Transformative Teaching - Creating Dynamic Relationships
The 2024 Spring Conference will be focusing on dealing with strategies and approaches in helping the student nurse with learning. The primary focus is on transformative teaching for the Nurse Educator.
Have you heard any of the following statements made by nurse educators?
"Why do we need to transform our teaching?"
"Everything that I have done over the years has been the same, it has worked, so why change?" "There is nothing wrong with the way I am doing things, my outcomes are good, aren't they?"
Have you ever heard students complain about their learning?
"Why do I have to learn this?"
"Can't you just give me the information that I need?"
"I don't have time to do this work."
"Nursing school is just too stressful."
There is an ongoing divide between Nurse Educators and Student Nurses.
Our student body is changing, our world is changing, our nursing profession is in a constant state of flux.
In order to enhance our profession, we need to teach the basics of Nursing, however we also need to help our students learn how to deal with the realities of the profession. They need to understand empathy, complex problem solving, collaboration and connection to other human beings both professionally and personally in the health care environment.
Nursing students must learn to engage in the profession and world around them to effect change.
Transformative education involves teaching and learning in a manner which is geared to enhance the mental health of our student body. We need to help them form relationships that motivate and empower happy and healthy learners in Nursing roles. This philosophy will assist nursing students to make informed decisions and actions at the individual, community and global levels thus enhancing the professional and profession.
Join us for our Spring Conference on May 8,2024 to assist you in becoming a transformational nurse educator! We look forward to seeing you when flowers are in bloom and the snow has melted!