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VIDEO: Lyons details the Heroes of Caring initiative

August 9, 2016

CLEVELAND Kevin D. Lyons, executive director of the Rheumatology Nurses Association and founder of Lyons Den Solutions, LLC, discussed the Heroes of Caring initiative at the Rheumatology Nurses Annual Conference.

In the JournalsPerspective

Physicians lack clarity on FDA approvals, ‘breakthrough therapy’

April 18, 2016
Physicians demonstrated limited understanding of the FDA approval process and the meaning of the “breakthrough therapy” designation, according to recent…

Certification program for nurses in rheumatology launched

March 1, 2016
A new certification program will be available for nurses involved with rheumatology. The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the Rheumatology Nurses Society…
In the Journals

AAP updates recommendations on safe administration of anesthesia

December 21, 2015
The AAP’s Section on Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine provided updated recommendations for safe anesthesia practices among children in a policy statement recently…
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Foreign-Educated Graduate Nursing Students and Plagiarism

Journal of Nursing Education, April 2017, Volume 56 Issue 4
Plagiarism is a concern related to students educated in countries other than the United States, where English is not…
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Experiences of RNs Who Voluntarily Withdraw From Their RN-to-BSN Program

Journal of Nursing Education, May 2017, Volume 56 Issue 5
The number of RN-to-baccalaureate nursing (BSN) programs is increasing; however, nurses continue to voluntarily…
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Virtual Gaming Simulation in Nursing Education: A Focus Group Study

Journal of Nursing Education, May 2017, Volume 56 Issue 5
The use of serious gaming in a virtual world is a novel pedagogical approach in nursing education. A virtual gaming…
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Student, Preceptor, and Faculty Perceptions of Three Clinical Learning Models

Journal of Nursing Education, May 2017, Volume 56 Issue 5
Nursing faculty members strive to use optimal clinical learning environments that educate students for clinical competence and sense of salience. The…

Research Briefs

Physical Assessment Techniques in Nursing Education: A Replicated Study

Journal of Nursing Education, May 2017, Volume 56 Issue 5
It has been nearly a decade since findings revealed that a sample of U.S. nurses routinely used only 30 physical assessment techniques in clinical…

Methodology Corner

Measurement Matters: Improving Measurement Practices in Nursing Education Research

Journal of Nursing Education, May 2017, Volume 56 Issue 5
Measurement is a fundamental but often overlooked component of research design and scientific inquiry. In quantitative study designs, the data that…

Syllabus Selections: Innovative Learning Activities

A Mentored Partnership Project Using PhotoVoice in a Nutrition Nursing Course

Journal of Nursing Education, May 2017, Volume 56 Issue 5
A semester-long PhotoVoice assignment was developed for undergraduate nursing students enrolled in a sophomore-level nutrition course and a…

Educational Innovations

Harlequin-Inspired Story-Based Learning: An Educational Innovation for Pediatric Nursing Communication

Journal of Nursing Education, May 2017, Volume 56 Issue 5
Effective communication with patients and families is essential for quality care in the pediatric environment. Despite this, the current structure…

Major Article

Virtual Gaming Simulation in Nursing Education: A Focus Group Study

Journal of Nursing Education, May 2017, Volume 56 Issue 5
The use of serious gaming in a virtual world is a novel pedagogical approach in nursing education. A virtual gaming simulation was implemented in a…

Guest Editorial

Don't Judge a Nursing College by How It Files Its Tax Return

Journal of Nursing Education, May 2017, Volume 56 Issue 5
Between 2010 and 2014, 50,000 to 58,000 qualified applicants annually were denied admissions to entry-level baccalaureate nursing programs (American…

Educational Innovations

Providing Undergraduate Nursing Students and the Community With an Opportunity to SMILE: Student Managed Initiatives in Lifestyle Education

Journal of Nursing Education, May 2017, Volume 56 Issue 5
The SMILE: Student Managed Initiative in Lifestyle Education program is an arts and health workshop that runs for 2 hours per day for 8 weeks. Health…

Research Briefs

Nursing Students' Access to Test Banks: Are Your Tests Secure?

Journal of Nursing Education, May 2017, Volume 56 Issue 5
Schools of nursing have moved to multiple choice test questions to help prepare students for licensure and practice. However, students can buy test…

Syllabus Selections: Innovative Learning Activities

Precollege Programs: An Innovative Way to Introduce Nursing to College-Bound Students

Journal of Nursing Education, May 2017, Volume 56 Issue 5
The precollege summer program at the authors' university is an opportunity for students in grades 11 and 12 to experience college living for 2 weeks…

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