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Accelerated Education In Nursing

Author : Dr. Li-Fang Zhang, PhD
ISBN : 9780826107640
Genre : Medical
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"As one of the first books examining the core issues of accelerated nursing education, this one offers valuable information on the challenges and successes of this educational model."--Doody's Medical Reviews "Accelerated degree programs provide evidence that creativity in nursing program design can facilitate learning experiences that assure competence in the profession while also taking advantage of the knowledge, skills, and experiences the learner brings to our profession. Lessons learned from accelerated nursing programs can be applied in all our programs and enrich the education of professional nursesÖ" Geraldine Polly Bednash, PhD, RN, FAAN CEO, AACN Over the last two decades, an unprecedented pool of nursing students-many with academic degrees and prior work experience-have entered accelerated programs. This is the first volume to examine core issues in accelerated nursing education, such as curriculum innovation, clinical immersion, recruitment and retention of students and faculty, and inter-professional education. It also addresses questions regarding: How accelerated nursing programs prepare graduates to meet changing health care needs Which curriculums and clinical models are best suited to accelerated education What teaching strategies and evidence-based practices ensure high quality results Key Features: Discusses enrollment and admission at the BSN and MSN levels Explores curriculum innovation, new teaching methods, and start-up programs Analyzes student retention and progression, with remediation strategies Presents faculty recruitment, retention, and development successes Addresses issues concerning second degree and second career students
Category: Medical

Curriculum Development And Evaluation In Nursing Third Edition

Author : Sarah B. Keating, EdD, MPH, RN, C-PNP, FAAN
ISBN : 9780826130280
Genre : Medical
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"This is a detailed yet practical guide to planning, developing, and evaluating nursing curricula and educational programs. It provides a comprehensive and critical perspective on the totality of variables impacting curricular decisions... This book provides readers with a comprehensive overview of curriculum development, redesign, and evaluation processes and exposes them to the variables impacting curricular decisions... 92 - 4 Stars."Kathleen A. Poindexter, PhD, MSN, RN, CNE, Doody's Book Reviews New Edition of The Leading Nursing Text on Curriculum Development and Evaluation! This third edition of the leading nursing text on curriculum development and evaluation continues to address relevant NLN and AACN core competencies for curricula in all undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. Written for graduate students and faculty, this new edition responds to the many changes that have occurred in nursing and education since the second edition was published. These include the continued shortage of nursing faculty and the projected additional losses of experienced faculty due to impending retirements, as well as the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and Consensus Model for Advanced Practice Nursing. This third edition covers curriculum development and evaluation in detail and provides the knowledge and practical applications needed by new and experienced faculty to confidently embrace the academic role. With an emphasis on interdisciplinary collaboration throughout, the text focuses on the growth of simulation, guidance for new faculty transitioning from a clinical to academic role, developing curricula for practice and academic settings, program evaluation, accreditation activities, and recommendation for research in nursing education. Also addressed is the explosion of DNP programs across the country and its effect on practice and education, as well as the controversy surrounding the use of simulation. Chapter objectives, discussion points, learning activities, references and a glossary enhance learning and retention of material. The text is a valuable resource for CNE certification review. New to the Third Edition: New chapter: Role of Faculty in Curriculum Development and Evaluation New chapter: Financial Support and Budget Management for Curriculum Development New chapter: Research and Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing Education Emphasis on guiding the assimilation of new instructors into faculty roles of program and curriculum development, instructional design, and student evaluation New content on curriculum evaluation, financial support, and budget management Strong focus on Interdisciplinary Educational Collaboration throughout Addresses the need for preparing more faculty to educate thousands of new nurses as defined by the IOM Report, the Affordable Care Act, and the Consensus Model Instructor Materials including: PowerPoint slides, syllabi, teaching/learning strategies, learning activities and associated rubrics for grading.
Category: Medical

