Journal of Nursing Education

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Enhancing New Students’ Perceptions of Nursing Using a Healthy People 2010 Group Project

Kerry H. Fater, PhD, APRN, CNE

Abstract

Enhancing New Students’ Perceptions of Nursing Using a Healthy People 2010 Group Project

A challenge for faculty teaching new nursing students is to broaden students’ perspectives about the nursing profession. Due to their limited exposure to and awareness of the various nursing roles, students often view nursing as simply caring for people who are ill. The same may be true for fast-track baccalaureate nursing students transitioning to nursing from other careers. Therefore, an innovative learning strategy was developed for the first nursing course, Introduction to Professional Nursing, for fast-track students. A condensed format of the course was taught during a 5-week period in the summer. [more...]

Abstract

Enhancing New Students’ Perceptions of Nursing Using a Healthy People 2010 Group Project

A challenge for faculty teaching new nursing students is to broaden students’ perspectives about the nursing profession. Due to their limited exposure to and awareness of the various nursing roles, students often view nursing as simply caring for people who are ill. The same may be true for fast-track baccalaureate nursing students transitioning to nursing from other careers. Therefore, an innovative learning strategy was developed for the first nursing course, Introduction to Professional Nursing, for fast-track students. A condensed format of the course was taught during a 5-week period in the summer. [more...]

Enhancing New Students’ Perceptions of Nursing Using a Healthy People 2010 Group Project

A challenge for faculty teaching new nursing students is to broaden students’ perspectives about the nursing profession. Due to their limited exposure to and awareness of the various nursing roles, students often view nursing as simply caring for people who are ill. The same may be true for fast-track baccalaureate nursing students transitioning to nursing from other careers. Therefore, an innovative learning strategy was developed for the first nursing course, Introduction to Professional Nursing, for fast-track students. A condensed format of the course was taught during a 5-week period in the summer. [more...]

10.3928/01484834-20070201-12

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