Do you remember the professor who encouraged you to believe in yourself and in your ability to be the successful nurse professional you are today? Now you have a unique opportunity to be that professor, to create the "a-ha" moment of sudden insight and comprehension that will change a nursing student's life forever.
Chamberlain College of Nursing is seeking Part Time Online Visiting Professors interested in teaching students in our Master of Science - Family Nurse Practitioner specialty track . We build long-term relationships with superior nurse educators who are experts in their field and committed to providing the finest in practitioner-focused education.
This is 100% ONLINE teaching, an incredibly flexible and convenient way to share your experience and knowledge with those who aspire to enjoy the career success you already have. We are currently seeking candidates for the September 2019 session which will run from September 2nd through October 26th.
We care for our students and are dedicated to their success. To ensure we are offering the highest quality education we provide thorough training to all new faculty members. Our New Faculty Orientation is a 3 week session, part time and asynchronous, similar to taking online courses. There is no set schedule, you can work at your own pace and will be participating in group discussions, completing assignments, taking quizzes and a final exam.
The specific courses under consideration for the September 2019 session are:
NR-501NP: Theoretical Basis for Advanced Nursing Practice
In this course, the student examines multiple theories from nursing and relevant fields. The student critiques the components of the theories and explores the value and contributions of the theories
to nursing, advanced nursing, and evidence-based practice.
NR-508: Advanced Pharmacology
In this course, the student builds expanded knowledge of pharmacological, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics principals specific to the role of the advanced practice nurse. The student explores, analyzes, applies and evaluates commonly used pharmacotherapeutics for the treatment of chronic diseases and self-limiting acute conditions and applies critical-appraisal skills in determining best evidence for prescriptive intervention.
NR-509: Advanced Physical Assessment
In this course, the student builds expanded knowledge of health assessment principles specific to the role of the APN. The student explores, analyzes, applies and evaluates these principals in relation to history-taking and physical examination of clients across the life span. A Health Assessment Performance Evaluation occurs in the laboratory setting (11 hours), requiring the student to visit a site selected by Chamberlain. The student is responsible for completing 14 hours of practice prior to the Health Assessment Performance Evaluation.
NR-511: Differential Diagnosis & Primary Care
In this course, the student learns content on formulating differential diagnoses of individuals within the primary-care setting, along with an introduction to critical diagnostic skills, to cultivate evidence-based behaviors. Emphasis is on processing client information in a logical, progressive manner and formulating differential diagnoses for individuals across the lifespan. The course includes 125 hours of supervised clinical practicum in primary care.
NR-599: Nursing Informatics for Advanced Practice
This course provides foundational and introductory knowledge regarding informatics with an emphasis on developing an understanding of concepts of nursing informatics (NI) and becoming knowledgeable about the application of informatics in advanced practice. Basic nursing informatics (NI) skills support the application and distribution of data/information to generate knowledge, information literacy, EHR use as an advanced practice provider, and aspects of documentation. NI skills are used to synthesize and integrate
nursing science with computer, information, and cognitive sciences.
NR-601: Primary Care of the Maturing & Aged Family
This course continues to expand the knowledge of health-assessment principles specific to the role of the FNP, with a focus on the common health problems and healthcare needs of the middle-aged and older adult and family. The student will explore, analyze, apply and evaluate chronic health conditions frequently encountered in the primary care of older adults. Students will further develop their skills related to patient education, protocol development, follow-up and referral through a clinical practicum experience in a precepted primary-care setting.
NR-602: Primary Care of the Childbearing & Childrearing Family
In this course, the student continues expanding theoretical and practical knowledge of assessment and diagnostic principles specific to the role of the FNP in relation to the needs of women and children within the childbearing and childrearing family. The student advances skills in assessment of specialized populations, health promotion, prevention of illness and diagnosis and management of common health problems. Care strategies include advanced patient education, co-management with families, follow-up and appropriate referral. Care strategies, skills and knowledge learned in class are applied and advanced through a clinical practicum experience.
NR-603: Advanced Clinical Diagnosis & Practice Across the Lifespan Practicum
This course continues to expand the theoretical and practical knowledge of diagnostic principles specific to the role of the FNP, for the healthcare needs of individuals of all ages. Students will further develop their
skills related to health promotion, prevention of illness, diagnosis and management of complex acute and chronic conditions, including behavioral health. Care strategies will include patient education,
protocol development, follow-up and referral through a clinical practicum experience in a precepted advanced practice setting.
NR-661: APN Capstone Practicum
In this course, the student synthesizes all elements of clinical management skills and knowledge and continues to analyze, apply and evaluate diverse aspects of patient assessment and healthcare intervention. The student engages in a precepted clinical practicum with an approved provider in an advanced practice setting. Focus topics include clinical-management skills, case studies, chart reviews and practice critique. The student creates a portfolio of academic and clinical experiences.
If you are passionate about nursing and advancing your career through the power of education, we want to talk with you today.
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