Transforming Nursing Education Through Problem-based Learning

Author: Elizabeth Rideout

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763714277

Category: Medical

Page: 345

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With the growing interest in problem-based learning among nurse educators worldwide comes the need for a book that will be a comprehensive guide and resource for anyone considering its implementation in nursing education. This book is that resource. Its strength is its integration of relevant theory, research, and practical information. It is an invaluable resource for nursing faculty contemplating the use of the problem-based learning model.
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Evaluation and Testing in Nursing Education

Third Edition

Author: Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, FAAN,Kathleen B. Gaberson, Phd, RN, CNOR, CNE

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826110626

Category: Medical

Page: 464

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Designated a Doody's Core Title and Essential Purchase! "Without question, this book should be on every nurse educator's bookshelf, or at least available through the library or nursing program office. Certainly, all graduate students studying to be nurse educators should have a copy." --Nursing Education Perspectives "This [third edition] is an invaluable resource for theoretical and practical application of evaluation and testing of clinical nursing students. Graduate students and veteran nurses preparing for their roles as nurse educators will want to add this book to their library." Score: 93, 4 stars --Doody's "This 3rd edition. . . .has again given us philosophical, theoretical and social/ethical frameworks for understanding assessment and measurement, as well as fundamental knowledge to develop evaluation tools for individual students and academic programs." -Nancy F. Langston, PhD, RN, FAAN Dean and Professor Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing All teachers need to assess learning. But often, teachers are not well prepared to carry out the tasks related to evaluation and testing. This third edition of Evaluation and Testing in Nursing Education serves as an authoritative resource for teachers in nursing education programs and health care agencies. Graduate students preparing for their roles as nurse educators will also want to add this book to their collection. As an inspiring, award-winning title, this book presents a comprehensive list of all the tools required to measure students' classroom and clinical performance. The newly revised edition sets forth expanded coverage on essential concepts of evaluation, measurement, and testing in nursing education; quality standards of effective measurement instruments; how to write all types of test items and establish clinical performance parameters and benchmarks; and how to evaluate critical thinking in written assignments and clinical performance. Special features: The steps involved in test construction, with guidelines on how to develop test length, test difficulty, item formats, and scoring procedures Guidelines for assembling and administering a test, including design rules and suggestions for reproducing the test Strategies for writing multiple-choice and multiple-response items How to develop test items that prepare students for licensure and certification examinations Like its popular predecessors, this text offers a seamless blending of theoretical and practical insight on evaluation and testing in nursing education, thus serving as an invaluable resource for both educators and students.
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Nursing Education in the Clinical Setting

Author: Roberta Joanne Emerson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323036082

Category: Medical

Page: 384

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2007 AJN Book of the Year Award Winner Nursing Education in the Clinical Setting provides a practical approach to clinical nursing instruction. Although grounded in adult learning theory, this unique resource provides practical suggestions and addresses common questions and issues. The text incorporates illustrative scenarios, discussion questions, and reflection exercises designed to facilitate thoughtful application of the content. Addresses the role transition for a nurse with clinical expertise to that of clinical nursing instructor. Provides important tips for effectively appraising student performance such as student involvement in self-evaluation and goal setting, and suggestions for how evaluation and appraisal are shared with the student. Incorporates sample scenarios to illustrate concepts and allow the reader to apply them. Integrates discussion questions and exercises designed to facilitate thoughtful application and critical thinking skills. Addresses all aspects of learning, including "cognitive" (e.g., critical thinking), "affective" (e.g., caring), and "psychomotor" (e.g., technical skills). Provides actual examples of tools to be used for documenting student performance and approaches for stimulating student involvement and critical thinking. Includes a separate chapter on Clinical Faculty as Clinical Coach that discusses how learning is facilitated in the clinical setting with the guidance of an effective teacher. Features a Clinical Toolbox that contains a variety of supplemental resources, including sample approaches for teaching and evaluation, suggestions for preparing anecdotal notes, and relevant reference material. Incorporates issues related to computer access of patient data banks for students, and the federal regulations mandated by HIPAA and their clinical education implications.
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Nursing Education

An International Perspective

Author: T. G. Mashaba,Hilla Brink

Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd

ISBN: 9780702126208

Category: Medical

Page: 332

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This work covers selected contemporary issues in nursing education and deals with the role of the nurse educator and that of the student, as well as with aspects of a dynamic teaching process. It is a source of principles and practical skills required by the nurse educator.
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Trailblazers in Nursing Education

A Caribbean Perspective, 1946-1986

Author: Hermi Hyacinth Hewitt

Publisher: University of West Indies Press

ISBN: 9789768125781

Category: History

Page: 268

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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.
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Annual Review of Nursing Education, Volume 5, 2007

Challenges and New Directions in Nursing Education

Author: Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, FAAN,Kathleen T. Heinrich, PhD, RN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826104816

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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This timely volume in the Springer Annual Review of Nursing Education series reflects the hottest issues and trends igniting national discourse today. Written by nurse educators and focused on the practice of teaching across settings, the Annual Review provides educators in associate, baccalaureate, and graduate nursing programs, staff development, and continuing education with an array of strategies to expand their horizons and enrich their teaching. From the lessons nurse educators and students learned in surviving the Gulf coast hurricanes to the impact of foreign nurses' immigration on American nursing education, Volume 5 presents topics in the vanguard of nursing education concerns. Topics included in this volume: Standardized patients in nursing education Strategy for teaching cultural competence Managing difficult student situations Challenges calling American nurses to think and act globally Using benchmarking for continuous quality improvement E-portfolios in nursing education
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Associate Degree Nursing Education

An Historical Annotated Bibliography, 1942-1988

Author: Patricia T. Haase

Publisher: Duke University Press

ISBN: 9780822309833

Category: Reference

Page: 322

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This volume offers a comprehensive listing, from the development of the Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program in 1948 to the present, of all literature related to the ADN program. Any item related to the degree programs and their contributions, the AD nurses, their relation to nurses trained in other programs, and their role in the health care system is included. Published and unpublished items as well as dissertations, research reports and monographs, state and federal government documents, materials issued by state and national nursing groups, journal articles, and books are listed.
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Curriculum Development in Nursing Education

Author: Carroll L. Iwasiw,Dolly Goldenberg,Mary-Anne Andrusyszyn

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763727192

Category: Medical

Page: 270

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This book addresses curriculum theory and practical applications that guide nurse educators in creating nursing curricula.
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Competency Based Nursing Education

Guide to Achieving Outstanding Learner Outcomes

Author: Dr. Marion Anema, Ph.D., RN,Dr. Jan McCoy, PhD, RN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826105103

Category: Medical

Page: 240

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The need for competency-based education (CBE) in nursing has been recognized for years. CBE provides a way to help ensure that learners are competent at the end of educational endeavors. This book is designed as a resource for nurse educators who are responsible for diverse education programs. Authors Anema and McCoy bring together all the elements of CBE, and provide a road map to develop, implement, and evaluate competency-based approaches to nursing education. The book provides valuable guidelines for developing organizational strategies, new care delivery approaches, and project planning tools. Guidance on performance assessment tools and data collection is also included. Key features: Explains why CBE is needed and how it can help improve current education programs Presents practical guidelines on how to transition to the CBE approach Provides helpful guidance on developing valid and reliable assessments Includes critical information on data collection and the use of data to verify achievement of outcomes Contains practice activities at the end of each chapter to simulate real-life situations
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