Nursing and Health Care Perspectives

Articles from Vol. 22, No. 5, September

Cognitive Processes Reflection Intuition Problem Solving Hypothesizing
LEARNING CLINICAL TEACHING: It is Magic? ABSTRACT Clinical teaching in nursing is a complex phenomenon that lacks a coherent theoretical base and is perplexing to novices, who tend to teach as they were taught. Nursing educators must find strategies...
ENACTING NARRATIVE PEDAGOGY the Lived Experiences of Students and Teachers
ABSTRACT Reforming nursing education to meet contemporary challenges in educational and clinical environments is needed through the development and implementation of new pedagogies. Nancy Diekelmann is advancing the science of nursing education by...
Excellence in Teaching End-of-Life Care
ABSTRACT Nursing strongly values comfort and patient-centered care at the end of life, but little end-of-life content is included in most basic nursing education programs. An innovative way to improve nursing education about the end-of-life transition...
Faculty Matters
Elizabeth Speakman, EdD, RN, started her 16-year teaching career at he bachelor's level but has taught for 14 years in an associate degree program at the Community College of Philadelphia, in Pennsylvania. Now art associate professor of nursing, with...
New Resources
Ambulatory Care Nursing The American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing has published a new textbook focusing on the roles of nurses in the ambulatory care setting, from caring for patients to coordinating workflow. The 496-page Core Curriculum...
Nurse Re-Rhymes for the 21st Century
WHAT CAN MOTHER GOOSE TEACH US? ENDURANCE. SHE HAS LASTED OVER 400 YEARS. She can also teach us the value of simplicity and the importance of fun. If I say Little Miss Muffet or Old Mother Hubbard, you can finish the rhyme in the wink of an eye....
Thank You
The Nursing and Health Care Perspective editorial staff acknowledges with thanks the following individuals who participated in the peer review process during the past two years. Flora Adams Virginia Adams Susan Albrecht Carol V. Allen Kristine B....
The Power of Shared Leadership
Promoting a Way of Being That Will Endure Many structures and processes of governance, management, and member services have changed within the NLN over the course of the last several years. These changes have primarily taken place as an outgrowth...
Three Are Honored by NLN
During the President's Reception and Awards Dinner, which takes place Saturday, September 22, during the Education Summit 2001, NLN will honor three individuals who exemplify the organization's mission and goals. The honorees for the NLN Awards for...
TLC at College of DuPage
In 1986, the nursing lab at College of DuPage bought its first microcomputer, an IBM with two floppy disk drives and a dot-matrix printer. Now that we had a computer, the question was, What would we use it for? How could it be used for instructional...
Using a Faculty Evaluation Triad TO ACHIEVE Evidence-Based Teaching
ABSTRACT An effective and comprehensive faculty evaluation system provides both formative and summative data for ongoing faculty development. It also provides data for annual faculty evaluation and tenure and promotion decision making. To achieve an...
USING CRITICAL THINKING VIGNETTES TO Evaluate Student Learning
ABSTRACT Nursing skills have traditionally been evaluated using laboratory demonstration. The reality, however, is that skill performance does not occur in isolation in the practice setting. Nurses demonstrate skills while functioning within several...
Web-Based Courses More Than Curriculum
ABSTRACT Online program development depends on an educationally and technologically sound curriculum supported by a solid infrastructure. Creation of a virtual environment through design of online registration and records, financial aid, orientation,...