College Nursing Instructors and Teachers
On the Job
College Nursing Instructors demonstrate and teach patient care to nursing students. They teach in the classroom and in clinical units, like hospitals. They may also do research.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Guide class discussions.
- Teach physical science or mathematics courses at the college level.
- Attend training sessions or professional meetings to develop or maintain professional knowledge.
- Research topics in area of expertise.
- Stay informed about current developments in field of specialization.
- Select educational materials or equipment.
- Plan community programs or activities for the general public.
- Develop instructional materials.
- Maintain student records.
- Write articles, books or other original materials in area of expertise.
Typical Working Conditions
- Using e-mail.
- Working with a group or team.
- The importance of being accurate or exact.
- Making decisions that impact co-workers or company results.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- Responsibility for outcomes and results.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
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