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Nurse Educator web site.
Program content focuses on the theoretical foundations of nursing education, tests and measurements, cultural diversity, ethics, curriculum development, implementation and evaluation, clinical teaching and evaluation, and strategies needed for teaching any group in any setting. Emphasis is on the teacher-learner process, curriculum development, and course implementation and evaluation in both the classroom and clinical areas. With the classroom and clinical experiences, graduates from the Nurse Educator program who have a graduate degree in nursing will meet the competencies published by the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) and the National League of Nursing (NLN).
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
90 hours of clinical practicum experiences in the nurses' local community are required.
The Nurse Educator Certificate Program is designed to provide specific preparation in nursing education for nurses requiring additional education for both practice based and academic settings.
These courses may not be offered every semester.
Applicants must be Florida residents with Master of Science in Nursing degrees and have a competitive Grade Point Average.
Fax or mail to the College of Nursing: official Transcripts and a copy of the applicant's current Florida RN License.
Students must maintain a minimum GPA 3.0; minimum grade of B in clinical courses.
The cost of this program is equal to tuition and fees for the Academic Year 2016-17 as stated on the Student Business Services website, plus a per credit hour distance learning fee (fees vary by course). Contact the department for more specific fee information relative to student status and location.