Innovations in Nursing Education: The Changing Faculty Role

Innovations in Nursing Education: The Changing Faculty Role
Date Wednesday, May 27, 2015
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Featuring“Teaching Thinking” with Susan Forneris, Ph.D., RN, CNE, CHSE-A of St. Catherine University and a NLN Excelsior Scholar in Residence for Simulation
Location Pine Tree Center Room 205/206 - View maps and directions
Instructions for GuestsGet maps and directions to Bethel University's Pine Tree Center.
Cost$35; includes breaks and lunch
RegistrationWe are sorry, but registrations for the Innovations in Nursing Education" workshop scheduled for 5/27 has reached capacity. If you are interested in being placed on a waiting list, please contact Dr. Barb Hoglund at <>. Thank you!

Event Description

Learn with colleagues from the Minnesota area who are interested in enhancing their effectiveness as nurse educators. This interactive workshop, led by experienced and innovative nursing faculty, will help you develop strategies that help meet the demands of the changing faculty role.

Workshop Objectives:

  1. Enhance advancement of the nurse educator role through discussion of collaborative practice and innovative research findings.
  2. Identify strategies that support development of clinical reasoning in nursing students.
  3. Explore challenges related to the changing role of the nurse educator.

CE: Up to 7.1 contact hours will be awarded upon completion of the workshop (in accordance with the MN Board of Nursing).


8:00 a.m. Registration and Light Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Welcome: Setting the Stage Jone Tiffany, DNP, MA, RN, CNE and Barb Hoglund EdD, FNP-BC, CNE— Bethel University 

9:00am a.m. Enhancing Clinical Reasoning Through the Use of Technology Jone Tiffany, DNP, MA, RN, CNE

9:45 a.m. Break with refreshments

10:00 a.m. Panel: Strategies for Assessments and Evaluation

  • Using Collaborative Testing to Enhance Learning—Amy Witt ,PhD(c), RN— Bethel University and Carol Reid, PhD(c), RN, Metropolitan State University
  • Evaluating Clinical Reasoning through Lab-based Practical Exams— Ann Holland, PhD, RN and Julie De Haan, MSN, RN—Bethel University
  • Improving Inter-rater Reliability—Barb Hoglund, EdD, FNP-BC, CNE

11:00 a.m. Interprofessional Education—Engage in Making it Happen! Carol Hargate, PhD, MPH, APRN, CNP—Bethel University and Vicki Schug, PhD, RN, CNE—St. Catherine University
11:45 a.m. Lunch with Roundtable Discussion

12:45 p.m. Panel: Nursing Education Research Briefs— See Call for Abstracts below for information about submitting

1:30 p.m. Teaching Thinking—Part 1; Susan Forneris, PhD, RN, CNE; St. Catherine University and National League for Nursing Excelsior Scholar in Residence for Simulation

2:15 p.m. Break with refreshments

2:30 p.m. Teaching Thinking—Part 2; Susan Forneris, PhD, RN, CNE with Jone Tiffany, DNP, MA, RN, CNE and Barb Hoglund EdD, FNP-BC, CNE

Workshop Planners and Facilitators

Jone Tiffany, DNP, MA, RNC, CNE,
Barb Hoglund, Ed.D., FNP-BC, CNE,

Call for Abstracts: Nurse Educator Research Brief

Submit by April 30 below under Registration

The workshop includes a Nurse Educator Research Briefs panel presentation, focused on the research activities of attendees that address the nurse educator role. It’s a great opportunity to share your work!

Purpose: Provide an opportunity to disseminate research findings regarding a topic that directly impacts the Nurse Educator role.

Context: This is a 10 minute formal oral mini-presentation that summarizes your research and implications for nursing education. Three or four presenters will be included in the panel. Following the mini-presentations, there will be an open Q & A with the workshop attendees facilitated by workshop faculty. Applicants will be notified by May 8, 2015 if the abstract was accepted. Presenters will be required to submit current CV and PDFs of any handouts for participants no later than May 18, 2015.


Please contact Dr. Barb Hoglund at or the Bethel University Nursing Department at 651.638.6336.