Nurse as Educator: Principles of Teaching and Learning for Nursing Practice

Nurse as Educator: Principles of Teaching and Learning for Nursing Practice
6th Ed.
2023 © Jones & Bartlett Learning
Susan B. Bastable, EdD, MEd, RN
ISBN-13: 978-1-284-22927-1
eISBN-13: 978-1-284-22933-2
Nursing, Health Education, Nursing Education


Nurses play a crucial role as educators no matter their professional position in the workforce. They often lead in patient teaching, health education, and health promotion. Award-winning educator, Susan Bastable, comprehensively covers the major principles of teaching and learning for all audiences in a new edition of her best-selling text, Nurse as Educator: Principles of Teaching and Learning for Nursing Practice. She prepares nurse educators, clinical nurse specialists, and nurse practitioners and students for their expanding role as nurses and educators.

With a focus on multiple audiences, Nurse as Educator applies to both undergraduate and graduate nursing courses. The Sixth Edition covers relevant topics in nursing education and health promotion not often found in other texts, such as health literacy, teaching people with disabilities, the impact of gender and socioeconomics on learning, technology for teaching and learning, and the ethical, legal, and economic foundations of the educational process.

Features and Benefits

  • • Thoughtfully updated, the revised CNE standards and AACN Essentials have been incorporated where necessary.
  • • Technology in Education chapter was expanded to include the latest tools and techniques.
  • • Teaching Methods and Settings chapter was thoroughly updated to include coverage of the latest teaching methods, providing nurse educators insight into current and up-and-coming trends.

Doody's Reviews

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Specialty Score: 2.87 Nursing - Education
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Quotes, Reviews or Testimonials

"This is a detailed book for instructors, students, and nurses on how to provide safe, quality care for patients. The organization and features of the book are useful for visual learners. Helpful information is provided in exhibits and appendixes at the end of the book."

-- Jasper Mukwada, MBA, MSN, FNP-BC, RN (Michigan State University College of Nursing)Doody's Review - previous edition


The intended audience is staff nurses, staff educators, and nursing students. For students, it is a guide and roadmap to maneuver through the healthcare system. Instructors can use the book as a manual for students and nurses on how to provide quality care for patients. The author is an experienced educator who has devoted her life to teaching diverse students at various levels of nursing.

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