Research Briefs

Using an Interactive Framework to Assess a Cultural Simulation for Learning: Tag Team Patient Safety Simulation

Journal of Nursing Education, October 2019, Volume 58 Issue 10
The purpose of this pilot study, a replication of a study that originated in Australia for large classroom sizes, was to assess the effect of a…

Major Article

A Synchronous Interprofessional Patient Safety Simulation Integrating Distance Health Professions Students

Journal of Nursing Education, October 2019, Volume 58 Issue 10
Increasing rates of medical errors necessitate incorporation of patient safety education for health professions students. Institutions must address…

Research Briefs

Using Simulation to Evaluate Clinical Performance and Reasoning in Adult-Geriatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Students

Journal of Nursing Education, October 2019, Volume 58 Issue 10
The use of simulation-based learning experiences (SBLE) with nurse practitioner (NP) students is largely unexplored. The purpose of this pilot…

Research Briefs

Importance of and Satisfaction With Characteristics of Mentoring Among Nursing Faculty

Journal of Nursing Education, October 2019, Volume 58 Issue 10
Mentoring programs have the potential to influence the nursing faculty shortage by increasing job satisfaction while providing novice faculty with…

Major Article

A Delphi Study to Understand Clinical Nursing Faculty Preparation and Support Needs

Journal of Nursing Education, October 2019, Volume 58 Issue 10
Nursing programs are challenged with staffing qualified clinical faculty. Many hires, part time and full time, lack formal preparation or experience…

Major Article

Debriefing and Palliative Care Simulation

Journal of Nursing Education, October 2019, Volume 58 Issue 10
Palliative simulation is a beneficial bridge between theory and practice; however, it can be emotionally laden. Often overlooked during a debrief…

Major Article

Simulation and Clinical Competency in Undergraduate Nursing Programs: A Multisite Prospective Study

Journal of Nursing Education, October 2019, Volume 58 Issue 10
In prelicensure nursing education, there is a need to better understand the roles that simulation and traditional clinical instruction play in the…

Editorial

Finding Time to Think

Journal of Nursing Education, October 2019, Volume 58 Issue 10
It is October, a time when most faculty and students are well into their fall courses. Summer, and especially summer break (if there is such a thing…

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'…

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