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Teaching and Learning in Nursing

October 2018 Volume 13, Number 4

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Number of articles: 21

  1. Lessons Learned

    Christy Dryer

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  2. Fundamentals of terminology related to Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

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

    The purpose of this article is to offer readers a fundamental overview of Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) Standards and Criteria through a review of essential terminology. ... More

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  3. The Essence of Nursing

    Vickie Rodgers

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  4. An Innovative Educational Intervention to Improve Nursing Students' Knowledge, Attitudes, and Skills Surrounding Breastfeeding

    Brittney Rhodes, School of Health Professions, Community College of Baltimore County, United States; Adriane Burgess, Department of Nursing, United States

    It is important for nurse educators to develop deliberate experiences within the curriculum to educate future nurses not only on the benefits of breastfeeding but also on how to advocate and... More

    pp. 197-201

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  5. Nursing Campus Therapy Dog: A Pilot Study

    Debby Hall

    This experimental pilot study investigated the long term effect of a therapy dog on the symptoms of anxiety and depression experienced by nursing students. Participants, assigned to a control or... More

    pp. 202-206

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  6. The Effect of Instruction on Learning: Case Based Versus Lecture Based

    Lina D. Kantar & Silva Sailian

    There is scarcity of evidence demonstrating the impact of the instructional approach on curriculum outcomes of knowledge retention and clinical judgment in nursing education. The study aimed at... More

    pp. 207-211

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  7. Gaming Strategies in Nursing Education

    Frances DiAnna Kinder & Jane M. Kurz

    The purpose of this study was to explore if the game was associated with improved final exam scores for nursing students. Ninety-eight senior nursing students were enrolled in the... More

    pp. 212-214

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  8. The Incidence of Student Repeaters in Pre-Licensure Nursing Programs in North Carolina

    Lisa S. Lewis, Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program; Ann Marie T. Milner, Perry Health Sciences Campus, Wake Technical Community College, 2901 Holston Lane; Tonya L. Willingham, Catherine W. Wood School of Nursing, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

    When nursing students fail and are required to repeat a course in a pre-licensure nursing program, they are at risk for attrition from the nursing program. While nursing student attrition is a... More

    pp. 215-218

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  9. Feedback Board: An Innovative Way to Adapt Classroom Teaching

    Ashleigh Woods & Teresa D. Welch

    There is much discussion in the literature on the effectiveness of end of semester summative evaluations of teaching and those who teach. Educators cite many reasons why they are dissatisfied with ... More

    pp. 219-222

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  10. Use of Academic Coaches to Promote Student Success in Online Nursing Programs

    Lisa Broussard & Debra White-Jefferson

    pp. 223-225

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  11. It Takes a Village… RN Diploma to BSN Program

    Carol L. Papp, School of Nursing, United States; Linda Alessie Podolak, Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing, Bridgeport Hospital, United States; MaryEllen Hope Kosturko, Patient Care Operations/CNO, Yale New Haven Health System/Bridgeport Hospital, United States; Lucille C. Gambardella, Wesley College, Positive Transitions, United States

    Educational mobility is familiar to diploma and associate degree faculty and is emphasized in the Institute of Medicine Report, The Future of Nursing. Utilizing this premise, a team of nurse... More

    pp. 226-232

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  12. Nontechnical Skills Training and Patient Safety in Undergraduate Nursing Education: A Systematic Review

    Daisuke Fukuta, Faculty of Nursing, Japan; Maki Iitsuka, Faculty of Nursing, Komazawa Woman's University, Japan

    Learning nontechnical skills has been recognized to play an important role in enhancing patient safety. This study aimed to synthesize the available evidence regarding nontechnical skills training ... More

    pp. 233-239

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  13. Transitioning from Education to Practice: Associate Degree Program, Senior Clinical at a Skilled Nursing Facility, a Pilot Program

    Theresa A. Przybylowicz

    Over the last 4 years, there has been a shift in where associated degree registered nurses (ADNs) are being employed. There has been an increase of ADN graduates employed at skilled nursing... More

    pp. 240-243

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  14. Collaboration Between Two Schools of Nursing: Emotional Intelligence Education for Prelicensure Students

    Deborah S. Judge, College of Health Professions; Angela Opsahl, Indiana University School of Nursing; Danielle Robinson, Ivy Tech Community College

    Faculty and nurse administrators have a duty to provide future nurses both educational development and the professional expectations of nurses in health care settings to sustain the quality of care... More

    pp. 244-246

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  15. Maternity Boot Camp: A Strategy to Begin Clinical

    Helen A. Gordon & Eleanor L. Stevenson

    To allay anxiety about the maternity clinical experience, nursing faculty developed a simulation to enable prelicensure students to rehearse their 1st day on the maternity unit. Results from... More

    pp. 247-248

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  16. Remediation: Using Data to Prescribe Interventions for Nursing Students

    Michelle D. Myles

    This article presents the use of standardized assessments to prescribe remediation plans for midprogram and end-of-program nursing students. Remediation plans implemented for prelicensure students ... More

    pp. 249-253

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  17. Partners in Learning: A Collaborative Model to Increase the Number of Baccalaureate-Prepared Nurses

    Jacqueline Kayler DeBrew

    One bachelor of science in nursing (BSN)-granting institution sought to break down the barriers that many registered nurses encounter by forming partnerships with community colleges in the state to... More

    pp. 254-257

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  18. Transferability of Medication Administration Simulation Training to Clinical Settings

    Rinat Avraham, Vlada Shor, Nancy Hurvitz, Rachel Shvartsur & Einat Kimhi

    The study examines the impact of one-on-one simulation for medication administration (MA) on prelicensure student preparedness for and performance of MA in the clinical setting.We used a... More

    pp. 258-262

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  19. Transition to Nursing Faculty: Exploring the Barriers

    Katie Bagley, Department of Nursing; Lesa Hoppe, Bryan College of Health Sciences; Gail Hanson Brenner, Marnee’ Crawford & Melissa Weir, Department of Nursing

    The future nursing workforce is dependent upon qualified nursing faculty to teach nursing students. The purpose of this qualitative research study was to explore the perceived barriers to becoming ... More

    pp. 263-267

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  20. NCLEX-RN® in Every Laboratory and Simulation: Technology Can Help

    Tim J. Bristol

    pp. 268-270

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