Tuesday, November 6, 2007

This presentation is part of : Techniques for Learning Education and Assessment
A National T.I.G.E.R. Model for Education Transformation
Michelle R. Troseth, RN, MSN, Executive Vice President, CPM Resource Center, Grand Rapids, MI, USA and Martha N. Hill, RN, PhD, School of Nursing, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA.
Learning Objective #1: describe leadership opportunities in leveraging the TIGER Initiative to honor the past and create new ways of thinking for nursing education.
Learning Objective #2: describe a collaborative model to promote new ways of thinking in healthcare education using informatics and evidence-based practice.

Gandhi stated “Be the change you want to see in the world”.  This session will focus on courageously leading and building collaborative partnerships to be the change needed in nursing and healthcare education.  The presenters will briefly highlight the TIGER Initiative (Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform), followed by action steps to create a national model for transforming health professional education.  The focus will be on leadership and what is required to fundamentally change the way faculty think and the tools they use to prepare and facilitate nursing education.  Also highlighted will be the state-of-the-art technology for faculty and students as well as a consortium supported evidence-based framework and tools that have been integrated into the baccalaureate curriculum to support faculty teaching and the critical thinking of students.