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Teaching and Learning in Nursing

July 2015 Volume 10, Number 3

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Number of articles: 9

  1. Faculty openings, shortage, and mentoring in associate degree nursing programs

    Marilyn H. Oermann, Duke University School of Nursing, United States; Mary R. Lynn, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States; Charlotte A. Agger, School of Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States

    This study surveyed directors of associate degree in nursing programs ( More

    pp. 107-111

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  2. A comparison of associate degree nursing students' Kaplan Diagnostic Examination® scores to first-time NCLEX-RN outcomes

    Christine Salvucci

    For nursing programs and their students, it is important that the associate degree nursing graduates have first-time National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) success.... More

    pp. 112-117

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  3. Students' experiences in associate degree nursing programs: A qualitative study looking at moral distress

    Rhonda L. Reader

    This qualitative study aimed to describe experiences of moral distress among students enrolled in associate degree nursing programs. Four themes emerged during analysis: (a) dealing with the... More

    pp. 118-123

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  4. Fostering deep learning: An on-line clinical postconference pilot study

    Christine L. Heid

    Complex and acute health alterations are evident in clinical patient care and often challenge nursing students. The researcher developed an on-line clinical postconference pilot study. The study... More

    pp. 124-127

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  5. Utilization of nursing home residents for development of assessment skills

    Sheryl K. House, Mary Ann Goetz & Susan Dowell

    Acquiring strong assessment skills is imperative for nursing students in order to enhance their learning experiences and future nursing practice. Nursing homes offer a quality clinical experience... More

    pp. 128-131

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  6. Redesign on a dime: Resuscitating a stalled nursing simulation program on a zero budget

    Susan G. Bryant & Samantha C. Ogle

    An associate degree nursing program developed a simulation education program with existing equipment, space, and supplies. Faculty collaborated to establish an academically safe environment, set... More

    pp. 132-137

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  7. Faculty attrition as an outcome of a college merger: Lessons learned

    Gayla Love

    This study explores the experiences of associate degree in nursing faculty who experienced a program merger. Nursing faculty in this study reported how communication and work environment influenced... More

    pp. 138-142

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  8. Bundle up: Introducing care bundles to increase knowledge and confidence of senior nursing students

    Lori Goodstone, Fran Cherkis, Christine Glaser, Maria Nikolaidou & Nancy J. Maggio

    Nursing graduates transitioning to practice are expected to be safe and competent practitioners. Health organizations promote the use of evidence-based practices such as care bundles to improve... More

    pp. 143-148

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  9. The NCLEX-RN® in clinical

    Tim Bristol

    pp. 149-152

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