Using real-life experiences, this new edition to the popular guide follows the instructor from day one through clinical assignments to complete an entire rotation. We recently talked with the authors, Professor Eden Zabat Kan and Professor Susan Stabler-Haas, about the most valuable changes to this second edition, as well as tips on obtaining great letters of reference and top trends concerning simulation in clinical nursing education (from the two new chapters to this book). To hear about top simulation trends, take a listen below:

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For more of our discussion with the authors, listen as they describe the greatest changes to the second edition and tips for obtaining letters of reference.


Author Bios:

Eden Zabat Kan, DNSc, RN, is Assistant Professor, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, and works in the ICU at Civista Medical Center in LaPlata, Maryland. Prior to this position, she was a faculty member at West Chester University's Department of Nursing, where she coordinated clinical and didactic instruction for senior level undergraduate students. Her publications have been in the areas of medical surgical nursing, cardiac surgery, and nursing education.

Susan Stabler-Haas, MSN, RN, CS, is Clinical Adjunct Professor of Nursing at Villanova University, PA. She has over 20 years of classroom and clinical teaching experience in the areas of medical-surgical, critical care, geriatric, and psychiatric nursing. Her instruction is influenced by her prior roles as staff nurse, rehab nurse, and critical care nurse manager in five Philadelphia-area hospitals. She has educated students in a variety of nursing programs, including diploma, AD, BSN, RN to BSN, and second-degree nursing.