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Curriculum Development in Nursing Education, Fourth Edition

Author(s): Carroll L. Iwasiw, RN, MScN, EdD, School of Nursing, Western University, Ontario, Ontario, Canada
Mary-Anne Andrusyszyn, RN, MScN, EdD, School of Nursing, University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada
Dolly Goldenberg, PhD, RN, MA, MScN, School of Nursing, Western University Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
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  • ISBN-13: 9781284143584
  • Paperback    400 pages      © 2020
  • Will Publish: 9/1/2018
Price: $86.95 US List
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Curriculum Development in Nursing Education, Fourth Edition provides nursing students with the theory and practical ideas necessary to develop an evidence-based, context-relevant, unified curriculum. Throughout the text the authors guide students to develop this type of curriculum with an emphasis on a concept-based curriculum.  In addition, the Fourth Edition also emphasizes the importance of a conceptually and visually unified curriculum and offers ideas on how to achieve this throughout the text.

New to the Fourth Edition: 

  • Simulated learning experiences as part of curriculum design
  • How the NCLEX exam and external reviews influence undergraduate curriculum
  • New case studies and synthesis activities 
  • Updated references across all chapters 

   

Applicable Courses

  • Curriculum Development Courses
Part  I  Introduction to Curriculum Development in Nursing Education: The Evidence-Informed, Context-Relevant, Unified Curriculum
  Chapter  1  Creation of an Evidence-Informed, Context-Relevant, Unified Curriculum
Part  II  Core Processes of Curriculum Work
  Chapter  2  Faculty Development for Curriculum Work and Change
  Chapter  3  Ongoing Appraisal in Curriculum Work
  Chapter  4  Scholarship in Curriculum Work
Part  III  Preparation for Curriculum Development
  Chapter  5  Determining the Need and Gaining Support for Curriculum Development
  Chapter  6  Deciding on the Curriculum Leader and Leading Curriculum Development
  Chapter  7  Organizing for Curriculum Development
Part  IV  Development of an Evidence Informed, Context-Relevant, Unified Curriculum
  Chapter  8  Data Gathering for an Evidence-Informed, Context-Relevant, Unified Curriculum
  Chapter  9  Analyzing and Interpreting Contextual Data for an Evidence-Informed, Context-Relevant, Unified Curriculum
  Chapter  10  Establishing Philosophical and Educational Approaches for an Evidence-Informed, Context-Relevant, Unified Curriculum
  Chapter  11  Formulating Curriculum Goals and Outcomes for an Evidence-Informed, Context-Relevant, Unified Curriculum
  Chapter  12  Designing an Evidence-Informed, Context-Relevant, Unified Curriculum
  Chapter  13  Creating Coursesfor an Evidence-Informed, Context-Relevant, Unified Curriculum
Part  V  Implementation and Evaluation of an Evidence-Informed, Context-Relevant, Unified Curriculum
  Chapter  14  Ensuring Readiness for, and Fidelity of, Curriculum Implementation
  Chapter  15  Planning Curriculum Evaluation
Part  VI  Nursing Education by Distance Delivery
  Chapter  16  Curriculum Considerations in Nursing Education Offered by Distance

Carroll L. Iwasiw, RN, MScN, EdD-School of Nursing, Western University, Ontario, Ontario, Canada

Dr. Carroll Iwasiw is the former director of the Western University Ontario School of Nursing and oversaw the introduction of a university-college collaborative BScN program. She led the development of a nursing management curriculum in Russia in 1995-1998 and the first BScN curriculum in Rwanda in 2005-09. Dr. Iwasiw has chaired the Council of Ontario University Programs in Nursing and is chair of the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing Accreditation Bureau. She is a recipient of a teaching excellence award from the Ontario Council of University Faculty Associations and has been named a World Expert in Nursing Education by the World Health Organization.

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Mary-Anne Andrusyszyn, RN, MScN, EdD-School of Nursing, University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada

Dr. Andrusyszyn is currently the Director of the Arthur Labatt School of Nursing. She has served on the Board of Accreditation of the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing, the Nursing Education Advisory Council for the province of Manitoba, and the Ministerial Council on Nursing Education in Manitoba. She was a former Chair of the Brandon University School of Nursing and Health Studies in Manitoba. Dr. Andrusyszyn coordinated an international development program for nurses from Botswana and conducted faculty development workshops across the country related to facilitating online learning as well as curriculum renewal.

 

Dolly Goldenberg, PhD, RN, MA, MScN-School of Nursing, Western University Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

Dr. Dolly Goldenberg is the former Chair of Graduate Programs in Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Western University Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada. She is the author and co-author of numerous peer-reviewed articles on nursing education, curriculum, evaluation, and nursing administration, as well as a reviewer for several peer-reviewed nursing journals. Currently, she is a co-founding editor of the on-line International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship. Dr. Goldenberg has served as a mentor and co-investigator for graduate nursing students with their research, and particpated in assessments of nursing faculty applicants for Research Grants to the Social Sciences and Humanities Council of Canada. She was a co-investigator for the Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities' Articulation Study, which led to Ontario's university-college collaborative baccalaureate nursing programs. Dr. Goldenberg received the Excellence in Nursing Education Award from Iota Omicron Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau for her achievements in teaching, curriculum development, and evaluation. She has been active in nursing program evaluation, and consults about program development, revision, as well as accreditation.