Encyclopedia Of Nursing Education

Author : Mary Jane Smith
ISBN : 9780826120311
Genre : Medical
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Written by luminaries in the field of nursing education, this is the only current and comprehensive compendium of important topics in nursing education. It contains more than 175 detailed entries, and will be a valuable reference text for doctoral- and master’s-level nursing students, nursing faculty, university and hospital libraries worldwide, and hospital nursing departments and schools. The listing of entries has been carefully culled from recent nursing literature and six volumes of the Annual Review of Nursing Education. Each entry follows a standard template that includes definition, application in nursing education, a synopsis including a brief summary of what is in the literature on the topic, and a concluding summary discussing future development in nursing education. Listings are alphabetized for easy access, and are accompanied by a comprehensive reference list. KEY FEATURES: The only current compendium of important topics in nursing education Includes all topics relevant to nursing education based on a review of the literature Alphabetized and consistently formatted for easy access to information Includes comprehensive reference lists per topic Written by expert nurse educators A listing of teaching topics compiled by the editors is available to instructors
Category: Medical

Nursing Programs 2012

Author : Peterson's
ISBN : 9780768936025
Genre : Medical
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Published in cooperation with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)-the only U.S. organization dedicated exclusively to advancing baccalaureate and graduate nursing education-Peterson's Nursing Programs 2012 is a comprehensive guide to undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral programs in the United States and Canada. Nursing Programs 2012 profiles more than 3,500 undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral options at more than 700 institutions in the United States and Canada. Readers can evaluate the latest data on entrance requirements, costs, degrees offered, distance learning options, and more. A special section, "The Nursing School Adviser," includes in-depth articles about degree and career options, the admissions process, and specialized programs for professions such as nurse practitioner and clinical specialist. The Quick-Reference Chart offers readers at-a-glance school comparisons.
Category: Medical

Nursing Programs 2010

Author : Peterson's
ISBN : 9780768926934
Genre : Medical
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Profiles more than 3,200 degree programs for traditional students, RNs, advanced-practice nurses, and nurse Ph.D.s, and includes research-facility descriptions, tuition, financial aid programs, and entrance requirements.
Category: Medical

Annual Review Of Nursing Education Volume 3 2005

Author : Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, FAAN
ISBN : 0826197485
Genre : Medical
File Size : 68.20 MB
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This series presents innovations in nursing education, written in an easy-to-read manner with a focus on practical information for teachers. Presented by the nurse eductors pioneering these advances and focused on the practice of teaching accross settings, this review is written for nurse educators in associate, baccalaureate, and graduate nursing programs, staff development, and continuing education. Volume 3 presents a rich array of strategies and experiences that can enrich your teaching.
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Educating Nurses

Author : Patricia Benner
ISBN : 9780470557150
Genre : Education
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Praise for Educating Nurses "This book represents a call to arms, a call for nursing educators and programs to step up in our preparation of nurses. This book will incite controversy, wonderful debate, and dialogue among nurses and others. It is a must-read for every nurse educator and for every nurse that yearns for nursing to acknowledge and reach for the real difference that nursing can make in safety and quality in health care." —Beverly Malone, chief executive officer, National League for Nursing "This book describes specific steps that will enable a new system to improve both nursing formation and patient care. It provides a timely and essential element to health care reform." —David C. Leach, former executive director, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education "The ideas about caregiving developed here make a profoundly philosophical and intellectually innovative contribution to medicine as well as all healing professions, and to anyone concerned with ethics. This groundbreaking work is both paradigm-shifting and delightful to read." —Jodi Halpern, author, From Detached Concern to Empathy: Humanizing Medical Practice "This book is a landmark work in professional education! It is a must-read for all practicing and aspiring nurse educators, administrators, policy makers, and, yes, nursing students." —Christine A. Tanner, senior editor, Journal of Nursing Education "This work has profound implications for nurse executives and frontline managers." —Eloise Balasco Cathcart, coordinator, Graduate Program in Nursing Administration, New York University
Category: Education

Nursing Programs 2011

Author : Peterson's
ISBN : 9780768928365
Genre : Education
File Size : 54.6 MB
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Nursing Programs 2011 profiles nearly 3,200 undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral options at more than 700 institutions in the Unioted States and Canada. A special section, "The Nursing School Advisor," includes indepth articles about degree and career options, the admissions process, and specialized programs for professions such as nurse practitioner and clinical specialist.
Category: Education

