Implementing a Concept-Based Curriculum
Friday • October 5, 2012
Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center, Kansas City, Mo.


  • Kim Sanders
    Director of Programs
    KU Medical Center
    Continuing Education
    3901 Rainbow Blvd.
    Kansas City, KS 66160
  • 913-588-4480

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Due to the content overload in nursing education, many schools of nursing are adopting or considering a concept-based curriculum.  This program will address strategies to select the concepts to be addressed, and different methods used to deliver concepts in clinical and didactic courses.  A panel will discuss the pearls and pitfalls learned during implementation.

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Target Audience

This conference is designed for nurse educators who are considering adopting a concept-based curriculum.


At the completion of this conference, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the need to revise nursing education
  • Discuss creative, innovative, interactive classroom and clinical teaching strategies for a concept-based curriculum
  • Appreciate the process and complexity of adopting a concept-based curriculum


This conference is supported in part by educational grants from Elsevier. In addition to these grantors, the following company, to date, will participate as exhibitors: Elsevier.


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