This 1 module (3 CE credit) course introduces nurses to the Novice to Expert Theory, (a construct theory first proposed by sibling researchers, Hubert and Stuart Dreyfus (1980) as the Dreyfus Model of Skill Acquisition, and later applied and modified to nursing by Patricia Benner in 1984) provides a very useful and important theory that clearly applies to nursing informatics. In fact, the Dreyfus brothers developed the model while working with artificial intelligence development and expert computer system programming.
This online course consists of a lesson, assigned readings and supportive media, and is evaluated by completing a multiple choice final examination.Enroll in NRTH 100 Download Brochure
This course is intended to provide the learner with the opportunity to:
- Identify the characteristics of the five levels of development in the Novice to Expert theory as applied by Benner.
- Recognize the suitability and application of the Novice to Expert theory in the field of nursing informatics specialization.
- Describe the characteristics and factors that ensure successful evolution from the novice to expert level.
- Transpose the Novice to Expert theory to their own development within the field of nursing informatics.
Learners are evaluated by completing a multiple choice final examination.
Upon completion, learners will receive a Board Approved Certificate of Completion for 3 CE credits in digital format.
Tuition is only $ 20 USD. Once registered in our secure commerce area you can select the course and pay using PayPal (to process your credit card, bank withdrawal or e-check payment), Company/Institutional Check or Money Order to register for the course. Please note, if you elect to pay using e-check, check or money order, there will be a waiting period before enrollment, until the payment has cleared. Once registered, you will be manually enrolled to access the course within the learning management system, and your user name and password will be emailed to you. You can register at any time, since this is a 1 to 1 course and is done at your own pace. Click here to enroll in NRTH 100 now!