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Teaching and Learning in Nursing

July 2014 Volume 9, Number 3

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Scavenger hunt: A creative teaching strategy to introduce pharmacological concepts and ethical concerns

    Elizabeth A. Tinnon

    The sheer volume and number of errors in medication administration obliges nursing educators to facilitate a higher level of student understanding in foundational pharmacological concepts. The... More

    pp. 104-107

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  2. Learning together: The image gently interprofessional simulation for nursing and allied health students

    Michele A. Pfaff

    An interprofessional simulation was developed to teach the concepts of the "Image Gently" campaign and to improve collaboration among nursing and radiologic technology students. The simulation... More

    pp. 108-114

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  3. Tap into NCLEX® success

    Melissa J. Geist, Tennessee Tech University, United States; Martha Catlette, Coahoma Community College Allied Health Training Center, Clarksdale, United States

    This paper describes a triangulated approach for increasing National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX®) pass rates. Readers will learn how to implement three powerful strategies to promote... More

    pp. 115-119

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  4. Simulation in associate degree nursing education: A literature review

    Laura Skrable, Ocean County College School of Nursing, United States; Virginia Fitzsimons, Kean University School of Nursing, United States

    The use of simulation in nursing education is increasing in scope and popularity. Many undergraduate nursing programs have adopted high-fidelity patient simulation as an educational tool. The... More

    pp. 120-125

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  5. Simulation education: A primer for professionalism

    Nancy Hinchcliffe Duphily

    Professionalism embraces a set of attitudes, skills and behaviors, attributes, and values expected from those to whom society considers an expert. Research has shown that simulation-based training ... More

    pp. 126-129

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  6. Integration of quality and safety competencies in undergraduate nursing education: A faculty development approach

    Jennifer Bryer & Virginia Peterson-Graziose

    Graduate nursing competencies in quality and patient safety should be integrated into theoretical and experiential learning using active, student-centered methodologies, and threaded through... More

    pp. 130-133

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  7. Eliminating cultural bias in nursing examinations

    Deborah McMillan Coddington, Coordinator, LPN to RN Advanced Standing Pathway, LaGuardia Community College, United States; Kathleen Karsten, Director, Nursing Programs, LaGuardia Community College, United States

    Nursing program's enrollment reflects greater numbers of students for whom English is a second language. According to the National League for Nursing, approximately 32% of nursing students are from... More

    pp. 134-138

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  8. The use of gaming as a peer mentoring tool for student success strategies

    Lynn Sulpizi, Nancy Price, Dawn Yetto & Jade Burris

    The use of a novel board game, called “Steps of Success,” is discussed as a peer mentoring tool. Students progress through the game by answering questions about strategies that promote a nursing... More

    pp. 139-143

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