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      • Creating an Energizing Atmosphere for Class Discussion: Diminishing Awkward Silence and Blank Stares

        Published Jun 25 2019, 09:25 AM by LIPPINCOTT NURSING EDUCATION

        You’ve spent lots of time creating quality discussion questions but are constantly met with silence and blank stares from students. What can be done about this common situation?

      • Practicing Bravery in Simulation: The Influence of Generation, Gender, and “Just Following” on Patient Safety

        Published May 31 2019, 11:10 AM by LIPPINCOTT NURSING EDUCATION

        We have a responsibility to train our nursing students to be brave. Fortunately, simulation can help. Many students benefit from immersive opportunities in simulated environments where they are able to take on the role of a nurse.

      • Facilitating Student Success with a Test-Taking Analysis Tool

        Published May 20 2019, 09:15 AM by LIPPINCOTT NURSING EDUCATION

        Nursing students that are struggling with varying testing methods may benefit from a test-taking analysis tool utilized at the end of each exam.

      • What Has Many Bullets and Can Kill an Audience? Powerpoint.

        Published May 14 2019, 11:30 AM by LIPPINCOTT NURSING EDUCATION

        New and innovative web-based tools are beginning to challenge PowerPoint and can invigorate lectures and engage students in course content!

      • Are We Doing Enough to Help Our Graduates to Prepare for the Long-Term Aspects of Disasters?

        Published May 09 2019, 10:08 AM by LIPPINCOTT NURSING EDUCATION

        While I am proud of the disaster preparation training that we offer nursing students, a recent headline made me question if we are doing enough to help our graduates to prepare for the long-term repercussions of disasters.

      • Closing the Education-Practice Gap

        Published Apr 16 2019, 09:49 AM by LIPPINCOTT NURSING EDUCATION

        The goal of nursing education is to prepare nurses for clinical practice. However, recent evidence indicates several areas where there are gaps between nursing education and nursing practice that can be narrowed.

      • Utilizing Digital Storytelling as a Nursing Education Tool

        Published Apr 04 2019, 08:47 AM by LIPPINCOTT NURSING EDUCATION

        Are you a nurse educator looking for innovative teaching and learning tools to use in your classroom to engage students? Digital storytelling can be used in the classroom as an academic tool to engage digital age students in constructivist learning.

      • Nurse Residency Programs: Transitioning Nursing Students to Practice

        Published Apr 02 2019, 12:32 PM by LIPPINCOTT NURSING EDUCATION

        It has been postulated that 90% of nursing faculty believe that nursing students are prepared for practice, while only 10% of hospital and health care systems leaders agree.

      • Simple Techniques That Guarantee Student Success in Online Courses

        Published Apr 01 2019, 01:58 AM by LIPPINCOTT NURSING EDUCATION

        Engaging students in the online environment does not have to be complicated and does not need special technology. Students simply need to know that you, as their teacher, are there and that you want to support their success.

      • Fallacy or Truth

        Published Mar 28 2019, 10:56 AM by LIPPINCOTT NURSING EDUCATION

        Realizing that a more traditional learning approach wasn’t the route to take with nursing education, the industry recently switched to a more active format. Active learning focuses the responsibility of learning on the students. The instructor is only there to assist the student in their learning, as a facilitator.