Syllabus Selections: Innovative Learning Activities

Using Active Learning Strategies to Increase Understanding of Mental Health Concepts

Journal of Nursing Education, June 2019, Volume 58 Issue 6
Mental health is a public health crisis. Nearly one in five adults has a mental health illness (National Institute of Mental Health, 2018). However…

Syllabus Selections: Innovative Learning Activities

Implementing Mental Health First Aid and Certification in the Nursing Program

Journal of Nursing Education, June 2019, Volume 58 Issue 6
Throughout the nation, as mental health crises are affecting all populations and are increasing in occurrence and severity, schools of nursing can…

Syllabus Selections: Innovative Learning Activities

Nursing Peer Review in an Online Course

Journal of Nursing Education, June 2019, Volume 58 Issue 6
Peer review is a practical way to examine nursing performance and quality of care. It is a systematic process of evaluation of a peer's work…

Educational Innovations

Lights, Camera, Action: Lessons Learned From a Nursing and Theater Collaboration

Journal of Nursing Education, June 2019, Volume 58 Issue 6
Because nursing students do not always have opportunities to interact with individuals with mental illness due to various factors such as limited…

Syllabus Selections: Innovative Learning Activities

Promoting Academic and Clinical Success Through Learning Contracts

Journal of Nursing Education, June 2019, Volume 58 Issue 6
Essentially, contract learning is a method whereby students become active participants in structuring their own educational plan by providing input…

Educational Innovations

Integrating Climate Change Topics Into Nursing Curricula

Journal of Nursing Education, June 2019, Volume 58 Issue 6
Health professionals have a key role in addressing the health impacts of climate change at several levels: direct patient care, client and community…

Educational Innovations

An Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Development of an Opioid Crisis Elective for BSN and RN-to-BSN Students

Journal of Nursing Education, June 2019, Volume 58 Issue 6
The nation's opioid crisis has caused the nursing profession to examine pain management practices, including assessment of pain, diagnosis, and…

Major Article

Promoting Faculty Education on Needs and Resources for Military-Active and Veteran Students

Journal of Nursing Education, June 2019, Volume 58 Issue 6
The numbers of post-9/11 service members transitioning out of the military are escalating. Our diverse nursing student population will increasingly…

Research Briefs

Effects of a Clinical Practicum Using Flipped Learning Among Undergraduate Nursing Students

Journal of Nursing Education, June 2019, Volume 58 Issue 6
The need for student-centered teaching methods is increasing. Therefore, this study aimed to verify the effectiveness of the flipped learning method…

Research Briefs

The Impact of Collaborative Testing in Graduate Nursing Education

Journal of Nursing Education, June 2019, Volume 58 Issue 6
Collaborative testing is an educational strategy that allows students to work in teams when completing an examination. Twenty-eight family nurse…

Major Article

Children Born Preterm: How Are We Educating Providers?

Journal of Nursing Education, June 2019, Volume 58 Issue 6
Prematurity affects 10% of American children. Despite excellent survival rates, children born preterm have potential long-term physical…

Major Article

Realism and Presence in Simulation: Nursing Student Perceptions and Learning Outcomes

Journal of Nursing Education, June 2019, Volume 58 Issue 6
Research examining how perceived realism and presence affects participants' learning experiences and outcomes is limited. A convergent mixed-methods…

Major Article

Learning to Bounce Back: A Scoping Review About Resiliency Education

Journal of Nursing Education, June 2019, Volume 58 Issue 6
Health care professionals face high levels of stress from working in a demanding environment. Resiliency training has emerged as an approach to…

Editorial

Toward an Inclusive Vision of Both Nursing Practice and Nursing Science

Journal of Nursing Education, June 2019, Volume 58 Issue 6
There is little debate among those who have dedicated their careers to building the science of nursing education on two key issues: These and other…

Syllabus Selections: Innovative Learning Activities

Engaging Undergraduate Nursing Students in Health Care Quality Education

Journal of Nursing Education, May 2019, Volume 58 Issue 5
Varied opportunities for identifiable, in-depth quality improvement of health care practice should exist in undergraduate nursing student classrooms…

Syllabus Selections: Innovative Learning Activities

An Old Concept With New Challenges: An Innovative Approach to Paper Documentation

Journal of Nursing Education, May 2019, Volume 58 Issue 5
Most facilities are now using an electronic health record (EHR). The EHR provides the bedside nurse with valuable tools to promote patient safety…

Syllabus Selections: Innovative Learning Activities

A Guided Reflection Activity on Sudden Death

Journal of Nursing Education, May 2019, Volume 58 Issue 5
Sudden patient deaths occur in the critical care setting, but nursing students have few opportunities to experience this type of situation. Positive…

Syllabus Selections: Innovative Learning Activities

An Application of Health Promotion Models for First-Semester Nursing Students

Journal of Nursing Education, May 2019, Volume 58 Issue 5
The Health Promotion and Wellness course faculty instructed first-semester accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing students to create an 8-week…

Quality Improvement Brief

Accelerating Improvement of a Doctor of Nursing Practice Project Proposal Course Using Quality Improvement Methods

Journal of Nursing Education, May 2019, Volume 58 Issue 5
Transition from traditional research-based to Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) projects led students and faculty in our program to express confusion…

Educational Innovations

Inspiring Empathy and Policy Action in Undergraduate Students: Monopoly as a Strategy

Journal of Nursing Education, May 2019, Volume 58 Issue 5
Baccalaureate-prepared nurses report low levels of confidence and fail to view policy-level advocacy as an essential role of the nurse. Innovations…

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