DESCRIBE AND ANALYZES HOW EVIDENCE-BASED NURSING CONCEPTS, THEORIES, AND BEST PRACTICES CAN BE APPLIED TO IMPROVE CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT.
Nursing Curriculum Development
Read Giddens and Brady, 2007, “Rescuing Nursing Education from Content Saturation: The Case for a Concept-Based Curriculum,” from Journal of Nursing Education, volume 46, issue 2, pages 65–69.Read Uchiyama and Radin, 2009, “Curriculum Mapping in Higher Education: A Vehicle for Collaboration,” fromInnovative Higher Education, volume 33, issue 4, pages 271–280.
Use the Internet to complete the following:
Read the NLN 2003 position statement, Innovation in Nursing Education: A Call to Reform
Once curriculum has been designed, the process is still not finished. Based on your unit readings and independent research, discuss the incorporation of ongoing curriculum evaluation. In particular, your assignment should include the following:
An explanation of the importance of ongoing curriculum evaluation. Why is it important? For whom is it important?Substantially explains and evaluates how and why pilot testing can be used in curriculum evaluation.