How Concepts Bridge the Gap Between Knowledge and Application

Concept-based instruction has been gaining in popularity in nursing programs across the country, but many questions remain about how this educational model works in practice. For instance, how does conceptual learning differ from traditional learning? How does it prepare student nurses to exercise clinical judgment when treating real patients?

In this video, Michael Youngwood, MSN, of Haywood Community College in North Carolina, addresses these issues and explains how easily a concept-based curriculum can bridge the gap from the accumulation of knowledge to the application of critical thinking at the patient’s bedside.

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