MSN-FP 6103 Capella University History Of Nursing Education Paper

Assessment Instructions

Write a short article about the history and future trends of the nurse educator role. The article will run in a newsletter for nurses and nurse educators, and should be approximately 2 pages long.

In your article, be sure to do the following:

■ Explain five key historical influences on nursing and nursing education today. Be sure to address why these influences are important and how they have had an impact.

■ Analyze three trends you believe will impact nursing and nursing education in the future.

Explain how those trends relate to what you understand about nursing history.

■ Support your assertions with credible sources. You can use the Resources in this assessment and conduct additional research in the Capella library.


Your article should meet the following requirements:

 ■ Written communication: Written communication should be free of grammar and spelling errors that distract from the content.

■ APA format: Use correct APA format for all citations and references (if used).

■ Format: Submit your assessment as a Word document.

■ Length: Approximately two double-spaced pages, not including the title page and references page.

■ Font and font size: Times New Roman or Arial, 12 point.



The following resources are required to complete the assessment. Capella Resources

Assessment 1 Context [PDF].


The resources provided here are optional. You may use other resources of your choice to prepare for this assessment; however, you will need to ensure that they are appropriate, credible, and valid. The MSN-FP6103 The Nurse Educator Role Library Guide can help direct your research, and the Supplemental Resources and Research Resources, both linked from the left navigation menu in your courseroom, provide additional resources to help support you.

Capella Multimedia

Influences on Nursing Education | Transcript.

 ■ Timeline of Education and Nursing | Transcript.

Capella University Library Resources

 ■ Fairman, J. (2012). History for the future (of nursing). Nursing History Review, 20, 10–13.

 ■ Faison, K. (2012). Nursing education: A historical overview. The Journal of Chi Eta Phi Sorority, 56(1), 2–4.

■ Gebbie, K. M. (2009). 20th-century reports on nursing and nursing education: What difference did they make?. Nursing Outlook, 57(2), 84–92.

■ McClelland, M., McCoy, M. A., & Burson, R. (2013). Clinical nurse specialists: Then, now, and the future of the profession. Clinical Nurse Specialist, 27(2), 96–102.

■ McDermid, F., Peters, K., Jackson, D., & Daly, J. (2012). Factors contributing to the shortage of nurse faculty: A review of the literature. Nurse Education Today, 32(5), 565–569.

■ Stevens, K. R. (2013). The impact of evidence-based practice in nursing and the next big ideas. Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 18(2), 1–13.