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Teaching and Learning in Nursing

April 2017 Volume 12, Number 2

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Number of articles: 19

  1. Renewal

    Christy Dryer

    p. 84

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  2. Quality Education Through Accreditation

    Nell Ard, Sharon Beasley & Keri Nunn-Ellison

    The intent of this column is to offer readers information about nursing accreditation based on the philosophies and guidelines of the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. This column ... More

    pp. 85-87

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  3. ATI TEAS V Cut Score for the California Community College Nursing Programs

    Michelle L. Dunham & Marshall Alameida

    When institutions choose to implement an admission test cut score, responsible use requires periodic evaluation of its impact. Institutional data from admitted students can be used to evaluate both... More

    pp. 89-94

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  4. Enhancing “Conceptual Teaching/Learning” in a Concept-Based Curriculum

    Bonnie Higgins, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center; Helen Reid, Trinity Valley Community College

    Conceptual teaching is essential to conceptual learning. To safeguard the authenticity and enhance a multischool concept-based curriculum, a concept analysis diagram was created for each curriculum... More

    pp. 95-102

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  5. RN to BSN at the Community College: A Promising Practice for Nursing Education Transformation

    Pat Farmer, Center to Champion Nursing in America; Donna Meyer, Organization for Associate Degree Nursing; Maureen Sroczynski, Liz Close & Mary Sue Gorski, Center to Champion Nursing in America; Jean Wortock, St. Petersburg College

    Provision of a postlicensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) by the community college was identified as a promising model of academic progression by a learning collaborative of nursing... More

    pp. 103-108

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  6. Integration of Health Literacy Content Into Nursing Curriculum Utilizing the Health Literacy Expanded Model

    Carolyn M. Mosley & Barbara J. Taylor

    Nurses must have the ability to adapt care for patients with low health literacy, making health literacy education of nursing students essential. This article presents a health literacy content... More

    pp. 109-116

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  7. Competency-Based Education and Its Effect on Nursing Education: A Literature Review

    Erica Wascavage Gravina

    An emerging trend in nursing education is competency-based education (CBE), which offers degree advancement at a significant time and cost savings. This educational trend may promote the attainment... More

    pp. 117-121

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  8. Retaining the On-Line RN-to-BSN Nursing Student: Does Instructor Immediacy Matter?

    Jennifer DellAntonio

    Previous research has indicated that instructor immediacy is associated with student satisfaction, motivation, and improved learning outcomes. Few studies have examined instructor immediacy on... More

    pp. 122-127

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  9. Student Facilitation of Simulation Debrief: Measuring Reflective Thinking and Self-Efficacy

    Naomi Tutticci, Fiona Coyer & Peter A. Lewis, School of Nursing, Australia; Mary Ryan, Faculty of Education, Australia

    This study examined the effectiveness of different debriefing facilitation approaches on third year undergraduate nursing students' reflective thinking and critical reflection self-efficacy... More

    pp. 128-135

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  10. A CLEAR Approach for the Novice Simulation Facilitator

    Michelle Curley Moulton, University of Maryland School of Nursing; Laura Lucas, Gail Monaghan & Sandra M. Swoboda, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing

    Facilitating a simulated clinical experience for prelicensure nursing students requires skills. Frequently, the experience is planned, presented, and debriefed by an educator assigned as the... More

    pp. 136-141

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  11. Student Experiences With a Newly Developed Concept-Based Curriculum

    Valerie Gooder & Sally Cantwell

    Curriculum change is a constant in nursing education. Little is known about the impact of curricular change on nursing students.To determine the overall impact of the change to the concept-based... More

    pp. 142-147

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  12. Nursing Boot Camp: A Project in an ADN Program to Increase First Year Nursing Students' Confidence

    Sharon Kinney, Kathleen Montegut, Terry T. Charlton & Kathy McManus

    pp. 148-151

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  13. Back to the Basics and Beyond: Comparing Traditional and Innovative Strategies for Teaching in Nursing Skills Laboratories

    Milena Petrova Staykova & Deidira Von Stewart, Department of Nursing, Jefferson College of Health Sciences; Daniele Ivaylo Staykov, Hidden Valley High School

    The cornerstone of nursing practice worldwide, despite educational background, is founded on professional nursing skills. Faculty members teaching nursing skills are investigating different... More

    pp. 152-157

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  14. Use of Video Recording to Facilitate Peer-to-Peer Learning in a Prelicensure Nursing Program

    Benjamin A. Smallheer, Erica Stone, Jennifer Hicks & Candace Galbreath, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing

    Peer-to-peer learning in a prelicensure nursing program allows students to critique one another with decreased stress and anxiety. The use of video recording technology affords students the... More

    pp. 158-160

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  15. NCLEX-RN® Success: An Integrative Lesson Plan

    Elizabeth Moxley, Larry Maturin & Kristin Rakstang

    The National Council Licensure Examination-Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN)® measures the mastery of essential content for safe, entry-level nursing practice. The 2016 NCLEX-RN® Detailed Test Plan is a ... More

    pp. 161-164

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  16. Oral Health Care for Nurse Educator, Part 2: The School Year: 6 Years Old to Young Adult

    Jan K. Mitchell, Department of Restorative Sciences; Rita May, Department of Operative Dentistry, School of Dentistry; Bruce Riggs, Department of Pediatric Dentistry

    Nurses are often in an ideal position to observe, counsel on effective prevention, and make appropriate and timely referrals for common oral health conditions. This second part in a series of four ... More

    pp. 165-169

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  17. A Toolkit for Nursing Clinical Instructors

    Kristen E. Stevens, George Washington University School of Nursing; Elizabeth A. Duffy, University of Michigan School of Nursing

    Many nursing clinical instructors enter into the role without any teaching experience. This article outlines a toolkit for new clinical faculty based on in-the-trenches teaching knowledge,... More

    pp. 170-172

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  18. National Council Licensure Examination: Learning Strategies for the Integrated Processes

    Tim J. Bristol

    pp. 173-175

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  19. Academic Progression in Nursing, Reviewing the Past 5 Years

    Donna Meyer

    pp. 176-177

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