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Teaching and Learning in Nursing

October 2017 Volume 12, Number 4

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Number of articles: 22

  1. Reenergized

    Christy Dryer

    p. 231

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  2. Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing: Your Supportive Partner in Successful Nursing Accreditation

    Nell Ard, Sharon Beasley & Keri Nunn-Ellison

    In many nursing programs, there are a lot of new faculty members and new nurse administrators. These nurse educators are potentially preparing for their first accreditation visit since attaining... More

    pp. 234-236

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  3. Transitioning to Concept-Based Teaching: A Qualitative Descriptive Study From the Nurse Educator's Perspective

    William H. Deane

    The purpose of this study was to describe the experience of faculty in associate degree nursing programs who transitioned from traditional pedagogy to teaching in a concept-based curriculum. The... More

    pp. 237-241

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  4. Concept-Based Curriculum Evaluation: 5-Year Process

    Sharon Kumm, Partnership Programs, School of Nursing, United States; Delois M. Laverentz, School of Nursing, United States

    pp. 242-245

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  5. Relationship Issues Among College Nursing Students: Associations With Stress, Coping, Sleep, and Mental Disorders

    Yuan Zhang, Michelle Chernaik & Kaylin Hallet

    Maintaining or dissolving a relationship issue among nursing students can add significantly to their overall stress, resulting in a variety of negative consequences, especially when they are unable... More

    pp. 246-252

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  6. Today's Learners and Educators: Bridging the Generational Gaps

    Susan Hart

    In today's nursing education, there are generational differences among students and educators. Many questions arise as educators wrestle with ideas to assist the students to become successful... More

    pp. 253-257

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  7. Implementing a Nursing Literacy Initiative to Address the Needs of Students in a Licensed Practical Nursing Program

    Christine G. Price, Literacy and Instructional Coach, United States; Ellen Fulmer, Galen College of Nursing, United States

    Faculty members at a college of nursing partnered with a local literacy consultant to target the needs of underprepared postsecondary students, resulting in a Nursing Literacy Initiative (NLI) in a... More

    pp. 258-262

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  8. Developing Competencies in the Novice Nurse Educator: An Integrative Review

    Janice A. Summers

    Concern is expressed about the competence of novice nurse educators. This integrative review identifies factors that facilitate or impede nurse educator's transition into an educational role.... More

    pp. 263-276

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  9. Student and Faculty Transition to a New Online Learning Management System

    Deborah S. Judge & Bethany Murray, Indiana University School of Nursing, Indiana University Purdue University-Columbus, United States

    Online learning is rapidly emerging within nursing education. The purpose of this project was to provide a unified and consistent user interface in the new Canvas™ learning management system (LMS) ... More

    pp. 277-280

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  10. Phlebotomy-Related Self-Efficacy in Long Island Nursing Students: A Pilot Study

    Christine M. Nebocat

    Hands-on phlebotomy training is often absent from undergraduate nursing curricula. Hands-on skill training improves student nurses' self-efficacy, resulting in positive outcomes for the novice... More

    pp. 281-285

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  11. Improving Nursing Students' Comfort Dealing With Intimate Partner Violence

    Paige Johnson & Michele Montgomery

    Many nurses will encounter victims of intimate partner violence during their career. The purpose of this article is to discuss the use of a simulated experience using standardized patients to... More

    pp. 286-288

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  12. Nursing Students' Knowledge and Attitudes Toward Infant Sleep Safety

    Adriane Burgess, WellSpan Health, United States; Theodore Bell, WellSpan Health - Emig Research Center, United States; Jane Cirelli & Beverly J. Clymer, York Hospital, Office of Newborn Medicine, United States; Michael H. Goodstein, WellSpan York Hospital, Office of Newborn Medicine, United States

    This study evaluated nursing students' knowledge and beliefs of current American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations on Infant Safe Sleep (ISS). A questionnaire was distributed to accredited... More

    pp. 289-294

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  13. History of Nursing Education Evolution Mildred Montag

    Melissa Harker

    Mildred Montag, doctor of philosophy, is renowned for her influence on nursing education. Her evolutionary steps to address a nursing shortage moved nursing students into a decisive curriculum... More

    pp. 295-297

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  14. Fostering Academic Success in Nursing Students Through Mindfulness: A Literature Review

    Patricia E. Manocchi

    Mindful-based stress reduction (MBSR) by freshman nursing students could potentially increase academic success in both the clinical and classroom settings by decreasing stress and anxiety levels... More

    pp. 298-303

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  15. Postexamination Reviews: A Faculty Inquiry

    Cheryl Spencer

    Examinations are a main source of evaluation in nursing programs. Performances on examinations determine retention, progression, and graduation. These examinations require decision making that... More

    pp. 304-306

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  16. Reinforcing Medication Administration Through Student-Directed Simulation

    Janice Molloy

    Medication errors are a threat to patient safety, and the distress experienced by nurses affects their confidence and practice. Nursing students have reported a decrease in medication... More

    pp. 307-308

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  17. A Nurse Educator's Guide to Student-Led Debriefing

    Gwen T. Leigh, Laura B. Miller & Katherine B. Ardoin

    Many students frequently receive the role of observer during clinical patient simulations. Unfortunately, some of these students become passive observers and experience limited learning because of ... More

    pp. 309-311

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  18. Critical Reflective Teaching Practice for Novice Nurse Educators

    Terri Lea Legare & Deborah K. Armstrong

    The transition from clinical practice to a role of a novice academic nurse educator can be a challenge and potentially traumatic. A paucity of research can be found that supports the use of... More

    pp. 312-315

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  19. Oral Care for Nurse Educators Part 3: Pregnant and Perinatal Patients

    Jan K. Mitchell, Department of Restorative Sciences, United States; Rita M. May, Department of Operative Dentistry; RM Arce, Department of Periodontics

    Oral health care concerns often are addressed in health care setting where nurses can allay concerns, answer questions, and provide key wellness messages. This article is the 3rd in a series... More

    pp. 316-317

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  20. Accommodations Part II: Navigating Accommodations for Disabilities in Nursing Education

    Sandra Y. Walker

    pp. 318-319

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