Nursing Instructor

Nursing Instructor Resume Keywords and Skills (Hard Skills)

Here are the keywords and skills that appear most frequently on recent Nursing Instructor job postings. In other words, these are the most sought after skills by recruiters and hiring managers. Go to Sample Templates ↓ below to see how to include them on your resume.

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  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing
  • Healthcare
  • Patient Safety
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Hospitals
  • Clinical Research
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  • Healthcare Management
  • Acute Care
  • Inpatient Care
  • Health Education
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Public Health
  • Healthcare Information Technology (HIT)
  • Teaching
  • Adult Education
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Clinical Education
  • Patient Education
  • Medical-Surgical
  • Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Patient Advocacy

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Resume Skills: Certifications

  • Certified Nurse Educator (CNE)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • CPR Certified
  • First Aid Certified
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Resume Skills: Instructional Techniques

Resume Skills: Clinical

  • Patient Care
  • Acute Care
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Patient Safety
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Case Management
  • Emergency Care
  • Vital Sign Assessments
  • Disease Management
  • Wound Care
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Resume Skills: Digital Tools

Resume Skills: Specialties

Resume Skills: Medical Knowledge

Resume Skills: Technical

  • Electronic Health Records (Epic, Cerner)
  • Nursing Software (NextGen)
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Electronic Health Records (EHR)
  • Hospital Information System (HIS)
  • Digital Imaging Communications in Medicine (DICOM)
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Resume Skills: Languages

Resume Skills: Teaching and Education

Resume Skills: Nursing

Resume Skills: Software Proficiency

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Sample Nursing Instructor Resume Examples: How To Include These Skills

