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TPE

 
About the TPE
Educational Requirements
Skills Needed
Clinical Sites
Registering


About the TPE (Teaching Performance Examination)


Must assess the studentís competence in the teaching process: the ability to identify clientsí learning needs to prepare a teaching plan that outlines the objectives, content and methodology to be used for the brief teaching episode, to present the material in a live situation and to evaluate the effectiveness of the client teaching episode.
The TPE measures the studentís ability to apply nursing theory and teaching-learning theories at the beginning professional level of competence.

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Educational Requirements


Must be enrolled in Excelsior College (formerly Regents College) BSN program.
You should complete Health Support A and B as well as Health Restoration I and II.

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Skills Needed


Use diagnostic reasoning to identify a nursing diagnosis related to an actual or potential health problem that requires the client be provided with information designed to support and to restore health.

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Clinical Sites


Albany, NY
Columbus, OH
Milwaukee, WI
Long Beach, CA
Atlanta, GA

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Registering


Must be in enrolled in Excelsior College.
Request the application for the TPE from Excelsior College, complete it and turn it in.
Due to the large number of students in the program, the waiting period for clinicals will fluctuate.

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