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Teaching and Learning in Nursing

Volume 3, Number 2

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Implementation of an evidence-based safe patient handling and movement mobility curriculum in an associate degree nursing program

    Galatia Tina Iakovou

    Nurses are at an increased risk for work-related musculoskeletal injuries as a result of the cumulative effects of manual patient-handling tasks. An evidence-based mobility curriculum was... More

    pp. 48-52

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  2. Enhancing student comfort in psychiatric clinical settings

    Terry D. Penn

    Fear, anxiety, and negative attitudes have decreased the popularity of psychiatric nursing as a career choice among nursing students. Nursing faculty is faced with the challenge of reducing nursing... More

    pp. 53-55

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  3. Reading assignments in nursing courses: Some guidelines for faculty

    Marilyn H. Oermann & Janet Christman

    This article reviews the literature on assigned reading in prelicensure nursing programs and examines applicable studies from other disciplines. The authors provide recommendations that faculty... More

    pp. 56-58

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  4. HIV/AIDS related stigma: Delivering appropriate nursing care

    Ronald Vance & Sharon Denham

    Persons with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) often experience disease related stigma and nurses are likely to encounter them in a wide variety of... More

    pp. 59-66

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  5. Effects of diaphragmatic breathing on stress levels of nursing students

    Kitty Consolo, Sally Fusner & Sharon Staib

    Stress and nursing school seem to be synonymous. The stressors nursing students experience both in their personal lives and in their role as students are many and varied. This study used two... More

    pp. 67-71

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  6. The Healthy Teddy Clinic: An innovative pediatric clinical experience

    Amy Campbell & Sylvia T. Brown

    Finding pediatric clinical experiences and sites challenges many nursing programs. This article explores an alternative clinical site and method that offer not only a creative and fun pediatric... More

    pp. 72-75

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  7. Clinical supervision: Instructional strategy in the development of psychiatric nursing skills

    Marcy Echternacht & Renee Youngs

    Clinical supervision by faculty is an important instructional strategy to reinforce acquisition and development of psychiatric nursing skills. This article discusses elements of the supervision... More

    pp. 76-80

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