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Your Name
Nursing Instructor
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE April 2020 - Present
Nursing Instructor
Implemented effective adult education methodologies to enhance student comprehension, resulting in a 35% improvement in exam scores.
Devised a comprehensive nursing education program that increased student graduation rate by 22% and pass rates by 30%.
Promoted healthcare information technology (HIT) integration in teaching methodologies, facilitating a 15% increase in student career readiness.
Directed clinical research projects involving 50+ students, generating valuable findings published in 3 well-respected nursing journals.
Fostered a culture of patient safety and basic life support (BLS) protocol adherence, evidenced by 0 safety incidents during lessons.
Resume Worded June 2018 - March 2020
Clinical Nurse Educator
Delivered targeted clinical education to nurses in acute care and inpatient care settings, resulting in a 20% reduction in patient care errors.
Instituted an innovative nursing curriculum, resulting in 15% more efficient teaching and learning processes.
Empowered novice nurses by refining their basic life support (BLS) and advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) skills, boosting their confidence by 40%.
Mayo Clinic January 2015 - May 2018
Registered Nurse
Increased patient satisfaction scores by 25% through exceptional medical-surgical care and active patient education.
Lowered readmission rates by 18% by effectively teaching patients post-discharge care procedures.
Excelled in healthcare management, coordinating care for 10+ patients daily with zero complaints.
Resume Worded Institute March 2018
Certified Nurse Educator (CNE)
Undertaken while working part-time at Mayo Clinic
Resume Worded University June 2014
Master's Degree in Nursing Education and Leadership
Specialization in Leadership and Management
Thesis: 'Innovative Approaches to Clinical Education'
Teaching and Education: Patient Education, Team Teaching, Leadership, Student Assessments, Curriculum Development, Program Evaluation
Nursing Skills: Patient Care, Critical Care, Medical/Surgical Nursing, Pediatric Nursing, Obstetric and Gynecologic Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing
Software Proficiency: Microsoft Office Suite (Advanced), Electronic Health Records (EHR), Nursing Informatics, Learning Management Systems (LMS)
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational)
Certifications: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Professional Development: Attends yearly education-focused nursing workshops and seminars to stay well-informed of industry best-practices
Awards & Recognitions: 'Distinguished Educator Award' from in 2021, Recognition for 'Exceptional Patient Care' at Mayo Clinic in 2016
Membership: Active member of the American Nurses Association (ANA) and the National League for Nursing (NLN)
Your Name
Clinical Nurse Educator
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded September 2019 - Present
Clinical Nurse Educator
Drastically improved patient outcomes by introducing health education measures into daily practices across 4 departments, reducing hospital re-admissions by 27%.
Strengthened the proficiency of nurses in critical care nursing techniques, reducing patient complications by 32%.
Improved competency in the utilization of healthcare information technology (HIT) among 100+ staff, resulting in improved quality of documented care.
Developed and facilitated training sessions on acute care and inpatient care, resulting in increased level of nursing care efficiency by 20%.
Empowered nurses with advanced ACLS techniques, raising successful code blue responses by 30%.
Memorial Hospital February 2017 - August 2019
Nurse Supervisor
Coached and developed staff of 20 nurses, improving patient satisfaction scores by 30%.
Defined patient safety protocols and monitored compliance, resulting in a 40% decline in safety incidents.
Orchestrated seamless departmental operations in a fast-paced emergency room servicing 120+ patients daily.
John Hopkins Hospital January 2015 - January 2017
Registered Nurse
Oversaw the application of healthcare management principles, leading to a 10% increase in operational efficiency.
Facilitated timely and accurate patient information using Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) systems.
Contributed to clinical research studies on cardiac care, improving patient treatment plans.
Resume Worded Institute May 2017
Master's in Healthcare Education
Thesis: The Impact of Training in Nurse Retention Rates
Resume Worded Academic Center December 2014
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Emphasis in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care
Graduated Cum Laude
Medical Knowledge: Patient Assessment, Medical Terminology, Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, Health Promotion, Disease Management
Technical Skills: Electronic Health Records (Epic, Cerner), Nursing Software (NextGen), Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Nursing Certifications: Certified Nurse Educator (CNE), Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Fluent)
Certifications: Certified Nurse Educator (CNE), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Leadership & Volunteering: American Nurses Association (Member), Local Shelter Volunteer, Health Camp Organizer
Courses: Advanced Clinical Training for Nurses, Patient Safety & Quality Care Improvement
Awards: Hospital Hero Award (2018), Nursing Excellence Award (2016)
Your Name
Clinical Education Specialist
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE December 2019 - Present
Clinical Education Specialist
Designed and delivered clinical education programming on critical care medicine, increasing nursing staff competency by 25%.
Introduced a blended learning approach combining in-person and virtual teaching, enhancing program engagement by 30%.
Leveraged advanced healthcare technologies to automate patient recordkeeping, resulting in time savings of 15 hours per week.
Strengthened public health awareness as a speaker in community health forums, increasing public engagement by 20%.
Conducted research to stay abreast of the latest clinical education trends, maintaining up-to-date and relevant curriculum.
Resume Worded August 2016 - November 2019
Nursing Instructor
Amplified nursing students' grasp of medical-surgical nursing concepts, increasing pass rate by 32%.
Initiated a clinical mentorship program to support nursing students' academic and personal development, receiving a 90% appreciation rate from participating students.
Incorporated technology in teaching nursing, initiating a 25% increase in student engagement.
Cleveland Clinic April 2014 - July 2016
Registered Nurse
Coordinated patient care, resulting in a 10% improvement in patient satisfaction.
Efficiently managed a ward with 20+ high-acuity patients.
Participated in health education campaigns, promoting preventive healthcare for the local community.
Resume Worded University December 2015
Master of Science in Nursing Education
Specialized in Innovative Teaching Methods for Clinical Practice
Resume Worded Academic Center April 2014
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Magna Cum Laude, Honors Program
Minor in Health Services Administration
Instructional Techniques: Clinical Teaching, Simulation-Based Education, Curriculum Development, Test Construction, Evaluation Methods, Learning Styles
Clinical Skills: Patient Care, Acute Care, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Patient Safety, Emergency Medicine, Case Management
Digital Tools: Microsoft Office (proficient), EMR Systems (Advanced), Virtual Learning Environments, Distance Learning Platforms, LMS Management, Healthcare IT
