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Are We Addressing Fundamental Student Needs In The Classroom?

Are We Addressing Fundamental Student Needs In The Classroom?

by dmapp63 - My first classroom teaching assignment was a challenge. I was inheriting a class of nursing students with a reputation for "chewing up and spitting out" a number... Read More →

Last comment by Proverbs16:24

The Clinical Post Conference - A Few Guidelines

by VickyRN - the clinical post conference has a unique focus in nursing education: the student’s own behavior and experience. ideally, it should provide a nurturing setting for... Read More →

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Tips for Making Your Clinical Day Better

Tips for Making Your Clinical Day Better

by VickyRN - Before you begin, investigate the floor in which you will be having the clinical. It is our responsibility as nurse educators to facilitate our students' education.... Read More →

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Desired Characteristics of Effective Nurse Educators - "My Ideal Nursing Instructor"

by VickyRN - as nurse faculty, we constantly strive to be the most effective instructors that we can be. the effective nurse educator, whether operating in the clinical setting... Read More →

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Entry into Practice: Diploma Programs for Registered Nursing

by VickyRN - Diploma programs are the oldest and most traditional type of nursing education in the United States. These programs are two to three years in duration and provide... Read More →

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Adjunct Faculty  a.k.a. 'Academic Sharecroppers'

Adjunct Faculty a.k.a. 'Academic Sharecroppers'

by TheCommuter - 'Academic sharecropper' is a label that is usually applied to adjunct faculty members due to their status in the educational system and the backbreaking nature of... Read More →

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Performance Based Development System (PBDS)

by VickyRN - Few subjects have stirred up as much controversy within the nursing community as the performance based development system (pbds) nursing "competency" assessment.... Read More →

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Are you thinking of becoming a nurse educator?

Are you thinking of becoming a nurse educator?

by cls376 - As a child, I learned how to kayak on the Lower Youghiogheny River in Southwestern Pennsylvania. In looking back at my lessons learned in kayaking, I can compare... Read More →

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Entry into Practice: Direct Entry MSN Programs

by VickyRN - Direct entry masters in nursing programs offer a rapid entrance into both the profession of nursing and advanced nursing practice. These unique programs are also... Read More →

Last comment by PMFB-RN
Nursing Professional Development / Staff Development Coordinators

Nursing Professional Development / Staff Development Coordinators

by TheCommuter - Members of nursing staff are a significant, if not arguably the most important, human resource employed by modern day health systems since hospitals and other... Read More →

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From Teaching to Learning - The Advantages of Passive vs. Active Learning Strategies

From Teaching to Learning - The Advantages of Passive vs. Active Learning Strategies

by VickyRN - Passive learning Occurs when students use their senses to take in information from a lecture, reading assignment, or audiovisual. This is the mode of learning... Read More →

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A Treasure Trove of Educational Resources for Gerontological Nursing (Part 3)

A Treasure Trove of Educational Resources for Gerontological Nursing (Part 3)

by VickyRN - The john a. hartford foundation was established in 1929 by bequest of its founders, the two brother heirs of the great atlantic and pacific tea company fortune. The... Read More →

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RN to MSN Programs

RN to MSN Programs

by VickyRN - As in RN-BSN programs, certain prerequisite courses must be completed before being admitted into RN-MSN programs. Specific requirements vary by institution and the... Read More →

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How to Handle Student Incivility

How to Handle Student Incivility

by VickyRN - It's a sad and indisputable fact that our society is becoming increasingly rude and narcissistic. The emphasis now is on an individual's "rights," but not taking... Read More →

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Accelerated BSN Programs

by VickyRN - Accelerated bsn programs are an innovative approach to nursing education, available for individuals who hold a non-nursing bachelor's or higher degree and who are... Read More →

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Gerontological Nursing Case Study: Medication Use and the Frail Elderly

Gerontological Nursing Case Study: Medication Use and the Frail Elderly

by VickyRN - Isabella Hill*, an 89-year-old African American female, is brought into the emergency department late one evening by her worried middle-aged daughter. The daughter... Read More →

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Nursing Educators/ Faculty

Nursing Educators/ Faculty

by VickyRN - Nurse educators meld clinical expertise with a passion for teaching to shape future generations of nurses and advance the profession of nursing. They are prepared... Read More →

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Recruiting for the Future

Recruiting for the Future

by P-RN - A frequent topic of nursing discussions and articles has been that of nurses eating their young. This refers to the instances when older, more experienced nurses... Read More →

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