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Teaching and Learning in Nursing

April 2012 Volume 7, Number 2

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Number of articles: 9

  1. Class is about to start: Please turn on your cell phones:: 10 uses for cell phones in nursing education

    Marilyn Smith-Stoner

    Cell phones are among the most common forms of technology in today's college classroom. Although their presence can present problems, banning them is unfeasible. A more effective approach is to... More

    pp. 42-46

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  2. Managing a large class environment: Simple strategies for new nurse educators

    Meigan K. Robb

    The average class size in nursing programs is increasing. Large class environments present multiple barriers for facilitating learning. Nurse educators must implement creative strategies to... More

    pp. 47-50

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  3. What nurse faculty have to say about clinical grading

    Bernadette Amicucci

    Clinical grading is one approach to assure that future nurses have the knowledge and skills to provide safe patient care. The phenomenon being explored for this study was the experience of clinical... More

    pp. 51-55

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  4. Strategies for nursing faculty to promote a healthy work environment for nursing students

    Julie L. Decker & Teresa Shellenbarger

    Following a brief review of the literature related to hostile work environments, this article offers suggestions for associate degree nursing faculty to effectively deal with the work environment... More

    pp. 56-61

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  5. Incivility in nursing education: A review of the literature

    Veronica J. Gallo

    This literature review defines incivility in nursing, describes different methodologies used to study incivility in nursing, synthesizes perceptions of uncivil behaviors in nursing students and... More

    pp. 62-66

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  6. The impact of service–learning on students' cultural competence

    Hsiu-Chin Chen, Dianne McAdams-Jones, Djin Lyn Tay & John M. Packer

    The purpose of this study was to enhance students' cultural competence through a service–learning project in a community clinic. This quasi-experimental study used a pretest–posttest control group ... More

    pp. 67-73

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  7. The Institute of Medicine's Future of Nursing Report: What are the implications for associate degree nursing education?

    Liana Orsolini-Hain

    The Institute of Medicine's (IOM's) Future of Nursing Report lays a blueprint for the next 20 to 50 years in nursing. There is a strong role in the future of nursing for community college-based,... More

    pp. 74-77

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  8. The subtle curriculum: What are we really teaching our students?

    Rojann R. Alpers, Kay Jarrell & Roxena Wotring

    pp. 78-79

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  9. The National Council Licensure Examination across the curriculum: Low-tech learning strategies for student success

    Tim J. Bristol

    pp. 80-84

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