Syllabus Selections: Innovative Learning Activities

Improving Assessment Skills: Flipping the Large Classroom Using High-Fidelity Manikins

Journal of Nursing Education, September 2019, Volume 58 Issue 9
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (2008) stated that Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) graduates must be able to perform a…

Educational Innovations

International Service-Learning for Nurse Practitioner Students: Enhancing Clinical Practice Skills and Cultural Competence

Journal of Nursing Education, September 2019, Volume 58 Issue 9
The purpose of this project was to determine whether an international service-learning nurse-led clinic was a beneficial experience for nurse…

Syllabus Selections: Innovative Learning Activities

Innovative Use of Concept-Focused Testing to Improve Comprehensive Results

Journal of Nursing Education, September 2019, Volume 58 Issue 9
A deeper knowledge of difficult concepts is necessary to prepare nursing students for higher stakes testing, such as licensing or specialty…

Educational Innovations

Developing Innovative On-Campus Intensives to Enhance Distance-Based Nurse Practitioner Programs

Journal of Nursing Education, September 2019, Volume 58 Issue 9
The delivery of higher education has changed dramatically in recent years due to the shift toward distance learning, resulting in a need for creative…

Syllabus Selections: Innovative Learning Activities

The Sinking Ship: An Innovative Strategy for Teaching Research Sampling

Journal of Nursing Education, September 2019, Volume 58 Issue 9
Undergraduate nursing students may struggle to find the relevance and value of nursing research courses contributing to a lack of interest and…

Syllabus Selections: Innovative Learning Activities

Learning the Cranial Nerves: A Low-Tech Gamified Teaching Strategy

Journal of Nursing Education, September 2019, Volume 58 Issue 9
Educators continually face the challenge of engaging students in learning activities. Gamification is emerging as a strategy to enhance nursing…

Major Article

Entry-Level Master's Programs in Nursing: Review of Programmatic Features

Journal of Nursing Education, September 2019, Volume 58 Issue 9
This review describes the programmatic features of entry-level master's programs in nursing in the United States that result in a generalist degree…

Educational Innovations

Effects of Relaxation Techniques on Nursing Students' Academic Stress and Test Anxiety

Journal of Nursing Education, September 2019, Volume 58 Issue 9
This mixed-methods study examined the effects of relaxation techniques on first-year baccalaureate nursing (BSN) students' academic stress, test…

Research Brief

Building an Academic–Practice Partnership to Support Doctor of Nursing Practice Projects

Journal of Nursing Education, September 2019, Volume 58 Issue 9
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs have grown exponentially, and most require a project to graduate. However, finding project placements is…

Educational Innovations

Teaching Workplace Interprofessional Communication to Undergraduate Nursing Students

Journal of Nursing Education, September 2019, Volume 58 Issue 9
Patient safety may be compromised by ineffective communication. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing's Baccalaureate Nursing (BSN)…

Major Article

Measuring the Value of Academic Nurse Educator Certification: Perceptions of Administrators and Educators

Journal of Nursing Education, September 2019, Volume 58 Issue 9
Certification is one option for validating the professional competence of academic nurse educators. The relative value associated with such…

Major Article

Longitudinal Analysis of Postlicensure Student Competency Perceptions

Journal of Nursing Education, September 2019, Volume 58 Issue 9
A longitudinal evaluation of the final year of the Oregon Consortium of Nursing Education (OCNE) curriculum was undertaken to explore students'…

Major Article

African American and Latinx Adolescents' Perspectives of Nursing as a Career Choice

Journal of Nursing Education, September 2019, Volume 58 Issue 9
Ensuring a diverse nursing workforce that closely represents the diversity of the population is imperative for culturally competent and equitable…

Editorial

The Future of Nursing 2020–2030: Educating the Workforce

Journal of Nursing Education, September 2019, Volume 58 Issue 9
There is growing recognition that the health care delivery system is responsible for only a modest proportion of what makes and keeps Americans…

Syllabus Selections: Innovative Learning Activities

Integrating Simulated Electronic Health Record Patients Across Multiple Nursing Courses

Journal of Nursing Education, August 2019, Volume 58 Issue 8
The electronic health record (EHR) is an integral tool used by nurses in a variety of clinical settings. Due to regulations imposed by The Joint…

Syllabus Selections: Innovative Learning Activities

Integrating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Topics Into an Undergraduate Nursing Research Course

Journal of Nursing Education, August 2019, Volume 58 Issue 8
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN, 2017) recently called on academic nursing programs to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion…

Syllabus Selections: Innovative Learning Activities

Standardizing Doctor of Nursing Practice Project Development: Implementation of a Wildcat Den

Journal of Nursing Education, August 2019, Volume 58 Issue 8
The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree requires completion of an evidence-based practice (EBP) scholarly project. However, DNP projects vary…

Syllabus Selections: Innovative Learning Activities

The Pediatric Toy Project: Teaching Growth and Development Through Play

Journal of Nursing Education, August 2019, Volume 58 Issue 8
Teaching theoretical principles of pediatric growth and development in nursing can be challenging. Limited pediatric clinical experiences, time…

Educational Innovations

Preparing Future Nurse Educators to Teach in the Online Environment

Journal of Nursing Education, August 2019, Volume 58 Issue 8
With the proliferation of online courses in nursing education and professional staff development, future nurse educators must be prepared to teach…

Educational Innovations

Creative Learning and Teaching Activities in a School-Based Program Promoting Adolescent Health

Journal of Nursing Education, August 2019, Volume 58 Issue 8
Designing educational activities that engage health profession students' interest in community-based learning is challenging. University faculty…

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