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Teaching and Learning in Nursing

January 2017 Volume 12, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 21

  1. If Not Me, Then Who?

    Christy Dryer

    p. 1

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  2. Correlation Between Critical Thinking Skills and National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses Success in Accelerated Bachelor Nursing Students

    Mahmoud A. Kaddoura, Duke University School of Nursing; Olga Van Dyke, MCPHS University School of Nursing; Qing Yang, Duke University School of Nursing

    Critical thinking (CT) skills are expected of all nurses, yet a limited number of studies have explored the impact of CT on National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN)... More

    pp. 3-7

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  3. Characteristics of Collaboration Among Academic and Practice Partners: A Pilot Study

    Colleen Manzetti, Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies, Monmouth University, West Long Branch; Maria Torchia LoGrippo, Rutgers University, United States

    Collaboration involved in partnerships among nurses from academic and practice organizations was crucial to developing models for academic progression. Through the work of the New Jersey Action... More

    pp. 8-11

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  4. Part-Time Nursing Faculty Perceptions of Their Learning Needs During Their Role Transition Experiences

    Rhoda A. Owens

    The purpose of this study was to explore and interpret the part-time nursing faculty's perceptions of their need to learn pedagogical skills during their role transition experiences from an expert ... More

    pp. 12-16

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  5. Staff Nurses' Perception of Their Role in a Dedicated Education Unit Within the Intensive Care Unit

    Linda Koharchik & Karen Jakub, Duquesne University School of Nursing; Catherine Witsberger, UPMC Presbyterian; Kimberly Brooks, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC; Denise Petras, UPMC Presbyterian; Yvonne Weideman & Madelyn Gibson Antonich, Duquesne University School of Nursing

    The dedicated education unit (DEU), a model for clinical nursing education, is a partnership in which professional nurses are trained to participate in the clinical education of nursing students.... More

    pp. 17-20

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  6. Nursing Students' Perceptions of Learning Psychomotor Skills: A Literature Review

    Michael D. Aldridge

    The aim of this qualitative literature review was to answer the question, “What are nursing students' perceptions of learning psychomotor skills?” After reviewing 96 studies from 1980 to June 2016,... More

    pp. 21-27

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  7. Using Narratives to Enhance Nursing Practice and Leadership: What Makes a Good Nurse?

    Pamela Wadsworth, Bronson School of Nursing; Karen Colorafi, College of Nursing, Washington State University; Nelma Shearer, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University

    Storytelling is an ancient practice that has functioned to maintain history, deepen empathy and understanding, and empower groups and individuals. Unfortunately, nurses are not encouraged to share ... More

    pp. 28-31

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  8. Options for Teaching Physical Assessment Skills On-Line for Nurse Education Students

    Stephanie Pickett

    pp. 32-34

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  9. Transforming the Clinical Experience for Associate Degree Nursing Students

    Elizabeth J. Rolston, Nursing Education, Research and Improvements, Mount Sinai Queens; Kathleen Karsten, Nursing Programs, LaGuardia Community College-CUNY; Anthony Auditore, Mount Sinai Queens; Philip Gimber, LaGuardia Community College-CUNY

    Effective clinical nursing education is critical to prepare nursing students for their practice-based profession. However, there is a lack of consensus in the literature about the preferred model... More

    pp. 35-38

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  10. Review of Journaling as a Teaching and Learning Strategy

    Laura B. Miller

    Journaling is an educational tool commonly used within nursing associate and bachelor degree programs. This article reviews journaling history, research, usage, and advantages and disadvantages... More

    pp. 39-42

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  11. Keep Calm and Simulate On: Faculty Experiences and Insights Into Implementing Best Practices in Simulation

    Meagan White

    Nursing faculty struggle with simulation pedagogy as standards and best practices have only recently emerged. Recent groundbreaking research provides support for the acceptance of simulation... More

    pp. 43-49

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  12. Integrating Mobile Devices Into the Nursing Classroom

    Jeffery Wade Forehand, School of Nursing; Barbara Miller, School of Nursing, Troy University; Holly Carter, School of Nursing

    Mobile device usage is widespread among nursing students today. Utilizing these devices in nursing education may enhance learning by helping to create a learner-centered approach. Engaging in... More

    pp. 50-52

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  13. Using a Virtual Journal Club for Sharing Evidence-Based Practice Recommendations in Critical Care Registered Nurses

    Ruth Ann LaMar

    Registered nurses must remain current with evidence-based practice knowledge to meet job demands in an evolving health care climate. This pilot study's purpose was to investigate a virtual journal ... More

    pp. 53-58

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  14. Introducing Interprofessional Education in Nursing Curricula

    Noreen Lennen & Barbara Miller, School of Nursing, Troy University, United States

    Promoting positive outcomes is a primary focus of providers when treating patients in all health care settings. Interprofessional education is an integral and necessary practice that must take... More

    pp. 59-61

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  15. Methods Faculty Use to Facilitate Nursing Students' Critical Thinking

    Audrey E. Nelson

    Faculty facilitate nursing students' critical thinking (CT) in classroom. This article describes methods faculty should use to facilitate nursing students' CT and illustrates which of the 17... More

    pp. 62-66

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  16. Accommodations Part I: What Are They and Where Did They Come From?

    Sandra Y. Walker

    pp. 67-68

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  17. Oral Health Care for Nurse Educators, Part 1: Birth to 6 Years Old

    Jan Mitchell, Department of Restorative Sciences Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University; Andrew Shoemaker, Turner Pediatric Dentistry

    pp. 69-72

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  18. Playing Detective to Enhance Critical Thinking

    Theresa Jones

    New nurses are expected to critically think and have the ability to quickly identify patient problems at an early stage upon entering the nursing profession. Nurse educators attempt to prepare... More

    pp. 73-76

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  19. Clinical Excursions for Prelicensure Nursing Students

    Beth Cusatis Phillips

    The first day of clinical for prelicensure nursing students is often filled with excitement and anxiety and fear. Clinical experiences have been identified by nursing students as one of the most... More

    pp. 77-78

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  20. New Year's Resolutions for Nurse Educators

    Tim J. Bristol

    pp. 79-81

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