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NLN Introduces the NLN Nursing EDge: A Must-Have Resource for Today’s Tech-Savvy Nurse Educators

09/11/2020
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NLN Introduces the NLN Nursing EDge: A Must-Have Resource for Today’s Tech-Savvy Nurse Educators

The NLN Center for Innovation in Education Excellence Presents News, Insights & Guidance from an Expert Editorial Advisory Board

Washington, DC — In today’s fast-paced, dynamic health care environment, nurse educators seeking the latest educational innovations for classroom and clinical instruction will find a valued resource in the NLN Nursing EDge, an expanded and updated version of the popular NLN TEQBlog. Under the direction of the National League for Nursing Center for Innovation in Education Excellence, an Editorial Advisory Board assembled by the League for the pedagogical and technology expertise, offer a wealth of information for faculty teaching at every level of the academic spectrum of higher education in one accessible, user-friendly site.

“The NLN Nursing EDge curates content focused on innovative and contemporary technology thinking across the continuum of nursing education,” said NLN Center for Innovation in Education Excellence Director Susan Gross Forneris, PhD, RN, CNE, CHSE-A, FAAN. “Our contributors, who have been carefully chosen for their expertise in specialized fields of educational technology, blog about topics that keep nurse educators current in simulation; educational technology, including e-learning; telehealth; informatics; and the art and science of teaching. An Ask the Expert feature facilitates dialogue with the authors and encourages the sharing of blog content with colleagues and students.”

Recent “Hot Topics” covered include:

  • ​COVID 19: Essentials of Simulation Evaluation
  • The Health Care Technology Ecosystem: Supporting Student Nursing Entrepreneurs in Your College
  • Debriefing and Coaching: What’s the Connection?
  • ACE.D (Advancing Care Excellence for People with Disabilities) in the Age of COVID 19
  • EHRs and Consumer Engagement: Part 1
  • "The NLN Nursing EDge is a welcome addition in an age when blogging has become a trusted and legitimate source of communication and information sharing,” said NLN President Patricia S. Yoder-Wise, RN, EdD, NEA-BC, ANEF, FAONL, FAAN, Professor and Dean Emerita at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and president of The Wise Group.

    NLN CEO Beverly Malone, PhD, RN, FAAN said, “The NLN Nursing EDge provides a novel platform for National League for Nursing members and the nursing education community at large to engage in learning about proven strategies and methodologies that expand student understanding of best practices. These will, ultimately, translate into the finest nursing care and patient outcomes to advance the health of our nation and global community.”

    Check out the new NLN Nursing EDge today. Outside contributors are not being accepted at this time.

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