Nursing and Health Care Perspectives

Articles from Vol. 22, No. 5, September/October

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 describing...
Excellence in Teaching End-of-Life Care
A New Multimedia Toolkit for Nurse Educators 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...
Faculty Matters
Elizabeth Speakman, EdD, RN started her 16-year teaching career at the bachelor's level but has taught for 14 years in an associate degree program at the Community College of Philadelphia, in Pennsylvania. Nov. an associate professor of nursing, with...
Learning Clinical Teaching: Is It 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 to assist novice clinical teachers to learn...
Mentors, Teachers, and Experts among Us
Every time I speak with a group of students, I am struck by their interest in role models among their faculty. They want to be successful as students and as professional nurses. They want to be leaders among their colleagues as much as they want to be...
The Power of Shared Leadership: Promoting a Way of Being That Will Endure
President's & CEO's Message We shared a passionate commitment to and belief in the significance of the NLN to nursing and nursing education, and we were both students of organizations. Our partnership has focused not on each other, but, rather, on...
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 Nursing...
TLC at College of DuPage
WHAT IS NEW at your school of nursing? Please contact NURSING AND HEALTH CARE PERSPECTIVES, c/o Leslie Block, Managing Editor, National League for Nursing, 61 Broadway, New York, NY 10006; fax 212/812-0393; lblock@nln.org. TLC at College of DuPage In...
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 effective...
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,...