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Teaching and Learning in Nursing

October 2013 Volume 8, Number 4

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Nurse-related variables associated with patient outcomes: A review of the literature 2006–2012

    Linda Krueger, Christina Funk, Jeanne Green & Kathy Kuznar

    Maintaining cost-effective care while optimizing patient outcomes becomes more challenging because the complexity of health care increases. Numerous variables impact patient outcomes. The purpose... More

    pp. 120-127

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  2. A project to increase faculty's cultural competence in mentoring English as a second language nursing students

    Nancy E. Greenberg

    The retention and graduation of English as a second language (ESL) nursing students are essential to better diversify the nursing workforce; however, ESL nursing students face academic, language,... More

    pp. 128-135

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  3. Effects of a student response system on preclass preparation, learning, and class participation in a diverse classroom

    Kenya V. Beard, Hunter College, United States; Elsa-Sofia Morote, Dowling College, United States; Kellie Volcy, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, United States

    As classrooms grow in diversity, educators may find it more challenging to create learning environments that meet the needs of all students. Pedagogical practices that facilitate discussion should ... More

    pp. 136-139

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  4. The impact of integrating Quality and Safety Education for Nurses' safety competency in first-year associate degree nursing students

    Angela D. Jones

    The purpose of this pilot project was to integrate Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) safety competency teaching strategies in first-semester associate degree in nursing (ADN) students ... More

    pp. 140-146

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  5. Impact of simulation on safe medication practice with diploma/ADN students

    Carol A. Campbell

    Medication errors pose a significant threat to society. Because many mistakes are made during the administration phase, nurses should be educated early in practices congruent with safe medication... More

    pp. 147-156

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  6. Evaluating the predictive validity of preadmission academic criteria: High-stakes assessment

    Cheryl Shaffer & Susan McCabe

    The purpose of this article is to identify preadmission predictor's variables of National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) first attempt outcome in associate degree... More

    pp. 157-161

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