Course 2: Nursing Education for the Practice Setting: Design, Delivery and Facilitation
January – March, 2024
10 week course
Delivery Format: Online
This 10-week on-line course focuses on the practical application of theory and evidence on design, delivery and facilitation of nursing education in the practice setting. The course will include:
- development of learning needs assessments for individuals and groups
- creation of learner centred goals and objectives
- incorporation of diverse approaches and techniques for educational program design and delivery
- consideration of practical and operational needs for delivery of educational programs
By the end of this course participants will be able to:
- Design a learning needs assessment to explore a specific educational issue
- Develop appropriate goals and objectives for learners
- Utilize evidence and theory to develop and deliver clinical education programs
- Design an educational plan to address a specific learning need in the clinical setting
- Develop and present an educational tool for use within an identified educational program
- Describe opportunities and challenges for the design, delivery and facilitation of education in the practice setting
Please Note: This is one of three required courses for the “Certificate in Nursing Education for the Practice Setting” Learners may take this as an individual course without completing the full certificate requirements, however, if taken as part of the certificate, all three required courses must be completed within a two year period. The other two courses are:
- Nursing Education for the Practice Setting: Theoretical Perspectives and Context
- Nursing Education for the Practice Setting: Assessment & Evaluation
Nurses and health professionals with an interest in nursing education in the practice setting. This course will be of importance to those who have current responsibilities for nursing education and/or professional practice as a component of their roles who wish to enhance their knowledge, as well as, for those considering a role in nursing education as a career opportunity.
What Others Have Said
“You have made the on-line experience of the course seamless and stimulating”
“Excellent facilitation and involvement of instructors through feedback and comments”
“I learned a great deal from this course, and I appreciated that the activities built upon each other and were applicable to our current practice settings”
“I am extremely impressed with how the course material was taught. I found the discussions were very stimulating and really made you apply the material that was learned through the week through the modules and readings. I have been an educator for almost 7 years and have learned many new strategies to carry forward in my career through this course”
This is a 10-week on-line course accessed through the University of Toronto’s Learning Portal (Quercus). It is primarily self-paced; however participants are required to engage in discussions and submit activities/assignments within identified timelines (weekly). It is estimated that up to 8 hours of study per week is required for successful completion.
In each of the 10 weeks, participants are expected to:
- View an e-learning module
- Read required readings
- Participate in the learning activities/assignments
Learning activities and the culminating assignment will provide opportunity for reflection and demonstration of learning. For this course, the learning activities / assignments include:
- On-line discussion activities which provide opportunity for participants to learn from the varied experiences, roles and perspectives of others
- Up to three LIVE (via Zoom) sessions will take place for faculty & participants to engage with one another in a group discussion (alternative option is also available for these activities for those unable to attend)
- The submission of written learning activities for peer &/or faculty review & feedback.
- The submission of one final culminating paper. The written learning activities & feedback from previous weeks will be incorporated into the final graded paper.
Erica Cambly RN, MN, CCNE
Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto
Erica Cambly is an Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto. Erica has been a nurse for over 20 years and has been involved in formal education for the past 10. She completed her Master of Nursing degree at the University of Toronto and recently became a Canadian Certified Nurse Educator (CCNE) through the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing. Currently, Erica is the 1st year coordinator in the undergraduate program and co-leads the simulation team. Her teaching interests include using gamification and simulation to enhance skill acquisition and competence development in undergraduate students. Erica regularly presents this work at conferences pertaining to teaching and learning or healthcare education.
Karen Fleming, RN, MN
Clinical Nurse Educator of Paediatrics at North York General Hospital and Corporate Simulation Project Lead
Karen is the Clinical Nurse Educator for Paediatrics at North York General Hospital. She graduated from Athabasca University with her Master of Nursing with a teaching focus in 2011 and is currently pursing her second masters, Masters of Science in Healthcare Simulation. Karen has been a paediatric nurse for over 18 years and has been an educator in the clinical setting for over 5 years. Karen believes in the creation and use of innovative teaching and learning strategies to meet the unique learning needs of each of our learners. She is an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Toronto and she enjoys having the opportunity to co-facilitate paediatric simulations with the Lawrence Bloomberg School of Nursing.
Karen is proud to be one of the inaugural students who has completed the Certificate in Nursing Education for the Practice Setting and is honoured to give back to others who are also passionate about excellence in nursing education. Special areas of interest include simulation based education, interprofessional collaboration and education, and patient safety.
