Curriculum Development and Design in Accelerated Degree Programs: Panel
Ann Marie Mauro is clinical associate professor and fellow in the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing at New York University College of Nursing. She is program liaison and principal investigator for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/American Association of Colleges of Nursing New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program at NYU. Her baccalaureate degree in nursing and master’s degree in nursing education are from Seton Hall University. Her PhD is in Research and Theory Development in Nursing Science from New York University. She is Chairperson of the NYU College of Nursing Curriculum Committee and is Course Coordinator for the Adult and Elder Nursing II and Leadership and Management in Nursing courses. In 2011, she received the inaugural NYU College of Nursing Teaching Excellence Award. She has expertise in curriculum development and simulation learning and has worked with faculty and students at the baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral levels. With more than 11 years’ experience in higher education, she has held various leadership roles in colleges, universities, professional, and community organizations. She is a certified nurse educator (CNE) and clinical nurse leader (CNL) with expertise in adult health and cardiovascular nursing. Her research focuses on uncertainty, adjustment, and support needs of cardiovascular populations. She has presented her work nationally and internationally and has publications in a variety of scholarly journals, including the American Journal of Cardiology, Archives of Internal Medicine, Heart and Lung, International Journal of Nursing Studies, Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, Nursing Education Perspectives, Progress in Cardiovascular Nursing, and Teaching and Learning in Nursing.
The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to explore an innovative accelerated nursing curriculum that addresses the unique needs of accelerated nursing students, as well as the dynamic changes in health care environments. The session will also include a description of high quality clinical experiences using simulation.
1. The learner will be able to implement integrative learning strategies that increase accelerated nursing students’ critical thinking skills and address the health needs of an aging population in changing health care environments.
Kellie Bryant is currently the director of Simulation Learning and assistant clinical professor at NYU College of Nursing where she oversees and coordinates more than 75 simulation sessions a week for both the undergraduate and graduate programs. Her role is to assist faculty in the development, implementation, and integration of simulation activities for undergraduate and graduate nursing students. She has ten years of teaching experience working as an Associate Professor teaching in the undergraduate and graduate programs for SUNY Downstate and Long Island University before coming to NYU. She received her Associate degree in nursing from Hudson Valley Community College. She then continued her education at SUNY Stony Brook where she received her Bachelor in Nursing and Master’s Degree as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. In 2006 she completed her Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) from Case Western Reserve University. She has recently received her certificate in simulation from Drexel University.
The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to explore an innovative accelerated nursing curriculum that addresses the unique needs of accelerated nursing students, as well as the dynamic changes in health care environments, and provides high quality clinical experiences using simulation.
1. The learner will be able to fully integrate high quality clinical experiences into an accelerated nursing curriculum using an A-B clinical model with 50 percent traditional clinical and 50 percent high fidelity clinical simulation experiences.