There has been a dramatic increase in the number of students filing a lawsuit against their college or academic program. Nursing students are following this trend and litigation against academic nurse educators and nursing education program is increasing. Academic nurse educators must be skilled health care professionals who are aware of the legal issues surrounding their health care practice, as well as skilled educators who are aware of the legal issues surrounding their role as an academic nurse educator.
This 3-part series will examine various aspects of legal aspects relevant for today's academic nurse educator.
Part I will examine various aspects of legal aspects relevant for today's academic nurse educator.
Part II will analyze best practices to avoid legal issues with student evaluation, both theory and clinical, as well as faculty/student malpractice.
Part III will examine relevant legal issues with eLearning and distance learning methodologies.
Learner should expect to:
1. Briefly review the legal framework applicable to higher education law.
2. Analyze the role of the Academic Nurse Educator as it relates to common legal issues encountered.
3. Examine best practices in student evaluation, to include both theory and clinical evaluation.
4. Apply the elements of malpractice within both the clinical and educational settings.
5. Examine emerging issues with eLearning and Distant Learning delivering modalities.
Online, Self paced
$219 - Non-members | $198 - Members
0.6 CEU's and 6 Contact Hours
This program provides information about the legal issues affecting the role of the academic nurse educator. Although the nurse educator must practice within legal guidelines, the law that impacts the academic nurse educator role is only rarely discussed and not typically contained within education courses.
This course is self-paced.
Learners will need access to a computer, tablet, or smart phone to complete the course.
There will be no cancellations, returns or exchanges. No exceptions.
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