Nursing Grand Rounds | Positionality and Power in Education

Positionality and Power in Education

Join us for a presentation targeted at meaningful growth and development in areas of Antiracism, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Nursing Education.

This lecture was recorded May 19, 2021 via Zoom during the UW Nurse Educators Series webinar. 

Featured Speakers

  • Clare Sherley, DNP, CNM, ARNP
  • Molly Altman, PhD, CNM, MPH

Comments from Conference Attendees

"Dr. Sherley and Dr. Altman shared from the heart. I so appreciated their humility and the wonderful examples they shared of how they are always improving and moving their work around positionality forward."


"Great topic for discussion! Thanks for being brave enough to lead by example into this difficult space."

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  1. Understand the concept of positionality and how this applies to themselves and their students.
  2. Learn strategies and pitfalls in the presentation of this concept to nursing students.
  3. Learn techniques that engage students in challenging conversation related to unearned power and privilege.

Additional Information

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours

Professional Credit

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Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours


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