searching for links---stumbled across this on nln website.
nln update, december 20, 2004:
the future of nursing education: ten trends to watch
barbara r. heller, marla t. oros, and jane durney-crowley
the millennium has become the metaphor for the extraordinary challenges and opportunities available to the nursing profession and to those academic institutions responsible for preparing the next generation of nurses. signal change is all around us, defining not only what we teach, but also how we teach our students.
transformations taking place in nursing and nursing education have been driven by major socioeconomic factors, as well as by developments in health care delivery and professional issues unique to nursing. here are 10 trends to watch, described in terms of their impact on nursing education.