Associate Professor Deborah K. Walker, DNP, CRNP, NP-C, FNPBC, AOCN, has been selected as the 2015 recipient of AACN’s Excellence and Innovation in Teaching Award.
To be selected for the award, faculty must demonstrate significant innovation in teaching/learning approaches to promote learner outcomes; lead in the promotion and implementation of innovation in teaching/learning approaches in nursing education; act as a role model for creating and sustaining a culture in nursing education that integrates theory and practice; mentor faculty in evidence-based teaching/ learning approaches; and share innovation outside of their home institution.
Walker’s experience in clinical practice, global health as a Fulbright Senior Specialist, and teaching with technology, has provided the basis for the development of teaching innovations that impact students in the United States and in Africa. Her extensive experience in oncology nursing as a nurse practitioner also provides the content and context for her teaching activities.
Walker recognized by AACN for excellence, innovation in teaching
- November 05, 2015
Experience in clinical practice, global health as a Fulbright Senior Specialist has provided basis for teaching innovations