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NRSG 871 Curriculum/Program Planning and Evaluation

NRSG 871.  Curriculum/Program Planning and Evaluation.  3 Credits.     

Philosophies, methods, and processes of curriculum and instruction in health professions' education provide the framework for discussing curricular and program planning theories/models, resources for decision making, research, and evaluation methods that create a learner-centered environment. Attention is given to frameworks for program evaluation, methods of data collection, and the ethics and standards of evaluation practice. The influence of societal trends, and current health professions issues relevant to curriculum planning are addressed. Emphasis is on strategies for anticipating future societal needs and developing educational curriculum to meet those needs. Matters of diversity, inclusion, interprofessional practice, workforce development, and ethics/legal issues in curriculum planning and education also are included. Prerequisite: NRSG 748, NRSG 754, or consent of instructor.

Health Professions Educator Certificate

The Health Professions Educator Graduate Certificate (12 credit hours) is an interprofessional program that affords broad opportunities and necessary skills to develop healthcare education expertise in various roles within academic and clinical settings. Students complete applied teaching projects in each educator course, including a final student teaching capstone.