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Demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
 Tools & Technology
 Tools used in this occupation:
 
  • Whirlpool tub
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  • Lancets
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  • Tourniquets
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  • Vacuum blood collection tubes or containers
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  • Specimen collection container
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  • Computer based training software
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  • Word processing software
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  • Information retrieval or search software
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  • Electronic mail software
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  • Data base user interface and query software
  •  Tasks
     
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
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  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as pharmacology, mental health nursing, and community health care practices.
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  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
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  • Prepare course materials, such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
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  • Supervise students' laboratory and clinical work.
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  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, laboratory and clinic work, assignments, and papers.
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  • Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.
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  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction.
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  • Assess clinical education needs and patient and client teaching needs using a variety of methods.
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  • Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.
  •  Skills
     
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
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  • Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
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  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
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  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
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  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
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  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
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  • Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
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  • Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
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  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
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  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  •  Knowledge
     
  • Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
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  • Medicine and Dentistry - Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
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  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
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  • Psychology - Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
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  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
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  • Biology - Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
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  • Therapy and Counseling - Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and for career counseling and guidance.
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  • Sociology and Anthropology - Knowledge of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.
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  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
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  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
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      Education:   Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree).
      Related Experience:   Extensive skill, knowledge, and experience are needed for these occupations. Many require more than five years of experience. For example, surgeons must complete four years of college and an additional five to seven years of specialized medical training to be able to do their job.
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     Wage Information
     
    Region Average Entry Level  Mid-Range 
    Annual  Hourly 
    Statewide $96,642.00 N/A  N/A  N/A - N/A 
    Bridgeport/Stamford $92,601.00 N/A  N/A  N/A - N/A 
    Hartford $92,428.00 N/A  N/A  N/A - N/A 
    New Haven $99,100.00 N/A  N/A  N/A - N/A 
     Occupation Outlook ( 2016 - 2026 )
    Average Annual Job Openings:   115
      Employment in this occupation is expected to grow much faster than average, but the number of annual openings will offer good or favorable job opportunities.
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