Distance Education In Nursing

Author : Karen H. Frith, PhD, RN, NEA-BC
ISBN : 9780826109460
Genre : Medical
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A Doodyís Core Title! ì[This book] addresses issues that cut across a wide range of best practices and the effect of technology on learning. [It includes] sound principles, new and creative ideas, [and] many implications for future research. What can and cannot be taught online? How are faculty best assisted in learning a new role? Who are the students in this geographically and culturally diverse learning community?... I know that you will enjoy this book because it combines current practices and research with building a foundation of knowledge that takes us into the future.î Jeanne M. Novotny, PhD, RN, FAAN Dean, School of Nursing Fairfield University This award-winning text, now in its third edition, integrates new digital teaching strategies with current distance education practices. Extensive revisions, seven new chapters, and an innovative format facilitate the planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of distance curriculum in undergraduate and graduate programs. New content promotes mobile computing in distance education, faculty preparation, quality improvement, learning in context, clinical reasoning, ethical comportment, and writing skills, and addresses the challenges of accreditation for distance programs. The text helps teachers assess their teaching strategies and try new methods in selected courses to enhance outcomes. Practical hints and key points focus on supporting learner success, using learning objects, and more.. Special features include an author-hosted blog and website to enhance and extend learning. The text is designed for RN-BSN, MSN, PhD, and DNP levels and will also be beneficial for health care organizations that provide online continuing education. This New Edition: Integrates new, contextually based teaching modalities with current distance education practices Includes seven new chapters with learning objectives, benchmarking, and mobile computing (with Web 2.0 tools) possibilities Provides specific suggestions for overcoming barriers to online classes and other paradigm shifts Features teaching approaches, course and program design, and case examples Offers an author-managed blog and website , updated continually
Category: Medical

Nursing Programs 2013

Author : Peterson's
ISBN : 9780768937008
Genre : Medical
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Published in cooperation with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)-the only U.S. organization dedicated exclusively to advancing baccalaureate and graduate nursing education-Peterson's Nursing Programs 2013 is a comprehensive guide to undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral programs in the United States and Canada. Profiling more than 3,500 undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral options at more than 700 institutions in the United States and Canada, readers can evaluate the latest data on entrance requirements, costs, degrees offered, distance learning options, and more. A special section, "The Nursing School Adviser," includes in-depth articles about degree and career options, the admissions process, and specialized programs for professions such as nurse practitioner and clinical specialist. The Quick-Reference Chart offers readers at-a-glance school comparisons.
Category: Medical

Distance Education In Nursing Second Edition

Author : Jeanne M. Novotny, PhD, RN, FAAN
ISBN : 0826146953
Genre : Medical
File Size : 52.46 MB
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Designated a Doody's Core Title! The second edition of the award winning Distance Education in Nursing continues to offer basic introductory information on distance teaching and learning and now brings the application of newly developed computer technology to this environment. Each chapter provides real-life distance education experiences of both teachers and students, and describes ways in which distance education has enhanced the quality of their nursing education. As a nurse educator, whether novice or expert, you will benefit from this book, written by such distinguished contributors as Diane Billings, Suzanne Hetzel Campbell, and Marilyn H. Oermann.
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Teaching Evidence Based Practice In Nursing

Author : Rona F. Levin, PhD, RN
ISBN : 9780826148131
Genre : Medical
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Awarded second place in the 2013 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Nursing Education/Continuing Education category This AJN award-winning text is the only book to teach evidence-based practice (EBP) content grounded in a tested philosophy of teaching and learning. It provides the tools, perspective and context for health educators and practitioners to implement evidence-based care practices and evaluate their efficacy. Reflecting four years of successful experiences in helping academic agencies understand and implement EBP, this new edition has been reorganized to include updated information and five new chapters. It stresses the importance of mentorship in creating EBP and illustrates how mentorship can be designed and implemented to promote EBP. The text clarifies three principal values: How to integrate EBP into academic curricula How to implement an EBP model in clinical settings (for graduate, second career, and CE students) How to address teaching and learning strategies for specific user groups Teaching Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing will be of value to clinical and academic educators, educational and clinical administrators, unit managers, students attending CE programs, and students in nursing education graduate programs. Key Features: Revises and expands upon AJN Book of the Year Award first edition Reflects knowledge gained from four years of successful experiences in teaching and learning EBP since publication of first edition Provides comprehensive and innovative strategies for mentoring and teaching EBP in education and practice scenarios Describes how to implement EBP at undergraduate levels, for second career students, and in continuing education
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Nursing Student Retention

