Guest Editorial

Leading Across Differences

Journal of Nursing Education, April 2019, Volume 58 Issue 4
The year 2011 was a significant milestone for both nursing and diversity. Over the span of that year, for the first time in the history of the United…

Syllabus Selections: Innovative Learning Activities

Limited Mental Health Clinical Sites: Telehealth Is the Answer

Journal of Nursing Education, March 2019, Volume 58 Issue 3
One of the greatest challenges to nursing schools is a widespread lack of mental health clinical sites for students. Several factors contribute to…

Syllabus Selections: Innovative Learning Activities

Improving Dose Calculation Pass Rates With Peer Tutoring

Journal of Nursing Education, March 2019, Volume 58 Issue 3
Dosage calculation skills are a necessary competency in nursing school and practice. A small calculation error can put a patient's life at risk…

Educational Innovations

Improving Transition to Practice: Integration of Advanced Cardiac Life Support Into a Baccalaureate Nursing Program

Journal of Nursing Education, March 2019, Volume 58 Issue 3
Nursing students often lack the skills and confidence to intervene in the care of a deteriorating patient as they transition into clinical practice…

Syllabus Selections: Innovative Learning Activities

Utilizing VoiceThread Technology to Foster Community Learning in the Virtual Classroom

Journal of Nursing Education, March 2019, Volume 58 Issue 3
With the expansion of online nursing education, nurse educators face challenges that arise from distance learning. One notable challenge is increased…

Syllabus Selections: Innovative Learning Activities

Implementing an Interactive Pediatric Skills Day

Journal of Nursing Education, March 2019, Volume 58 Issue 3
The significant chronic illness and high acuity of hospitalized children requires nurses to exemplify strong critical thinking skills when caring for…

Research Briefs

Effects of a Brief Mindfulness Intervention on After-Degree Nursing Student Stress

Journal of Nursing Education, March 2019, Volume 58 Issue 3
This exploratory study investigated the effectiveness of a shortened version of an 8-week mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) intervention with…

Educational Innovations

GROWTH: A Strategy for Nursing Student Retention

Journal of Nursing Education, March 2019, Volume 58 Issue 3
Faculty focused on student success may look for opportunities to facilitate nursing student retention. Students commonly struggle with study skills…

Educational Innovations

Public Health Policy Simulation

Journal of Nursing Education, March 2019, Volume 58 Issue 3
Historically, nursing curricula have not offered opportunities for students to develop hands-on political competence. A public health policy…

Educational Innovations

Using a Continuing Multimedia Case Study to Develop Critical Thinking and Empathy

Journal of Nursing Education, March 2019, Volume 58 Issue 3
Critical thinking and empathy are essential elements in attaining competencies expected of Bachelor of Science in Nursing graduates. Our purpose is…

Research Briefs

Piloting Virtual Clinical Site Visits in a Family Nurse Practitioner Program

Journal of Nursing Education, March 2019, Volume 58 Issue 3
In nurse practitioner (NP) programs, NP faculty are responsible for evaluating student progress via clinical site visits. The purpose of this pilot…

Major Article

Exploring the Perspectives of Telecommuting Nursing Faculty

Journal of Nursing Education, March 2019, Volume 58 Issue 3
This study explored the needs of faculty telecommuters for a school of nursing, as well as other programs considering employing telecommuters in the…

Major Article

Community Spirit, Cultural Connections, and Authentic Learning in Rural Preceptorship

Journal of Nursing Education, March 2019, Volume 58 Issue 3
An authentic learning environment fosters socialization of nursing students to a particular community context and unique culture of the individuals…

Major Article

Dementia Care Education for Nursing Students

Journal of Nursing Education, March 2019, Volume 58 Issue 3
A theoretical foundation and clinical experience are necessary to prepare nursing students for the care requirements of people with dementia. A…

Major Article

Effects of Nursing Students' Empathy and Interpersonal Competence on Ideal Nurse Attributes

Journal of Nursing Education, March 2019, Volume 58 Issue 3
Nurse attributes encompass one's character, competence, proficient skills, and ability to participate in hospital policies and social problems…

Editorial

Enhancing Your Professional Presence on Social Media

Journal of Nursing Education, March 2019, Volume 58 Issue 3
Diana Mason and colleagues from the Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement at The George Washington University and the Berkeley Media Studies…

Syllabus Selections: Innovative Learning Activities

Making the Most of the First Day of Class

Journal of Nursing Education, February 2019, Volume 58 Issue 2
The first day of class for a new course tends to go one of two ways: an overview of the syllabus and course requirements and an early exit, or a dive…

Syllabus Selection: Innovative Learning Activity

An Educational Session to Teach the Concept of Genetics

Journal of Nursing Education, February 2019, Volume 58 Issue 2
An increasing understanding of the impact of genetic science requires an evolution in educational practices in undergraduate nursing education. The…

Syllabus Selection: Innovative Learning Activity

Using Simulation and TeamSTEPPS to Reinforce Nonvalidated Skills: “The Zombie Sim”

Journal of Nursing Education, February 2019, Volume 58 Issue 2
Many basic nursing skills are taught throughout the curriculum; however, at our institution, only a select few are validated. Students often spend a…

Educational Innovations

Simulation-Based Interprofessional Education: A Nursing and Social Work Collaboration

Journal of Nursing Education, February 2019, Volume 58 Issue 2
Contemporary teaching and learning pedagogy commands interprofessional collaboration among allied professions such as nursing and social work, two…

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