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Teaching and Learning in Nursing

Volume 2, Number 4

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Number of articles: 10

  1. Rebuilding New Orleans, one nurse at a time

    Joan Breeden, Evelyn Dodson, Wendy Garretson, Joan Hodge, Veronica Jean, Jill Lambert, Lynn W. Lowery, Ann Nealy & Kim Uddo

    The purpose of this article is to share insights from nursing faculty as they rallied to graduate Level II sophomores at Delgado Community College Charity School of Nursing in New Orleans post... More

    pp. 93-99

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  2. Making a case for integration of disaster-preparedness content in associate degree nursing programs

    Robin P. Smith

    Catastrophic events such as 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina have identified the need for nurses to be trained in disaster preparedness. Government and regulatory agencies are calling for this content to... More

    pp. 100-104

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  3. Clinical simulations: Let's get real!

    Lydia A. Massias & Carol A. Shimer

    Simulations have been recommended when clinical facilities are scarce because they provide a similar experience to that which a student would encounter. Pasco-Hernando Community College nursing... More

    pp. 105-108

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  4. Evaluation of critical thinking skills in an associate degree nursing program

    Jackie H. Jones & Libby V. Morris

    This study examined changes over time in critical thinking skills in students entering an associate degree nursing program in the fall of 2002 and graduating in the spring of 2004 at a small... More

    pp. 109-115

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  5. Introduction to health care education: A course for new associate of science in nursing faculty

    Nancy Cyr

    Adult learners entering nursing schools come from diverse backgrounds and have various characteristics and motivations for learning. To produce competent clinicians at the end of the program of... More

    pp. 116-121

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  6. Encouraging associate degree nursing students to pursue a bachelor of science in nursing: The faculty role

    Amanda VanHouden Alonzo & Wanda Bonnel

    Faculty in associate degree nursing (ADN) programs have unique opportunities to encourage and guide students to continue their nursing education. At a time when the nursing profession needs... More

    pp. 122-125

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  7. Parental refusal or delay of childhood immunization: Implications for nursing and health education

    Kathalene M. Harris, Dianna K. Hughbanks-Wheaton, Rita Johnston & Laura Kubin

    The purpose of this article is to review the current literature to ascertain reasons behind parental refusal or delay of childhood immunizations. Recurring themes highlighted issues involving... More

    pp. 126-132

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  8. Implementing supportive strategies to retain nurse educators

    Kathleen A. Halcomb, Amy L. Gregg & Bridget Roberts

    The nurse educator shortage directly affects the nursing shortage. To adequately prepare future nurses, academia needs to retain qualified nurse educators. Many factors affect the nurse educator... More

    pp. 133-137

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  9. Computer-assisted instruction: An effective instructional method

    Deborah P. Rouse

    This study provides data that support computer-assisted instruction (CAI) as an effective instructional method when teaching associate degree nursing students about congenital heart disease.... More

    pp. 138-143

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  10. That's edu-tainment! Using games to engage, excite, and educate

    Rojann R. Alpers, Gary Brown, Kay Jarrell & Roxena Wotring

    pp. 144-145

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