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In the Department of Health & Behavior Studies
Doctor of Education
HBSN 6000 Nursing Theory in Nursing Education
This course introduces students to major theoretical perspectives on student learning and nursing education/practice/research and how this body of knowledge can be used to guide educational policies and practices in nursing education to promote student learning and development.
HBSN 6030 Curriculum Development in Nursing Education *
This course explores the essential structures, components, and factors of curriculum development pertaining to nursing education. Concentration will be on the curriculum development process.
HBSN 6040 Teaching and Learning Strategies in Nursing Education*
This course explores associations of key aspects of learning development to educational interventions in higher education.
HBSN 6053 Clinical Teaching in Nursing Education *
This course investigates best practices in nursing education for planning and developing student-centered clinical activities. A preferred specialty area of nursing practice will be the focus for planning and developing these activities.
HBSN 6043 Innovations in Nursing Education*
This course examines innovations in education that support and promote a culture of active teaching and learning. Use of technologies in nursing education will be a focus. Evidence-based teaching strategies will be identified for use in the classroom and clinical settings.
HBSN 6044 Assessment and Evaluation in Nursing Education*
This course examines evaluation methods in nursing within the classroom, laboratory, and clinical setting. Current issues, trends, and research related to educational testing instruments, alternative to standardized evaluation methods, and outcome measurement in nursing education will be discussed. Students will develop reliable and valid evaluation measures for use in nursing education.
HBSN 6045 Simulation in Nursing Education
This course explores the teaching strategy of role play, focusing specifically on simulation and its application for both classroom and clinical practice within nursing education. Evidence based simulation strategies will be explored using active teaching strategies.
HBSN 6635 Colloquium in Nursing Education
The content of this course varies by year but generally covers current issues in nursing education and higher education in general.
HBSN 6310 Practicum I: The Nurse Educator Role
In this course students will examine and implement the role of the nurse educator in higher education and/or health care organizations.
HBSN 6320 Practicum II: Leadership in Nursing Education
In this course students will examine the role of the nurse educator in relation to broader perspectives of selected higher education and/or health care agencies. Further, students will implement aspects of the nurse educator role in selected academic units, institutions, and in the profession of nursing.