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Teaching and Learning in Nursing

January 2014 Volume 9, Number 1

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Would hardiness training be beneficial to current associate degree nursing program directors? Part I

    Ronda D. Mintz-Binder

    As noted in recently published studies, the position of the associate degree nursing (ADN) program director has become increasingly more stressful and subject to increasing turnover. Previous... More

    pp. 4-8

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  2. Exploring the present challenges of the associate degree in nursing program director role: Part II

    Ronda D. Mintz-Binder & Marie K. Lindley

    This study explores the unique work life and challenges in the role of the associate degree in nursing program director. Directors in this study reported how faculty issues and workload issues are ... More

    pp. 9-15

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  3. Patient safety and simulation in prelicensure nursing education: An integrative review

    Janeen Berndt

    The Institute of Medicine (2003) called for healthcare educational reform to emphasize patient safety. The Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (2011) initiative responded to the call and... More

    pp. 16-22

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  4. The use of human patient simulation to improve academic test scores in nursing students

    Laura Glidewell & Cheryl Conley

    Many technologies that were not yet invented when today's educators went to nursing school are now staples in nursing colleges and schools worldwide. Although there are numerous studies that... More

    pp. 23-26

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  5. On-line discussions in nursing education: Increase retention and utilize innovative teaching strategies

    Diane Weed, Amy Spurlock & Wade Forehand

    On-line discussions are an important component of on-line education. They can be an effective method for enhanced learning and critical thinking. Discussions give instructors an opportunity to use ... More

    pp. 27-29

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  6. Hybridization: The challenges an ADN program faces in entering the academic cyber world

    Linda K. Cook, Cheryl Dover, Michele A. Dickson, Jennifer Underwood & Barbara C. Engh

    Nursing students have multiple responsibilities that complicate their ability to attend a traditional class format. In an effort to be sensitive to the needs of these students and utilize available... More

    pp. 30-36

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  7. Impact of faculty development sessions to increase faculty competency with supervision of medication administration in an associate degree program

    Nancy N. Perry, Carroll Community College, United States; Linda S. Koharchik, Duquesne University School of Nursing, United States

    To reduce medication administration errors by student nurses, this initiative focused on the education of clinical faculty in key areas of the medication process. Faculty development sessions... More

    pp. 37-42

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