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Essentials Implementation Webinar Series

To facilitate the transition to the 2021 Essentials, AACN is offering an ongoing series of webinars to help schools implement the new competency expectations for professional nursing programs. These events highlight basic how-to’s as well as practical approaches to curriculum alignment and competency evaluation. 

NOTE: The webinar series is free to deans, faculty, staff, and students from AACN member schools of nursing.   

Upcoming Webinars

Implementing the New Essentials in the Transformation to Competency Based Education - October 13, 2022 at 2:00 pm (ET)

Implementing the 2021 Essentials and shifting to competency-based education (CBE) require organizational models and processes that include intentional faculty development. Transforming curricula with a priority towards preparing graduates who are competent, predictable, resilient, and lead with a social justice lens is essential. This presentation will focus on utilizing a faculty-led model to navigate needed curricular revisions using an effective structure, process, and outcomes framework. Mapping to the new Essentials will be reviewed, and next steps in the revisions process will be detailed. Strategies to adapt to CBE, winning approaches to stakeholder engagement, and faculty development will be addressed.
Presenter: Dawn Mueller-Burke, PhD, CRNP, NNP-BC, Assistant Professor/Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, University of Maryland Baltimore, University of Maryland Medical Center

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Recorded Webinars

NOTE: The webinar series is free to deans, faculty, staff, and students from AACN member schools of nursing

Introduction to the 2021 Essentials

Competency-Based Education

Curriculum Redesign