Impact Lives

NRHL 630 Evaluation Strategies and Methods in Nursing Practice

Credits: 
3
Prerequisites: 
NRHL 625

Format: Online
Duration: 8 weeks

Evaluation is a necessary step for nurse educators to measure learning and teaching effectiveness within the educational environment. In NRHL 630 Evaluation Strategies and Methods in Nursing Practice, you will explore strategies to assess learning within the cognitive, psychomotor and affective domains.

Along with weekly assignments and discussions, you'll complete 30 hours of a practicum experience with a selected preceptor. As you advance your clinical practice, you will apply your knowledge to continue developing an educational capstone project to improve health care outcomes.

What You’ll Learn in NRHL 630

In this course, you will explore topics such as test construction, evaluation of personal teching effectiveness, program evaluation and accreditation processes as well as ethical and legal issues related to student evaluation.

Course Topics

Throughout this course, weekly topics may include but are not limited to:

  • Evaluation as a Multi-faceted Process
  • Facilitating and Evaluating Learning
  • Developing Effective Test Items to Assess Student Learning
  • Learning Through Service and Online Modalities
  • Experiential Learning in the Clinical and Laboratory Environments
  • Ethical and Legal Factors Related to Evaluation
  • Comprehensive Program Evaluation: Demonstrating Effectiveness and Accountability to Regulatory and Accrediting Entities
  • Personal Reflection and Planning for the Future

Planning Your Time

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Course Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of NRHL 630, you will be able to:

  • Examine the key components of the evaluation process and their interrelationships in the assessment of learners and review of educational programs.
  • Examine the use and effectiveness of a variety of strategies for assessing and evaluating learning outcomes for diverse populations.
  • Design tools to assess learning utilizing evidence-based principles of test construction and item development.
  • Explore strategies for implementing service and online learning to meet program outcomes.
  • Examine teaching strategies and evaluation techniques for promoting clinical reasoning in the clinical and laboratory settings.
  • Discuss common ethical and legal issues related to evaluation of nursing students.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the role of regulatory and accrediting entities in assuring quality of nursing education programs through ongoing comprehensive evaluation.
  • Design a plan for advancing one's competency as a nurse educator addressing self-assessment, mentoring, formal and informal professional development, networking and continued self-renewal.
  • Design selected components for an evidence-based nursing practice capstone project.

*Disclaimer: Course content and outcomes may vary and are subject to change without notice.

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