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Ch 17: Professional Development for CNEs

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Refresh your memory about professional development options for CNEs with this informative chapter. Our convenient, online platform works with any schedule, allowing you instant access to details about CNE organizations, professional goals, and more.

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.

8 Lessons in Chapter 17: Professional Development for CNEs
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Professional Development for Certified Nurse Educators

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.

Managing Professional Demands for CNEs

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.

Code of Ethical Conduct in the Teaching Profession

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.

Ethics and Values in Nursing

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.

How Teacher Mentoring Can Improve Student Learning

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.

What is Reflective Teaching? - Definition & Methods

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.

Reflection Elements & Tools for Teachers

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.

Collaboration as a Reflective Practice for Teachers

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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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