Preconference 2: Building Blocks for New Faculty
New faculty members in NP programs can get a big boost in their new role by participating in this session. Seasoned educators will orient participants on critical resources for NP education and provide insights for successful teaching. Topics will include the NP core and population-focused competencies, toolkits and resource manuals, the Criteria for Evaluation of Nurse Practitioner Programs, and concepts for test construction. Presenters: Shirlee Drayton-Brooks, PhD, FNP-BC, ANEF, FAANP, Widener University and Past President of NONPF; Kimberly Udlis, PhD, FNP-BC, APNP, Graduate Program Director at Bellin College and Chair of the NONPF Curricular Leadership Committee; and Louise Jenkins, PhD, RN, FAHA, ANEF, Professor and Director of the Institute for Educators in Nursing and Health Professions at the University of Maryland, School of Nursing.