ATI Nursing Education partners with nursing visionary Dr. Patricia E. Benner
ATI will expand distribution for EducatingNurses.com, Dr. Benner’s online development series for nursing faculty
LEAWOOD, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ATI Nursing Education today announced its partnership with renowned nurse educator, Patricia E. Benner, RN, PhD, FAAN, author of notable books Educating Nurses: A Call for Radical Transformation, From Novice to Expert, and many more.
“I am excited about the opportunity to work with ATI, with its focus on faculty development to improve teaching and enhance learning in schools of nursing”
Through the partnership, ATI Nursing will serve as the exclusive provider of Dr. Benner's nursing faculty development series, EducatingNurses.com. This online faculty development series demonstrates how master nurse educators apply clinical concepts in the classroom. Like other works produced by Dr. Benner, EducatingNurses.com is considered an authoritative perspective on developing dynamic and effective nursing faculty.
"I am excited about the opportunity to work with ATI, with its focus on faculty development to improve teaching and enhance learning in schools of nursing," said Dr. Benner. "ATI has an amazing ongoing relationship with so many schools of nursing, and I am confident that our partnership will be synergistic.
"EducatingNurses.com will focus more on the content of our faculty development and ATI will do what it does so well, connect with schools, and guide faculty for optimal use of these materials."
EducatingNurses.com features videos of nursing educators teaching in the classroom, with commentary and analysis. Each video tutorial integrates classroom and clinical teaching, knowledge acquisition and use, and three professional apprenticeships -- the cognitive, the practice and clinical reasoning, and ethical formation and comportment. Topics include curriculum design, theories of learning and student engagement, overall faculty development, and more.
“This is a natural partnership. EducatingNurses.com is the best online faculty development series in the market,” said Mike Lynch, Executive Vice President of ATI Nursing Education. “Dr. Benner has devoted her career to developing great nursing faculty, building strong programs, and defining the future of nursing and nursing education. We at ATI are committed to driving nursing success for every program. We’re honored to partner with her.”
About ATI Nursing Education
ATI Nursing Education is the leading provider of online instruction, remediation, analytics and consulting solutions that deliver superior learning outcomes, enhance faculty effectiveness, and support the growth of nursing programs across the country. Currently the company works with more than 20,000 nurse educators, approximately 2,100 colleges and universities nationwide, and over 225,000 students.
ATI Nursing Education has played a role in helping more than 1 million students pass the NCLEX, the U.S. nursing licensing exam. ATI Nursing Education is part of Ascend Learning. Founded in 2010, Ascend Learning provides technology-based educational, curriculum and assessment solutions for healthcare and other professional industries. For more information, visit http://www.ascendlearning.com/companies/ati-nursing/.
About Dr. Patricia Benner
Dr. Benner is the Chief Faculty Development Officer for EducatingNurses.com videos and Professor Emerita at University of California San Francisco. She is a noted nursing educator and author of From Novice to Expert: Excellence and Power in Nursing Practice. Dr. Benner was the Director of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching National Nursing Education Study, Educating Nurses: A Call for Radical Transformation, which is the first such study in 40 years. She additionally collaborated with the Carnegie Preparation for the Professions studies of Clergy, Engineering, Law and Medicine. Dr. Benner is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing where she received the honor of “Living Legend”. She was elected an honorary fellow of the Royal College of Nursing in the United Kingdom and honorary fellow in the Danish Nursing Society. Her work has influence beyond nursing in the areas of clinical practice and clinical ethics. She is the first author of Expertise in Nursing Practice: Caring, Ethics and Clinical Judgment with Christine Tanner and Catherine Chesla, and has co-authored 12 other notable books including a March 2011 Second Edition of Clinical Wisdom and Interventions in Acute Care: A Thinking-in-Action Approach with Pat Hooper Kyriakidis and Daphne Stannard.