Author : Marianne R. Jeffreys, EdD, RN
ISBN : 9780826109507
Genre : Medical
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This is the only book to offer an evidence-based model for retaining students and ensuring success across the nursing education spectrum. It is designed to assist faculty in creating, implementing, and evaluating student retention and academic success strategies. This model, Nursing Undergraduate Retention and Success (NURS), can be used effectively with all kinds of nursing programs, both traditional and nontraditional, including diploma, ADN, RN-BS, and accelerated BS. The book features the Nursing Student Retention Toolkit, an easy-to-use digital toolkit for assessment and planning that is thoroughly cross-referenced and integrated into the text. Together, these complementary resources offer a wide selection of educational activities and support strategies for diverse learners and settings. The text provides guidelines for maximizing educational strengths, identifying and assessing at-risk students, facilitating student retention, and revitalizing teaching methods. It examines the multidimensional factors that must be considered, including cultural values and beliefs, and describes proven strategies for promoting retention and academic success such as faculty advisement, promoting professional events and membership, peer partnerships, and enrichment programs. Nursing Student Retention, with its breadth of information and one-of-a-kind digital toolkit, will be of great value to nurse educators, administrators, and graduate students. This new edition features: An easy-to-use format that includes the Nursing Student Retention Toolkit,a digital adjunct containing assessment tools, and templates for designing, implementing, and evaluating retention strategies Chapters updated to provide a wealth of new information and evidence-based strategies Real-life scenarios featuring diverse learners and settings Vignettes to synthesize and demonstrate application of learning
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New Directions In Nursing Education An Issue Of Nursing Clinics E Book

Author : Mary Ellen Smith Glasgow
ISBN : 9781455747283
Genre : Medical
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This issue of Nursing Clinics of North America, Guest Edited by Mary Ellen Smith Glasgow, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, will focus on New Developments in Nursing Education: A Focus on Contemporary Content, Pedagogies, Deans, Trends, with article topics including: Game-based E-Learning; Incorporating Evidence-Based Care of Individuals with Developmental/Cognitive Disabilities into the Curriculum; Doctor of Nursing Practice Graduate as Faculty Members; Clinical Nursing Education Evaluation and Re-Design; Transdisciplinary Simulation; New Dean of Nursing: Lessons Learned; Promoting a Healthy Workplace for Nursing Faculty; Nursing Education Trends; Learning from Business; Focusing Curricula on Primary Care, Health Promotion, and Public Health in Light of Health Care Reform; Genetics in the Nursing Curriculum; and A National Study of Doctoral Nursing Faculty.
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Trailblazers In Nursing Education

Author : Hermi Hyacinth Hewitt
ISBN : 9768125780
Genre : History
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This work documents the contributions that Ruth Nita Barrow, Gertrude Hildegarde Swaby and Julie Symes made in advancing the status of professional nursing education in Jamaica between 1946 and 1986.
Category: History

Critical Care Nursing Practice Guide A Road Map For Students And New Graduates

Author : Elizabeth Simon
ISBN : 9781449619312
Genre : MEDICAL
File Size : 34.65 MB
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Critical Care Nursing Practice Guide: A Road Map for Students and New Graduates is an essential, step-by-step, practical guide that helps new nursing graduates, new critical care and nursing students assigned to intensive care units gain the confidence they need to provide optimal care to their patients. This comprehensive text teaches inexperienced nurses how to systematically assess their patients, plan individualized care, implement therapeutic modalities with competence, collaborate effectively and evaluate the effectiveness of nursing actions. Covering areas such as how to begin, organize, prioritize, analyze, reason, and decide in daily routines and emergencies in the critical care setting, this book enables the novice to become an expert in the ICU. Valuable features such as chapter objectives, summaries, and key terms are included.
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The Nurse Educator S Guide To Assessing Learning Outcomes

Author : Mary E. McDonald
ISBN : 9781449665968
Genre : Medical
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The new edition of this award winning text helps address the increased pressure that the NCLEX and other certification exams are placing on nursing students and faculty. The Nurse Educator’s Guide to Assessing Learning Outcomes, 2nd Edition guides classroom educators through the process of developing effective classroom exams and individual test items.
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