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College of Nursing

East Tennessee State University

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Mission: To provide mentoring and faculty development, as a cohort, to newly hired academic nurse educators to meet their individual needs as they transition into academia in the areas of research, teaching, and service.


A commitment to an environment that is caring, nurturing, and promotes professional success and retention of newly hired academic nurse educators..


To provide ongoing support, coaching, guidance, and faculty development for newly hired academic nurse educators by implementing and following the CON Mentoring Program’s Cohort Mentorship Model

Methods to Achieve Goal

Mentoring program will:

  • Provide faculty development information sessions specific to model semester topics
  • Provide CNEs to attendees
  • Conduct formative and summative assessments to evaluate the Mentoring Program’s effectiveness
  • Strongly encourage new academic nurse educator participation in mentoring program

Expected Outcome

After completing the Mentoring Program, mentees are expected to report positive personal and professional advancement as they transition to the role of an academic nurse educator

Click here if you have questions regarding CNE's and how to obtain them.


  • "Preparation of academic nurse educators", by Tracy L. Booth | Christi J. Emerson | Michele G. Hackney | Sharon Souter  [Click here for article]
  • "Creating a career legacy map to help assure meaningful work in nursing", by Pamela S. Hinds, PhD, RN, FAAN | Dorienda R. Britton, BS | Lael Coleman, BA | Eileen Engh, MSN, RN-BC, CPN | Tina Kunze Humbel, MSN/MHA, RN-BC, CPN, CCRN | Susan Keller, BS, MLS, MS | Katherine Patterson Kelly, PhD, RN | Johanna Menard, BSN, RN, CPN | Marlene A. Lee, MSN, RN | Renee Roberts-Turner, DHA, MSN, RN, NEBC, CPHQ | Dory Walczak, MA, MSHI, RN, NE-BC, CPHQ [Click here for Article]
  • "The RWJ Executive Nurse Fellows Program, Part 2; Mentoring for Leadership Success", by Janis P. Bellack, PhD, RN, FAAN | Robin L. Morjikian, MPA [Click here for Article]
  • "Critical Thinking: The Development of an Essential Skill for Nursing Students", by Ioanna V. Papathanasiou | Christos F. Kleisiaris | Evangelos C. Fradelos | Katerina Kakou | Lambrini Kourkouta [Click here for article]

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PowerPoint Presentations:

2017 Fall Workshop
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PowerPoint Presentations:

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Schedule of Events

Mentoring Committee
Nicks Hall Room 2-268 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST
Mentoring Program for New Faculty
Nicks Hall Room 3-322 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Dr. Sherri Kelly will be presenting "Simulation in Nursing Education: Adding Standardized Patients and Addressing Interprofessional Education"

(You are welcome to bring lunch)

 Last Updated: 2019.03.26 By: dm


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