3034-16: Transitioning to Teaching: Helping Clinicians and Administrators Enter Academia

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3034-16: Transitioning to Teaching: Helping Clinicians and Administrators Enter Academia

This session explores the dynamics of applying for faculty positions. Discussion includes cover letters, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, academic job talk and/or teaching demonstrations and walks you through the hiring process in academia.

Presenters: Joan C. Masters, EdD, MBA, APRN, PMHNP

Disclosures:  The presenters and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation. 


Session Length:
   52 minutes

Target Audience: RN, APRN


Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  1. Discuss how to address with the search committee the issue of non-traditional educational preparation for the psychiatric-nursing faculty role.
  2. Create a polished job talk and teaching presentation.
  3. Describe how to avoid common pitfalls in the academic hiring process.

Keywords: Job Talk, Job Interview, Faculty, Curriculum Vitae, DNP, Teaching, Search Committee, Academia, Hiring Process 


Continuing Nursing Education
1.0 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed. 

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Originally Presented
APNA 30th Annual Conference
Hartford, Connecticut
Friday, October 21
3:45pm - 4:30pm 

Release Date: July 24, 2017
The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2019

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