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Teaching and Learning in Nursing

April 2016 Volume 11, Number 2

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Number of articles: 8

  1. The transitions of international nursing students

    Shellye A. Vardaman, Troy University, School of Nursing, United States; Beth Mastel-Smith, The University of Texas at Tyler, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, United States

    The number of international students in the United States' higher education health professions' classroom grows with each year. These students have diverse needs compared to U.S. students. This... More

    pp. 34-43

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  2. Navigating the path of academic progression: A qualitative descriptive study of associate degree nursing faculty, public health nurses, and school nurses

    Jill N. Peltzer & Cynthia S. Teel, University of Kansas School of Nursing, United States; Jessica Cline, Lee's Summit Family Care, Lee's Summit, United States; Gracielle Cromwell, Walgreen's Healthcare Clinic, United States

    The purpose of this qualitative descriptive study was to explore impressions about academic progression among faculty teaching in associate degree nursing programs, public health, and school nurses. More

    pp. 44-51

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  3. “Flipping” a first-year medical–surgical associate degree registered nursing course: A 2-year pilot study

    Patricia Lynn Pence

    This study piloted a flipped learning model using podcasts and PowerPoints posted on-line before class and active learning experiences facilitated during class in a medical–surgical registered... More

    pp. 52-57

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  4. Building bridges: Collaboration between community college and university

    Deborah S. Judge, Bethany Murray & Marsha Hughes-Gay, Indiana University School of Nursing, Indiana University Purdue University-Columbus, United States; Danielle Robinson, Ivy Tech Community College, United States

    Two midwestern United States colleges have developed a relationship that is an exemplar of interprofessional education.Faculty from both colleges developed simulations. Students were divided... More

    pp. 58-61

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  5. Social dynamics in group work

    Jeffery W. Forehand, Katherine H. Leigh, Robin Gosdin Farrell & Amy Y. Spurlock, Troy University, United States

    Group work plays an important role in the preparation and role development of nursing students. Benefits of group work include skill building and promotion of positive behaviors. Despite the many... More

    pp. 62-66

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  6. Large group simulation: Using combined teaching strategies to connect classroom and clinical learning

    Susan M. Moyer

    A growing disconnect exists between what students learn in the classroom and how they use nursing concepts to provide safe and effective care in a clinical setting. The purpose of this article is... More

    pp. 67-73

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  7. First-year students as first responders: Initiating their first code

    Susan G. Bryant

    First-year nursing students may care for patients with deteriorating conditions and should be able to respond appropriately to emergencies. First-year students may not have confidence or skills to ... More

    pp. 74-78

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  8. Case studies in class: Context for success

    Tim Bristol

    pp. 79-81

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