Specialties: Adult Health, Pediatrics, Obstetrics, Mental Health, Community Health, Advanced Health Assessment
Certifications: Certified Nurse Educator (CNE), Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE)
Awards & Honors: Outstanding Nurse Educator Award (2016, 2018), Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
Publications and Speaking Engagements: Presented on 'Advancements in Simulation-Based Education' at National Nurse Education Conference, Published researched articles in Nursing Education Today
Volunteer Experience: Non-Profit Health Clinics, Mentoring New Nurses, Community Health Fairs
Your Name
Clinical Instructor
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded January 2021 - Present
Clinical Instructor
Spearheaded advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) certification program, increasing clinic-wide compliance by 75%
Streamlined nursing education curriculums to increase student pass rates by 31% in core competencies
Pioneered introduction of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) software, saving 20 hours of administrative time per week
Improved patient safety protocols which led to a 25% reduction in medical errors
Introduced novel medical education methodologies, improving student engagement by 40% June 2018 - December 2020
Nursing Educator
Designed and implemented acute care clinical education programs that enhanced patient outcomes by 28%
Directed a team of healthcare professionals to optimize patient education, resulting in 30% better adherence to care plans
Implemented effective teaching strategies to boost pediatric advanced life support (PALS) pass rates by 35%
Johns Hopkins Hospital January 2014 - June 2018
Registered Nurse
Increased healthcare management efficiency by introducing workflow improvements, saving six hours per week
Spearheaded a successful basic life support (BLS) certification drive, certifying over 240 staff members
Implemented strategies that improved clinical research quality by 20%
Resume Worded Institute June 2018
Practical Nursing Educator Certification
Part-time training while working as a Registered Nurse at Johns Hopkins Hospital
Resume Worded University May 2014
Master of Science in Nursing Education
Specialization in Clinical Instruction and Supervision
Recipient of Graduate Nursing Scholarship for academic excellence
Healthcare Softwares: Electronic health records (EHR) systems, AdvancedMD, Meditech, Cerner
Medical Techniques: Physical assessments, wound care, intravenous therapy, patient education
Education Techniques: Simulation-based learning, problem-based learning, direct instruction, blended learning, curriculum development
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Fluent), French (Conversational)
Certifications: Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist (CCNS), Certified Nursing Education (CNE)
Leadership & Volunteering: Healthcare Educators Association (Member and workshop facilitator), Volunteer Health Coach at Local Community Clinic
Awards: Recipient of the ‘Excellence in Teaching’ award (2019), Respectful Nurse Award at Johns Hopkins Hospital (2017)
Trainings: Regular participation in seminars like 'Innovation in Nursing Education' and 'Digital Shift in Healthcare'
Your Name
Nursing Educator
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE August 2021 - Present
Clinical Instructor
Developed an innovative patient safety course, decreasing safety incidents in unrealistic situations by 40%
Managed inpatient care training sessions resulting in 25% improvement in procedures
Coordinated clinical research initiatives, increasing the number of studies completed by 15%
Implemented electronic medical record (EMR) practices, driving increased accuracy in medical records creation by 60%
Cultivated a collegiate learning environment, improving nursing student satisfaction by 35%
Resume Worded February 2018 - August 2021
Registered Nurse
Proposed and executed healthcare management procedures, improving patient service speed by 30%
Enhanced acute care protocols, reducing patient recooperation time by 20%
Designed a successful medical-surgical training program, increasing staff proficiency by 25%
Mayo Clinic June 2014 - February 2018
Licensed Practical Nurse
Established efficient medical records system, enhancing document retrieval efficiency by 30%
Pioneered patient education material, raising compliance with medical advice by 20%
Resume Worded University December 2017
Master of Science in Nursing Education
GPA: 3.8/4.0, Focus: Curriculum Development and Evaluation in Nursing
Resume Worded Academic Center May 2014
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Clinical Skills: Patient Assessment, Vital Signs Monitoring, CPR/AED, Medication Administration, Wound Dressing
Instructing Skills: Clinical Teaching, Disaster Nursing, Pediatric Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Pharmacology, Healthcare Ethics
Technical Skills: Electronic Health Record (EHR) Systems, Microsoft Office Suite, Telemedicine
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Fluent), Mandarin (Basic)
Certifications: Certified Nursing Educator (CNE), American Heart Association BLS certification
Awards: Excellence in Teaching Award - Resume Worded; Nursing Star - Mayo Clinic
Volunteering: Free health camp for underprivileged, Organized by Nurses without borders 2019-2022
Professional Affiliations: Member, National League for Nursing (NLN), Member, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
Your Name
Registered Nurse
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded March 2021 - Present
Clinical Instructor
Designed comprehensive clinical education structure, leading to 30% improvement in student exam results
Implemented healthcare information technology (HIT) solutions, driving medical billing accuracy up by 40%
Established cardiology nursing specialty courses, increasing nurse competency in cardiology by 22%
Founded new patient safety initiatives, cutting number of preventable incidents by 35%
Facilitated efficient electronic medical record (EMR) integration, reducing paperwork by 30% August 2017 - November 2020
Nursing Manager
Managed a team of 20 healthcare professionals, boosting patient satisfaction by 35%
Implemented advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) programs, resulting in 100% staff certification
Improved inpatient care facilities, leading to a 20% reduction in patient readmissions
Stanford Health Care March 2013 - July 2017
Clinical Nurse
Implemented patient education protocols, resulting in 25% increase in medication compliance
Coordinated a team of 15 nurses in delivering patient care, reducing treatment errors by 15%
Provided basic life support (BLS), leading to a survival rate increase of 20% in critical cases
Resume Worded Institute February 2021
Certified Nurse Educator (CNE)
Awarded after passing a comprehensive examination, demonstrating excellence in nursing education.
Resume Worded University May 2016
Master of Science in Nursing - Leadership and Management
GPA 3.8/4.0, Coursework includes: Advanced Health Assessment, Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice.
Clinical Skills: Patient Care, Emergency Care, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Operating Systems: EPIC, MS4, CareVue, Meditech
Management: Staff Management, Scheduling, Quality Improvement, Regulatory Compliance
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational)
Certifications: Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) - Renewed 2021, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) - Renewed 2021
Leadership & Volunteering: American Nurses Association - Member since 2013, Volunteer Nurse at Local Community Health Fair (annual)
Publications: Contributing Author for 'Healthcare Management for the Digital Age'
