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By Mary Jane Smith PhD RN, Joyce J. Fitzpatrick PhD MBA RN FAAN

Who larger to benefit from approximately instructing than academics themselves? Written through academics and approximately lecturers, this booklet is for graduate scholars in nursing schooling in addition to mid-career nurse educators. This quantity positive aspects narratives according to interviews with twenty-one wonderful lecturers of nursing. chosen by means of the editors in keeping with own reviews with them as lecturers or mentors, their present stature within the nursing schooling neighborhood, or simply because they're recipients of nationwide educating awards, those academics supply a number of position versions for occupation improvement and provide a plethora of knowledge, together with: deciding upon a profession in instructing nursing getting ready and mentoring in instructing protecting excellence cozy instances as a instructor Embarrassing instructing moments such a lot and least profitable occasions major demanding situations recommendation for brand new academics construction collegial relationships non-stop self-development Scholarly improvement Balancing expert and private existence

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She is a consummate teacher who believes that a vital part of 30 Vernice Ferguson 31 leadership is teaching and mentoring. Her dedication to striving for excellence and the integration of theory and research in nursing is noteworthy. EARLY INTEREST IN TEACHING I realized I was interested in teaching during my first assignment as a nurse after graduating from NYU-Bellevue Hospital School of Nursing. I became the head nurse on a funded National Institutes of Health (NIH) research unit, where physicians, physicists, and dieticians who were on the unit taught me.

It is only when it is formalized as a teacher, imparting information to others, that the nurse begins to appreciate the vast storehouse of knowledge that one possesses. CHAPTER 6 M. Louise Fitzpatrick BACKGROUND M. Louise Fitzpatrick is the Connelly Endowed Dean and Professor of the College of Nursing, Villanova University. She is a graduate of The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and received a bachelor’s degree in nursing from The Catholic University of America. She earned two master’s degrees and a doctorate from Teachers College, Columbia University.

I grew up in a home where every Wednesday night the doorbell would ring, and about six men who were preparing for seminary would go up to my father’s study and have class. So, the influence of family roots, including my mother telling us about her early years teaching in a one- or two-room school somewhere in North Carolina was important. In my family, I have two brothers and a sister. Each one has had a teaching assignment at some point in our careers. My older brother was a diplomat, lawyer, and Dean of the Howard University Law School for 10 years during the stormy sixties.

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