Educational DIMENSIONAn Undergraduate Critical-Care Seminar An Innovative Design for Learning in the ClassroomBrowning, Annette PhD, MSN, RN, CNSAuthor Information Annette Browning, PhD, MSN, RN, CNS, is Associate Professor, Department of Nursing, Biola University, La Mirada, California. The author has disclosed that she has no significant relationships with, or financial interest in, any commercial companies pertaining to this article. Address correspondence and reprint requests to: Annette Browning, PhD, MSN, RN, CNS, Department of Nursing, Biola University, 13800 Biola Ave, La Mirada, CA 90639 ([email protected]). Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing: May/June 2012 - Volume 31 - Issue 3 - p 183-186 doi: 10.1097/DCC.0b013e31824e0055 Buy Metrics AbstractIn Brief There is a need for more innovative learning designs in nursing education. For optimal learning to occur, students need to take a more active part in their education. This article describes one institution’s effort to design a critical-care seminar class in a baccalaureate program. Students presented content in small groups on a predetermined topic. This article discusses the use of a critical care seminar to introduce nursing students to the critical care environment. © 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.