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2017 Pursuing Radical Transformation in Nursing Education Conference
Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) and its Institute for Educational Excellence will host the 7th annual Pursuing Radical Transformation in Nursing Education Conference March 30 and 31. This year's theme is "Promoting Deeper Learning."The event's keynote speaker is Thomas Angelo, EdD. He is a clinical professor of Educational Innovation and Research in the Division of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education and director of Educator Development in the Academy for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy.Angelo will present "Promoting Deeper Learning for Students and Faculty: Seven Practical, Research-based Strategies for Radical Transformation Worth Pursuing."Participants will learn about promoting students' deeper learning; overcoming barriers to or challenges encountered when attempting to promote deeper learning; cues nurse educators can use to determine if learners are learning deeply, not merely superficially; and overarching principles that nurse educators use to help transform nursing education in ways that assure it is learner-centered, evidence-based, innovative and relevant for diverse student populations and meets standards of excellence.