Education Resources

  • Use of a “Flipped Classroom” in Undergraduate Family Nursing Education

    Sandra Alguire, RN, MN, is course leader of Family Nursing in the Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing at Red River College, Winnipeg Manitoba, Canada. Monica Burfoot, RN, BN, is a nursing instructor in Family Nursing at Red River College. With the guidance of retired course leader of Family Nursing, Wilma Schroeder, MMFT, BN, RN, they have developed an undergraduate family nursing course using … [Read More...]

    YouTube Video: How to Draw Ecomaps

    Wilma Schroeder, MMFT, BN, RN, is a nurse educator in Canada who has developed several innovative educational strategies for teaching undergraduate family nursing. The goal of her teaching is to make family nursing practice visible.  She had produced a YouTube tutorial on "How to Draw Ecomaps". This is a companion to her YouTube production “How To Draw Genograms“. See her other IFNA videos … [Read More...]

    Family Construct Poster Presentation Assignment

    Dr. Patricia Young  and Dr. Norma Krumwiede who are faculty members at Minnesota State University, Mankato (USA) have created a new family nursing teaching resource. The Family Construct Poster Presentation Assignment is designed for first semester undergraduate nursing program students.  For more information contact IFNA member, Patricia Young. … [Read More...]

    Mankato Toolkit Simulation Videos

    Nurse educators at Minnesota State University Mankato (Angela Christian; Stacey Van Gelderen; Colleen Royle; Mary Ann McKenna Moon; and Norma Krumwiede) are involved in family nursing education using simulation. Their innovative leadership is focused on how the complexities of family-focused nursing communication and care can be practically incorporated into simulation strategies and experiences. … [Read More...]

    Family Nursing Lab Manual, Red River College (undergraduate level)

    NOTE: The IFNA Communication and Education Committees have been longing to invite IFNA family nursing educators to share their family nursing course syllabi through the IFNA website.  However, course materials are generally protected by institutional copyright.  In an unprecedented exception, Red River College in Canada has offered approval for Course Leader, Wilma Schroeder to offer her Family … [Read More...]

    Video Productions about Family Nursing Education, Practice, and Research

    Dr. Sharon Denham has produced 15 videos of IFNA members from 5 countries talking about their ideas for family nursing education, practice, and research. The videos are available on YouTube and were filmed during the 11th International Family Nursing Conference in Minneapolis in June 2013. They are a useful resource for IFNA members and offer a public identity for Family Nursing. 10/15 videos … [Read More...]

    YouTube Video: How to Draw Genograms

    Wilma Schroeder, MMFT, BN, RN, is a nurse educator in Canada who has developed several innovative educational strategies for teaching undergraduate family nursing. The goal of her teaching is to make family nursing practice visible.  Her You Tube production focuses on "How To Draw Genograms" which is a companion to her YouTube production, "How To Draw Ecomaps". See her other IFNA videos archived … [Read More...]

    WebQuest: Family Nursing Teaching and Learning Strategy

    The WebQuest is a teaching/learning strategy that combines higher order thinking skills and technology.  WebQuests are an excellent tool to use for family nursing education because they incorporate active learning, critical thinking, and clinical reasoning. In addition, the WebQuest is versatile and can be tailor-made to emphasize any family nursing topic! WebQuests are webpages designed using the … [Read More...]

    Educational DVD’s by Lorraine Wright & Maureen Leahey

    Dr. Lorraine Wright and Dr. Maureen Leahey maintain a website called Family Nursing Resources which offers several resources for teaching family nursing, including 8 DVD's from their "How To" Family Nursing series based on the Calgary Family Assessment and Intervention Models: Wright, L.M. & Leahey, M. (Producers).  (2010). Common errors in family interviewing: How to avoid & … [Read More...]

    IFNA Webinar Series

    The IFNA Education Committee is responsible for scheduling webinars related to Family Nursing Education, Practice, and Research. If you are interested in offering a webinar, please contact Co-Chair of the IFNA Education Committee: Dr. Lorraine Holtslander:  lorraine.holtslander@usask.ca Visit the Webinar Series page for more information. … [Read More...]