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Teaching and Learning in Nursing

Volume 6, Number 4

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Number of articles: 9

  1. The diffusion of human patient simulation into an associate degree in nursing curriculum

    Ruth E. Irwin

    The diffusion of human patient simulation (HPS) within a nursing curriculum is challenging. This article describes an exemplar that presents a 3-year process guided by the Diffusion of Innovations ... More

    pp. 153-158

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  2. The impact of end-of-life curriculum content on the attitudes of associate degree nursing students toward death and care of the dying

    Elizabeth H. Dobbins

    Because end-of-life care competes with other nursing content for a place in the curriculum, nurse educators are challenged to select effective teaching strategies to prepare graduates to care for... More

    pp. 159-166

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  3. The integration of evidence-based practice and research utilization in associate degree nursing curriculum: An approach at Mississippi University for Women

    Brandy H. Larmon & Lynn W. Varner

    Mississippi University for Women faculty members, in their Associated Degree Nursing curriculum, have incorporated the use of article critiques, literature reviews, clinical integration, and group ... More

    pp. 167-171

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  4. Using an online video to teach nursing skills

    Kassie McKenny

    Faculty are challenged to find teaching strategies that develop students' technical skills within the clinical learning laboratory. A step-by-step skill-specific video placed online allows students... More

    pp. 172-175

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  5. Collaborative posttesting in an adult health nursing course

    Jackie H. Jones & Kathy Lishman

    Developing innovative and creative learning experiences can contribute to academic success and retention of students. This article presents collaborative posttesting as one such pedagogical... More

    pp. 176-180

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  6. Academic success of nursing students: Does motivation matter?

    Stacy Rose

    Schools of nursing around the world, including associate degree nursing (ADN) programs, continue to be challenged by retention and recruitment issues. Many efforts have been made to address the... More

    pp. 181-184

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  7. Development of team skills in novice nurses through an athletic coaching model

    Molly Johnson, Mashawna Hamilton, Beth Delaney & Nicole Pennington

    Nursing is a team sport, and medical errors occur when members of the team fail to collaborate. The purpose of this project was to develop team leadership skills in entry-level nursing students... More

    pp. 185-189

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  8. The importance of nursing history: A method of inclusion

    Rojann R. Alpers, Kay Jarrell & Roxena Wotring

    pp. 190-191

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  9. Clickers: Audience response strategies

    Tim J. Bristol

    pp. 192-195

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