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New! Ethics in Nursing Education: Tools for Cultivating Ethical Competence in Learners
Ethics in Nursing Education: Tools for Cultivating Ethical Competence in Learners is a groundbreaking learning course developed in partnership by the American Nurses Association, the largest nursing association in the United States, and the National League for Nursing, the leading association for nurse educators.

This eight-module course explores ethics in research, administration, and nursing practice using Rest’s model for ethical decision making as it seeks to guide the integration of ethics into curricula to reflect education and accreditation standards, the nursing Code of Ethics, and the state of nursing in our current health care system.

Featuring speakers from both ANA and the NLN with expertise in ethics in nursing education, diversity and inclusion, societal factors, and the intersection of ethics and the law, Ethics in Nursing Education equips nurse educators with essential skills to prepare a more principled and effectual nursing workforce for the 21st century.


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New! Integrating a Framework to Foster Clinical Judgment

Find foundational evidence for how pre-licensure nursing programs are using clinical judgment models and teaching strategies to promote students' clinical judgment, plus a framework to support faculty integration of a clinical judgment model and use of multiple teaching strategies in pre-licensure nursing curricula.


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New! Taking the Lead: Structural Racism, DEI & Belonging

Explore the connections among social determinants of health, structural determinants of health, and inequities while engaging in dialogue about strategies that promote diversity and equitable and inclusive teaching, learning, and work environments.


Coaching for Excellence: A Guide for Educators

Develop your coaching skills with experts from the NLN. Practice how to promote reflective learning in novice nurses utilizing Socratic dialogue and recognize how to foster a safe and effective learning environment.


CNEcl Prep Course

This online course prepares nurse educators for the NLN CNE®cl Certification exam. As the only official NLN online course, participants will identify the Cenacle testing criteria and and review the certification exam .


Faculty Intensives: Good Teaching Doesn't Just Happen

This online hybrid course prepares new faculty in the academic nurse educator environment or experienced nurse educators looking to enhance their existing faculty knowledge and skills to successfully work and make an impact on nursing education.


Teaching with Technology

These technology courses provide learning focused on using technology and instructional methods to enhance student engagement and learning in and out of the classroom. The teaching/learning technologies covered include: web-based resources, desktop resources, and online applications.


New! Classroom Without Borders: Faculty Rounding on Clinical Sites

Close the gap between classroom and clinical practice by facilitating knowledge transference with faculty from a baccalaureate nursing program, teaching foundational medical-surgical courses. Faculty provide an immersion experience within clinical that includes handoff reports and Socratic questioning to promote development of clinical judgment.


New! Taking Aim at Good Teaching: Engaging & Assessing

Instructional technologist Dr. Andrew Bobal shares his Gamified Interactive Teaching Model (GITM) to successfully bring classroom lesson plans to life and shows how to both provide instruction that engages learners to use the content and provide a means of assessment on instruction success.


NLN CNE Prep Course

This online course, designed for nurse educators, covers the major content areas of the CNE® Exam to help assess your level of readiness.


Advancing Care Excellence for Caregivers

Understand the complex needs of family caregivers of older adults and the domains of the interprofessional family caregiving competencies and family caregiving preparedness. Practice integrating caregiving content into your curricula.


NLN SIRC Courses Reimagined

Enroll in Foundation and Deeper Dive Courses, designed for nurse educators to achieve a more robust simulation development to curate advanced skills for an enhanced learning experience.

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Legal Practice Perspectives for the Academic Nurse Educator

There has been a dramatic increase in the number of students filing a lawsuit against their college or academic program. Nursing students are following this trend and litigation against academic nurse educators and nursing education program is increasing. Academic nurse educators must be skilled health care professionals who are aware of the legal issues surrounding their health care practice, as well as skilled educators who are aware of the legal issues surrounding their role as an academic nurse educator.


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