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Nurse Educator’s 40th Year Celebration: Conversations with Nursing Education Leaders

2015 marks the 40th year of publication of Nurse Educator. As part of our celebration, we are interviewing leaders in nursing education, many of whom have published articles in Nurse Educator over their careers.
Creator: Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
Duration: 19:32
Nurse Educator 
Dr. Carrie B. Lenburg has been described as a pioneer in nursing education, and this title fits her well. Throughout her career, she has developed and tested new, innovative educational models, with an emphasis on competency performance and evaluation.
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Creator: Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
Duration: 12:17
Nurse Educator 
Diane M. Billings, EdD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, is Chancellor’s Professor Emeritus and former Associate Dean, Teaching, Learning, and Information Resources, in the School of Nursing at Indiana University. She is an expert in nursing education and was a leader in establishing online learning and distance education in nursing. Dr. Billings is well known for her award winning book, Teaching in Nursing: A Guide for Faculty, coauthored with Judith A. Halstead. . Diane shares her reflections on changes in nursing education over the last 4 decades.
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Creator: Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
Duration: 27:58
Nurse Educator 
Dr. Zane Robinson Wolf is Professor and former Dean of La Salle’s School of Nursing and Health Sciences. Dr. Wolf has been a leader in nursing education and research throughout her career. She is recognized internationally for her work with the International Association for Human Caring and is currently editor of its journal. For her many accomplishments, Dr. Wolf received the Pennsylvania Higher Education Nursing Schools Association’s 2012 Distinguished Colleague Award. She has studied medication errors and perceptions of nurse caring. In this podcast Dr. Wolf talks about nursing education and shares her view about nursing faculty maintaining their scholarship in both education and clinical practice.
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Creator: Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
Duration: 6:44
Nurse Educator 
Mary Anne Rizzolo’s career has focused on exploring new technologies, determining how they can serve to educate and inform nurses, and disseminating their value for nursing education. These technologies included award winning patient simulation interactive videodisc programs, CD-ROMs, and the development of AJN Online, one of the first websites in the world to offer continuing education, journal articles, forum discussions, and other educational and networking opportunities. Dr. Rizzolo is a consultant with the National League for Nursing. She currently leads a number of research studies including a Laerdal simulation project examining the feasibility of simulation for high stakes assessment.
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Creator: Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
Duration: 15:56
Nurse Educator 
Dr. Kinion describes her career in nursing education and how she developed her expertise through formal education, practice, and work experiences. She emphasizes the need for nurse faculty to keep current in clinical practice and prepare themselves educationally for their role as teacher.
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Creator: Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
Duration: 13:29
Nurse Educator 
Dr. Linda Caputi is President of Linda Caputi, Inc., a nursing education consulting company, and has worked with hundreds of nursing programs over the last 20 years on topics related to revising curriculum, transforming clinical education, test construction, and accreditation, among others. She is the editor of the Innovation Center, a column in the National League for Nursing’s journal Nursing Education Perspectives. Dr. Caputi has won six awards for teaching excellence from Sigma Theta Tau. She is Professor Emeritus, College of DuPage, and most currently taught in an online Master’s in Nursing Education program.
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Creator: Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
Duration: 9:22
Nurse Educator 
Dr. Anne Belcher is now approaching 48 years as a nurse educator. At the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, she directs the Nurse Educator Certificate Option, reflecting her dedication to preparing the next generation of nurse educators. In her teaching, she urges students to grasp the heart of what nursing is about: the whole person.
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Creator: Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
Duration: 16:44
Nurse Educator 
Sr. Rosemary Donley is the former dean and Executive Vice President of Catholic University of America. Sr. Rosemary has positively influenced the nursing discipline and health care by serving as President of the National League for Nursing and Sigma Theta Tau International. She has been honored with membership in the Institute of Medicine and the American Academy of Nursing and is the recipient of 7 honorary degrees and the Nell J. Watts Lifetime Achievement in Nursing Award. In this interview Sr. Rosemary offers her perspectives about nursing students, technology, and nursing education over the last 40 years. Sr. Rosemary can be reached at [email protected]
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Creator: Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
Duration: 16:50
Nurse Educator 
Dr. Dorothy A. Otto, one of our great nursing education leaders, has guided students’ learning for many decades. In this podcast she shares personal reflections about teaching in nursing. Dr. Otto can be reached at [email protected]
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Creator: Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
Duration: 10:29
Nurse Educator 
Dr. Janice R. Ellis discusses the changes she has seen over the years in nursing education and teaching in nursing. She also reflects on associate degree nursing education. Hear what she has to say about nursing education in the past and for the future.
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