Leigh Andrews RN, MN, PNC(C), CTDP
Advanced Practice Nurse for the High Risk Birthing Unit and the High Risk Obstetrics at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Leigh Andrews is the Advanced Practice Nurse for the High Risk Birthing Unit and the High Risk Obstetrics at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. She graduated from Athabasca University with her Master of Nursing and has been an obstetrical nurse for 25 years. She has been instrumental in the development of innovative education sessions and quality initiatives including a model of care of combining critical care and obstetrical nursing for acutely ill pregnant women. She is an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Toronto and holds a Level 1 Critical Care Nursing Certificate with honours from George Brown College. She is a Simulationist (SIM-one), NRP and FHS instructor. Special areas of interest include case management of medically complex pregnant patients, informatics and simulation.
Early Bird price (ends December 20, 2022) $829 + HST Regular price (starts December 21, 2022) $920 + HST U of T Nursing Alumni save 15% $780 + HST U of T Nursing Faculty save 15% $780 + HST Student in U of T Faculty of Nursing save $630 + HST
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- Refund Policy – To withdraw from a course, send a written request to firstname.lastname@example.org by December 20, 2022. No refunds will be given after this date. All refunds are subject to an administrative fee of $100 + tax. Alternatively, a colleague may attend in your place. Please send your substitution request at least 3 days prior to the course to email@example.com.
- Registration is limited.
- Advanced registration is required. Register by January 13,2023 to gain access to the course by the start date.
- U of T Nursing Alumni discount is available to BScN, MN, PMNP Diploma, MScN or PhD graduates of the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto.
- U of T Nursing Faculty discount is available to individuals with a faculty position, adjunct or status appointment, or are a Clinical Instructor (current academic year only) at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto.
- Student in U of T Faculty of Nursing discount is available to individuals currently registered in the BScN, MN, PMNP or PhD programs at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing.
- Applicable taxes (13% HST) will be added to the registration fees.
- Course Cancellation Policy – The Centre for Professional Development reserves the right to cancel courses due to circumstances. The decision to cancel a course is normally made 15 days prior to the course. If you are enrolled in a course which is subsequently cancelled, you may apply your fee to another course, or receive a full refund. The Centre is not responsible for any travel or other expenses incurred by you.
The Ontario Student Assistance Program now offers funding for micro-credentials (short training programs offered by post-secondary institutions), including a number of courses offered by the Centre for Professional Development. This funding initiative is part of Ontario’s micro-credentials strategy, helping learners access more opportunities to train or upskill for in-demand jobs through loans and grants.
How to Apply for OSAP Funding
This course is OSAP approved (more approved courses are listed below, and you can also verify on the Micro-credentials Portal). To apply for financial assistance through OSAP you will need to establish an OSAP account. You must apply before the course completion date. Visit Ontario.ca/OSAP.
Once you have registered for an eligible OSAP Micro-credential program, the University Registrar’s Office requires a Micro-Credential Program information form to be completed to process your OSAP application. Please fill out the top section of the form and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org to get assistance in completing the form.
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Eligible courses offered by the Centre for Professional Development
- Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Reasoning in Primary Health Care: A Review for Nurse Practitioners
- Advanced Ostomy Care and Management
- Complex Symptom Management in Palliative Care for Nurse Practitioners
- Controlled Drugs and Substances: Essential Management and Prescribing Practices
- End of Life Care Management for Nurse Practitioners
- Integrating a Palliative Approach to Care and Essential Communication Skills for Nurse Practitioners
- Leadership & Management in Health Care: Managing Business
- Leadership & Management in Health Care: Managing People
- Leadership & Management in Health Care: Managing Practice, Quality Care & Operational Performance
- Leadership & Management in Health Care: Role, Competencies, and Context
- Mental Health 1 for Nurse Practitioners
- Mental Health 2 for Nurse Practitioners
- Mental Health 3 for Nurse Practitioners
- Mental Health 4 for Nurse Practitioners
- Nursing Education for the Practice Setting: Assessment and Evaluation
- Nursing Education for the Practice Setting: Design, Delivery and Facilitation
- Nursing Education for the Practice Setting: Theoretical Perspectives and Context
- Point-of-Care Clinical Leadership for Managing Quality Care & Operations in Long-Term Care
- Point-of-Care Clinical Leadership for Working With & Leading Long-Term Care Teams
- Point-of-Care Clinical Leadership in the Context of Long-Term Care
- Pressure Injuries and Complex Surgical Wounds: An Advanced Practice Course
- Review of Health Assessment Across the Lifespan
- Role of the Nurse Practitioner and Care of the Hospitalized Adult 1
- Role of the Nurse Practitioner and Care of the Hospitalized Adult 2
- Role of the Nurse Practitioner and Care of the Hospitalized Adult 3
- Role of the Nurse Practitioner and Care of the Hospitalized Adult 4
- Wound Management for Nurse Practitioners and Advanced Practice Nurses: A Best Practice Boot Camp on Lower Extremity Ulcers
Email: email@example.com Website: bloomberg.nursing.utoronto.ca/pd Phone: (416) 978-1784 Address: Centre for Professional Development
Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
University of Toronto
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