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Annual Review of Nursing Education, Volume 5, 2007

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Annual Review of Nursing Education, Volume 5, 2007

SKU# 9780826102393

Challenges and New Directions in Nursing Education


  • Marilyn H. Oermann PhD, RN, FAAN
  • Kathleen T. Heinrich PhD, RN

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This timely volume in the Springer Annual Review of Nursing Education series reflects the hottest issues and trends igniting national discourse today. Written by nurse educators and focused on the practice of teaching across settings, the Annual Review provides educators in associate, baccalaureate, and graduate nursing programs, staff development, and continuing education with an array of strategies to expand their horizons and enrich their teaching.

From the lessons nurse educators and students learned in surviving the Gulf coast hurricanes to the impact of foreign nurses' immigration on American nursing education, Volume 5 presents topics in the vanguard of nursing education concerns.

    Topics included in this volume:
  • Standardized patients in nursing education
  • Strategy for teaching cultural competence
  • Managing difficult student situations
  • Challenges calling American nurses to think and act globally
  • Using benchmarking for continuous quality improvement
  • E-portfolios in nursing education

Product Details 

  • Publication Date November 08, 2006
  • Page Count 320
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826102393
  • EISBN 9780826104816

Table of Contents 


    Part I: Clinical Nursing Education: New Directions in Assessment and Clinical Experiences for Students
  1. Standardized Patients in Nursing Education, Louise Sherman Jenkins and Kathy Schaivone
  2. A Multidimensional Strategy for Teaching Cultural Competence: Spotlight on an Innovative Field Trip Experience, Marianne R. Jeffreys, Lenore Bertone, Jo-Ann Douglas, Vivian Li, and Sara Newman
  3. Providing Time Out: A Unique Service Learning Clinical Experience, Jayne Kendle and Linda H. Zoeller
  4. Registered Nurses Mentoring Baccalaurreate Nursing Students: Instrument Development and Preliminary Testing, Mary-Anne Andrusyszyn, Carroll L. Iwasiw, Dolly Goldenberg, Cathy Mawdsley, Barbara Sinclair, Charlene Beynon, Cathy Parsons, Kristen Lethbridge, and Richard Booth
  5. Part II: Challenges Faced by Nurse Educators
  6. Managing Difficult Student Situations: Lessons Learned, Susan Luparell
  7. Investigating Women Nurse Academics' Experiences in Universities: The Importance of Hope, Optimism, and Career Resilience for Workplace Satisfaction, Nel Glass
  8. From Dancing with Hurricanes to Regaining Our Balance: A New Normal, Gwen Leigh, Jill Laroussini, Sudha C. Patel, and Ardith L. Sudduth
  9. THe Ultimate Challenge: Three Situations Call American Nurses to Think and Act Globally, Ruth Neese, Gene Majka, and Geneiva G. Tennant
  10. Using Benchmarking for Continuous Quality Improvement in Nursing Education, Diane M. Billings
  11. Part III: Enhancing Learning and Student Development through Technology and Assessment
  12. Student Support Services for Distance Education Students in Nursing Programs, Ramona Nelson
  13. A Focus on Older Adults: From Online to CD-ROM, Linda Felver and Catherine Van Son
  14. Enriching Student Learning and Enhancing Teaching through a Course Management System, Linda Goodfellow
  15. ePortfolios in Nursing Education: Not Your Mother's Resume, Janice M. Jones, Kay Sackett, W. Scott Erdley, and John B. Blyth
  16. "How Can I Fail the NCLEX-RN® with a 3.5 GPA?: Approaches to Help this Unexpected High-Risk Group, Paulette Demaske Rollant
Contents of Volumes 1-4