and mentorship.

What is a Teacher Leader? - Definition & Characteristics

4. What is a Teacher Leader? - Definition & Characteristics

This lesson explains teacher leadership and the valuable roles that teacher leaders perform. We'll explore the special characteristics that quality teacher leaders possess.

Interprofessional Communication & Collaboration in Healthcare

5. Interprofessional Communication & Collaboration in Healthcare

When healthcare teams work together, everyone benefits. In this lesson, you'll find out how to use effective communication to manage conflicts and support patient care within the interprofessional team.

External Factors Influencing Nursing Programs

6. External Factors Influencing Nursing Programs

This lesson takes a look at the external factors that can influence nursing programs such as funding, regulation, accreditation, availability of clinical sites, as well as demographics of students. In addition, this lesson will address methods used by Certified Nurse Educators to adapt and implement to these factors.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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