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Professional Development for CNEs - Chapter Summary
One key aspect to becoming a Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) includes understanding the concept of professional development and how to continue improving your skills. To gain a fuller understanding of this topic, our instructors have built these lessons to go over every related concept, from an overview of professional development opportunities, all the way to the benefits of collaborating with fellow CNEs. Those who complete this chapter will be prepared to:
- Describe ways CNEs can obtain professional development
- Identify techniques for monitoring professional demands for CNEs
- Analyze the teaching profession and ethical codes of conduct
- Define values and ethics in nursing
- Examine the benefits of teacher mentoring
- Explain methods for reflective teaching
- Point out how to use reflection for developing teachers
- Review the reflective practice of collaboration
Our instructors recognize that the majority of you are reviewing this chapter as part of your study efforts for an upcoming exam. Therefore, our instructors have designed our study materials to address your goals and needs. For example, since many of you are looking for a quick recap on a few concepts, our instructors have deliberately separated the chapter into several individual lesson topics. You can go to the chapter menu and see all of the lesson topics we offer, and you can navigate to the specific sections you want to go through.
1. Professional Development for Certified Nurse Educators
This lesson will describe various ways nurse educators can develop themselves professionally. The topics discussed will include the importance of maintaining clinical knowledge, being surrounded by supporters, engaging in life-long learning, and participating in training opportunities.
2. Managing Professional Demands for CNEs
This lesson will help us learn how to manage the multiple demands we face as nurse educators. We will also learn how to improve and grow professionally by accepting feedback and implementing it.
3. Code of Ethical Conduct in the Teaching Profession
Many professions recognize set standards for moral conduct. This lesson examines the code of ethical conduct in the teaching profession and the importance of adhering to that code.
4. Ethics and Values in Nursing
Many professions have their own code of ethics, including nursing. This lesson will walk you through the nine provisions within the nursing code of ethics and how to interpret these in your own practices.
5. How Teacher Mentoring Can Improve Student Learning
The first year of teaching is expected to be difficult, stressful, and overwhelming. But does it have to be? In this lesson, we are going to check out programs designed to make the first year much more pleasant through the use of teacher mentoring.
6. What is Reflective Teaching? - Definition & Methods
Find out what reflective teaching is and how to apply it in your teaching practice. Learn basic methods of reflective teaching. Read the lesson, then take a quiz to test your knowledge.
7. Reflection Elements & Tools for Teachers
In this lesson, we'll identify and analyze various methods for using reflection as a professional development tool for teachers, including reflective journaling, incident analysis, peer observation, and critical friends groups.
8. Collaboration as a Reflective Practice for Teachers
Have you ever felt isolated as a teacher and thought about collaboration? In this lesson, we will discuss some different forms of collaborative, reflective professional development for educators that allow teachers to learn from one another and view their own instructional practices in a more objective way.
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Other chapters within the Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) Exam Study Guide course
- Classroom Teaching Strategies
- Clinical Teaching Strategies for CNEs
- Understanding Learning Styles
- Methods of Delivery for CNEs
- Classroom Technology
- Communication Skills for CNEs
- Critical Thinking Skills for Nurses
- Positive Learning Environments for Nurses
- Role of Diversity in Nursing Student Learning
- Goal Setting in Nursing Programs
- Learning Domains & Assessments
- Assessment Development
- Assessment Strategies
- Summarizing & Analyzing Educational Assessments
- Grading & Reporting Student Progress
- Curriculum Development in Nursing Programs
- Leadership Roles of CNEs
- Scholarship Roles of CNEs
- The Role of CNEs in the Academic Community
- Nursing Program Overview
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