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Teaching and Learning in Nursing

January 2015 Volume 10, Number 1

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Number of articles: 9

  1. Transition from novice adjunct to experienced associate degree nurse educator: A comparative qualitative approach

    Patricia A. Paul

    Nursing adjuncts are hired to accommodate student enrollment needs. Considered experts in nursing service, the transition to educator is difficult. Perceptions of transition, comparison of novice... More

    pp. 3-11

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  2. The incorporation of research into a 2-year practical nursing diploma program

    Ratna Khullar, Dalya Abdulla & Mary Anne Van Os

    Research utilization is becoming increasingly important in the nursing field. The aim of this study was to provide an overview and test a pilot method of research incorporation into a practical... More

    pp. 12-18

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  3. Full integration of simulation in an associate degree nursing program

    Suzanne E. Cook

    To meet the ever increasing learning needs of associate degree nursing students, a team of faculty and staff developed a plan to integrate simulation throughout the curriculum. Using a systematic... More

    pp. 19-24

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  4. Testing for success: A logistic regression analysis to determine which pre-admission exam best predicts success in an associate degree in nursing program

    Ellen Manieri, Michelle De Lima & Nairita Ghosal

    This study is a logistic regression analysis of data collected over a period of 5 years to determine which of three preadmission examinations best predicted success in an associate degree in... More

    pp. 25-29

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  5. Self-esteem and self-efficacy as predictors of attrition in RN-BS completion students: A descriptive correlational study

    Jennifer Bryer, Virginia Peterson-Graziose & Maria Nikolaidou

    In recent years the number of associate degree-prepared registered nurses entering into baccalaureate nursing programs has not been sufficient to replace nurses leaving the workforce. The high rate... More

    pp. 30-34

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  6. Improving the nursing accreditation process

    Sarah Walker Davis, Wallace Community College, United States; Diane Weed & Jeffery Wade Forehand, Troy University School of Nursing, United States

    Accreditation demonstrates that an organization is establishing high quality and it is committed in the achievement of specified standards. This study was conducted to reduce perceived stress and... More

    pp. 35-38

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  7. Patient-centered care and patient safety: A model for nurse educators

    Judith L. St. Onge & Robin B. Parnell

    Safe practice is a basic goal of nursing education. Despite recent highly visible efforts to include safety content within nursing curricula, there is evidence that safety education remains... More

    pp. 39-43

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  8. Nursing gallery: Effective classroom icebreaker

    Rojann R. Alpers, Kay Jarrell & Roxena Wotring

    pp. 47-48

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  9. Technology to develop and implement a near-miss policy and procedure

    Cheryl Erickson, Carol Greulich & Lorie Lucas, University of Saint Francis, United States; Tim Bristol, Walden University, United States

    pp. 49-52

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