Journal of Nursing Education

Faculty Q&A 

Faculty Q&A

Abstract

EXCERPT

As a faculty member, I sometimes get the feeling that my colleagues do not feel valued. Although salary and benefits, shared governance, and teaching freedom are important, I sense there is more that contributes to feeling valued as a nurse, a faculty member, and an individual. What do you suggest?

Many health care agencies require that students meet certain conditions before they can begin clinical experiences in their facility. For example, students may be required to listen to an Occupational Safety and Health Administration presentation before beginning a clinical experience. Consequently, keeping track of these stipulations for specific clinical agencies is onerous and time consuming. Are there strategies that schools of nursing can implement to facilitate the process while meeting clinical agency needs?

I am thinking about pursuing a doctorate degree. What things should I consider?

Abstract

EXCERPT

As a faculty member, I sometimes get the feeling that my colleagues do not feel valued. Although salary and benefits, shared governance, and teaching freedom are important, I sense there is more that contributes to feeling valued as a nurse, a faculty member, and an individual. What do you suggest?

Many health care agencies require that students meet certain conditions before they can begin clinical experiences in their facility. For example, students may be required to listen to an Occupational Safety and Health Administration presentation before beginning a clinical experience. Consequently, keeping track of these stipulations for specific clinical agencies is onerous and time consuming. Are there strategies that schools of nursing can implement to facilitate the process while meeting clinical agency needs?

I am thinking about pursuing a doctorate degree. What things should I consider?

10.3928/01484834-20070901-02

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