Clinical Education in Prelicensure Nursing Programs

Clinical Education in Prelicensure Nursing Programs

Authors:Pamela Ironside PhD, RN, FAAN, Angela McNelis PhD, RN
Publication Date:November 30, 2012
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ISBN/ISSN:9781934758113
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    Clinical Education in Prelicensure Nursing Programs: Results from an NLN National Survey, 2009 offers the results from the NLN's survey on clinical education of 2,386 nurse educators, representing all types of RN nursing programs in all 50 United States. The results reflect the views of many leading nurse educators, who contend that advancements in clinical education are essential to easing the nationwide nursing shortage.
    Despite the many barriers and obstacles in the education of nurses, the authors, Pamela Ironside, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, and Angela McNelis, PhD, RN, , offer hope and remind readers of the opportunity to create new models to serve patients, students, staff nurses and clinical teachers. They challenge readers to question many current practices to further and better education and care.
  • About the Authors
    Pamela Ironside PhD, RN, FAAN
    Angela McNelis PhD, RN
  • Features
    Tables that clearly outline key information including barriers, activities, and challenges.
  • Table of contents
    TABLE OF CONTENTSList of Tables'

    Foreword
    Theresa M. “Terry” Valiga, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN'

    Acknowledgements'

    Introduction
    NLN Task Group on Clinical Education Nursing
    Blue Ribbon Panel on the Future of Nursing Education Research and Think Tank on Transforming Clinical Nursing Education
    Background
    Methods
    Findings
    Barriers to Optimizing Student’s Clinical Learning
    Clinical Teaching Practice
    Challenges to Optimizing Students’ Clinical Learning
    Providing appropriate guidance and supervision
    Teaching students to “think on their feet” and make clinical judgments
    Providing meaningful feedback to each student
    Managing clinical teaching responsibilities with other expectations
    Supervising students’ skills performance
    Discussion
    Limitations
    Recommendations
    References