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Teaching and Learning in Nursing

April 2019 Volume 14, Number 2

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Number of articles: 15

  1. Using the ACEN Standards in Curriculum Development

    Nell Ard, Suzette Farmer, Sharon F. Beasley & Keri Nunn-Ellison

    Curriculum development is one of the most important roles of the nurse educator. Developing and maintaining a nursing curriculum that is contemporary and effectively prepares the nursing student to... More

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  2. Seasonal Reflections

    Donna Spivey

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  3. Determining the Rate of Educational Advancement of Associate Degree Nursing Graduates: A Replicable Method to Establish the ADN as a Pathway to the Baccalaureate in Nursing

    Linda M. Perfetto, Connecticut Community College Nursing Program, Associate Degree to Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing Program, Charter Oak State College, Connecticut State Colleges & Universities; Liana Orsolini PhD, Bon Secours Health System, Center for Clinical Excellence and Innovation

    This article reports on the initial analysis of a database constructed to track the educational advancement of graduates’ of a public associate degree nursing (ADN) consortium in the northeast... More

    pp. 77-84

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  4. The PREP Mnemonic: A Framework to Integrate Clinical Preparation in Nursing Education

    Laura Vogelsang, Center for Health and Wellness, Lethbridge College; Cheryl Besse, College of Nursing, Canada

    Given the growing complexity of clients, often the expectation of students is to research their patient assignment prior to providing care. The purpose of this paper is to introduce PREP: a... More

    pp. 85-87

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  5. Curriculum Mapping in Nursing Education: A Case Study for Collaborative Curriculum Design and Program Quality Assurance

    Melissa Neville-Norton & Sally Cantwell

    The development of nursing program curricula requires an understanding of the fundamentals of curriculum design that is relevant and competency based. Curriculum mapping is an evidence-based... More

    pp. 88-93

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  6. Nurse Educators' use of Lecture and Active Learning

    Tim Bristol, Walden University, United States; Debra Hagler, College of Nursing & Health Innovation, United States; Jacquelyn McMillian-Bohler, Duke University School of Nursing, United States; Rita Wermers, Arizona State University, United States; Daniel Hatch & Marilyn H. Oermann, Duke University School of Nursing, United States

    The results of numerous studies suggest that by using active learning strategies educators can improve student learning outcomes. We asked 536 nurse educators teaching in prelicensure programs to... More

    pp. 94-96

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  7. The Relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Clinical Teaching Effectiveness

    Caroline K. Mosca

    Emotional intelligence is associated with improved management of stress and may improve clinical teaching effectiveness of nurse faculty by modulating stressors in the clinical setting. The present... More

    pp. 97-102

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  8. Associate Degree Nursing Students' Perceptions of Instructor Caring

    Pamela Fifer

    The purpose of this study was to explore associate degree nursing students' perceptions of instructor caring, and the relationships between age, employment status, and race/ethnicity with these... More

    pp. 103-110

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  9. Nurse Faculty Burnout and Strategies to Avoid it

    Cynthia M Thomas, Diana L Bantz & Constance E. McIntosh

    Eight out of ten Americans report they experience job stress. Nurses (74%) are reporting acute and chronic stress as a contributing factor to nurse burnout. Stress can be the result of... More

    pp. 111-116

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  10. Juggling School with Life: How the Successful Non-traditional Nursing Student Stays in School

    Kimberly Priode

    Non-traditional nursing students struggle to balance school and life. The retention of these students is paramount for increasing RNs in the workforce. The beginning development of grounded theory ... More

    pp. 117-121

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  11. Longitudinal Learning Plan for Developing Moral Courage

    Erin Gibson

    Nursing curriculums strive to prepare students for their role as a professional nurse. Nursing ethics should continue to play a vital role in educating future nurses. Moral courage is one of many... More

    pp. 122-124

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  12. Using Feedback to Improve Clinical Education of Nursing Students in an Academic-Practice Partnership

    Mary Lloyd-Penza & Anastasia Rose, VA Portland Health Care System, School of Nursing, Oregon Health & Science University; Ashley Roach, OHSU VANAP Clinical Faculty, School of Nursing, Oregon Health & Science University

    There is growing evidence to support partnerships between academic and practice institutions. In one of the Veterans Affairs Nursing Academic Partnerships (VANAP), nurses supervised undergraduate... More

    pp. 125-127

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  13. Exploring Strategies to Enhance Scholarly Writing for RN-BSN Students Using an Online Tutorial

    Elizabeth Riley

    Scholarly writing has been documented in the rearch as crucial to nursing education and professional development. However, there remains a lack of clarity on the best standardized guidelines... More

    pp. 128-134

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  14. Policy for Managing Technology in Nursing Education

    Tim Bristol

    pp. 135-137

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  15. Quality and Safety

    Donna Meyer

    p. 140

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