ES-FAMI Nursing Academy
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- Apr 7, 2015 12:18:18 PM
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ES-FAMI - Eastern Shore Faculty Academy and Mentorship Initiative
Purpose of the Academy
The Eastern Shore Faculty Academy and Mentorship Initiative (ES-FAMI), a collaborative effort among the Departments of Nursing at Salisbury University, Chesapeake College and Sojourner-Douglass College, will prepare experienced BS and MS-prepared registered nurses for new roles as part-time clinical nursing faculty. The lack of qualified nursing faculty is a concern among nursing schools across the nation, particularly those who are culturally and ethnically diverse. The academy will create a ‘registry’ of diverse candidates who complete the program, and the participating nursing schools may employ the qualified clinical faculty to teach part-time in their programs.
This 30 contact-hour program involves on-line instruction, as well as, a face-to-face introductory session, simulated clinical teaching sessions, and mentoring workshops. Academy attendees will learn: the expectations of clinical faculty; how to design and manage experiences in the clinical setting; and principles of evaluating student performance and providing feedback. The attendees will also be given opportunities for mentorships and networking with other health professionals. Attendees will receive a generous stipend. Upon completion of the academy, attendees will be expected to teach at least one clinical section per year for a two year period as needed.
Academy Participant Objectives
Upon completion of the Eastern Shore Faculty and Mentorship Initiative, Academy attendees will be able to:
- Apply the principles of teaching/learning to various types of student learners in the clinical setting.
- Participate in on line discussions regarding aspects of teaching in the clinical setting and complete projects which involve on line activities.
- Describe the role of the part-time clinical educator in the clinical setting.
- Structure learning experiences in a clinical setting, as well as, devise an alternative plan for student clinical experience should the need arise.
- Plan and implement valuable pre-clinical and post-clinical experiences and conferences.
- Provide constructive feedback to nursing students in a clinical setting.
- Implement strategies to manage challenging students in a clinical setting.
- Participate in discussion groups about their teaching experiences during mentorship workshops.
- Participate in high fidelity simulated patient care experiences and assess performance of both students and faculty in the simulated setting.
- Discuss potential legal implications of role as a clinical educator.
- Integrate current evidence into clinical teaching practice.
Interested in Applying? Visit the ES-FAMI Online Application.