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Emory University WOCNEC is part of Emory Nursing Experience within the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing (NHWSN) and has been accredited by The Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurses SocietyTM (WOCN(r) Society) since 1976. The program is an online, asynchronous, continuing education program that prepares nurses to provide specialty care for patients with acute and chronic wounds, fistulas, percutaneous tubes, drains, fecal and urinary diversions, and fecal and urinary incontinence.
The Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nursing Instructor works collaboratively with the Emory WOCNEC Team to plan, develop, implement, and monitor program activities to provide an exceptional student experience and to assure consistent compliance with accreditation requirements.
RN with a minimum of master's degree in nursing
Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB(r)) full scope certification
WOCNCB(r) Foot and Nail certification preferred
At least 3 years of full-time specialty practice after WOCNCB(r) certification
Excellent technology, interpersonal, communication (written and verbal), and presentation skills
Knowledge of education methodologies and principles of adult learning
Experience in curriculum development, instructional design, test construction, and item analysis
Experience in online learning management systems preferred
Onsite responsibilities at Emory Nursing Learning Center in Decatur, GA
Support the teaching mission of the Emory University NHWSN, WOCNEC, and WOCN(r) Society
Collaborate with the WOCNEC Team to design, implement, and evaluate educational offerings to assure current, evidence-based curriculum and positive learner outcomes
Establish and foster a learning environment to enhance the learning experience and promote the development of critical thinking skills
Identify and support individual student learning needs
Provide education, support, and student evaluation during Bridge Week sessions in Decatur, GA
Provide support for clinical precepting experiences and oversight of the documentation required
Serve as Faculty Advisor for assigned group of students and guide their program progression
Grade student papers in a timely manner and provide constructive feedback
Maintain confidential records of student performance and progression
Maintain current licenses and certifications as applicable
Maintain clinical competence through active clinical practice, WOC nursing conferences, participation in professional activities such as research and writing for publication, and monitoring professional literature
Other duties as assigned
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