Person interviewed is a clinical instructor for a RN program.
1. What is your level of education?
Master’s in Business administration with a concentrationin leadership
2. Why did you decide to take a career in nursing?
I have strong desire to help people
3. What are some of the responsibilities you have as a nursing educator?
Ensure the students;
abide by the rules of the educational institution and the health care facility where they go for clinical practice
have a safe environment for learning
student get the clinical experience they will need to succeed as a nurse.
4. Apart from nursing education, what other personal experiences do you have about teaching goals and philosophy relating to nursing?
5. What have you found to be the most effective way of teaching nursing students?
As a clinical instructor, I realized the student need a structured environment, strict rule and clear instruction and what is expected of them throughout the day.
6. What challenges have you faced as a nurse educator?
The different type of personalities, laziness and student who want to do what they want to do.
7. As an educator, how do you tell that the goals set have been met by the students?
When the student can demonstrate the set skills they were thought
8. How do you engaged students to participate in activities?
Assign each student a specific task that they need to compete and report to the class. Also required other students comment on their peer report
9. What are your most effective teaching strategies and why is it?
10. How do you deal with a student who is dissatisfied?
Speak to the student one to one, listen to why they are dissatisfied and work to correct the issue or the miss perception
11. What are some of your positive experiences in nursing?
To see someone who would have past way walk out of the hospital
Watch love ones joy when they realized their family will be with them longer
Getting a hug or a thank you from a patient or a family for the service we get paid to do
12. What are some trends and changes that are observed in nursing?
The incremential improvement in the work environment, needle safety, fall prevention and decrease drug
13. What is your opinion on the future of nurse education?
The future looks bright if a educator can be compensated similar to a nurse practitioner