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Teaching Communication Skills in Classroom, Laboratory, and Clinical Environments Workshop

Date: 
Friday, December 13, 2013 - 8:30am - 4:00pm

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Overview | Schedule

Communication is an important part of nursing education and practice, but there is limited evidence on how to teach it to students. This evidence-based workshop* will review what is known about the best ways to teach communication skills in various educational settings and allow participants to practice via exercises with faculty and standardized patients.

Objectives:
This evidence-based workshop offers participants opportunities to:

  1. Describe a communication framework and evidence on communication education in nursing
  2. Describe key concepts in nursing communication education
  3. Apply key concepts to various communication education situations

Facilitator:
Marian Grant, DNP, RN, CRNP, ACHPN 

Faculty:
Kathleen Buckley, PhD, RN, IBCLC
Mary Fey, MS, RN, CHSE
Patricia Harris, MS, RN, CRNP-PMH
Joan Panke, MA, RN, ACHPN
Alyson Ross, PhD, RN

Workshop Fee: $100 (includes continental breakfast, materials, and activities with standardized patients)

Continuing Nursing Education Fee: $30; 5 contact hours available**

Lunch and parking will be on your own.

Registration: Space is limited! Register at: http://www.eventrebels.com/umnurse. Select the Institute for Educators link.

*Funded in part by NSPII Grant #12-117

**The University of Maryland School of Nursing’s Office of Professional Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.

Successful Completion for Nurses:

Completion of this educational activity for Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) is demonstrated by your attendance at accredited sessions, completion of the CE evaluation survey, and verification of attendance through the participant’s electronic report of sessions attended. Upon a processing period of about 2-4 weeks after the activity, the participant will receive a CE certificate via email from the University of Maryland School of Nursing.

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