Your Name
Professor Of Nursing
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
State University February 2019 - Present
Professor Of Nursing
Developed a curriculum program in Nursing Education, resulting in a 20% increase in board pass rates.
Spearheaded higher education training for over 500 healthcare students, consistently achieving positive course evaluations.
Conducted clinical research, instrumental in securing over $500K in grant funding for the nursing department.
Led a team of professionals in developing an Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) training module resulting in increased proficiency among nursing students.
Demonstrated healthcare management skills by efficiently overseeing all departmental budgets, achieving a 15% reduction in costs. Specifically, initiated cost beneficial e-learning platforms avoiding printed materials and physical resources. January 2015 - January 2019
Senior Nurse Educator
Managed and mentored a team of 15 nursing instructors, leading to a 30% increase in staff performance.
Implemented a hands-on Adult Education course, boosting student practical skills by 40%.
Integrated a proficient Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system, ensuring accurate and up-to-date patient files, enhancing patient safety.
Place Health Corporation July 2011 - December 2014
Charge Nurse
Directed a team of 10 nurses in Inpatient Care, maintaining a high 95% patient satisfaction rate.
Implemented a streamlined medical-surgical procedure, resulting in a 25% reduction in recovery time.
Educated over 200 patients on post-operative care, reducing hospital readmissions by 20%.
Resume Worded University May 2007
Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Specialty: Clinical Nurse Leader
Resume Worded Institute January 2011
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Minors in Health Education & Psychology
Graduated Cum Laude
Clinical Skills: Patient Assessment, Emergency Room Experience, Operating Room Experience, Pediatric Nursing
Technical skills: Microsoft Office Suite, Electronic Health Records(EHR), Healthcare Information Technology(HIT)
Procedural Skills: Venipuncture, Wound Care, ICU Nursing, Pain Management
Nursing Software: Cerner, Epic Systems, MEDITECH, AdvancedMD
Certifications: Certified Pediatric Nurse (CPN), Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse (CMSRN)
Awards & Achievements: Nurse of The Year - State University (2020), Innovation in Teaching Award: (2018)
Professional Affiliations: Member, American Nurses Association (ANA), Member, National League for Nursing (NLN)
Volunteering: Volunteer, Local Community Health Fair - Conducted yearly health and wellness seminars, Volunteer, Meals on Wheels
Your Name
Lead Nurse Educator
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Healthcare Institute April 2019 - Present
Lead Nurse Educator
Coordinated Adult Education program for over 300 registered nurses, resulting in improved clinical competency.
Implemented an Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) training module, increasing successful intervention rates by 20%.
Pioneered a hospital-wide Program Development initiative, elevating the quality of healthcare by 30%.
Overhauled the EMR system, streamlining medical record reviews and increasing efficiency by 25%.
Executed extensive Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training sessions, contributing to a 12% increase in successful emergency response rates.
Resume Worded October 2014 - March 2019
Nursing Supervisor
Enhanced Nursing protocols leading to a 15% reduction in Medication Administration Errors.
Spearheaded basic life support (BLS) training programs, resulting in over 90% pass rate.
Leveraged Electronic Medical Record (EMR) software to streamline patient care and increase efficiency by 30%.
Metro University Hospital May 2010 - September 2014
Staff Nurse
Delivered Patient Education to 100+ patients each month, enhancing understanding of treatment plans and procedures.
Implemented a new program, significantly improving Inpatient Care and reducing complaints by 18%.
Nursing Expertise: Patient Care Plans, Clinical Instruction, Cardiac Care, Emergency Room, Medication Administration, Trauma Procedures
Clinical Tools & Software: Electronic Medical Records (EMR), MEDITECH Software, Patient Scheduling, Microsoft Office Suite, HIPAA Compliance, Medication Dispensing
Specialty Areas: Geriatrics, Diagnostics, Rehabilitation Therapy, Post-Surgery Care, Palliative Care, Radiology
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational)
Certifications: Certified Nurse Educator (CNE), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
Professional Development: Ongoing participation in Nurse Education seminars and workshops
Volunteering: Active Volunteer Nurse for annual citywide healthcare drives
Leadership: Founder and Leader, Local Chapter, Nursing Educators Society
Your Name
Assistant Professor of Nursing
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Top Medical School November 2020 - Present
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Promoted Nursing Education innovation, with a 15% increase in student engagement.
Led in-depth curriculum development watched by 1500+ students, boosting student success rate by 30%.
Executed extensive research Circulation (CPR) training, raising the successful resuscitation rate by 17%.
Oversaw program development for Acute Care, reducing the length of hospital stays by 10%.
Improved the digital Health education system, escalating patient's comprehension on personal health by 30%. October 2015 - October 2020
Nurse Manager
Supervised a team of 20 nurses, reducing patient wait time by 15%.
Implemented an innovative Nursing protocol, enhancing patient safety by 18%.
Developed and executed a advanced life support (ACLS) training program, resulting in a 90% pass rate.
Healthcare Clinic April 2011 - September 2015
Registered Nurse
Instructed numerous Health Education programs to 500+ patients, boosting awareness by 40%.
Managed acute patient care, resulting in a 20% improvement in patient recovery.
Utilized EMR for maintaining records, ensuring data accuracy and confidentiality.
Resume Worded University October 2013 - May 2018
Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing
Published an acclaimed thesis on 'The Role of Nurses in Modern Healthcare', dealing with responsibilities and ethical considerations.
Resume Worded Academic Center August 2007 - May 2011
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Specialization in adult and geriatric care.
Graduated with honors, ranking in the top 10% of the class.
Nursing Competencies: Patient Care and Management, Wound Dressing, IV Use, Emergency Care, Pediatrics, Geriatrics
Research & Academic Skills: Data Analysis (SPSS, NVivo), Research Design, Curriculum Development, Publication & Grant Writing
Technical Knowledge: Medical Software (EPIC Systems, Meditech), Microsoft Office Suite, Learning Management Systems (Blackboard, Moodle)
Certifications: Registered Nurse (RN), Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Certified Nurse Educator (CNE)
Publications: Authored a variety of articles in esteemed nursing journals, such as 'The American Journal of Critical Care', further contributing to the field of nursing research.
Awards & Recognitions: Recognized as 'Nurse Leader of the Year' by the American Nurses Association in 2019.
Volunteer Experience: Leader at Annual Health Checkup Camp, organized by Resume Worded Foundation (2016 - 2019), providing preventive care and health education to low-income communities.
Workshops & Training: Attended multiple workshops on 'Patient Education & Interaction', and 'Evidence-based Nursing', enhancing practical and theoretical skill sets.

