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Certified Nurse Educator

Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Facts - ideas - materials - trends - sequences - methodology - principles - & generalizations.






2. Dialogue & reflection. Understanding the hows and whys of human experience. Perception of events results in learning.






3. Occurs when a leader develops in a particular situation. Switching instinctively between styles






4. Generation of new knowledge for application and integration into the discipline and teaching; developing knowledge base of Nursing.






5. Power in the hands of the leader. Does not provide for sharing of power needed for faculty to adopt a new curriculum. Collaboration is needed.






6. All behavior is learned and can be shaped / rewarded to attain desired ends.






7. 0-1.00 - Correspondence between 2 tests or measures - Standardized tests >0.9 - Classroom tests 0.7-0.8






8. Frames issues & provides choices for faculty






9. Share relevant stories to facilitate content & skills acquisition. A practical discourse using nine themes allows education to be gained thru experiences of teachers - students and clinicians to direct nursing education.






10. Describe - Explain - Summarize - Discuss - Review - Express - Indicate - Locate - report - restate - Reword - Select






11. Focuses on the need of society rather than the individual & is not reflective of an emphasis on problem solving. Student to experience inquiry thru active learning and exploration; involvement in social and community activities. (Pragmatist Philosoph






12. Occurs while learning process is unfolding.






13. Insufficient length (min. 25 mult. choice) - Insufficient group variability - Test scores to a smaller group of (N) will decrease reliability






14. Demonstration - Followed by practice - Return demonstration






15. Creating / Synthesis Construct - Develop - Formulate


16. Learners find own information. Education motivates the development of human potential. Encouraged to freely choose own path to learning; assume responsibility for life (Existential Philosophy).






17. Teaching strategy...small teams each w/ learners of different levels use a variety of learning activities to improve their understanding of a subject. Each person is responsible for learning and helping teammates learn.






18. Learner focuses on acquisition and recall of specific facts - concepts and principles. Simple (knowledge) to complex (synthesis/evaluation).






19. 'Hands off' style - leader provides little or no direction to faculty Gives a lot of freedom - must decide & resolve on their own. Would not facilitate a new curriculum. Free-Rein Leadership






20. Nursing labs with return demonstration - Simple problem-solving in class -Developing nursing care plans - Role playing






21. Reports - tables - diagrams - directions - & regulations






22. P values (intended) .70-.80 (ideal) - Can be .3-.8 (bell curve) - 1.00 - Upper limits of P value - 100% answered question correctly






23. Positive reinforcement & reward. Student subject to natural law; motivated to learn through positive reinforcement; rewarded for scientific objectivity and objective analysis (Realism Philosophy).






24. Learner chooses their own path & assumes life long learning responsibilities by collaboration with other learners & facilitation of the educators. Self-actualization & education lead to happiness.






25. Emphasizes problem solving rather than the content of specific subjects. Student centered - Goal oriented inquiry which leads learners to problem solving. Students assisted to develop the self through field trips - lab work - simulation; apply learni






26. Includes statements on: Person/client - Nursing - Environment - Health - and sometimes Nursing Education. Metaphysics Study of reality vs. what is fantasy/illusion (post-modern in nature).


27. Focuses on energizing people to perform at a higher level.






28. Breaking down material or information into its constituent parts and detecting the relationship of the parts and the way they are organized. Organizing - Prioritizing - Differentiating


29. Interpretation and synthesis of knowledge across discipline boundaries; requires communication & interdisciplinary collaboration.






30. Human beings have unique profiles composed of varying degrees of eight and one half research-based intelligences.






31. Eliminates adversarial relationships. Education consists of an integration of humanistic-existential - phenomenological - feminist and caring ideologies.






32. The liberation for thought occurs through analysis of power and relationships within social structure information.






33. Reinforces knowledge rather than learning new material - Imagery Stimulates critical thinking by exploring mental models. - Decreases anxiety--increases skill performance.






34. Leader manages 'by the book' - everything by procedure or policy. If not covered by 'the book' leader refers to the next level - not facilitate curriculum






35. Discussion - Developing Poster presentation - Portfolio - Journaling - Simulation






36. Dialogue - Peer Sharing - Story Telling Interpretive approach to teaching/learning - Evolves from lived experiences of teachers & learners. - Insights are gleaned from practical wisdom/knowledge. - Promotes truth seeking - caring & affective learning






37. Apply - Demonstrate - Use - Develop - Examine - Employ - Illustrate - practice - Schedule - Solve - write






38. An analysis of a clinical situation or incident - Learner must analyze and interpret the data provided






39. Focuses on choices & individualism ...not problem solving






40. Analyzing - Evaluating - Creating






41. Collaborative learning - Socratic questioning - Debates






42. Compare - Contrast - Differentiate - Analyze - Appraise - Calculate - Categorize Criticize/Critique -Delineate - Determine - Discriminate - Distinguish - Investigate - Organize - Question - Test






43. Learning is interactive and occurs in a social/historical context. Knowledge - ideas - attitudes and values are developed as a result of relationships with people.






44. OLD (Nouns) - NEW (Verbs) - 6 Levels: Synthesis (Creating) - Evaluation - Analysis (Analyzing) - Application (Applying) - Comprehension (Understanding ) - Knowledge (Remembering)


45. Individual or group projects - Debating ethical issues - Participating in case studies - Conducting research - Completing nursing care maps - Critiquing peer's performance






46. Adults are self-directed and problem centered and need to learn useful information.






47. Encompasses fine motor - gross motor and manual skills. Commonly used in clinical techniques - Learners might physically do skills






48. Viewing films - Assigned reading - Listening to lectures - Observing demonstrations - Listening to conversation - Program instruction






49. Focuses on getting the job done - Chairperson engages faculty in the development & adoption of a new curriculum.






50. Conditions of learning influence acquisition/retention by modifying existing cognitive structures. Assimilation - accommodation and construction of knowledge are the basic processes of learning.