Professional Development Opportunities
The Center of Excellence in Geriatric Nursing Education offers and supports a variety of professional development programs. The various programs target clinicians, educators, faculty, administrators and researchers in diverse roles and settings, from direct caregivers seeking to enhance their knowledge of gerontology, to nurse researchers seeking to improve their teaching skills.
Please click on the GNIE logo for full description and program details of the educational options available through our GNIE Institute.
The Duke Clinical Instructor Development Intensive is offered in collaboration with the DUSON Institute for Educational Excellence. It is an on-site experience that combines directed learning activities, small group discussions, and lab simulation case studies to promote excellence in the provision of clinical instruction in diverse settings.
New and experienced clinical instructors who wish to enhance their clinical teaching competencies, and their knowledge of evidence based practice.
- Enhance participants' application of teaching learning principles in the clinical setting.
- Discuss feedback and coaching techniques, including evaluative processes.
- Expand participant's knowledge of evidence based practice.
Location:Duke University School of Nursing, 307 Trent Drive, Durham NC
August 2013, dates to be determined
Duke NICHE Geriatric Nurse Resource (GRN) Intensive
The GRN Intensive is a collaborative effort between DUSON, the CoE-GNE and Duke University Health System. The GRN Intensive is a three day directed learning experience that promotes evidence-based gerontological nursing practice across care settings. The GRN Intensive experience also includes the development and implementation of a clinical improvement project by the participant specific to their practice setting.
DUHS nurse clinicians who wish to increase their knowledge and skills of evidence-based geronotology nursing practice.
- Enhance participants' knowledge and skills needed to implement evidence-based approaches to management of common geriatric syndromes across settings of care.
- Enhance participants' clinical leadership skills to influence practice change within their care teams.
- Promote and support the completion of a clinical practice improvement project with mentoring from DUHS advanced practice clinicians and DUSON faculty within participant’s practice setting.
Duke University School of Nursing Clipp Research Building 311 Trent Drive Durham, NC 27710
Schedule: (we ask that you attend all three sessions)
Next Session: Spring 2013, dates to be determined
Registration: Please contact Yvette West at firstname.lastname@example.org