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Charting Your Course to an Academic Career - 60137
Charting Your Course to an Academic Career

60137 l 3.60 contact hrs
by Maureen Habel, MA, RN and Nancy Schoofs, RN, PhD
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This course will be discontinued November 30, 2013. Please plan to complete the test before the end of that day if you wish to earn contact hours for it.
The purpose of this program is to encourage nurses to consider an academic nursing career and to inform them about the consequences of the nursing faculty shortage in the United States. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to —
  • Discuss reasons for nursing faculty shortages in the United States and their impact on nursing’s ability to fulfill its mission.
  • Describe key components of a nursing faculty role.
  • Identify academic requirements for nurse educator roles.
  • Describe future changes in the role of professional nurses and how those changes will affect nursing education.
  • Discuss characteristics of today’s nursing students and describe current teaching strategies.
  • Discuss the rewards of an academic nursing career.
  • Complete a self-assessment to help you evaluate your suitability for an academic career in nursing.
  • Develop an action plan leading to an academic career, including identifying sources of financial aid for graduate study. 
The planners and authors have declared no real or perceived conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. ContinuingEducation.com guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.


This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 11/30/2013

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