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)…

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…

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…

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

Escape the Room: Innovative Approaches to Interprofessional Education

Journal of Nursing Education, August 2019, Volume 58 Issue 8
Correctly leveling simulation scenarios for health professional students has posed a challenge for simulation educators teaching teamwork and…

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…

Major Article

Development and Validation of the Performance-Based Situation Awareness Observation Schedule (PBSAOS): The Process and Lessons Learned

Journal of Nursing Education, August 2019, Volume 58 Issue 8
No instruments are currently available to assess nursing students' maintenance of situation awareness. The aim of this study was to develop and…

Major Article

Triad Mentoring Model: Framing an Academic–Clinical Partnership Practicum

Journal of Nursing Education, August 2019, Volume 58 Issue 8
The triad mentoring model was developed to frame the implementation of innovative student-centered academic–clinical partnerships for online graduate…

Educational Innovations

Transformative Learning in an Online Doctor of Nursing Practice Population Health Course

Journal of Nursing Education, August 2019, Volume 58 Issue 8
Population health is a critical component of Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) education, providing the foundation for clinical prevention, health…

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