Assignment: Capella FP6103 Assessment 1

Capella FP6103 assessment 1

Write a 2-page article about the history of and trends in nursing and nursing education.

The role of the nurse educator has expanded with the times and moved beyond the faculty role in basic nursing education programs. Nurse educators are also staff development specialists, clinical nurse educators, nurse navigators, patient educators, researchers, and community health educators to name a few of the many options available. A multitude of forces beyond our control, including economic and political forces, may shape our profession of nursing. As nurse educators, however, it is our work to provide the educational foundations needed for patient care, for improved health status for all and for a well-prepared workforce of nurses.

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

Competency 1: Analyze the historical evolution of nursing education.
Explain historical influences on nursing and nursing education.
Analyze trends that may impact the future of nursing and nursing education.
Competency 8: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with the expectations for a nursing education professional.
Write clearly and logically, with correct use of spelling, grammar, punctuation, and mechanics, and correctly format citations using APA format.

Write a short article about the history and future trends of the nurse educator role. The article will run in a newsletter for nurses and nurse educators, and should be approximately 2 pages long.

In your article, be sure to do the following:

Explain five key historical influences on nursing and nursing education today. Be sure to address why these influences are important and how they have had an impact.
Analyze three trends you believe will impact nursing and nursing education in the future. Explain how those trends relate to what you understand about nursing history.
Support your assertions with credible sources. You can use the Resources in this assessment and conduct additional research in the Capella library.

Additional Requirements

Your article should meet the following requirements:

Written communication: Written communication should be free of grammar and spelling errors that distract from the content.
APA format: Use correct APA format for all citations and references (if used).
Format: Submit your assessment as a Word document.
Length: Approximately two double-spaced pages, not including the title page and references page.
Font and font size: Times New Roman or Arial, 12 point.

Capella FP6103 assessment 2

Create a 2-page plan addressing the scholarship, service, and teaching elements of a specific nurse educator role in a specific context.

When we say we are nurse educators, the image that comes to mind for many is that of a nursing instructor in an undergraduate nursing program. The work that person is engaged in is teaching others how to be nurses. While that is certainly one aspect of the nurse educator role, the setting and the work may vary greatly. Some nurse educators, especially in university settings, will hold joint appointments as nursing faculty in a college of nursing and as clinicians in the university hospital. Other educators will work exclusively in a hospital or community setting, educating staff, patients, or community. Regardless of the setting, the role of educator encompasses more than teaching; there is also an expectation for scholarship and for service.

In this tripartite role, faculty in universities and colleges are expected to teach, participate in scholarly activities, and participate in service, which is defined as activities contributing to the good of the community, university, or profession beyond one’s defined job description. Many health care institutions will also have similar expectations for nurses in upper-level positions.

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

Competency 2: Analyze the tripartite role of teaching, service, and scholarship.
Describe a specific nurse educator role.
Analyze the teaching, service, and scholarship expectations for a chosen nurse educator role.
Competency 5: Articulate how nurse educators serve as change agents and leaders to help advance nursing education and nursing practice.
Analyze qualifications in a chosen nurse educator role that facilitate being a change agent.
Competency 6: Develop a plan for engaging in scholarship in an established area of expertise.
Explain opportunities for scholarship related to a specific area of expertise.
Competency 7: Establish a plan for pursuing continuous improvement in the nurse educator role.
Generate a plan for meeting each aspect of the tripartite model.
Competency 8: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with the expectations for a nursing education professional.
Write coherently to support a central idea with correct grammar, usage, mechanics, and APA format and style as expected of a nursing education professional.

Create a short (approximately 2 pages) plan reflecting on how the three aspects of the tripartite model of teaching, service, and scholarship could be met for a particular nurse educator position in a context of interest to you.

In your plan, do the following:

Describe the nurse educator role that your plan addresses, as well as any other pertinent details about that role. Be sure to give the role’s title and explain the context in which that role works.
Analyze the teaching, service, and scholarship expectations for that role as you understand them, and how those expectations fit with the role.
Identify publications, journals, and conferences that could be a fit for the scholarship conducted in this role. Explain the kinds of scholarship that would be a good fit for person in this role and with this expertise.
Generate a plan that could be used by a person in this role for meeting each of the expectations you analyzed.
Analyze additional qualifications that you believe are needed for this role (additional education, certifications, skills, and so on), explaining why they are necessary.
Analyze the qualifications and areas of expertise related to this role that would facilitate serving as a change agent.

Additional Requirements

Your plan should meet the following requirements:

Written communication: Written communication should be free of grammar and spelling errors that distract from the content.
APA format: Use correct APA format, including running head, page numbers, and a title page. Citations and references (if used) are to be in correct APA format.
Format: Submit your assessment as a Word document.
Length: Approximately two double-spaced pages, not including the title page and references page.
Font and font size: Times New Roman or Arial, 12 point.

Capella FP6103 assessment 3

Write a 3–5-page nurse educator philosophy.

As nurses, we develop our own philosophy about our role as a nurse. For some, it is steeped in the tradition of the nursing program we attended. For most of us, our philosophy has evolved over time, as we gain experience and develop specializations. We may not always articulate a clear philosophy, but each nurse does have a system of beliefs and values about health, health care, nursing, and his or her role as a nurse that guides practice. By developing a philosophy specific to the role of nurse educator, you will be able to reflect upon your individual values and beliefs, values and beliefs about nursing, and the educator role that each person is preparing for.

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

Competency 1: Analyze the historical evolution of nursing education.
Analyze the influence of historical events on a nurse educator role.
Competency 2: Analyze the tripartite role of teaching, service, and scholarship.
Formulate an informed nurse educator philosophy statement.
Apply a nurse educator philosophy to the tripartite roles of teaching, scholarship, and service.
Competency 3: Analyze professionally established nurse educator competencies and models.
Analyze the competencies necessary for a specific nurse educator role.
Competency 8: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with the expectations for a nursing education professional.
Write coherently to support a central idea with correct grammar, usage, mechanics, and APA format and style as expected of a nursing education professional.

For this assessment, develop your own nurse educator philosophy statement. Identify your beliefs and values regarding the adult learner, learning environment, and teaching strategies and applicable learning theories that you will use as an educator. Address how this philosophy will guide you in the tripartite roles of a nurse educator—how it will guide your teaching, scholarship, and service. Support your philosophy with your knowledge of historical events that are pertinent to your work. In addition, identify the competencies that you see as critical to your role.

In sum, your philosophy statement should guide your practice as a nurse educator.

Your educator philosophy statement should do the following:

Identify the area of nursing education or the area in health care in which you will apply your MSN, education specialization skills, and knowledge.
Formulate your nurse educator philosophy statement, which should comprise your beliefs and values regarding the adult learner, learning environment, and teaching strategies and applicable learning theories that you will use as an educator.
Apply your philosophy statement to each of the tripartite roles of the nurse educator. What does your philosophy mean for your approach to teaching, scholarship, and service? As you discuss the role of teacher, be sure to address…

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