I Teach Nursing - Awakening Our Students Expectations
Mississippi Nurse Competency Model
Mississippi was one of the first states to develop and adopt a competency model. The desired outcomes of this model were to enhance the education and practice of Mississippi nurses, facilitate articulation across nursing education programs, and assist employers in understanding the differences in expected skill sets based on educational degrees.
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The Future of Mississippi Nursing

Nurse educators combine clinical skills and knowledge and their passion for teaching others into a rewarding career. As professionals, who work in the classroom as well as the practice setting, they take responsibility and accountability for preparing and mentoring current and future nurses. Nurse educators play a vital role in the nursing workforce, serving as teachers, role models and leaders.

This website provides nurses as well as nurse educators the tools needed for the development and implementation of strategies, initiatives, and solutions for success in nursing education. Resources on the iteachnursingms website provide student support and promote student success and faculty development. This site is also a comprehensive resource for connecting nurses interested in teaching with schools of nursing to address the nursing faculty shortage.