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Teaching and Learning in Nursing

July 2018 Volume 13, Number 3

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Number of articles: 16

  1. Leadership

    Christy Dryer

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  2. Constructing a teaching philosophy: Aligning beliefs, theories, and practice

    Yeijin Yeom, Marcia Ann Miller & Roberta Delp

    Crafting a teaching philosophy is required at several junctures in the careers of nursing faculty. This article presents a 4-step model for constructing a teaching philosophy composed of (a)... More

    pp. 131-134

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  3. Predicting Success for Associate Degree Nursing Students in a Concept-Based Curriculum

    Carmen V. Harrison

    The study objective was to assess critical thinking scores, National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) prediction scores, and NCLEX-RN pass rates for associate degree... More

    pp. 135-140

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  4. DIGEST: A collaborative strategy for clinical performance feedback

    Lisa Howard & Brielle Will

    The acronym DIGEST (discuss, invite, generate, explore, strategize, time) integrates motivational interviewing (MI) spirit, skill, and style to guide the student and instructor through discussions ... More

    pp. 141-144

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  5. Students, take out your phones

    Tim J. Bristol

    pp. 145-146

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  6. Remediation in Nursing Education: A Concept Analysis

    Nicole Custer

    A need for academic remediation in prelicensure nursing education has presented over the past several years. Presently, it remains unclear as how best to provide effective remediation for... More

    pp. 147-152

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  7. Distance Learning Teaching Strategies in Registered Nurse to Baccalaureate Nurse Programs: Advancing Cultural Competence of Registered Nurses in Providing End-of-Life Care

    Michelle H. Cheshire & Haley P. Strickland

    In order to prepare nurses to effectively provide holistic nursing care to an increasingly diverse patient population, nurse educators must incorporate cultural care practices into the nursing... More

    pp. 153-155

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  8. Lab mentors in a two-plus-two nursing program: A retrospective evaluation

    Amy B. Sweeney

    Peer mentorships improve learning outcomes, student satisfaction, and confidence levels in undergraduate nursing students. In addition, volunteering as a mentor supports leadership development and ... More

    pp. 157-160

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  9. Evaluating Student Cultural Competence in an Associate in Science in Nursing Program

    Hsiu-Chin Chen, Department of Nursing, Utah Valley University, School of Advanced Studies, United States; Francine Jensen, Gary Measom & Nyree Dawn Nichols, Department of Nursing, United States

    The purpose of this study was to evaluate student development of cultural competence over time and to identify factors that influence the development of cultural competence in an associate in... More

    pp. 161-167

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  10. Challenges Experienced by Nursing Students Overcoming One Course Failure: A Phenomenological Research Study

    Sarah M. Handwerker

    Retention of nursing students is important. A qualitative phenomenological study was conducted to explore the lived experiences of 11 successful returner nursing students from 1 associate degree... More

    pp. 168-173

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  11. Evidenced-Based Teaching Strategies that Facilitate Transfer of Knowledge Between Theory and Practice: What are Nursing Faculty Using?

    Linda M. Culyer, Utica College, United States; Linnea Love Jatulis, The Sage Colleges, United States; Patricia Cannistraci, Excelsior College, United States; Catherine A. Brownell, Utica College, United States

    The purpose of this mixed-method descriptive study was to explore prelicensure nursing faculty knowledge, beliefs in effectiveness, and use of evidence-based teaching strategies that facilitate... More

    pp. 174-179

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  12. Connecting with Generation Z: Approaches in Nursing Education

    Jennifer Chicca & Teresa Shellenbarger

    Generation Z, a unique and truly digital native generation, is now entering college and the workplace. This article identifies generational influences and distinctive characteristics of this group,... More

    pp. 180-184

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  13. Setting Learners up for Success: Presimulation and Prebriefing Strategies

    Gwen Leigh & Francis Steuben

    Patient simulation is increasingly becoming an essential teaching and learning strategy in nursing education. An abundance of information has been written on enacting the scenario and in the... More

    pp. 185-189

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  14. Introducing Nursing Students to an Environmental Safety Assessment Through Simulation

    Johanna Boothby & Elaine Little

    In response to the Institute of Medicine report criticizing health care professionals' competence in providing safe patient care, health care educators were challenged to transform their nursing... More

    pp. 190-192

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  15. Preparing to interact with the on-site program evaluation team

    Judith A. Halstead & Betsy Frank

    This article discusses how to prepare faculty for the accreditation on-site program evaluation visit and interviews with the evaluation team. A brief overview of the purpose and goals of the on... More

    pp. 193-194

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  16. Reflections from 40,000 ft

    Donna Meyer

    p. 195

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