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Teaching and Learning in Nursing

October 2014 Volume 9, Number 4

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Acknowledging the academic rigor of associate degree nursing education: A grounded theory study of overcoming failure

    Kathleen Karsten, The City University of New York, LaGuardia Community College, United States; Barbara DiCicco-Bloom, The City University of New York, College of Staten Island, United States

    Academic failure has been described as endemic in nursing education. Every semester, students fail nursing courses and are required to successfully repeat the course before they can progress in the... More

    pp. 153-163

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  2. Student retention and success: Optimizing outcomes through HOLISTIC COMPETENCE and proactive inclusive enrichment

    Marianne R. Jeffreys

    Nursing student retention and success is a complex, multidimensional process that demands prioritized attention and requires a shifted focus from remediation to enrichment and optimization. Through... More

    pp. 164-170

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  3. Perceptions of clinical performance differences: Bachelor of science in nursing and associate degree in nursing graduates

    Melanie Leroy, Delaware County Community College, Media, PA 19063, USA (posthumously); Nancy Laplante & Barbara Patterson, Widener University, United States; Lana deRuyter, Allied Health, Emergency Services, and Nursing, Delaware County Community College, Media, United States

    In 2010, the Institute of Medicine recommended an increase in the proportion of baccalaureate nurses to 80% by 2020. However, 38% of the current nursing workforce is prepared at the associate's... More

    pp. 171-174

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  4. Associate degree nurse educators in New York State report the value of utilizing clinical simulation as a teaching strategy

    Gail C. Powers

    This descriptive study evaluating the perceived value of using simulation as a teaching strategy was conducted among associate degree nursing educators. The majority of faculty reported the use of ... More

    pp. 175-180

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  5. Faculty identification of competencies addressing quality and safety education in Alabama Associate Degree Nursing Education Programs

    Reitha Cabaniss

    This study described the extent to which Alabama associate degree nursing faculty, implementing a standardized curriculum, implement the Quality and Safety Education in Nursing (QSEN) selected... More

    pp. 181-192

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  6. Test anxiety among nursing students: A systematic review

    April L. Shapiro

    This systematic review explores test anxiety among nursing students. Test anxiety affects 30% of nursing students and has detrimental effects on academic performance and student success.... More

    pp. 193-202

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  7. Nursing school? There's an app for that!

    Tim J. Bristol

    pp. 203-206

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