How do I add skills to a Nursing Instructor resume?

Review the job posting closely.

Go through the Nursing Instructor posting you're applying to, and identify hard skills the company is looking for. For example, skills like Nursing, Clinical Research and Patient Safety are possible skills. These are skills you should try to include on your resume.

Add industry skills like Basic Life Support (BLS) and Healthcare Management.

Add other common skills from your industry - such as Healthcare, Hospitals and Nursing Education - into your resume if they're relevant.

Add skills into your work experience.

Incorporate skills - like Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Critical Care Nursing and Acute Care - into your work experience too. This shows hiring managers that you have practical experience with these tools, techniques and skills.

Use the exact job title.

Try to add the exact job title, Nursing Instructor, somewhere into your resume to get past resume screeners. See the infographic for how to do this.

Word Cloud for Nursing Instructor Skills & Keywords

The following word cloud highlights the most popular keywords that appear on Nursing Instructor job descriptions. The bigger the word, the more frequently it shows up on employer's job postings. If you have experience with these keywords, include them on your resume.

Top Nursing Instructor Skills and Keywords to Include On Your Resume

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Here are some of the most popular skills we see on Nursing Instructor resumes:

  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing
  • Healthcare
  • Patient Safety
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Hospitals
  • Clinical Research
  • Healthcare Management

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