Nursing Faculty Job Fair: October 1, 2018

Doctoral Education for Nurse Faculty:

The need for doctorally prepared nursing faculty in Maryland is increasing as the population ages and health care becomes more complex. This interactive workshop (link below) will provide participants with the breadth of doctoral programs in the state of Maryland, compare and contrast the DNP and PhD Degrees, select a doctoral program congruent with the participant's career goals, and describe how to prepare a doctoral program application to reflect the match between the participant's career goals and program goals.
Part 1
Part 2

Guiding Initiatives for Doctoral Education: The GuIDE Program
GuIDE flyer

Presentation: Overview of Doctoral Education in Maryland
Dr. Meg Johantgen
University of Maryland School of Nursing
Associate Dean for the PhD Program
Associate Professor

Presentation: Doctor of Nursing Practice Program
Dr. Rita D'Aoust
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning
Interim DNP Program Director

Strategies for Success in Choosing a Program
Dr. Susan L. Bindon
University of Maryland School of Nursing
Director, Post-Master’s DNP Program Without Specialty, OAD
‌Assistant Professor, PPEP

Preparing for the Certified Nurse Educator© (CNE) Examination:

Certification in any field is an indicator of professionalism. For academic nurse educators, it establishes nursing education as a specialty area of practice and creates a means for faculty to demonstrate their expertise in this role. Begin planning now to take the Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) examination. Computer-based exams are available all year at over 120 testing centers.

NSP II CNE Workshop Nomination Form

Monday, November 12, 2018, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Anne Arundel Community College 219 Cade Building, 101 College Parkway, Arnold, MD 21012, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. This workshop (for nominated nurse faculty only) led by Dr. Diane Billings (see bio below) and is an intensive, comprehensive review of the major content areas of the test blueprint. It is designed to help potential candidates assess their level of readiness and identify practice domains where further study may be needed.

This workshop addresses the following Certification for Nurse Educators©

Biography: Diane M. Billings, RN, EdD, FAAN, ANEF

Dr. Diane Billings is Chancellors’ Professor Emeritus at Nursing at Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN where she was the Associate Dean for Teaching, Learning and Information Resources and developed and taught the masters/doctoral level Teacher Education Certificate courses. She is the co-editor of the award winning Teaching in Nursing, and the co-editor of the Lippincott’s Q and A Review for NCLEX-RN. She has published widely in nursing and higher education journals in the area of using information technology to support teaching and learning. She is the recipient of the Sigma Theta Tau International Founders Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Award for Outstanding Leadership in Nursing Education from the National League for Nursing, and is a Living Legend in the American Academy of Nursing. Recent projects include serving as the project director for the Faculty Preparation Program of the RWJF/New Jersey Nursing Initiative, participating on tasks forces at the NLN to develop vision statements for The Changing Faculty Role: Preparing Students for the Technological World of Health Care and Doctoral Preparation for Nurse Educators, and has served as a mentor in the Sigma Theta Tau International’s Faculty Mentored Leadership Academy.

Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) Nursing Faculty Qualifications

NSP II Funded Statewide Resource Institute for Educators