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Center for Health Workforce Planning and Analysis

Nursing Resources

Print friendly Modified September 22, 2010

Nurse Educators

Learning Modules

The USG’s Digital Instructional Resource Exchange contains instructional resources for nursing education that can be used by faculty and students to support teaching and learning. Available nursing education learning modules include:

  • Nursing scope of practice issues, patient safety
  • Using dimensional analysis for dosage calculations
  • Conversions and abbreviations
  • Using dimensional analysis for dosage calculations
  • Basic fractions refresher
  • Labels and syringes
  • Metric practice and rounding
  • Medical calculation review

To access the learning modules, go to http://usgshare.org. Log in as a guest by selecting the “log in as guest” option next to the “log in” button. You do not need to enter anything into the username or password fields. Search for “nursing” in the search field and the nursing learning modules will be listed.

Faculty Development Funding

Information about funding available to students interested in becoming nursing faculty is provided here. Funding is available from a variety of sources such as scholarships, fellowships, tuition assistance, and loan programs. Please click here for a listing of faculty development programs.

2010 Nursing Faculty Conference

The USG Nursing Education Task Force (NETF) presented its 3rd annual Nursing Faculty Conference in September 2010. The conference was open to nursing faculty across the state and offered sessions providing tools and skills to enhance teaching. The following presentations were given: Dr. Clint Kinkead of Dalton State College: Incivility, Inattention, and Multitasking! Oh My! Creating Effective Learning Environments for the Millennial Student; Dr. Kathleen Wagner of the University of Kentucky: The Exam is Over…Now What? Analyzing and Tweaking Objective Test Items; Dr. Lori Schumacher of the Medical College of Georgia, Ms. Rebecca Mathews of Georgia Southwestern State University, Dr. Debbie Weaver of Valdosta State University and Ms. Susan Walsh of Clayton State University: A Galaxy Unknown: Simulation Now and Tomorrow; and Mr. Ben Robinson of the Center for Health Workforce: State of the State: Nursing.

The links below provide podcasts for the 2010 conference presentations as well as the 2009 and 2008 conference presentations.

Podcasts require iTunes.