Creating Teaching Moments in Practice
About the Course
This course explores the transformative power of education in healthcare, emphasizing its role in empowering individuals, improving patient outcomes, and contributing to professional growth. Topics include patient-centered care and interdisciplinary collaboration, highlighting the importance of seizing educational opportunities in healthcare settings.
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
- Identify opportune moments within patient interactions to provide meaningful education tied to diagnosis, treatment plans, procedures, lifestyle changes, or addressing common myths and misinformation.
- Employ patient-centered communication techniques, including plain language explanations, analogies, visual aids, teach-back methods, and cultural/literacy awareness fine-tuned for individual needs and learning styles.
- Identify how interdisciplinary collaboration can enhance teaching moments.
About the Presenter
Dr. Candace Pierce is a nurse leader committed to ensuring nurses are well prepared and offered abundant opportunities and resources to enhance their skills acquisition and confidence at the bedside. With 15 years in nursing, she has worked at the bedside, in management, and in nursing education. She has demonstrated expertise and scholarship in innovation and design thinking in healthcare and education, and collaborative efforts within and outside of healthcare. Scholarship endeavors include funded grants, publications, and presentations. As a leader, Dr. Pierce strives to empower others to create and deploy ideas and embrace their professional roles as leaders, change agents, and problem solvers. In her position as the Sr. Course Development Manager for Elite, she works as a project engineer with subject matter experts to develop evidence-based best practices in continuing education for nurses and other healthcare professionals.
Kim Maryniak, PhD, RNC-NIC, NEA-BC, has more than 33 years of nursing experience in medical-surgical, psychiatry, pediatrics, progressive care, and adult and neonatal intensive care. She has been a staff nurse, charge nurse, educator, instructor, manager, director, and chief nursing officer. Kim graduated with a nursing diploma from Foothills Hospital School of Nursing in Calgary, Alberta, in 1989. She achieved her bachelor in nursing through Athabasca University, Alberta, in 2000; her master of science in nursing through University of Phoenix in 2005; and her PhD in nursing through the University of Phoenix in 2018. Kim is certified in neonatal intensive care nursing and as a nurse executive, advanced. She is active in the American Nurses Association and the American Organization of Nurse Leaders. Kim’s current and previous roles include nursing leadership, research utilization, nursing peer review and advancement, education, use of simulation, quality, process improvement, professional development, infection control, patient throughput, nursing operations, professional practice, and curriculum development.
How to Receive Credit
- Listen to the entire recording which requires a 1 hour commitment of time.
- At the end of the course, answer the Yes/No Affirmation question to indicate that you have completed the educational activity.
- Specific to Florida: A mandatory Final Examination with a passing score of 75% or higher is required. Exam questions link content to the course Learning Outcomes as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention.
- Provide required personal and payment information.
- Complete the mandatory course evaluation.
- Print your Certificate of Completion.
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The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.
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