Instructor responsibilities include:
Planning the clinical experience details with
the unit nursing leader to coordinate expectations prior to the actual start of
the student experience.
Preparing student clinical assignments and
supervising their experiences in the clinical site.
Aligning clinical assignments and experiences
with classroom content as possible.
Instructing and supervising students as they
provide comprehensive care to patients in the clinical setting.
Conducting conferences with students to discuss
clinical experiences and application of theoretical content to clinical
Evaluating students’ clinical performance according
to course policy using supplied clinical evaluation instrument, in addition to
ongoing formative feedback provided to student.
Maintaining attendance records.
Collaborating regularly with respective theory
class faculty member to coordinate course content with clinical experiences.
Interacting with clinical agency personnel to
maintain effective on-going communication, thus facilitating student learning
experiences and positive academic/practice relationships.