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Teaching and Learning in Nursing

January 2019 Volume 14, Number 1

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Number of articles: 19

  1. Writing your Self-Study Report Step-By-Step

    Judith A. Halstead

    The accreditation process requires programs to conduct a self-assessment of the program's compliance with the accreditation agency's standards of accreditation. The self-study report is the written... More

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  2. Journey

    Donna Spivey

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  3. Learning to Think Like a Clinical Teacher

    Kathleen Rodger

    Those who are hired to teach nursing students in the clinical setting often learn on the job and may lack a complete understanding of the teaching process. Knowledgeable clinical instruction is... More

    pp. 1-6

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  4. A Role-Playing Simulation Strategy to Develop Prioritization, Delegation, and Time Management Skills

    Christy Vickers, Susan Dowell & Sheryl House

    pp. 7-8

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  5. Associate Degree Nursing Students’ Perceived Barriers to Baccalaureate Nursing Education and Intentions to Enroll in a Baccalaureate-only Nursing Environment

    Cristan Sabio

    Although they are known to be nontraditional, studies have not addressed Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) students' choice of the ADN route to professional nursing practice. A survey of ADN students ... More

    pp. 9-14

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  6. A Qualitative Case Study of a High Performing Practical Nursing Program in Pennsylvania

    Lisa M. Shustack

    The purpose of this qualitative case study was to explore the perceptions of what contributes to NCLEX-PN success rates within a high performing Practical Nursing program in Pennsylvania. To... More

    pp. 15-20

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  7. BSN Exam Scheduling across Same Semester Courses-Improving Student Success: A Retrospective, Comparative, Descriptive Research Study

    Jennifer W. Goldsberry, Sarah M. Handwerker & Leslie C. Moore

    Exam administration is an important topic for nurse educators. One aspect is the scheduling of course exams across nursing courses in a semester. The purpose of this study was to explore exam... More

    pp. 21-25

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  8. Nursing Faculty Experiences and Perceptions of Online Teaching: A Descriptive Summary

    Sally L. Richter & Jenny B. Schuessler

    Online nursing education programs have grown exponentially, including RN to BSN completion program that associate degree nurses may pursue. This study was a qualitative descriptive summary of... More

    pp. 26-29

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  9. Reducing Language Bias in Nursing Education: Equipping Educators

    Sheryl Sommer, Timothy Beitzel, Pamela Osuri & Erin Rosfeld

    Increasing diversity in the population and development of a stronger global focus create concern about language bias. Hesitance among patients to seek medical care and poorer patient outcomes may... More

    pp. 30-34

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  10. Wear your CAPE for Simulation: Case Review; Anticipate Priorities; Participate and Experience Pre– Simulation Assignments to Improve Student Learning

    Kathleen Rodger

    Simulation based learning experiences in nursing education must be thoughtfully planned and structured to provide the best learning outcomes. Pre simulation case based assignments were implemented ... More

    pp. 35-36

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  11. Undergraduate Nursing Clinical Absences: A Review

    Anya Bostian Peters & Brenna Quinn, University of Massachusetts Lowell; Rachel Moreno, United Healthcare

    Clinical learning in nursing education is essential in developing the necessary knowledge, skills, and attitudes that foster safe, competent patient care. Traditional and on-campus clinical... More

    pp. 37-42

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  12. Flipped Clinical Preceptorship: An Alternate Model of Nursing Student Supervision

    Christian Scott & Malcolm Elliott

    Clinical preceptorship typically involves an experienced nurse supervising a student performing clinical tasks. Due to model limitations, we designed a flipped model of student preceptorship. From ... More

    pp. 43-46

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  13. Transforming Nursing Education through Clinical Faculty Development

    Candice Phillips, Kellie Bassell & Laura Fillmore

    Prospective students are denied admittance into nursing programs because of faculty shortage. Recruitment, development, and retention of faculty must be prioritized. An eLearning course was... More

    pp. 47-53

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  14. RN-to-BSN Education. Global and Population Health Project: Think Global, Act Local

    Andrew Scanlon, Sarah Kelly, Courtney Reinisch & Janice Smolowitz

    An associate degree in nursing (ADN) is an established pathway to becoming a Registered Nurse (RN) in the United States (US) however there is a push for ADN trained RNs to pursue further training... More

    pp. 54-57

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  15. Educating Associate Degree Nursing Students in Primary Palliative Care Using Online-E-Learning

    Polly Mazanec, FPB School of Nursing, CWRU; Betty Ferrell, City of Hope; Pam Malloy, American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN); Rose Virani, City of Hope

    With the rapidly growing number of patients facing serious, life-limiting illnesses, there is an increasing demand for palliative care. This manuscript focuses on the development and implementation... More

    pp. 58-64

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  16. Peer Evaluation of Clinical Teaching Practices

    Rita Ann Laske

    Clinical education is an integral component of nursing student preparation for practice. Instructors facilitating this process should be evaluated by peers and students. This study examined... More

    pp. 65-68

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  17. Does Using a Course Design Framework Better Engage our Online Nursing Students?

    Teresa Gaston & Susan Lynch

    Nursing programs seek to develop innovative active learning strategies as a better way to meet student-learning outcomes in nursing education. Online delivery is one strategy many nursing educators... More

    pp. 69-71

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  18. Building Community in the Online Course

    Tim J. Bristol

    pp. 72-74

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  19. Social Mission

    Donna Meyer

    p. 75

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