Workshop: Clinical Orientation for New Nursing Faculty

Course ID - CTD0821-1  

Short Title: Nursing Faculty   

Audience:       New Nursing Faculty
Length of Workshop:        7.5 hours
Prerequisite     none

This workshop is designed to orient the new nursing faculty to their role as a clinical instructor in nursing.  The workshop is a basic orientation to the School of Nursing policies and procedures for clinical courses.  The workshop will also give instructors tips on how to organize and assist students meet course objectives and summative evaluation requirements.


As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the role of the course coordinator, chair, and director in the School of Nursing
  • Identify the clinical instructor's role when receiving a clinical assignment from the department
  • Plan a clinical day which will enhance student learning
  • Identify the clinical summative evaluation tools used to validate student learning
  • Identify strategies to enhance the interface and relevance between lecture and clinical experiences such as curriculum framework, objectives, course lectures and testing schedule
  • Discuss teaching strategies that enhance cognitive, affective and psychomotor skills in the clinical setting
  • Complete a sample critical thinking and care plan and reach consensus on the correct responses
  • Identify the instructor's responsibility when a student is failing to progress toward course objectives.



Reference #






Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0821-1
Course Title: Nursing Faculty
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.