Presentation on theme: "Presenter: Jessica Stevens, RN MSN Practical Nursing Faculty Davidson County Community College An e-Learning Approach to Nursing Education 2008 North Carolina."— Presentation transcript:
Presenter: Jessica Stevens, RN MSN Practical Nursing Faculty Davidson County Community College An e-Learning Approach to Nursing Education 2008 North Carolina Community College System Conference
Hybrid Nursing Education Can you teach a generic nursing program online? YES!! Davidson County Community College Practical Nursing Hybrid Education
e-Nursing Overview Traditional vs. Hybrid Education Starting an Online Program Advantages Challenges Faculty Buy-In/Support Resources
Hybrid Nursing Start-Up Community College Support Information Technology Input Instructor /Resources Realistic Goals/Enrollment North Carolina Board of Nursing Approval Existing Program – Additional Section Non-Existing Program – Phase Implementation Clinical Facility Support Educational Advisor
Student Advantages Weekend Clinicals Continue to Work Full-Time Weeknight Lab Sessions Online Testing Flexible Instruction Times SUCCESS!
Faculty Advantages Flexible Office Hours Utilization of Technology Innovative Teaching Methods Leader Among Educators
Student Challenges Time Management Self-Directed Learning Style Lack of Face-to-Face Interaction Unexpected Time Constraints Feelings of Isolation
Faculty Challenges Technical Barriers Weekends/Weeknight Teaching Time Management Lack of Understanding from Administration/Other Faculty
Faculty Buy-In Office Hours/Contact Hours Willingness to Learn the Technology Fear of the Unknown Frequent Misconceptions Work Load Differences
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