Nursing education consists of the theoretical and practical training provided to nurses with the purpose to prepare them for their duties as nursing care professionals. Development of the nursing profession is an essential goal of nursing education.
Nurse educator and clinical instructors in academics & clinical settings is to standardize and enhance the quality of oncology education which will impact on quality nursing care.
The Nurse Educator and clinical instructor wear many hats in the organization. Their role is integral to the success of the healthcare organization and the nursing staff, includes a varied and extensive list of critical responsibilities, including:
It is done for 6 month for newly joined staff which will enhance in their skills and performance on regular basis to make competent for quality nursing care and once the staff competent and confirmed then annually assess the staff and privileged is done
Chemotherapy competency is performed for newly joined staff after 3 months observation and supervision by team leader and nurse educator/clinical instructor till competent.
Nurse educator conducted preliminary nursing interview written examination and responsible for setting question for written examination.
Nurses are responsible for continuing their education. They can seek continuing education opportunities at conferences, at seminars, through journals, and through online sources. The Nurse educator plays a major role in developing programs that are offered in house and in supporting nurses and others to participate in off-site activities and programs. The member of the profession of nursing has a common understanding about the constituent of nursing education. This common understanding of usual nursing education is based on the premise that nursing activities are those that are
Training Needs Identification & Methods of Training
Training needs identification is done by the followings methods:
Methods of Teaching
All New entrants’ nurses to the Institute will be given Induction training.
CNE is conducted twice in a year; its scope is for nurses who are working in other organizations & for RGCI & RC nurses too.
Workshop is conducted on monthly basis on the following topics:
Our Nursing Conference was started since 2013 and it is continuously conducted every year on different theme. In 2019, we have successfully conducted Our First National Conference on” Excellence in Oncology Nursing “Enriching Life: A Comprehensive Approach.
Nursing Aide Training program is one & a half year program, which includes 1 year training period and 6 months on the job training. This course will provide an opportunity for the student to learn about and understand basic concepts, attitudes, and procedures, which will enable them to implement comprehensive nursing care in a variety of healthcare settings. Fore more details http://www.rgcirc.org/academics/nursing-aide-training-course/
Clinical posting for external trainee are permitted at a time for only 15 students .First day introductory class is given on behavior of students, psychological aspects in nursing care patients, infection control especially hand washing and hospital tour.
Posting Areas: Day care Chemotherapy Unit, Medical Surgical and Radiation Ward and Dressing Room.
General instructions for external trainees:- tudents must be accompanied by clinical instructor every day. In between tutors can accompany the students in area where they find important after consulting CON/Nurse Educator.
Observation visits from other institute require permission from Chief of Nursing prior to the visits, permission must be taken through mail or by post with the objectives of same .After the permission granted by CON Education Department will co-ordinate to the HR department to complete formality.