As the complexity of nursing practice continues to explode at unprecedented rates, our graduate nurses who are entering the nursing profession are required to function with a high degree of autonomy and clinical decision making skills. Bridging the gap between the classroom and clinical practice has never been more important for nurse educators to explore.
The recent COVID-19 pandemic is an example of a One Health concern. While One Health is a relatively new concept, it is built on the holistic nursing approach, recognizing the interconnections between humans, animals, plants and the shared environment in relation to population health.
Help your students "think like a nurse" and establish the link between theory and application by using NCLEX-style questions during classroom experiences and discussions.
Being a nurse educator requires a departure from having the primary responsibility for client care to a new responsibility of facilitating experiences in theory, clinical, or both, that will help students develop into competent entry-level nurses.
It’s time to rethink the way we integrate simulations into our curricula and look at concepts through a simulation lens. Our challenge for you as a nursing faculty member is to evaluate the current placement of simulation in your curriculum and to consider concept-based simulations.
TECH WORLD: As the demand for nurses continues to grow, the industry has found new ways to train their nurses to adapt to an increasingly digital landscape, including online courses. As America’s Baby Boomers get older and sicker, the demand for well-trained...
Historically, nursing education has included clinical rotations where students care for patients in the clinical setting. This gives students an opportunity to apply theory, to develop critical thinking skills, and to deepen learning. However, clinical...