Syllabus Selection: Innovative Learning Activity

Cultivating Undergraduate Community Assessment Projects Through Civic and Cooperative Extension Partnerships

Journal of Nursing Education, December 2019, Volume 58 Issue 12
Undergraduate baccalaureate nursing students often struggle to select appropriate community assessment project topics due to unfamiliarity with…

Research Briefs

The Influence of Gamification on Decision Making in Nursing Students

Journal of Nursing Education, December 2019, Volume 58 Issue 12
Gamification provides nursing students with a setting in which they can practice clinical reasoning and decision making in a realistic and secure…

Educational Innovations

Partnering for a Sustainable Interprofessional Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Education Curriculum

Journal of Nursing Education, December 2019, Volume 58 Issue 12
The World Health Organization recommends that health care educators create a collaborative and practice-ready workforce. Focused interprofessional…

Educational Innovations

Doctor of Nursing Practice Project Advisement: A Roadmap for Faculty and Student Success

Journal of Nursing Education, December 2019, Volume 58 Issue 12
Robust enrollment in Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs has created a need for faculty teaching in other nursing programs to be project…

Educational Innovations

Applying Credit Hours to International Clinical Placements for Baccalaureate Nursing Programs

Journal of Nursing Education, December 2019, Volume 58 Issue 12
As global learning programs gain momentum in nursing education, a variety of models have emerged. A typical experience consists of 1-week…

Major Article

Empowering Students and Influencing Policy Change Through Experiential Public Health Advocacy Education

Journal of Nursing Education, December 2019, Volume 58 Issue 12
Public health advocacy is central to the work of many health professionals, including nurses. Although deemed to be a core competency for public…

Major Article

Cognitive Rehearsal, HeartMath, and Simulation: An Intervention to Build Resilience and Address Incivility

Journal of Nursing Education, December 2019, Volume 58 Issue 12
The detrimental impact of incivility in health care is well documented. Nursing students and new graduate nurses are particularly vulnerable to its…

Research Briefs

Faculty Attitudes About Caring for People Living With HIV/AIDS: A Comparative Study

Journal of Nursing Education, December 2019, Volume 58 Issue 12
People living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV) experience stigma and discrimination. Negative attitudes of nursing faculty about caring for PLHIV can adversely…

Major Article

“It Was a Different Environment”: Evaluating a Cultural Exchange Program

Journal of Nursing Education, December 2019, Volume 58 Issue 12
As nursing colleges seek to respond to the demands of the profession for nurses who are globally engaged and of the students for global health…

Major Article

Effects of Simulation-Based Deliberate Practice on Nursing Students' Communication, Empathy, and Self-Efficacy

Journal of Nursing Education, December 2019, Volume 58 Issue 12
Newly graduated nurses' communication ability often does not satisfy the needs of clinical sites. New training pedagogies are needed to help nursing…

Editorial

Diversity Matters: Why Don't We See It in the Registered Nurse Workforce?

Journal of Nursing Education, December 2019, Volume 58 Issue 12
“The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.” Every fall semester, I look forward to greeting the new freshman class. Over…

Syllabus Selections: Innovative Learning Activities

The Rule of 16: An Experiential Learning Activity

Journal of Nursing Education, November 2019, Volume 58 Issue 11
Cultivating intellectual, behavioral, and attitudinal flexibility is central to a nurse's ability to work effectively across dimensions of…

Educational Innovations

A Practical Guide for Implementing a Holistic Admissions Review

Journal of Nursing Education, November 2019, Volume 58 Issue 11
Various minorities in terms of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual identity, and socioeconomic status experience poorer health outcomes than those in the…

Syllabus Selections: Innovative Learning Activities

A Simulated Clinical Experience for Nurse Practitioner Students to Develop Skill-Based Competencies

Journal of Nursing Education, November 2019, Volume 58 Issue 11
The National Organization of Nurse Practitioners Faculties (2002) suggests common skill-based competencies for all family nurse practitioner (FNP)…

Syllabus Selections: Innovative Learning Activities

Clinical Conundrum? An Innovative Clinical Makeup Approach

Journal of Nursing Education, November 2019, Volume 58 Issue 11
A core component of baccalaureate nursing education is the clinical experience that occurs in a variety of settings. Finding clinical placements…

Educational Innovations

The Academic Coach: A Program for Nursing Student Success

Journal of Nursing Education, November 2019, Volume 58 Issue 11
According to the U.S. Census, 63.7% of the population is Caucasian, whereas 36.3% are minorities. In the United States, 33.1% of RNs are considered…

Educational Innovations

Faculty-Led Role-Play Simulation: Going Live to Teach Patient-Centered Care to Nursing Students

Journal of Nursing Education, November 2019, Volume 58 Issue 11
Nursing education of patient-centered care (PCC) principles is recommended to improve the quality and safety of patient care. Role-playing…

Educational Innovations

Building Empathy and Professional Skills in Global Health Nursing Through Theatre Monologues

Journal of Nursing Education, November 2019, Volume 58 Issue 11
As part of a global health professional development class, the authors designed an educational activity for nursing students to write and perform…

Educational Innovations

Promoting Collaboration in Undergraduate Nursing Students

Journal of Nursing Education, November 2019, Volume 58 Issue 11
The role of the nurse educator is to prepare students to collaborate and practice competently and safely. One way of promoting collaboration is with…

Major Article

Teaching Nursing Students and Nurses About Predatory Publishing

Journal of Nursing Education, November 2019, Volume 58 Issue 11
All nurses, not just nurse authors, must be aware of the problems and concerns of predatory publishing practices. This is an important topic for…

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