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Teaching and Learning in Nursing

Volume 5, Number 3

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Number of articles: 9

  1. The ABCs of evidence-based practice : Integrating evidence-based practice into associate degree nursing curriculum

    Karen S. Lotz

    Evidence-based practice is an expectation of all health care practitioners. Associate degree nurses are no exception. Associate degree nursing students currently have little to no exposure as to... More

    pp. 95-97

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  2. Forensic nursing: An emerging competency for contemporary practice

    Charman L. Miller, Camille Leadingham, James R. McKean & Charlotte McManus

    Forensic nursing is an emerging specialty field of practice for nurses. Nurses have been challenged to share responsibility with the legal system to augment the resources available to patients with... More

    pp. 98-103

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  3. Personal experiences and lessons learned from building a blended nursing pharmacology course

    Vicky J. King & James L. King

    Blended learning, combining online and face-to-face instruction, has been in the spotlight as a method to teach nursing students effectively using fewer resources. This article is a review of what ... More

    pp. 104-110

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  4. Student perceptions and the effectiveness of podcasting in an Associate Degree Nursing program

    Pamela K. Kemp, Cheryl E. Myers, Maria R. Campbell & Arlisha P. Pratt

    Introduced in 2001, the popularity of the iPod has been phenomenal. Today's students expect podcasting to be a component of their instruction and demand its use. The purpose of this study was to... More

    pp. 111-114

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  5. Reframing nursing education: the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses initiative

    Robin Brown, Lisa Feller & Linda Benedict

    Quality and safety are paramount concerns in today's health care industry. The Quality and Safety Education for Nurses Initiative (QSEN), funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, has... More

    pp. 115-118

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  6. Classroom participation: A student perspective

    Collette Loftin, Lisa A. Davis & Vicki Hartin

    Encouraging associate degree nursing students to participate during class is an essential step in facilitating learning and encouraging critical thinking. However, students remain reluctant to... More

    pp. 119-124

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  7. Returning to school: The challenges of the licensed practical nurse-to-registered nurse transition student

    Linda Cook, Cheryl Dover, Michele Dickson & Barbara Engh

    Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) play a vital role in the provision of health care but have limited career mobility. Completing the LPN-to-RN transition option provides expanded opportunities and... More

    pp. 125-128

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  8. Associate degree nursing: entry into practice—link to the future

    Sharon S. Starr

    Associate degree nursing is in a unique position to address two challenges currently facing the nursing profession—the shortage of registered nurses and the lack of adequate numbers of... More

    pp. 129-134

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  9. The tapestry of influence project: Cultivating caring in the caring profession

    Rojann R. Alpers, Kay Jarrell & Roxena Wotring

    pp. 135-136

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