Creating a successful environment for preparing doctoral-level nurse educators.
The ongoing nursing shortage requires that universities be creative in developing alternative methods to enhance the supply of nursing faculty. We report on an innovative collaborative program between colleges of nursing and education to prepare future nursing faculty. The evaluation of this initiative was accomplished using comparative data from doctoral students in other non-nursing programs. We found that the nurse educator program was positive in influencing students' knowledge and skill development and perceptions of faculty support, compared with other non-nursing doctoral programs.
The University of Alabama, Capstone College of Nursing, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0358, USA. firstname.lastname@example.org
SourceThe Journal of nursing education 51:9 2012 Sep pg 481-8
Education, Nursing, Graduate
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Nursing Education Research
Pub Type(s)Journal Article