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Teaching and Learning in Nursing

October 2016 Volume 11, Number 4

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Number of articles: 18

  1. Towards an Evidence-Based Methodology for High-Stakes Evaluation of Nursing Students' Clinical Performance Using Simulation

    Marilyn H. Oermann, Duke University School of Nursing; Suzan Kardong-Edgren, School of Nursing and Health Sciences; Mary Anne Rizzolo, National League for Nursing

    The aim of this study was to explore the feasibility of developing scenarios for high-stakes evaluation of students' clinical performance. We used video recordings of graduating nursing students... More

    pp. 133-137

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  2. Professional Development for Nursing Faculty: Assessing Transfer of Learning into Practice

    Donna Ignatavicius; Catherine E. Chung, Touro University Nevada

    Nurse educators often attend faculty development conferences to learn new strategies and information about the state of nursing education evidence and practice. Yet, very little evidence has been... More

    pp. 138-142

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  3. The Effectiveness of Unfolding Case Studies on ADN Nursing Students' Level of Knowledge and Critical Thinking Skills

    Jaime T. Carter, South Georgia State College, School of Nursing; Susan Welch, University of West Georgia, School of Nursing

    The purpose of this study was to determine effectiveness of unfolding case studies on associate degree in nursing students' level of knowledge and critical thinking skills. A quasi-experimental,... More

    pp. 143-146

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  4. Predictive Factors Impacting Intent-to-Stay Teaching for Associate Degree Adjunct Clinical Nurse Faculty

    Julie A. Woodworth

    The purpose of this quantitative correlational research study was to understand the predictive factors of intent-to-stay teaching for associate degree adjunct clinical nurse faculty. An examination... More

    pp. 147-151

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  5. A Model of Practical Nurse to Registered Nurse Educational Articulation: A Successful Approach to Advancing the Nursing Workforce

    Susan Birkhead, Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing, St. Peter's Health Partners; Mary-Jane Araldi, Memorial College of Nursing, St. Peter's Health Partners; Roni Cummings, Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing, St. Peter's Health Partners

    A consortium of practical nurse (PN) and associate degree (AD) nurse educators in New York State developed a voluntary statewide articulation model in 2003. The model is designed to promote... More

    pp. 152-156

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  6. A Faculty's Approach to Distance Learning Standardization

    Barbara Griffiths

    A nursing faculty workshop on distance learning highlighted several areas that needed review and revision of the existing approach toward distance education. Nursing educators, especially those... More

    pp. 157-162

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  7. Variables that Influence Retention in RN-BS Students

    Virginia Peterson-Grazioze, Jennifer Bryer & Maria Nikolaidou

    Facilitating RN-BS educational mobility is a priority for nurse educators as is fostering incentives and inhibiting barriers. This study evaluates how restrictive or supportive select academic,... More

    pp. 163-165

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  8. Remediation 101: Strategies for Nurse Educators

    Nicole Custer

    A downward trend in the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurse pass rates and unsuccessful student completion of nursing education programs have increased the use of remedial... More

    pp. 166-170

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  9. Faculty Roles and Processes for NCLEX-RN Outcomes: A Theoretical Perspective

    Janet H. Davis

    Over many years, nursing educators have tried a variety of interventions to improve graduate of the National Council Licensure Examination - Registered Nurse ® pass rates. Peplau's Theory of... More

    pp. 171-174

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  10. Building First Semester Nursing Student Confidence for Test Taking: A STARS Pilot Project

    Pearlie Miller, Wallace Community College Selma; Jeffery Wade Forehand & Marilyn McBride, Troy University School of Nursing

    This quasi-experimental pilot study implemented a relaxation technique in first semester registered and practical nursing students enrolled in a nursing fundamentals course. Data were collected and... More

    pp. 175-178

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  11. Pills, Thrills, and Pharmacology Drills! Strategies to Increase Student Retention in an Entry-Level Nursing Pharmacology Course

    Suzanne Carpenter, Rhoda Reddix & Denise Martin

    The pharmacology course in a nursing curriculum should provide learners with a strong foundation in the knowledge of drugs. In many nursing programs, the attrition rate in pharmacology is often... More

    pp. 179-183

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  12. End-of-Life Patient Simulation: Lessons Learned

    Michelle M. Sherlin & Patricia Taylor Quinn

    Recent research suggests that nursing education may not adequately prepare nursing students to care for patients at the end of life. This community college program integrated an end-of-life (EOL)... More

    pp. 184-188

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  13. A Phenomenological Inquiry of the Perceptions of Simulation among ADN Students with Prior Health Care Experience

    Barbara Adams Miller, Troy University School of Nursing; Laura P. Kimble, Georgia Baptist College of Nursing; Tanya Sudia, Louise Herrington School of Nursing; Rose Mary Gee, Georgia Southern University, School of Nursing

    Simulation for nursing students has gained national attention, but literature does not exist to support planning for activities that take into account prior experience as a health care provider.... More

    pp. 189-193

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  14. Readiness for Interprofessional Learning After Participation in an Obstetric Simulation

    Jennifer Guay, W. Scott Erdley, Deborah Raines & Jessica Castner

    The importance of interprofessional education (IPE) is widely documented yet remains underutilized in clinical education. The purpose of this study is to determine student readiness for continued... More

    pp. 194-198

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  15. Using High-Fidelity Simulation to Increase Nursing Student Knowledge in Medication Administration

    Leona Konieczny

    The increased use of prescription medications along with teaching safety presents nurse educators with the challenge of preparing students with knowledge related to medication administration.... More

    pp. 199-203

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  16. Incorporating Electronic Documentation into Beginning Nursing Courses Facilitates Safe Nursing Practice

    Ann M. Bowling

    Advances in technology require nursing students to be prepared to practice in a technology-rich environment. The purpose of this project was to incorporate electronic documentation activities to... More

    pp. 204-208

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  17. Four Steps to Creating a Culture of Leadership: Administrators, Faculty, and Students Unite

    Tim J. Bristol

    pp. 209-211

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  18. Focus on Partnership

    Donna Meyer

    pp. 212-213

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