Part 1: Setting Realistic Expectations for a Positive Clinical Experience: Where To Begin?
DATE: APRIL 4, 2013
TIME: 2:00 - 3:00 PM (ET)
Setting realistic clinical expectations is needed to foster student success. During this webinar, the speaker will explore “essential patient safety standards” for clinical. Setting clear expectations helps ensure a successful clinical experience for both the students and the faculty.
Lydia R. Zager, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
Lydia Zager, a clinical professor in the College of Nursing at the University of South Carolina. She earned her MSN in nursing administration with a minor in education from the University of Texas in San Antonio, Texas and her BSN from Pittsburg State University in Kansas. She co-founded Leading Learning Inc. and is an Executive Director. She is certified as a Nurse Executive Advanced and was a fellow of the Amy V. Cockcroft Leadership Development Program. Lydia retired as a Lieutenant Colonel from the Army Nurse Corps and served in a variety of leadership positions. She was the Director of the Center for Nursing Leadership for South Carolina from 2004 - 2010. Lydia is a sought after resource for faculty development consultations and workshops and has made numerous state and national presentations. Her expertise is in developing clinical nursing instructors & preceptors particularly in the areas of clinical reasoning, evaluation and organizing the clinical day to help meet patient safety and NCLEX® Standards. Lydia is the co-author of the book, “The Eight Step Approach to Teaching Clinical Nursing” (2011) and “The Eight-Step Approach for Student Clinical Success” (2011). She wrote two chapters on leadership and the multigenerational student for the book, “Mastering the Teaching Role: A Guide for Nurse Educator” (2008). She has recently co-developed and implemented a concept curriculum. Lydia was awarded the 2006 SC Palmetto Gold recipient of the top 100 nurses in SC and received the 2004 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award at USC.
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