Understanding past and current trends in health care and education can facilitate smooth transitioning of new faculty to the faculty role. Two such trends in nursing education are the evolution of the CNL and DNP degree programs. Review materials on the AACN website (http://www.aacn.nche.edu) on the CNL and DNP; describe the impact these initiatives may have on nursing education and practice.
- Billings, D. M. & J. A. Halstead. (2012). Teaching in nursing: A guide for faculty (4th ed.). St. Louis: Saunders. Chapter 1.
- Utley, R. (2012). Theory and research for academic nurse educators: Application to practice. Boston: Jones & Bartlett. Chapter 8 and 9.
- AACN: http://www.aacn.nche.edu