Educator Resources

Resources and tools for healthcare executives, managers and education leaders. Subscribe for weekly resources.

December 12, 2018

The Emotionally Intelligent Nurse

Emotional intelligence (EI) may be a buzzword in many circles, but there’s no question that emotionally intelligent nurses are sought after communicators, team members, and healthcare professionals. A nurse with a high emotional quotient (EQ) is worth his or her weight in gold.   Emotional Intelligence in Nursing Emotional intelligence,
December 05, 2018

Care to Learn Podcast Episode 9: Geoff Ahern

In this episode of the Care to Learn Podcast, we sit down with Geoff Ahern, a senior mental health clinician and educator. Geoff speaks to us about the impact of unconscious bias in mental health, why taking the time to listen to each individual’s story is vital, and how mental
November 29, 2018

Refining Competency-Based Assessment

Driven by the need for greater accountability and the ability to support students learning at their own pace, competency-based assessment and learning has been a feature of healthcare education for the past 50 years. Gone are the days when simply completing a training course was considered enough to ensure proficiency.
November 27, 2018

Assessing Learner Performance – 5 Principles of Assessment

Assessing a learner’s clinical performances is a complex process that is vital to nursing. Learner assessment is used to describe the learner’s abilities to perform skills with appropriate knowledge and attitudes, and to determine if capability for practice is demonstrated (Helminen, Coco, Johnson, Turunen & Tossavainen, 2016). In Australia, capability
November 15, 2018

Moral Distress: Responding with Education

Moral distress has been described as: “One or more deleterious self-directed feelings that arise in response to a nurse’s perceived participation in a patient care situation that the nurse believes to be morally undesirable” (Stokes, 2017). When patient care situations or practice standards become barriers that prevent a rural nurse