Central Missouri Clinical Faculty Academy

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Start Time:12:00 AM
End Time:12:00 AM
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This educational activity is jointly provided by AXIS Medical Education and MHA Health Institute.
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Dates & Location

Wednesday, July 25, and Thursday, July 26, 2018

Boone Hospital Center Conference Center
1600 East Broadway
Columbia, Mo.

This seminar is complimentary. Register on or before Thursday, July 12.

Continental breakfast, lunch and program materials provided. Class size is limited. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.  Participants must attend the two day academy in its entirety to receive a certificate of completion and 12 continuing nursing education contact hours (no partial credit will be awarded).


Bachelor’s-prepared nurses that are interested in serving as adjunct clinical faculty and are currently or soon will be working on their master’s degree. The Missouri State Board of Nursing offers Clinical Faculty Academy participants a waiver to teach clinical education in a baccalaureate nursing program if they are making progress toward a master’s degree in nursing and have attended the two-day Clinical Faculty Academy.


The Clinical Faculty Academy is a community-wide training program for registered nurses serving as adjunct clinical faculty at nursing schools in the Central Missouri area. Our mission is to develop qualified staff nurses for the role of clinical nurse educators in order to increase faculty workforce and expand and sustain enrollments in schools of nursing.


Upon completion of each day’s curriculum, participants will be able to:

Wednesday, July 25

  1. identify key characteristics of effective teaching methodologies and roles of the clinical nurse instructor
  2. identify contrasting levels of nursing education
  3. discuss the process of curriculum development
  4. identify mechanisms for regional and nursing accreditation
  5. discuss active learning best practices to facilitate student’s critical thinking
  6. define ways to stimulate learning and create a positive learning environment
  7. discuss essential basic legal concepts applicable to role as teacher
  8. identify approaches to conducting pre- and post-clinical conferences

Thursday, July 26

  1. discuss the variety of written assignments required of students during the clinical experience
  2. define appropriate guidance and timely feedback for written assignments
  3. identify principles of the evaluation process
  4. identify differences between feedback and evaluation
  5. discuss formative and summative evaluation
  6. identify constructive feedback to students
  7. discuss effective evaluations of students at different levels of competency (novice to expert)
  8. identify roles and characteristics of the clinical teacher/instructor
  9. discuss the benefits of keeping anecdotal notes of students’ clinical activities and performance
  10. identify difficulties within the evaluation process
  11. identify strategies for problem resolution and remediation
  12. define literature related to student incivility in nursing
  13. identify methods to maximize student learning in the clinical setting
  14. identify ways to deal with a variety of difficult student situations
  15. discuss the multiple roles of adjunct clinical faculty and the way to balance roles
  16. describe time management for a clinical day

Program agenda information coming soon.